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  • The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks Sales Store has temporarily moved to 100 Riverside Avenue, near the railroad tracks. The move is to facilitate the renovation of the old location. Call the store at (913) 651-7377 for information. Because the temporary location is near the railroad tracks, patrons are asked to use caution and watch children carefully.
    The Fort Leavenworth Commissary is accepting applications for the Scholarships for Military Children Program until Feb. 16. The scholarships are available to dependent, unmarried children under the age of 23 of active-duty, Reserve, National Guard and retired military members or survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military. For more information visit www.militaryscholar.org.
    For updated information about post status and road closures during inclement weather, visit https://garrison.leavenworth. army.mil and click on the “post status” link in the “top links” section.
    Entries for the 2018 Friends of the Frontier Army Museum Essay Contest will be accepted through April 2. The contest is open to students in 9-12th grades who attend school close in proximity to Fort Leavenworth. For more information visit https://www.ffam.us/essay-contest.html.
    The Child and Youth Services Parents Night Out childcare event is from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Feb. 9. The cost is $16 per child and includes an evening snack. The event is open to children 6 weeks through fifth grade. Enrollment is open now through Feb. 7 on the CYS WebTrac website, Parent Central or at any CYS front desk.
    The VII Corps Desert Storm Veterans Association reunion weekend is Feb. 23-25 at Fort Hood, Killeen, Texas. For information visit www.27.desertstormvets.org.
    Applications for the John W. Poillon Scholarships are available at the Fort Leavenworth Army Education Center. The scholarship is open to high school seniors who are dependents of U.S. military members, currently or within the past 24 months assigned to Fort Leavenworth, or civilians who are currently employed at Fort Leavenworth by the U.S. government or a non-appropriated fund. The application deadline is March 30.
    The standard meal rates for cash- paying customers at the dining facility are now $3.45 for breakfast, $5.60 for lunch, $4.85 for dinner and $9.10 for holiday meals.
    The 2018 Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association Reunion is March 25-28 in Columbus, Ga. The reunion will include a hall of fame induction ceremony, reception and formal dinner. Visit the OCS website at https://www.ocsalumni.org for registration and the itinerary or contact the reunion coordinator at (813) 917-4309.
    The VISITOR CONTROL CENTER is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The facility is closed on all federal holidays except Memorial Day. After hours, visitors to Fort Leavenworth must obtain a visitor pass in advance or be escorted by a uniformed military member or spouse, a military retiree or spouse, or DoD civilian.
    Page 2 of 2 - Child and Youth Services is offering lunch and learn programs from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month through May at Osage Child Development Center, 130 Dickman Ave. The programs will include cooking demonstrations and healthy eating tips. The programs are free for CYS parents. Sign up by noon the day before by calling 684-5138. Future program dates are Feb. 13, March 13, April 10 and May 8.
    The monthly mandatory post training will include face-to-face Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training. The training is the first Wednesday of the month (except July 2018 when the training will be the second Wednesday.) The order of training is Suicide Prevention from 8-9 a.m., Threat Awareness Reporting Program from 9-10 a.m., SHARP from 10-11 a.m. and Army Substance Abuse Program from 11 a.m. to noon. Suicide Prevention, TARP and SHARP are yearly requirements. The requirement for ASAP is for newcomers to the installation to attend the class once. All attending must now sign-in before the start of each class with a Common Access Card. Contact Workforce Development at 684-1606 for information.
    Personnel claims for damage to household goods are handled by the U.S. Army Claims Service Center for Personnel Claims Supports in Fort Knox, Ky. The Fort Leavenworth Claims office is only available to assist claimants to effectively contact the USARCS-CPCS with a claim. For more information, call 684-4913.
    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.
    The public is encouraged to submit nominations for the Fort Leavenworth Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding military and civilian leaders of the U.S. armed forces who have served at Fort Leavenworth and have made a significant contribution to the achievement, tradition or history of Fort Leavenworth and the armed forces. Nominees must be deceased, discharged or retired from active-duty or civilian service at least 10 years before the nomination. For nominations, contact the Combined Arms Center History Office at 684-2125/2132 or e-mail kelvin.d. crow.civ@mail.mil or joseph.r.bailey1.civ@mail.mil with the nominee’s name, a short description of his or her service and contributions to Fort Leavenworth and the Army.
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