The Week Ahead

MCCS Henderson Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Arlington VA 22214

HENDERSON HALL "THE WEEK AHEAD" •October 20 – 27

Updated: October 16

Monday, October 20


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM. Take an afternoon break 1 – 3 PM for $1 off a grande- or venti-sized Pumpkin Spice Latte, Salted Caramel Mocha, or Pumpkin Tazo® Chai Tea Latte now through today.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • Register at www.mccsHH.com/oohrahrunseries.html through today for the October 22 Remembrance 5K Race.
  • The Exceptional Family Member Program offers an EFMP Basics class at Marine Barracks Washington 11 AM -  1 PM. To attend, please call 703-693-5353 for more information.
  • Today through November 2, sign up to receive email from the Marine Corps Exchange and receive a $5 coupon good November 13 – 16. Ask any sales associate for details.
  • TRS for retiring service members is held today through Friday, 7:45 AM – 4 PM, Bldg. 29, Rm. 104. This session is full; for upcoming sessions, please call 703-614-6828.
  • Great Gifts and Holiday Wish Book fliers are here! Stop by the MCX and find that perfect holiday gift.

Tuesday, October 21


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The Men’s Domestic Violence Intervention Group (STOP) is 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. This is a 26 week program. For information: 703-614-7204.
  • Learn ways to cope with work and family life stress 2:30 – 4 PM in Bldg. 12. This workshop is ongoing Tuesdays in October. Please register: 703-614-7204.
  • Today is the deadline for SMP members to register for the Zombie Invasion Paintball Trip to Hogback Mountain on October 26. For details, visit www.mccsHH.com/SMP.html.

Wednesday, October 22


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • The Semper Fit Remembrance 5K Race starts at 6:35 AM from the Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym. The deadline to enter is October 20 at www.mccsHH.com/OohRahRunSeries.html; late registration and check-in on site starting at 5:45 AM. The first 150 registered participants receive a t-shirt. The top three male and female finishers receive prizes and a gift card, courtesy of our sponsors Pacers Running Stores, Navy Mutual Aid Association, and GEICO.  BodyArmor will be on site with their SuperDrink.
  • An 8-week anger management group meets 9 – 11 AM in Bldg. 12. Call 703-614-7204 to attend.
  • Little Patriots Play Group meets at the Indian Head, Maryland, USO 10 – 11 AM. Refreshments are sponsored by Navy Mutual Aid Association. 703-614-7204.
  • After hours community counseling is available 4:30 – 7 PM in Bldg. 12. Individual, couple, family, child, and group counseling services are offered. Call 703-614-7204 for an appointment.

Thursday, October 23


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • “Understanding the Federal SES Application Process & Executive Core Qualifications Writing” is given by CRMC 9 – 11:30 AM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 105. Register: 703-614-6828.
  • The EFMP holds a Respite Care Program orientation noon to 1 PM in the Marine & Family Programs conference room. To attend, please call 703-693-5353. This orientation is also available by WebEx.
  • Attend Fragrance University! Stop by the MCX cosmetics department and learn about the many facets and fashions of the fragrance world! Find your perfect scent and what’s new. Demonstrations and sampling! The event runs through October 26, each day 11 AM – 1 PM. 703-979-8420.
  • The CRMC holds “Cracking the Code to the Federal Hiring Process” 1 – 3 PM in Bldg. 29, Rm. 105. Register: 703-614-6828.

Friday, October 24


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.
  • Baby Boot Camp for expectant parents is held 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM in Bldg. 12’s conference room. Learn how to care for your new baby and discover the joys of parenthood. Lunch is provided by our sponsor, Navy Mutual Aid Association. Register: 703-614-7204.

Saturday, October 11


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 9 AM – 4 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.

Sunday, October 12


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 10 AM – 4 PM. Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.

Monday, October 23


  • The MCX Java Café offers breakfast, lunch, sweet treats, and specialty drinks 7 AM – 4 PM.  Call ahead for pick up: 571-483-1962.

Upcoming and Ongoing...

  • Register until October 27 for the Navy Mutual Aid Association Semper Fi-ve K fun run October 29, 8 a.m. See http://mccshh.com/OohRahRunSeries.html  for details. This fun run is not part of the series.
  • Locker Notice: now through October 31, all Smith Gym patrons must verify that they still require a locker. Please stop by front desk to verify and re-sign for your locker. The deadline is October 31. If your locker is not verified by then, gym staff will cut off your lock and remove the contents of your locker. 703-614-8759.
  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For events and information, please visit our special webpage to find out more www.mccsHH.com/DVAM.html. A spin-a-thon will be held October 29, 3:30 – 6:30 PM at Smith Gym. Three 1-hour sessions will be led by Matt Tourville, and the USO will provide refreshments. 703-693-9146
  • EFMP updates are required every three years or as needed as per MCO EFMP 1754.4B using these forms: DD Form 2792, DD Form 2792-1. For details, please call 703-693-5353 or visit www.mccsHH.com/EFMP.html.
  • MCX firearms counter open limited hours. See www.mccsHH.com/MCX.html for details.
  • The Cpl Terry L. Smith Gym group exercise classes are online at www.mccsHH.com/SmithGym.html. For changes or additions, check our Facebook page. 703-614-7214.
  • 24 hours a day/365 days a year: Victim Advocacy HOTLINE: 703-693-6611. Se habla español.
  • For ongoing tests given by Education & Career Services, please phone 703-614-9104 or visit www.mccsHH.com/learning.html.
  • The United States Marine Corps challenges Marines: win your personal battles. Help is available through online chat or phone for anonymous, peer-to-peer counseling 24/7. Online chat is at www.DSTRESSLINE.com  or call 877-476-7734. This is a service of the United States Marine Corps.
  • Keep aware of MCCS Henderson Hall activities by liking mccsHH on Facebook and following mccsHH on Twitter. Visit our website, www.mccsHH.com.  On a mobile device? You'll be automatically redirected to our mobile site.

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