Senior Military Advisor Recreation and Leisure Quality of Life Community Service Boss President
Fort Hood Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers
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BOSS HQ, Bldg. 9212 • 254-287-6116
Monday - Sunday, 1300-2100

Installation meeting every first Thursday of the month and BDE/BN meeting every Third Thursday of the month

Calendar of Events

December
7 Lounge Closed - Volunteers needed
10 Lounge Closed - Volunteers Needed
14 Newcomers Brief
15 Bi-Monthly Meeting - Life Skills
17 Lego Building Contest
18 Madden Tournament
21 Newcomers Brief, Movie Night
22 Karaoke Night
23 Lounge Closed
25 Lounge Closed
28 Newcomers Brief
31 Lounge Closed



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Three Pillars of BOSS
Quality of Life

Quality of Life for single Soldiers deals primarily with those things that the single Soldiers can directly or indirectly influence to enhance their morale, living environment, or personal growth and development.  Some of the issues addressed by BOSS councils include dining facilities, education, fitness centers, Soldiers' quarters, medical and dental care, commissary, and Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES).

Quality of Life issues identified or raised during BOSS meetings are directed to the appropriate command or staff agency for resolution and resolved at the lowest level.


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Recreation and Leisure

Recreation and leisure activities may be planned solely by the BOSS council or in conjunction with other Morale, Wellness and Recreation (MWR) activities.

Soldiers assure the primary role in planning BOSS events.  Events planned by BOSS councils should meet the needs and desires of single soldiers on the installations. 

BOSS councils have sponsored events such as Soldier talent competitions, concerts, dances, and trips. 

BOSS may also coordinate with installation commercial sponsorship personnel when planning some major events.

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Community Service

BOSS councils often elect to participate in community programs or projects which make a difference in the lives of others, the community, and ultimately, themselves.

BOSS members have volunteered to take part in Big Brother/Big Sister, Special Olympics, and Habitat for Humanity.

Some councils have developed their own programs which include sending packages to deployed Soldiers and Battle Buddies Against Drunk Drivers (BBADD).

This component is voluntary in
nature and must be in accordance with the installation volunteer program.

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Boss' Mission Boss' Vision
To enhance the quality of life and morale of single Soldiers, increase Soldier retention, and sustain readiness



Be the advocate for single Soldiers to ensure they have a Quality of Life commensurate with their service



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