The Army Community Service Volunteer Recognition Ceremony is at 1 p.m. today at the Frontier Conference Center. For more information call 684-3825.
The FORT LEAVENWORTH TAX CENTER offers free federal and state income tax filing with IRS-trained preparers. Appointments can be made through April 28 by calling 684-4986 or by visiting the Tax Center at 615 McClellan Ave. Soldiers E-5 and below can drop off tax documents at the Tax Center and return later to review and sign their e-file forms. Tax Center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 1-4 p.m. Thursdays. Services are limited based on complexity and legal limitations.
All military personnel entering post on a motorcycle must show a valid Motorcycle Safety Foundation card or be turned away at the gate. Motorcycle safety courses are scheduled for the year. The next Basic Rider Course is May 2-3 and May 24-25. Motorcycles are provided for the Basic Rider Course. The next Basic Rider Courses II (formerly known as the Experienced Rider Course) is May 11 and May 22. Soldiers attending the Basic Rider Course II must have their own properly licensed and insured motorcycle, along with all personal protective equipment. The next Sports Bike Course is May 13. Class sizes are limited. A unit training administrator must enroll a prospective student through the Digital Training Management System at least 10 days before the class date. For information, contact Chuck Phillips, Garrison safety officer, at 684-1741.
The Fort Leavenworth Thrift and Consignment Store will be open 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29. Regular store hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Consignments are accepted until 12:30 p.m.
The Fort Leavenworth Adjutant General’s Office will close at 2 p.m. April 21 for carpet cleaning and floor stripping/waxing.
The Suicide Prevention Program offers several classes to help soldiers, civilians and family members identify high-risk behaviors and apply suicide intervention skills. Visit the Suicide Prevention Program website at https://garrison .leavenworth.army.mil/index.php/myfort/services/services/asap or call the Army Substance Abuse Program at 684-2874 for more information. National and local resources include the Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255), http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org; MilitaryOneSource, 1-800-342-9647, http://www.militaryonesource.mil; Behavioral Health Social Work Services, 684-6771; Garrison Chaplain Office, 684-2210 on weekdays, (913) 683-2158 after duty hours; Missouri’s School Violence Hotline, 1-866-748-7047; and Kansas Bullying Prevention Hotline, 1-800-332-6378 or 1-800-CHILDREN.
Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at the HHW Collection Point in the basement of 810 McClellan Ave. weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are also outside drop-off cabinets that can be used after hours. Products should be kept in their original containers, when possible. Household hazardous waste includes automotive products, home improvement products, paint, varnish, paint thinner, paint stripper, caulk and adhesives, pesticides, household cleaners, batteries, cosmetics, lighter fluid, and arts and crafts materials. E-waste is also accepted at the collection point, including computers, cell phones, cameras, modems, monitors, televisions, printers, game systems and general electronics. Used motor oil and antifreeze can be dropped off at the Auto Craft Center at 911 McClellan Ave. or at an off-post garage or auto parts store.
Page 2 of 2 - The Women Veterans Call Center hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636).
The Fort Leavenworth Adjutant General’s Office ID Cards operations is open for appointments all day Monday through Friday, except every first Wednesday of the month and federal holidays. Appointments must be made online at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/(X(1)S(yhxdqjtgjvd320d2ijh0q3he))/default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1.
The Dining Facility drive through is open 4:30-9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 4-6 p.m. Weekday dine-in hours are 6:30-8 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 5-6:30 p.m. Weekend dine-in hours are 8-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 5-6:30 p.m. Grab-and-go hours are 8-9 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Grab-and-go is closed for dinner weekends and holidays.
The SHARP RESOURCE CENTER at 632 McClellan Ave. offers confidential resources and services for all personnel about the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program. For information, call 684-2810/2818