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LISTEN UP LEGIONNAIRES!!

Posted on: January 30th, 2014 by admin No Comments

I had the singular great pleasure to announce at our January 24 meeting here in Baguio City that our NLAB School for blind children will have the gift of JAWS Screen Reading Software added to the new computer center that China Post 1-Philippines and the MOC PUP Tent 7 of the VFW have set up at the NLAB Admin Area.

After many long months of negotiations that got kick started by a referral by Bruce Silverman of Allied Web Services to one Jeremiah Taylor in the USA. Jeremiah is a business man and consultant who was blinded by an automobile accident years ago. He tirelessly worked with me to secure an “in” with Freedom Scientific Software who are the developers of JAWS software for the blind. Jeremiah persistently sought out officers and “higher ups” at Freedom Scientific and finally got word that the multi user license needed for the NLAB was a WHOPPING $3,030.00 for the license and another $600.00 for the Software Maintenance package.

With that very discouraging news, I put together a portfolio of documentation and photos and forwarded that with a personal plea for relief of such a huge amount required for the software.

Another “saint” from America, Phyllis Bradbury contact the local Lions clubs to assist us in getting donations for this software!!
After more months of “begging” and presentations and letters, We finally prevailed and last week I ordered the full professional version multi user license and maintenance package to be presented and installed Feb. 14 at the NLAB School.

Thanks to those who worked so hard to get donations and gifts to achieve this IMPOSSIBLE goal that will give our kids a real opportunity to merge into the digital age of communication, education and socialization.

God bless our Kids…our supporters and my brothers and sisters of the American Legion and the Military Order of the Cootie!!!!

In Comradeship and Service
J D Keller
China Post 1,The American Legion- Philippines

CLARK FIELD SPACE-AVAILABLE 08 thru 23 JAN 2014

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by admin No Comments

DATE DESTINATION(S) SHOW TIME SEATS/Remarks

08 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 0930 UNK
10 JAN 2014 Bangkok Thailand* 0700 UNK
11 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 0800 UNK
13 JAN 2014 Paya Lebar Singapore* 0945 UNK
15 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 1155 UNK
15 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 1700 UNK
18 JAN 2014 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1240 UNK
18 JAN 2014 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1350 UNK
20 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 0700 UNK
22 JAN 2014 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1030 UNK
22 JAN 2014 Futenma MCAS Oki * 1155 UNK
23 JAN 2014 Futenma MCAS Oki * 0700 UNK
20 JAN 2014 Kadena AB Oki * 0700 UNK
Note:
(1) Sign up for outgoing flights from the Philippines is by phone ONLY to AMC Clark 045-499-7279 or 0920-970-5030 (no text) during normal duty hours 0730-1630 hrs M-F.
(2) All flight information is subject to change without notice.
(3) Space A processing and arrival/departure is conducted at the Haribon Passenger Terminal, Air Force City, Clark Field Philippines
(4) Once selected for flight, passengers MUST take a copy of the manifest to the immigration office to be stamped out of the Philippines. Failure to meet this requirement will result in your removal from the flight.
(5) Please call for Baggage limits on (*) flights… flights are normally limited to 30lbs checked bags plus one 10 lb carry-on
(6) MCAS Iwakuni JP & NAF Atsugi JP travel is limited to persons assigned to Japan on Status of Forces Agreement status.
(7) JUSMAG/AMC CONTACT: 045-499-7279 or 0920-970-5030. Best time to check on flights/seats availability is 1700 daily. Call a couple days before you are ready to travel. No text. This will allow the called facility to answer all your questions and serve more customers in less time.
Additional Info:
a) Yokota Air Base Space “A” information: E-mail To make a reservation: mailto:730ams.space.available@yokota.af.mil
b) Kadena Air Base Space “A” information: E-mail: mailto:Space.Available@kadena.af.mil
c) To download an interactive AMC Form 140 go to http://www.spacea.net/images/amcform140.pdf. Complete online and print. With the exception of the Philippines you can fax it (list of Fax numbers provided on the website) or scan it and email it to your desired Space-A departure point. Be sure to verify that it was received and that you are on the roster!
[Source: Jim Boyd, RAO Angeles City msg 6 JAN 2013 ++]
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