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September 10, 2009             U.S. Army Garrisons Vicenza & Livorno                                 www.USAG.Vicenza.Army.Mil                         Vol. 42, Issue 35




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  SCHOOL NEWS                  where your fuel ration card is located,
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   Parents and students: The   beginning Sept. 28.
                                                                                 Personnel who are unable to make it to
Vicenza Middle/High School        Coupons must be in fair condition; thee
                                                                              the PX to refund coupons can mail them to:
open house will take place     serial number and denomination must be
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What’s Inside
   Garrison news
    pages 2 & 3
                               1-503 earns Navy Commendation Medal
Dietary supplements:
What you need to know
                                                                                                                                          Distinguished
 Are you the caregiver
                                                                                                                                          actions during
   for a person with
  special needs? The
                                                                                                                                          OIFII earns unit
 respite care program
    may be for you
                                                                                                                                          time-honored
 Community news
                                                                                                                                          service award
   pages 4 & 5                                                                                                                            Story and photo by
                                                                                                                                          Pfc. MICHAEL SWORD
 1-503’s Soldier named
                                                                                                                                             It was an early morning for
 USO voluneer of Year                                                                                                                     the members of the 1st Battalion,
                                                                                                                                          503rd Infantry Regiment
Darby announces NCO,                                                                                                                      (Airborne), 173 rd Airborne
   Soldier of Quarter                                                                                                                     Brigade Combat Team, as they

                                                                                                                                                  See COMMANDER Page 3
 Community notes
   pages 6 & 7
OUT & ABOUT: A listing         Medical officials: Troops risk permanent
                               damage when they ignore hearing protection
   of local concerts,
 festivals and events

    Movie Schedule
                               Story and photo by                  hearing related issues.
                               Spc. OPAL HOOD                         “The first question I ask a
         Sports                5th Mobile PA Detachment            patient who comes in with a
         page 8                   When gearing up for a
                                                                   hearing complaint is ‘Were you
                                                                   wearing hearing protection?’”
  Certified maintains          mission in Afghanistan, a service   said Air Force Col. Joseph A.
 3-year winning streak:        member wouldn’t forget their        Brennan, the ENT doctor here
                               helmet, gloves, weapon, eye         on Bagram. “Since I arrived
dominates 509th Signal
                               protection or body armor, but       here in May, I have not had one
   53-36, SETAF65-46           what about hearing protection?      service member answer yes to
                                  According to Air Force Staff     that question.”
                               Sgt. Lee Adams, an Ear, Nose           Deployed service members
                               and Throat technician at Bagram     are exposed to many dangers
                               Air Field, more than 50 percent     while in combat zones.             Air Force Col. Joseph Brennan, the Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor at the
                                                                                                      U.S.-run Staff Sgt. Heath N. Craig Joint Theater Hospital, demonstrates
                               of the patients seen in the ENT     According to Brennan, many         how the portable hearing test machine works with the help of Air
                               walk-in clinics are there for                 See WEARING Page 3       Force Staff Sgt. Lee Adams, an Ear, Nose, and Throat technician.




                                 Suicide                                Dr. (Lt. Col.)
                                                                        BOB McKENZIE
                                                                                       National Suicide Prevention Week—Sept. 6-12, 2009
                                                                                                                   suicide rate in the last three decades.
                                                                                                                   Unfortunately, the trend continues into
                                                                                                                                                                      FOR
                                                                                                                                                                     HELP:
                               Awareness                                Chief, Dept. of Behavioral Health
                                                                        USAG Vicenza
                                                                                                                   2009. This is a trend we need to stop.
                                                                                                                      Suicide destroys families, impacts unit
                                                                                                                   readiness, and decreases a community’s
                                                                                                                                                                   24-Hour
                                                                                                                                                                   Chaplain
                                                                                                                                                                   Suicide


                                your duty
                                                                           As most people are now aware, overall health and resilience.
                                                                                                                                                                   Hotline
                                                                        suicide rates across the services have        There are certain risk factors that may        634-
                                                                        been going up over the last several years. make some individuals more prone to              KARE
                                                                           Last year marked the highest military                  See DON’T IGNORE Page 3           (5273)
Garrison news
Respite care available for EFMP caregivers
By SASHA SIBILLA                                                                                                                         Army-wide. These guidelines became
Contributing writer                                                                                                                      effective Aug. 3.
                                                                                                                                            To learn more about the Respite Care
   Are you the primary caregiver of a
                                                                                                                                         program and to read the new guidelines,
child or adult with special needs?
                                                                                                                                         visit www.myonearmyonesource.com.
   If you need help and a temporary rest
period, the Respite Care program may                                                                                                        Once into the Web site, click on
be the answer for you.                                                                                                                   Family Programs and Services, Family
   The Respite Care program is a                                                                                                         Programs, then EFMP to visit the Respite
component of the Exceptional Family                                                                                                      Care program site. All the new guidelines
Member Program (EFMP) and provides                                                                                                       will be posted along with frequently asked
up to 40 hours of funded respite care                                                                                                    questions.
monthly for each certified family                                                                                                           Families can apply for the Respite
member.                                                                                                                                  Care Program through the ACS EFMP
   Care can be provided at the respite                                                                                                   Program.
care user’s home or at other locations                                                                                                      Call Exceptional Family Member
                                                                                                        Photo by Jean Sweeton            Program manager Frannie Packard at
such as special needs camps and
                                               EFMP member Lance Deull participates in Caserma Ederle’s Respite Care Program.
enrichment programs.                                                                                                                     634-8582        or     frances.packard
   Respite Care is a vital program that        Soldier readiness. All qualifying families   Management Command published                 @eur.army.mil, or contact EFMP
decreases family stress, increases family      must be enrolled in the EFMP and be on       revised guidelines for use of the FY 09      coordinator Jean Sweeton at 634-7912
stability and reduces expensive out-of-        active duty.                                 respite care funds on June 11 to further     or Aekyong.Sweeton@eur.army .mil.
home placements, thereby contributing to          The U.S. Army Installation                standardize and expedite service delivery    They are located at ACS in Davis Hall.



Dietary supplements: Know whether or not to take them
By BARB SCHNEIDER,                    cure for what ails you.              certain nutrients are.                   The next point to consider       for-profit company who sets
RD/LD                                       Well balanced diet                Also, adults consuming less      is whether or not the supplement      quality standards for prescription
USAHC Vicenza                             The science shows us that in     than 1600 calories per day will     actually will do what it claims.      and          over-the-counter
   Daily, we can read about           most cases, eating a well-           most likely not get all of the      AKO account holders have free         medications and dietary
some new miracle food or              balanced, nutrient rich diet is      nutrients they need from their      access to the Natural Medicines       supplements. A USP mark
supplement that will make us lose     going to provide the nutrients an    food alone and would benefit        Comprehensive Database.               indicates the supplement meets
weight, increase energy levels,       individual needs. Diets that are     from a general multivitamin.           The path is: Self-Service, My      the high standards for integrity,
increase muscle size . . . the list   rich in fruits, vegetables, whole-           Tips to follow              Medical, ARMY Move, Nutrition         purity and potency.
goes on and on.                       grains, low-fat dairy products          If you plan on taking            Information – you can then scroll        Partner with provider
   There are thousands of             and lean proteins will meet the      supplements, here are some          down and find the Natural                Remember to always tell your
dietary supplements in today’s        needs of most individuals.           guidelines to help you make the     Medicines Comprehensive               medical provider about the
marketplace. With so many                 There are some stages of the     best choices:                       Database link. This site has          supplements you are taking or
choices and claims, it’s difficult    life-cycle and medical conditions          With the exception of a       good information about                considering. This includes herbal
to know what might be of help         that are an exception to this.       multivitamin, stay away from        supplements, their claims and the     products, sports powders, gels,
and what to look for in choosing          For example, pregnant            supplements that have long          scientific proof to date.             etc. They may interact with the
a quality product. First rule of      women should take a daily            ingredient lists. They are less        Another thing to look for on a     medications you take.
thumb is if it sounds too good to     prenatal vitamin. The calorie        likely to have enough of the        supplement is the USP verified           Remember that “natural”
be true, it probably is. There is     needs for pregnancy are not          ingredient in them to provide the   mark. The United States               doesn’t always equal safe, so
no one nutrient that is a miracle     much higher, but the needs of        desired effect.                     Pharmacopeia (USP) is a not-          partner with your provider.




     Speak                                What do you enjoy most about Hispanic
       Out                                 Heritage Month? (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15)




        Staff Sgt. Patrick Casseus              Pfc. Charity Galle               Leith Harris-Gray                 Carmen Rodriguez                   Jennifer and CWO
               HHC, 2-503rd                        SETAF G-6                      Family member                     Family member                    Christopher Storms
                                                                                                                                                     HHC, 173rd Abn. Bde.
          “I helped in some past             “I enjoyed eating the            “I enjoy the food and               “I like to take part in
       events. The recent one was         foods. That is what we did        music.”                            the events. In the past I              “We enjoy learning
       while I was deployed to            back home to celebrate.”                                             have danced Latino                  about different cultures,
       Afghanistan. The food is                                                                                dance at the chow hall              their customs, their music
       very delicious. Hispanic                                                                                with Mexican dresses and            and their foods.”
       cuisine has a variety of                                                                                I also cooked traditional
       food that you have never                                                                                food.”
       tasted before.”




2        THE Outlook                                                                                                                                             September 10, 2009
 The Noncommissioned Officer
                                                                                                                      Garrison news
                                                                                                                                                       LION SHAKE
PROFILES OF SUCCESS                                                                                                                                    A community volunteer feigns injury due
                                                                                                                                                       to a car explosion during a 2008
                                                                                                                                                       emergency response exercise at
                                                                                                                                                       Caserma Ederle.

                                                                                                                                                       USAG Vicenza will conduct emergency
                                                                                                                                                       response procedures during its annual
                                                                                                                                                       Lion Shake antiterrorism exercise later
                                                                                                                                                       this month. Installation and local national
                                                                                                                                                       officials join forces each year for the
                                                                                                                                                       realistic training. The exercise will
                                                                                                                                                       replicate a real emergency and will
                                                                                                                                                       disrupt normal day-to-day operations.
                                                                                                                                                       Impacts to community members may
                                                                                                                                                       include gate closures, restricted vehicle
                                                                                                                                                       and pedestrian movement on the
                                                                                                                                                       installation and the temporary closure of
                                                                                                                                                       some offices and services.
Sgt. 1st Class Amy Phillips
                                                                                                                                                       File photo by Laura Kreider
Unit: 509th Signal Battalion
Current Position: S3 NCOIC
Age: 33
Hometown: La Grange, Ga.,                                  Commander: medal is another                                                                   Wearing hearing
Years in service: 14
What would surprise people
                                                           achievement in unit’s lineage                                                                protection crucial
about you: That I have an
adventurous, fun side.
Biggest mentor(s) and why:
                                                           continued from Page 1                   is awarded to a detachment or unit that                 for troops
                                                                                                                                                       continued from Page 1
                                                                                                   has distinguished itself in action. While
My mother. She taught and                                  marched to Caserma Ederle’s Hoekstra
                                                                                                   attached to the 1 st MEF, the 1-503                 troops do not use hearing protection while




                                                                                               ‘
showed me the basic funda-                                 field for an award ceremony Aug. 13.
                                                                                                                  performed service of a               out on missions, because they feel that
mentals of life: live, love, and                              The battalion was being                             character comparable to              the hearing protection affects their ability
                                                           recognized for earning the
laugh. She has always empha-                                                                                      service that would merit             to do their job and complete their
sized the importance of treating
                                                           Navy Unit Commendation           This award the award of a Silver Star                      missions.
                                                           Medal for its actions during
people with kindess and respect.                           Operation Iraqi Freedom II,
                                                                                         is indicative of medal.                                          “I was in Iraq in ’04 and ’05 in Fallujah
She has shown me how to take                                                                                         “The award is indicative          with the Marines and the Army’s 1st
                                                           while attached to the 1 st     how we are              of how we are approaching
the bad and turn it into good.                                                                                                                         Infantry Division, and we just couldn’t
                                                           Marine Expeditionary Force,   approaching the fight on the ground as
Life’s ambition: I have achieved                                                                                                                       get folks to wear their hearing
so many goals in my life. Still
there is one thing that I would like
to accomplish--to become a
mother.
                                                           from Aug. 2, 2004 to Feb. 1,
                                                           2005.
                                                              “This commendation is

                                                           unit’s lineage, steeped with
                                                                                                team.
                                                                                                              ‘
                                                                                         the fight on the a joint, combined team,”
                                                                                                                  said McFarlane. “No
                                                                                          ground as a matter who we work for,
                                                           another achievement in the joint, combined or with, it is about
                                                                                                                  accomplishing the mission
                                                                                                                                                       protection,” said Brennan.
                                                                                                                                                          “We understand. It is like the old Army
                                                                                                                                                       helmets, Soldiers were complaining they
                                                                                                                                                       couldn’t shoot with them. So even though
                                                                                                                                                       they offered better protection, which as
Your definition of an NCO:                                 accomplishments dating                                 and we could not do that             a doctor is what I care about, the fight is
Someone who always does the                                back to World War II,” said                            without other Army units,            most important,” he added.
right thing for the right reason,                          Lt. Col. Matthew McFarlane,             our sister services or other allied forces.”
even when no one is looking.                               commander of the 1-503.                    Finally, McFarlane reminded the                  Visit www.army.mil and click on the
List of major assignments/                                    The Navy Unit Commendation Medal Soldiers that they fight for one another.               HEALTH link for the rest of the story.
deployments: Two tours in
Korea, two at Fort McPherson,
Fort Drum and two tours here in
Vicenza.
                                                           Don’t ignore suicide warning signs of family, friends
                                                           continued from Page 1                            If you are seeing these warning signs         One suicide is too many and help is
Advice for junior Soldiers:
                                                           suicide, like suffering from depression, or   in yourself, your family, your colleges or    available in our community. You can call
What you put into your career is
                                                           other mental illnesses, abusing alcohol or    your Soldiers, do something.                  the chaplains suicide hotline 24 hours a
what you get out of it.                                                                                     Act; don’t assume someone else will        day at 634-KARE (5273), and they will
                                                           drugs, experiencing recent losses like a
Reason for your success:                                                                                 handle it. If you are concerned, ask the      help you.
                                                           breakup or divorce, or perceiving to have
Hard work, dedication, and                                                                               person if they are thinking about suicide,       You can walk in or escort your buddy
                                                           overwhelming occupational or legal
discipline. I strive for excellence.                       problems.                                     asking doesn’t increase the risk.             to the Behavioral Health Department
Your defining moment as an                                    There are also some warning signs we          Care for the person, actively listen and   without an appointment, and we will see
NCO: Being inducted into the                               all need to be aware of, like significant     calmly control the situation. Then escort     you.
Sergeant Audie Murphy Club.                                changes in a person’s behavior, talking       that person to the chaplain, their chain of      In an emergency you can contact the
                                                           or hinting about suicide, increasing their    command or the Department of                  military police for assistance (634-7233/
Visit the Army’s Web site dedicated to the
Year of the NCO at www. army.mil/Year of                   substance use, or giving away their           Behavioral Health (634-7604, or off post      7626 or off post 0444-71-7233/7626). No
the NCO.                                                   possessions.                                  0444-71-7604).                                one has to go it alone.


 The Outlook                              September 10, 2009 Vol. 42, Issue 35                 At your service    Garrison Command
       U.S. Army Africa Commander             off post at 0444-71-7000 or e-mail: DL
       Maj. Gen. William B. Garrett III       USAG Vicenza Outlook Editor                                                          Chuck Walls is USAG Vicenza’s new deputy garrison
                                                   The Outlook is published weekly by
       USAG Vicenza Commander                 the USAG Vicenza PAO, Unit 31401, Box                                             commander. He comes from Fort Benning, Ga., and has
            and Publisher
            Col. Erik Daiga
                                              10, APO AE 09630. It is printed by Centro
                                              Stampa Editoriale SRL, Grisignano (VI)
                                                                                                                                been associated with the U.S. Army for more than 33 years
             USAG Vicenza                     0444-414-303.                                                                     both as an Army officer and DA civilian.
                                                   Editorial publication is an authorized
           Public Affairs Officer
                                              section for members of the U.S. Army                                                 He credits any success he’s had to the many outstanding
              Jon Fleshman
                                              overseas. Contents of The Outlook are                                             leaders he’s worked for as well as the tremendous support
                   Editor                     not necessarily the official views of, or
                Adriane Foss                  endorsed by, the U.S. government,                                                 of all the people he’s worked with. Walls is joined in Vicenza
                                              Department of Defense, Department of
              Photojournalist                 the Army, Installation Management                                                 by his wife Terry.
               Laura Kreider                  Command-Europe, U.S. Army Garrison                                                   “Terry and I were immediately impressed by what a
                                              Vicenza or the U.S. Army Southern
      The Outlook is an unofficial            European Task Force.                                                              great community we have here in Vicenza,” he said.
  publication authorized and provided by           Submissions: Send all submissions
  AR 360-1.                                   for publication to editor@eur.army.mil.                                              Walls said the U.S. Army military community in Vicenza
      All editorial content of The Outlook    Submissions should be made via e-mail                                             is at a major crossroad of growth and development and he
  is prepared, edited, provided and           and must be received by Monday at noon
  approved by the U.S. Army Garrison          for that week’s publication.                                                      is proud to be a part of all that is happening. “Our goal is
  Vicenza Public Affairs Office in building        The editor reserves the right to edit all
  3, room 101, on Caserma Ederle in           submissions for style, brevity and clarity.
                                                                                                                                simple: To make a lasting contribution to this community
  Vicenza, Italy. Telephone DSN 634-7000,     Circulation is 2,500 per week.                                                    and to the wonderful people in it.”


September 10, 2009                                                                                                                                                       THE   Outlook           3
Community news
                                                                                                               (Left) Spc. Timothy Donovan hands out food while volunteering at the
                                                                                                               Vicenza USO. He was recognized as the USO volunteer of the Year for
                                                                                                               Europe Aug. 23. One day after his Aug. 21 redeployment from a nine-
                                                                                                               month tour, Donovan jumped back in at the USO to offer his service.




                                                                                                                                                       (Left) Spc. Timothy
                                                                                                                                                       Donovan prepares hot
                                                                                                                                                       dogs while volunteering
                                                                                                                                                       at the Vicenza USO.
                                                                                                                                                       Donovan said he
                                                                                                                                                       volunteers because he
                                                                                                                                                       simply likes to help out.




1-503 Soldier named USO volunteer of year for
Europe, continuing to give back to community
Story and photos by                     He arrived in Vicenza for the     Freedom VI.                          Spc. Timothy Donovan in            leader, has a knack for
LAURA KREIDER                       first time in August 2004 and left       “Why did I do it? When I got      September 2008,” said              organizing, and while at the
Outlook Staff                       in 2006, only to be reassigned to     back to Italy from being cadre       Vicenza’s USO interim director     center he said he recruits other
                                    Vicenza in July 2008.                 for the last year-and-a-half I was   Jake Jacobs.                       volunteers.
   On Aug. 21, the day after                Helping Soldiers              ready to go back into the fight,       Would not be possible               “He is a very calm and
returning from his nine-month           “I decided to go back to Italy;   so I volunteered for the unit out       “The work of the USO            relaxing person, the type of
deployment, Spc. Timothy            I like being in Europe. I’ve also     of Hohenfels, Germany, for a         depends on volunteers,”            person who is just a pleasure to
Donovan of Headquarters and         got one of the best units in the      nine-month deployment,” he said.     explained Jacobs, who feels it     work with,” said Jacobs.
Headquarters Company, 1st           Army,” he said. “I volunteer              Community activities             is important to recognize the         Before getting ready for the
Battalion 503rd Airborne            because I like helping out, and          As a USO volunteer,               volunteers “because we have a      next deployment, Donovan will
Battalion Combat Team, spent        mostly helping Soldiers,” he          Donavan          assists     with    small staff and without their      take leave and spend time with
his free time volunteering.         explained.                            community activities including       dedication, our work would not     his family back home.
          Recognized                    “Also, Linda Lorenzana            Halloween.                           be possible.”
   After completing some of his     (Vicenza USO director at the             He kept the center open for          After being honored as the                No breaks
reintegration duties, Donovan       time) needed a lot of help, so I      extended hours, especially in the    1st Quarter Europe USO                “I’ll probably do a little
headed to the USO in Vicenza        took a lot off her back,” said        evenings and helped out in           winner, Donovan received the       traveling,” he said. “I will also
where he was submitted for and      Donovan.                              between his deployments. Other       plaque for the USO Volunteer       be helping the USO as much as
won 1st Quarter USO volunteer                 Deployment                  community events he has              of the Year for Europe Aug. 23.    I can, everyday, but the most
for Europe.                             But volunteering for Donovan      devoted his time to include             “We had a party for him,”       important thing I will be doing is
   “I started volunteering at the   isn’t exclusive to the USO.           Thanksgiving, Christmas dinners      said Jacobs. “Timothy is a         getting my squad ready for the
USO a couple of days after I            He volunteered for his most       and the July 2008 Back to            special person and he does what    next deployment,” he said.
got back in Italy,” said Donovan    recent deployment, his second         School bash.                         he does for unselfish reasons.”       “There is going to be no break
last month.                         after Operation Enduring                 “I had the chance to know            Donovan, who is a squad         for me,” said Donovan.



Post entomologist keeping it safe with handcrafted trap
Story and photo by                              By between 9 and 10 p.m., most of
LAURA KREIDER                                the wasps have returned to their nest.
Outlook Staff                                   “To place the trap, no noise must be
                                             made otherwise the sentinel wasps may
   Franco Lidron, the post entomologist      attack any possible moving target and the
has been very busy recently installing a     risk of multiple stings is very high,” he
very special type of trap.                   explained. Nests are usually found in flat
   After receiving a call by a Caserma       areas. They are built underground and
Ederle employee                                                 often where the colony
who       had       a                                           is not likely to be
troublesome time                                                disturbed.
mowing grass in a                                                  “Normally in late
fenced-in area on                                               summer a nest can be
the installation,                                               used by at least 2,000
Lidron responded                                                wasps. Sometimes,
by strategically                                                there are two or three
positioning a trap in                                           entrances and the
the critical area of                                            distance between the        Post entomologist Franco Lidron checks a recently installed, handrafted wasp trap
a wasp nest.                                                    entrance and the actual     behind Caserma Ederle’s Club V Sept. 3. The trap (at left) holds 3,000 wasps.
   “A wasp trap—we are talking about         nest goes from 10 cm. up to three meters,      because no similar traps are on the          placing it over the nest, no insecticides
the Vespula vulgaris, or so-called           according to the size of the nest,” he said.   market,” he said.                            are used and the trap can capture more
German wasp—must be placed in the               “The trap must stay in place for three         Advantages of the trap used by Lidron     than 3,000 wasps with one trap
early night hours,” he explained.            to four weeks and is handcrafted               include the area becomes safe after          application.

4        THE Outlook                                                                                                                                          September 10, 2009
                                                                                        Community events
Online sign-up coming for CYS D                                                                                                                                     arby
                                                                                                                                                                    ates
programs, expected to save time
By JOYCE COSTELLO                      designed by Vermont Systems,         of their home.”                     new family, which we estimate
                                                                                                                                                        Lift Your Spirits tour
                                                                                                                                                            slated Sept. 27
                                                                                                                                                         The Lift Up Your Spirits
                                                                                                                                                      tour is coming to Camp
USAG Livorno Public Affairs            that will allow parents to perform      Long said parents will still     that with pre-registration the        Darby Sept 27.
                                       certain operations online.           need to make an appointment to      interview with the clerk will take       Trini-I-Tee 5:7, Deitrick
   At the end of September,               “By pre-registering for CYS       bring in shot records, physical     only 15-20 minutes, rather than       and       Damita Haddon,
Camp Darby family members              Services on WEBTRAC,                 forms and the special needs         one hour,” explained Long.            Spensha and Army 2008
will be able to renew and start        service members will be able to      forms.                                 “We’re positive that this is       Operation Rising Star’s
the registration process for their     reduce the amount of time they          In order to get started,         just one more service being           Joyce Dodson will perform
family members needing Child,          spend in updating household          parents must have a valid e-mail    offered as part of the Army           this free inspirational concert
Youth and School Services              information input and such,” said    address and provide it to CYSS.     Family Covenant that is helping       in the Camp Darby theater.
online as part of a test pilot site.   Long. “Plus, parents will be able    Parents will then receive a user    our Camp Darby families,” she            Doors open at 6 p.m.
   According to the Darby’s            to register for programs such as     ID and password that they can       said.                                 Show takes place from 7-9
acting CYSS coordinator, Vicki         Parent’s Night Out, Sports           use to access the program.             According to Long, by              p.m.
Long, Livorno and Vicenza are          Seasons, SKIES Instructional            “The benefits vary, but the      February 2010, all Army CYSS
the IMCOM pilot sites for              Classes as well as pay for their     main benefit being a reduction      services programs worldwide             Girls Scout meeting
WEBTRAC, a program                     program fees from the comfort        in face time for registering a      will have this service.                  The Camp Darby Girl
                                                                                                                                                      Scouts will host an
                                                                                                                                                      informational parent meeting
                                                                                                                                                      Sept. 17 in Bldg. 428 from
                                                                                                                                                      4-5 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                         Parents will be given
                                                                                                                                                      information about the year,
                                                                                                                                                      completing registration
                                                                                                                                                      paperwork and able to ask
                                                                                                                                                      questions.
                                                                                                                                                         For more information, e-
                                                                                                                                                      mail girlscouts.campdarby
                                                                                                                                                      @us.army.mil.
                                                                                                                                                            Stop by ITR to
                                                                                                                                                           schedule a trip
                                                                                                                                                         Ever wondered how the
                              Graphic illustration by Joyce Costello                                      Graphic illustration by Joyce Costello
                                                                                                                                                      grapes get from the vine to
“As an NCO she is thoughtful and cares about doing the right thing for                                                                                the bottle?
                                                                            “Arnold eagerly volunteered to attend the SOQ and through her own
the Soldiers,” said Marisa Gaona, AFN Livorno station manager, of           initiative and hard work ensured that she won it,” said Sgt. 1st Class       Witness the entire process
Darby NCO of the Quarter Sgt. Jennifer Livingston.                          Rennick Beneby of Darby Soldier of the Quarter Spc. Holly Arnold.         of vendemmia from start to



Darby NCO, Soldier of Quarter announced
                                                                                                                                                      finish Sept. 12.
                                                                                                                                                         Tour the wine cellars and
                                                                                                                                                      enjoy a Tuscan lunch with
                                                                                                                                                      wine tasting. Call 633-7589.
By CHIARA MATTIROLO                    community with her involvement       By CHIARA MATTIROLO                 both on the part of the leader as
                                                                                                                                                          Chianti bike trip
USAG Livorno Public Affairs            in Better Opportunities for Single   USAG Livorno Public Affairs         well as the Soldier and places
                                                                                                                                                         Spend the entire day Sept.


   A                                                                          S
                                       Soldiers, Combined Federal                                               immense stress on the Soldier
             rmy Sgt. Jennifer                                                         pc. Holly Arnold, a                                            12 biking through Chianti
                                       Campaign and intramural                                                  who is called upon to face a panel
             Livingston was                                                            native of Elma, Wash.,                                         country.
                                       sports.”                                                                 of senior ranking individuals and
             selected as the                                                           was selected as Camp                                              Call ODR for more
                                          Livingston joined the Army                                            face scrutiny as well as a
noncommissioned officer of the                                              Darby’s Soldier of the quarter                                            information at 633-7775.
                                       after attending Minnesota State                                          barrage of questions,” said
quarter at the Camp Darby                                                   Aug. 27. Arnold enrolled in the     Beneby. “Arnold eagerly
                                       University with a concentration                                                                                     Darby Religious
military installation competition                                           U.S. Army after finishing high      volunteered to attend the SOQ
                                       in graphic design.                                                                                                       activities
Aug. 27.                                                                    school and is assigned to the       and through her own initiative
                                          The military experience, she                                                                                    For details, call the chapel
   Livingston, a Worthington,                                               Livorno Health Clinic.              and hard work ensured that she
                                       said, led her to growth as an                                                                                  at: 633-7267 (050-54-7267)
Minn. native, has been serving                                                 Arnold arrived to Camp           won it. She has been
                                       individual.                                                                                                        9:40 a.m.: Catholic
in the U.S. Army for six years                                              Darby in June after a 15-month      commended by both staff and
                                          “Being in the military is much                                                                              Reconciliation
and is currently assigned as                                                deployment to Iraq and is very      patients for her hard work ethic,
                                       more than physical strength,                                                                                       10 a.m.: Catholic Mass
television and radio repairman                                              happy about being in a small        humility and dedication to both           11:15 a.m.: Protestant
for American Forces Network            what you really needed to            community where, she said, she
                                       succeed is mental strength,”                                             clinic and self improvement.”         worship
Livorno.                                                                    feels at home. For Arnold, the         Arnold said she has learned            Protestant         Sunday
   She said winning competition        Livingston said. “While serving,     Soldier of the quarter
                                       I’ve acquired strong self                                                from the challenge of the Soldier     school starts at 10.a.m.;
was a complete surprise.                                                    competition was pretty hard, but    of the quarter competition that       Catholic CCD at 11:15 a.m.
   “This is the first time I           confidence and discipline and        she was never left alone.
                                       learned how to overcome                                                  hard work definitely pays off.            The chapel is collecting
competed for the NCO of the                                                    “My noncommissioned officer         “ I want to tell the other         cardboard, robes, children’s
quarter,” said Livingston “I did       adversities.”                        at the clinic helped me so much
                                          According to Livingston her                                           Soldiers that even if they do not     plastic swimming pools and
good, better than I thought I                                               in the preparation for the          win, participating in the             cardboard rolls from paper
would have, and this really            main reason in participating in      competition,” she said. “One of     competition is still a great          towels and toilet paper.
boosted my confidence.”                this competition was to represent    the hardest duties was to put       learning experience,” Arnold              Contact the Catholic
   Her supervisor, Marisa              her unit proudly.                    together my uniform and awards.     said. In her spare time Arnold        education coordinator to find
Gaona, always had faith in                “I really strived for the best,   A critical extra eye from my        likes to spend times with friends,    out when the next
Livingston’s ability to shine at the   more for my unit than for me. I      NCO really helped a lot.”           travel and play the saxophone.        confirmation will take place.
installation-wide event.               want to be an example for the           Her NCO, Sgt. 1 st Class         She is pursuing a degree in               Choir practice is at 9:30
   “As an NCO she is thoughtful        other Soldiers and a matter of       Rennick Beneby, said that in        mathematics.                          a.m on Sunday before Mass.
and cares about doing the right        pride to my unit” she said. “To      today’s Army it is more important      “I already talked to the               The congregation needs a
thing for the Soldiers,” said          me, understanding, respect and       than ever that Soldiers are         chaplain because my next              cantor. Talk to Chaplain
Gaona, AFN Livorno station             loyalty are very important.”         mentored in both a garrison and     project is to play the saxophone      Porter or Father Roberto to
manager. “She’s the type of               Livingston is now be eligible     combat environment.                 in church,” she said. “This is just   serve.
Soldier that volunteers her time       to compete for Camp Darby’s             “Competition boards such as      another way to support the
and is an integral part of her         NCO of the year.                     the SOQ board involve sacrifice     community I live and work in.”

September 10, 2009                                                                                                                                        THE   Outlook                  5
Out&About                                                                                                                                          by Anna Terracino


Elton John on stage in Milan Sept. 29                                                                              Hall Theater, Viale Mazzini, 39;
                                                                                                                   charity concert for Cardiopathic
                                                                                                                                                            Italian Speedway Grand Prix:
                                                                                                                                                         in Terenzano (Udine), Sept. 26.
                                                                                                                   Children Association.                    Superbike World Champion-
                                                                                                                                                         ship 09: in Imola, Sept. 25-27.
                                                                                                                      Bird Fair, Sunday, 6 a.m. – 6
                                                                                                                                                            Red Bull Motocross of
                                                                                                                   p.m., in Cavazzale, Monticello
                                                                                                                   Conte Otto, four miles north of       Nations: in Brescia, Oct. 3-4.
                                                                                                                   Vicenza. Truffle-dog and
                                                                                                                                                           Tickets are available in
                                                                                                                   sheepdog, falconry, archers and
                                                                                                                                                         Vicenza at Media World,
                                                                                                                   Soft Air exhibitions. Historical
                                                                                                                                                         Palladio Shopping Center or
                                                                                                                   Celtic reenactments and food.
                                                                                                                                                         online at http://www.green
                                                                                                                      Free sample dance classes, in      ticket.it/index.html
                                                                                                                   Thiene, Silicon Kate Association,     ?imposta_lingua=ing or http://
                                                                                                                   Via Zanella 28/40:                    www.ticketone.it/EN/.
                                                                                                                        Tuesday: 8 p.m. Belly Dance
                                                                                                                        Wednesday: 7 p.m. & 8 p.m.
                                                                                                                   Jazzercise
                                                                                                                                                                 Outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                Recreation
                                                                                                                       Pay concerts                              Horseback Riding
                                                                                                                         & events                        Weekend, Sept 25-27. Escape for
                                                                                                                                                         the weekend in the countryside.
                                                                                                                       Notre Dame de Paris in
                                                                                                                   Verona, tonight.                          Thanksgiving Weekend –
                                                                                                                       Micah P. Hinson in Milan,         Make your travel plans now with
                                                                                                                   Sept. 19.                             ODR!
                                                                                                                       Malcolm Middleton in Milan,            Paintball at Camp Darby,
                                                             Photo courtesy of Fiera del Soco Press Office         Sept. 23.
The way it used to be                               : Reenactors, vendors, and entertainers bring the Fiera            Elton John and Ray Cooper in
                                                                                                                                                         Thursday, Nov. 26, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                         lunch included.
del Soco festival to life Sept. 11-16 in Grisignano. See below for details.                                        Milan, Sept. 29.
                                                                                                                       Saxon: in Trezzo, Milan,               Rome Express. See Rome in
                                      Orchestra                               9 a.m.-6 p.m., in Padova, Via N.     October 13; in Bologna, Oct. 14.      a day; trip departs early morning
        Festivals                         Sunday: 8:30 p.m. music and         Tommaseo 59, about 24 miles              The Drones: in Milan, October     of Fri., Nov. 27.
        & events                      dancing    with      Graziano           southeast of Vicenza. Tickets: 7     14; in Rome, Oct. 15; in Torino,             Thanksgiving Ski &
   Fiera del *Soco -Tree trunk        Maraschin Orchestra.                    euro; reduced 4 euro (children       October 16.                           Snowboard Weekend, Austria:
Fair, Friday to Wednesday, in                                                 under 17). For details in English,       Florence and The Machine in       Nov. 27-29
                                         Gnocco Festival, Saturday and
                                                                              visit http://www.expobici.it/        Milan, Oct. 16.
Grisignano, about 14 miles            Sunday, Selva di Trissino, about
                                                                              Espositori/espositori-ing.html.          The Thermals in Milan, Oct.            Ski/Snowboard Val Senales
southeast of Vicenza. It’s a large    18 miles west of Vicenza.                                                                                          (day trip) Sat., Nov 28, 6 a.m.- 9
                                                                                                                   20.
annual market with hundreds of              Saturday: 6 p.m. Food                Art Verona:, Sept. 17, 4-8p.m.;                                         p.m.
                                                                                                                       Brett Dennen in Milan, Oct. 23.
booths, exhibitions, and carnival     booths featuring a variety of           Sept. 18-20, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sept.       For tickets, visit Media World        Milan and Da Vinci’s Last
rides.                                gnocchi dishes and other typical        21, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tickets: 16      or www.greenticket .it/index.html     Supper, Sat., Nov 28, 7 a.m.- 9 p.m.
      Friday: 9 p.m. live music and   dishes and local wines; and             euro; 20 euro on Sunday; reduced     ?imposta_lingua=ing or www.
dancing with Marco e I Niagara        bounce houses for children and          5 euro (children 6-12 and adults                                                    Innsbruck,  Austria
                                                                                                                   ticketone.it /EN/ for tickets.
Orchestra.                            adults.                                 over 65). For details in English,                                          Christmas Market on Sun., Nov
       Saturday: 7:30 p.m. sport            Sunday: 9:30 a.m. local           visit http://www.artverona.it/                                             29. 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
                                      products exhibition and market;         articles/view/wherehowwhen .
                                                                                                                           Sporting
dance show performed by the
dance school ASD Millennium           noon – 3 p.m. food booths.                                                            Events                            Paris and Disneyland, Nov.
                                                                                                                                                         26-29. 379 euro per person, double
Dance Studio; 9 p.m. live music          Grape Festival: Friday to                                                    World Boxing Championship:
                                                                                FREE concerts                                                            occupancy. For info and
and dancing with Checco & B.          Sunday, in Sarcedo, Via Roma,                                                in Milan, Friday and Saturday.        reservations, call CWT Sato
Band Orchestra.                       about 13 miles south of Vicenza.          exhibits, classes                     Baseball World Cup: Tuesday        Travel at 634-8351
      Sunday: 7:30 p.m. Caribbean     Food booths and sale of local             Carnival Rides and free            and Sept. 19, 8 p.m., Vicenza,
dance, Latin-American and             D.O.C. wines.                           concerts: in Vicenza, Campo          Stadio Comunale, Via Bellini, 59.       The new Fall/Winter 2009-2010
Argentine dance shows; 9 p.m.               Friday: 9 p.m. disco night        Marzio.                              Tickets: 25 euro – 17 euro. You       Calendar is available online now.
live music and dancing with Mery      with DJ Miami.                               Today: 9 p.m. Bobo’s Ranch      can buy your ticket on line on        Download your copy today at
ed Elisa.                                   Saturday: 9 p.m. ballroom              Saturday: 9 p.m. Happy notes    http://www.listicket.it               www.vicenzamwr.com.
      Monday: 9 p.m. live music       dancing and live with Jolanda                Sunday:6p.m. Tetrachor-
and dancing with Katty and Piva       Moro Orchestra. 8:30 p.m.

                                                                                                                     Now Showing
                                                                              dcello Quartet
Orchestra.                            outdoor dinner featuring local
                                      specialties. Cost € 25. For               Medieval music and dances:
      Tuesday: 7:30 p.m. country
                                      reservation, send an e-mail to          Today, 9 p.m., in Vicenza, A.
music night with Urban Country
                                      d.oriente@alice.it .                    Pedrollo Conservatory, Contrà
Band; 9 p.m. Pietro Galassi
                                                                              San Domenico, 33.                                          Ederle Theater
Orchestra show.                            Sunday: 8 p.m. Sarcedo E.
                                                                                                                     Today         Public Enemies (R)                            6 p.m.
       Wednesday: 7:30 Latin-         Bassani Band in concert. 9 p.m.            Dante, Dances and Sounds –          Friday        Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG)           6 p.m.
American, ballroom and baby           60s & 70s music with Gruppo             Concert of the Conservatory’s
                                      Ottava Nota. 11 p.m. raffle.                                                                 Bruno (R)                                     9 p.m.
dance shows performed by the                                                  electronic music students:
Team Diablo dance school; 9 p.m.                                                                                     Saturday      Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG)           3 p.m.
                                         Campionaria – Multi-sector           Saturday, 9 p.m., in Vicenza, A.
closing show with Magri e Lisoni                                              Pedrollo Conservatory, Contrà                        All About Steve (PG-13)                       6 p.m.
                                      exhibition: Friday to Saturday. 4-
Orchestra.                                                                    San Domenico, 33.                      Sunday        Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (PG)           3 p.m.
                                      9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.;
   * Soco means tree trunk – The                                                                                                   All About Steve (PG-13)                       6 p.m.
                                      Sunday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; in                 The Soul’s Circle – Music and
fair’s name derives from a 1250                                                                                      Wed.          Bruno (R)                                     6 p.m.
                                      Pordenone, Viale Treviso 1, about       classical dance from India:
apparition of the blessed Virgin                                                                                     Sept. 17      Bruno (R)                                     6 p.m.
                                      92 miles northeast of Vicenza.          Saturday, 9 p.m., in Vicenza, A.
Mary on a tree trunk.
                                         House furnishing, lighting and       Pedrollo Conservatory, Contrà                            Camp Darby Theater
  St. Christopher Festival,           interior decoration, handicrafts,       San Domenico, 33. Mu                   Friday        My Sister’s Keeper (PG-13)                    6 p.m.
Friday to Sunday, Vicenza,            sport and fitness shows and                The Dad Horse Experience: in        Sunday        Harry Potter (PG-13)                          6 p.m.
Bertesina. 7 p.m. food booth.         exhibitions. Ticket: 8 euro; free for   Vicenza, Sunday, 9 p.m., Sabotage      Sunday        G Force (PG)                                  1 p.m.
    Friday: 8:30 p.m. live country    children under 13.                      Bar, Viale dell’Industria, 12.         Sept. 17      Public Enemies (R)                            6 p.m.
music with Luca&Nicke DJs
    Saturday: 8:30 p.m. music and       Expobici: Bike to the future:            Sinergia’s          Concert:
                                                                                                                            Admission: Age 12 and over $4, under age 12, $2.
dancing with I Nuovi Delfini          Sept. 19-20, 9 a.m-7p.m.; Sept. 21,     Saturday, 9 p.m., in Vicenza, City       The Ederle Theatre box office opens one hour prior to show.

           Looking to buy or sell items? Check out MWR’s                                                                Looking for the movie synopsis? Visit www.aafes.com, scroll to
                                                                                                                     the bottom of the page and click on Movie Schedule.
             Marketplace at www.mwrmarketplace.com.

6        THE Outlook                                                                                                                                                  September 10, 2009
                                                                                                  Community briefs
  Looking for a J-O-B?                       The following classes provide          Spc. Knudson, Mary                     session. The cost is $15 per week.
    Zuma, Jazzercise, Yoga, Pilates,     special focus on families with             McGinley, Heather                      League bowls two games a week.
                                                                                                                                                                        Religious
Tae-Bo... Sports, Fitness &              deploying parent                           Spc. Rodriguez, Armando                At completion of the league, each            activities
Aquatics is looking for dynamic,               Planning & Budgeting for your        Senior Airman Stanley, Brittany        child receives their own custom
energetic people to join the group       Future: Tuesday at 9 a.m.                                                         drilled bowling ball. Call 634-8257.     Chaplain Crisis Line
                                                                                    Sgt. Tagaloa, Lucky
fitness instructors’ team.                     Anger Management: Sept. 17                                                                                             To speak with a chaplain
                                                                                                                            SOTA seeks members,                    after hours call 634-
    Don’t have a certification to        at 11:30 a.m. Parent-child session at     MOMS club activities
teach fitness? No problem. SF&A          2:30 p.m.                                    Monday: Book club 10:30 a.m.
                                                                                                                              holds car wash                       KARE (634-5273).
will pay for your certification                                                        Tuesday: Toddler play group            The South of the Alps Warrant
                                             CYSS parent news                                                              Officer Chapter is holding its next         Sunday services
training from a nationally                                                       10 a.m.                                                                              8 a.m.: Sacrament of
                                           Advisory Group meeting set                                                      monthly meeting Sept. 17.
recognized agency at no cost to                                                        Wednesday: Preschool play                                                   Reconciliation, or by
                                         Tuesday at noon at the Davis                                                         SOTA will hold a car wash Sept.
you. Open to new ideas and classes                                               group 10 a.m.
                                         Soldier and Family Readiness                                                      26-27 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the        appointment
that USAG Vicenza has not offered                                                      Sept. 18: Walk the Track 10
                                         Center.                                                                           commissary parking lot. All                9 a.m.: Roman Catholic
in the past. Call 634-7009 today to                                              a.m.; MNO 7 p.m.
                                              Learn with AFTB                                                              proceeds go back to the                 Mass.
express your interest.                                                                Sept 21: Lunch play date 11:15
                                             AFTB will hold Levels I, II and                                               community.                                 (Daily Mass is held
                                                                                 a.m.
    PTSA breakfast                       III Monday-Sept. 18 from 8:30 a.m.-           Sept. 22,23,24: Membership             For information, call 634-7826.      weekdays at noon)
  membership meeting                     2:30 p.m. Learn how the Army                                                                                                 9 a.m.: Protestant
                                                                                 drive 10:30-12:30 at the PX                Mixed bowling league
    The Vicenza Schools PTSA will        works, how to take care of yourself                                                                                       Sunday school and
                                                                                       Sept. 25: Walk the Track 10           slated Wednesdays
hold its first general membership        and how to be an effective                                                                                                AWANAs (September
                                                                                 a.m.                                         Wednesday nights at 5:30 p.m.
(breakfast) meeting on Wednesday         community leader. Childcare is free           Sept. 26: Family Night Out
                                                                                                                                                                   through May in
at 8:30 a.m. in the Elementary School                                                                                      starting Sept. 16.                         Vicenza High School)
                                         during class hours. Call 634-7500.      6:30 p.m.
gym.                                                                                                                          Short season mixed league,              10:45 a.m.: Catholic
                                                                                       Sept. 28: Monthly meeting 10        starts Sept. 16 for 13 weeks. Teams
    The meeting will highlight            Candlelight ceremony                   a.m. at the Chapel                                                                religious education (Sept.-
volunteer opportunities (spring                                                                                            of four people. Prize fund league       May in Vicenza High
                                            USAG Vicenza will celebrate                Sept. 30: Park play date 4 p.m.
carnival, book fair, yearbook and                                                                                          and with cost TBD. Only 16 teams,       School)
                                         Suicide Awareness Month with a             For more information on any of
more), give an opportunity to voice                                                                                        get your spot reserved.                    11a.m.: Protestant
                                         candlelight ceremony at the post        these events, e-mail momsclub
suggestions and buy agendas              theater Sept. 22 at 4 p.m. The U.S.     ofvicenza@yahoo.com.                        Vicenza spouses on                    worship
elementary school t-shirts.              military community in Vicenza is                                                         Facebook                            1:30 p.m.: Full Gospel
                                         invited to attend. Community            USO volunteers needed                        There is a new Facebook group        Pentecostal worship
  Inspiration Exchange                                                                                                                                                4 p.m.: Lutheran
                                         members are encouraged to be a part         Volunteers are needed at the          for military spouses located in
   An afternoon dedicated to
                                         of the ceremony by submitting a         USO. If you are interested in serving     Vicenza.                                worship
crafters to share crafts and ideas
                                         reading, story, poem etc.               Soldiers and the military                    The goal of “Vicenza Military           6 p.m.: Contemporary
Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the
                                            Participants may perform their       community, stop by and see us or          Spouses” is to share thoughts on        Christian service
arts center.
                                         own reading or submit one to be         give us a call at 634-7156.               military life and living in Vicenza,
     Beginner quilting                   read by a member of the Suicide             Need help with the language                                                         Mondays
                                                                                                                           exchange ideas, tips and get to
    Learn how to make your own           Prevention Committee. Submit            barrier? Sign up for our Level 1                                                     Noon: LDS scripture
                                                                                                                           know other spouses assigned to
quilt in one day Sept. 26 from 8 a.m.-   requests      and      items     to     Italian Class. Class dates are Oct.                                               study
                                                                                                                           Caserma Ederle.
6 p.m. Call 634-7074.                    Cheryl.davis@eur.army.mil or call       19-Dec. 16. Class meets on Monday            It is also a great place to offer         Tuesdays
                                         634-6122.                               and Wednesday nights from 6-8             support to one another during            9:15 a.m.: Protestant
      U.S. citizenship                                                           p.m. The cost is $125.
                                           Community invited to                                                            deployments. Visit today.               Women of the Chapel
   Becoming a U.S. Citizen class
                                                                                     USO is also offering a Level 2
held Sept. 18 at 9:30 a.m. Call 634-         9/11 ceremony                       Italian Class. (Level 1 Italian is a         Harely Davidson PX                         Wednesdays
7500.                                        Caserma Ederle will host a                                                            giveaway
                                                                                 prerequisite.) Level 2 class dates                                                   3 p.m.: Praise Dance
                                         ceremony honoring the victims                                                         Authorized exchange shoppers
             MyCAA                                                               are Sept. 22-Jan. 19 from 5:45-7:45                                               practice
                                         killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks                                             at Vicenza and Livorno can enter to
   An MyCAA informational                                                        p.m.. Cost is $125.                                                                  3:30 p.m.: Middle School
                                         beginning at 2:45 p.m. Friday on                                                  win the Harley Davidson Sportster
meeting will be held Wednesday at                                                    The USO is located in Bldg. 9A.                                               Club Beyond meets in
                                         Hoekstra Field.                                                                   883 Low, valued at $10,000, by
11 a.m. DoD program assists military                                             Hours are Monday-Friday, 11 a.m-                                                  VHS cafeteria September-
                                             Attendees are asked to arrive by    10 p.m.; Saturday noon-6 p.m.; and        simply filling out an entry form at
spouses in completing educational                                                                                                                                  May
                                         2:30 p.m. Everyone in our               Sunday 12:30-6:30 p.m. Call 634-          the PX and Shoppette through
goals for future employment.                                                                                                                                          5 p.m.: Contemporary
                                         community is encouraged to                                                        Sept. 17.
   Those who qualify are                                                         7156 for information.                                                             Praise band practice
                                         attend.                                                                               No purchase is necessary to
authorized $6,000. Call 634-7500.                                                                                                                                     5:30 p.m.: PWOC
                                                                                 Interested in a Pet Villa?                enter AAFES’ Dr. Pepper Harley          evening Bible study
                                           Vote for your favorite
          Now hiring                                                              Let us know via survey                   Davidson sweepstakes. Complete          (beginning Sept. 8. Child
   The Vicenza Army Wellness
                                            Rising Star singer                      Should USAG Vicenza create its         details and entry forms are available
                                             Your vote counts in the selection                                                                                     care offered for children
Center is hiring a fulltime program                                              own Pet Villa (i.e. A pet hotel)? Visit   at the Vicenza and Livorno PX’s and     ages 6 weeks to 4 years)
                                         of USAG Vicenza local winner in the
tech. Call 634-8186 or 39-0444-71-                                               www.vicenzaMWR.com to fill out            Shoppettes.                                5:30 p.m.: High School
                                         Operation Rising Star 2009
8186 for information. All resumes                                                survey.                                       Officials will randomly select a    Club Beyond meets at the
                                         eliminations Setp. 18. In fact, all
should be turned in before Sept. 21.                                                                                       winner of the Sportster 883 Low on      Teen Center September-
                                         your votes count.                        Bowlopolis adult-child                   or about Nov. 2.
 Pre-deployment ideas:                      Similar to American Idol, you can       bowling league                                                                 May. Call 340-139-4073.
    ACS offers free classes that help    support your favorite singer and           League begins Sept. 18 at 5:30            Hip-hop night every                     5:30 p.m.: Catholic choir
you and your family deal with the        have fun doing it at the Arena. Be      p.m. Sign your one adult-one child           Friday at Lion’s Den                 practice
stresses of deployment. Call 634-        there and you have a vote. When         team up for a 10-week league                 In the Lion’s Den every Friday          6:45 p.m.: Gospel choir
7500 for more info and to register.      you purchase an appetizer, you get                                                night beginning at 8 p.m.               practice
      Communication Miracles for         another ballot. Audience votes will
                                                                                                                                                                          Thursdays
Couples: Friday at 11:30 a.m.            make up 50 percent of the
                                                                                                                                                                      9:30 a.m.: Catholic
       AFTB Level I, II, and III         determining score.
                                                                                                                                                                   Women of the Chapel
Training: Monday- Sept. 18, 8:30            Contest starts at 6 p.m. The FRG
                                         showing the best support can win
                                                                                                                                                                      5:30 p.m.: Gospel
a.m.–2:30 p.m. AFTB focuses on                                                                                                                                     service choir rehearsal
helping families survive and thrive      $300.
                                            Join the fun and support these                                                                                            7:15 p.m.: Gospel
in the Army.
                                         participants:                                                                                                             service Bible study
       Adult Introduction to Stress
Management: Monday at noon.                 Frazier, Lauren                                                                                                         Faith group contacts
      Basic Principles of Parenting:        Spc. Hamer, David                                                                                                         Islamic: Spc. Kasimov,
Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.                       Pfc. Johnson, Samuel                                                                                                   329-034-3511
                                                                                                                                                                      Jewish:Sandy
            Community Calendar Highlights                                                                                                                          Schoenberg at 634-6202 or
                                                                                                                                                                   sandy.schoenberg@eur.
             National Hispanic Heritage Month                                                                                                                      army.mil.
        National Preparedness Month (Lion Shake)                                                                                                                      Latter Day Saints:
       National Suicide Prevention Week (Sept. 6-12)                                                                             Photo by Laura Kreider            Scripture study is held each
                                                                                    GIVING BACK: Krista Cody (left) and Sgt. 1st Class                             Monday, noon-1 p.m. at the
              Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23)
                                                                                    Congarry Faison, of HHC, 1-503rd, present school supplies to
                                                                                                                                                                   chapel. Sunday services,
                                                                                    5-year-old Nicole Muenzel during a Sept. 2 visit. Area Eastern                 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
          Friday - 9-11 Memorial Ceremony (see briefs)                                                                                                             downtown. Call Sean
                                                                                    Star members raised money during a bake sale to purchase
          Sept. 17- Constitution and Citizenship Days                                                                                                              Peterson at 335-8219492.
                                                                                    and donate school supplies for preschoolers who started
                       Sept. 19- POW/MIA                                            kindergarten this year.                                                           Call the Caserma Ederle
                                                                                                                                                                   chapel at 634-7519 (0444-
                                                                                                                                                                   71-7519) for religious
     DON’T BE LATE: E-mail briefs to editor@eur.army.mil noon Monday or by Friday at 4 p.m. if Monday is a holiday.                                                activities.

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Certified holds firm to 3- Sports
                            horts
year post winning streak
Story and photo by
                                                                                                                                                                Tennis tourney
                                                                                                                                                          A garrison tennis tournament will
                                                                                                                                                       be held Sept. 18-19. For beginners,
                                                                                                                                                       intermediate, and advanced.
LAURA KREIDER                                                                                                                                             Call 634-7009 for information.
Outlook Staff
                                                                                                                                                          Open-play volleyball for
   Five teams are participating in this                                                                                                                       ages over 15
year’s post recreational basketball                                                                                                                       The community (over age 15) is
league.                                                                                                                                                invited to join in pick-up, open-play
   The teams meet twice a week on                                                                                                                      volleyball games every Tuesday and
                                                                                                                                                       Thursday at the fitness cneter from
Mondays and Wednesdays at the
                                                                                                                                                       6:30-8 p.m.
Vicenza Fitness Center for esprit-
                                                                                                                                                          Improve your skills, have fun and
building competition.                                                                                                                                  build morale.
   The Certified team played two games                                                                                                                    Call 634-7009 for information.
Sept. 2, one against 509th Signal Battalion
and later against SETAF.                                                                                                                                  Pool closed for season
   Certified won both games 53-36 and                                                                                                                     The Ederle Inn pool is now closed
65-46, respectively.                                                                                                                                   for the season.
                                                                                                                                                          Villaggio pool will remain open
   “We have been playing since July,”
                                                                                                                                                       until weather no longer permits safe
said Certified’s Patrick Casseus. “We                                                                                                                  operation.
don’t have too many players, but our
strategy is good; we are good at                                                                                                                           Attend indoor soccer,
defending and shooting.”                                                                                                                                  basketball tournaments
   Certified, which won last year’s post                                                                                                                   Come out and show your support
basketball championship, has been                                                                                                                      at the indoor soccer and basketball
undefeated for three years, said                                                                                                                       tournaments. Friday at 7 p.m. and
Casseus. And while he and his team                                                                                                                     Saturday at 10 a.m. Call 634-7009
                                                                                                                                                       the day before to confirm game time.
members enjoy the rivalry and challenge,
they also enjoy other benefits.                                                                                                                        Red Cross lifeguard course
   “Basketball is a sport that can help                                                                                                                     starts Tuesday
relax your mind, especially after a day at                                                                                                                American Red Cross lifeguard
work,” he said.                                                                                                                                        certification class set Tuesday to
   Certified’s Geonte Haynes, No. 7, was                                                                                                               Sept. 19 from 4-10 p.m. and
the evening’s top scorer, netting 24 of 53                                                                                                             Saturday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at
points during the first game.                                                                                                                          the Villaggio pool.
                                                                                                                                                          Cost is $140 for ages 16 and up.
                                                                                                                                                       Sign up at the fitness center.
Eric Anderson, No. 7, of the 509th Signal                                                                                                              Classes also scheduled for Oct. 3-
Battalion (left) releases a jump shot during                                                                                                           15, Monday-Thursday from 4-10
a Sept. 2 game against Certified at the post                                                                                                           p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 10
fitness center. Certified dominated Signal                                                                                                             a.m. to 2 p.m.
53-36 and remains undefeated. Post
recreational teams play at the fitness                                                                                                                      Baseball in Vicenza
center on Mondays and Wednesdays.                                                                                                                           and surrouding area
                                                                                                                                                           There are opportunities to watch


                                                                                                       VHS teams
                                                                                                                                                       baseball in Vicenza and other nearby
                                                                                                                                                       cities. The following events are
                                                                                                                                                       scheduled at the Pomari Stadium


                                                                                                     get workover
                                                                                                                                                       in Vicenza:
                                                                                                                                                             The World Baseball Cup -
                                                                                                                                                       Tuesday at 8 p.m. and Sept. 19 at
                                                                                                    Sgt. Nelson Nunez, a physical therapist
                                                                                                                                                       8 p.m.
                                                                                                    technician at the Vicenza Health Center,                  Italian National Series B
                                                                                                    supports the Vicenza Health Boys                   Championship - Wednesday, 4 p.m.
                                                                                                    volleyball team while coaching at the post
                                                                                                    gym. Nunez is one of three volunteers who            Would you like to coach?
                                                                                                    assists the boys’ volleyball head coach                 CYS needs YOU
                                                                                                    Susan Vanderbeek.                                     CYS Sports is always trying to
                                                                                                    “The (players) are training hard every             come up with other sports to offer.
                                                                                                    time,” said Vanderbeek. “And our coaches               If you have an idea and are willing
                                                                                                    are wonderful, really dedicated and                to coach this sport, call 634-6151
                                                                                                    positive.”                                         or 0444-71-6151.
                                                                                                    Photo by Laura Kreider                                CYS Sports is also looking for
                                                                                                                                                       tennis, basketball, swim team and


High school fall sports home games, events listing
                                                                                                                                                       bowling coaches for next fall. Perks
                                                                                                                                                       for becoming a coach include
                                                                                                                                                       discounts, photos, certification
Saturday          Football: Jamboree            Zurich Renegades                      Oct. 9: HC games   Football-night game           Aviano          class, T-shirt and supplies.
                                                Munich Cowboys                        Oct. 9/10          Volleyball, B&G               MMI
                                                Aviano                                Oct. 10            Cross Country                 MMI
Sept. 19          Football                      Baumholder                            Oct. 23-24         Volleyball, B&G               ISF               Sport bike rider course
Sept. 25-26       Volleyball, B&G               Milan                                 Oct. 24            Cross Country                 ISF                IMCOM-Europe Safety’s new
Sept. 26          Volleyball, B&G               Milan                                                    Tennis                        ISF             military sport bike rider course
                  Cross Country                 Milan                                 TIMES: Football 1 p.m. at the post field; Volleyball 9 a.m. on   started offering classes Sept. 1 at
                  Tennis                        Milan                                 Saturday, post and M/HS gym; Cross Country at 11 a.m. (walk
                                                                                                                                                       garrisons that can support this
                  Football                      Bamberg                               about) and 12:30 p.m. start at Lake Fimone; Tennis 10 a.m.
                                                                                      Saturday at post tennis courts.                                  training. The online registration and
                                                                                                                                                       telephone information, as well as
BASKETBALL Soldier League Standings                                         FLAG FOOTBALL Soldier League                                               information about the course is
                                                                                                                                                       available                          at
                                                                            Team              Win        Loss      Game Scores                         http://www.imcom-europe.army.mil/
Team              Win      Loss        Game Scores
                                                                            E Co. 1/503        4          0        Sept. 1
Certified          9        0          Aug. 31
                                                                            HSC SETAF          4          1        14th Trans.: 0 vs. 509th: 0
                                                                                                                                                       s i t e s / m a n a g e m e n t /
HSC SETAF          4        5          509th Signal: 34 vs. SETAF: 39                                                                                  so_atstp.asp#MSF
                                                                            14th Trans.        2          4        SETAF: 34 vs. 509th: 6
HHD 509 Signal     2        6          509th Signal: 49 vs. Certified: 85
                                                                            509th Signal       1          2        Sept. 3                                The class schedule for Vicenza
Eazy Rock          1        3          Sept. 2
Ghedi              0        0          Certified: 53 vs. 509th Signal: 36
                                                                            Attack Co.         0          3        14th Trans.: 12 vs. SETAF: 13       will be announced.
                                                                            Ghedi              0          0        SETAF: 0 vs. 509th: 0
                                       Certified: 65 vs. SETAF: 46


8          THE   Outlook                                                                                                                                                  September 10, 2009

								
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