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  • The Fort Leavenworth consignment and thrift store will be open 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 8 . Regular store hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with consignments taken until 12:30 p.m. when open.
    The Installation voting office has moved to the Army Education Center, Room 11, 120 Dickman Ave. For more information, call 684-2496.
    The army family action plan forum is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Frontier Conference Center, 600 Thomas Ave. Submit Army quality-of-life issues through Oct. 4 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DPW7P2X. Volunteers are needed to serve as delegates on the day of the forum. For more information, call (913) 684-2800.
    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.
    Department of Defense policy prohibits the use of CBD oil and other hemp-based products, natural or synthetic, by service members.
    Commissary hours are now 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday with no early bird shopping; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with 8-10 a.m. early bird shopping; and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with 7-9 a.m. early bird shopping.
    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 Courses are Sept. 18-19, Oct. 3-4, Oct. 23-24 and Nov. 1-2. Motorcycles are provided for the Basic Rider Course. The next Basic Rider Courses II (formerly known as the Experienced Rider Course) are Oct. 6, Oct. 18 and Nov. 6. 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 Oct. 12. 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, call 684-3274.
    Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 army officer candidate school hall of fame. All candidates must be turned in no later than Oct. 1, 2018. The Hall of Fame is intended to honor graduates of the OCS program who have distinguisehd themselves in military or civilian pursuits. Nominations may include posthumous consideration. The 2019 Hall of Fame selectees will be honored in a ceremony at the National Infantry Museum, Fort Benning, Ga., during the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association Reunion April 28 to May 1. For more information, contact Capt. Jose Elizabeth at (706) 545-6932 or jose.f.elizabeth.mil@mail.mil. Additional information at http://www.benning .army.mil/infantry/199th/ocs/.
    Page 2 of 2 - The standard meal rates for cash- paying customers at the dining facility are $3.45 for breakfast, $5.60 for lunch, $4.85 for dinner and $9.10 for holiday meals. The 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.
    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 Sherman Gate hours are 6:30-8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for inbound traffic and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for outbound traffic only. The gate is closed on weekends and federal holidays. For information, visit https://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil.
    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) 684-4811 for information.
    monthly mandatory post training is the first Wednesday of the month. The order of training is Suicide Prevention from 8-9 a.m., Threat Awareness Reporting Program from 9-10 a.m., face-to-face Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training 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. Attendees must sign-in before the start of each class with a Common Access Card. Contact Workforce Development at 684-1606 for information.
    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).
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