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  • The north-bound lane of Scott Avenue from Kearney to McPherson avenues will be closed from June 26 through July 24 for a retaining wall repair in front of building 427. The south-bound lane will not be affected. North-bound traffic will be detoured west on Kearney, north on McClellan, then east on McPherson. The entrance and exit off Scott to building 427 will be accessible from the riverside. For more information, call 684-8908.
    American Water at Fort Leavenworth provides its customers with an annual Water Quality Report to let them know how the post’s water quality stacks up against established federal and state drinking water standards. American Water is no longer printing these reports, but have made them available at www. amwater.com/ccr/fortleavenworth.pdf.
    Warehouse Road and the northwest entrance to the Post Exchange parking lot is closed through June 19 for the next phase of storm sewer repairs. All other entrances to the PX parking lot remain open. Loading dock access will be from the parking lot. For more information, call (913) 306-3790.
    The Fort Leavenworth Thrift and Consignment Store will be open until 5 p.m. June 20. 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.
    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 July 6-7 and July 28-29. Motorcycles are provided for the Basic Rider Course. The next Basic Rider Courses II (formerly known as the Experienced Rider Course) are July 15 and July 25. 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 July 14. 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 Suicide Prevention Program offers several classes to help soldiers, civilians and family members identify high-risk behaviors and apply suicide intervention skills. 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
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