Tricare Open Season continues through Dec. 9. For more information, visit

The Fort Leavenworth Thrift SHOP, 1025 Sheridan Drive, will be open 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 with a visit from Santa 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Regular business hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Consignments are taken until 12:30 p.m.

The Defense Military Pay Office will be closed Dec. 11 for training and team building.

Grant Avenue Monthly Barrier Maintenance is 7-9 p.m. Dec. 11. Grant Gate will be closed and Sherman Gate will be open for traffic during this time.

Wreaths Across America needs a volunteer service member from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force to present the ceremonial wreath at 11 a.m. Dec. 14 at Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail Diana Pitts at

The Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers’ Angel Tree will be in the Post Exchange lobby through Dec. 18.

Holiday gate hours have been announced. Grant Gate will continue to be open 24 hours. Sherman Gate will be open to inbound traffic only 6:30-8:30 a.m. Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 and Jan. 2-3, and will be closed Dec 24, 25, 28, 29, 31 and Jan. 1, 4 and 5. Hancock Gate will be closed Dec. 23 through Jan. 5. Gates will return to normal operating hours Jan. 6.

The Fort Leavenworth Frontier Heritage Communities offices and Self-Help store will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 for Christmas. In the case of a maintenance emergency, call (913) 651-3838.

it is hunting season. People using the floodplain/Area D must wear a minimum of 200 inches of blaze orange, front and back, plus a hat, during firearm deer season through Dec. 7-8, 14-15, and Jan. 1-12.

The 2019 Combined Federal Campaign is underway. Fort Leavenworth’s campaign goal is $50,000. For more information, visit

The Combined Arms Research Library makerspace has opened. Library patrons have access to a variety of tools to create and invent for free. For more information on makerspace events or using the space, call (913) 758-3041.

Munson Army Health Center’s Seasonal Influenza Campaign is underway. For updates on flu clinic dates, visit

Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Sgt. Jawuan D. Smoot must contact 1st Lt. Samuel Crider, the summary court martial officer. Sgt. Smoot passed away Oct. 24 outside of Lawrence, Kan. For more information, call 1st Lt. Crider at (913) 758-5839 or e-mail

Trails West Golf Course is now handling the Recreational Vehicle Storage Lot. For more information, visit 306 Cody Road or call (913) 651-7176.

The Combined Arms Research Library needs volunteers. Visit and search for the position “general library volunteer.” For more information, call Nora Walker at (913) 758-3001.

Fort Leavenworth chapel services

Weekday Mass: Tuesday to Friday noon, Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Pioneer Chapel
Weekend Mass: Sunday 9:30 a.m., Frontier Chapel
Holy Days of Obligation: Noon and 5:30 p.m., Pioneer Chapel
Religious education: Sunday 8:10 a.m. Frontier and Pioneer chapels
RCIA: Call 684-8989 for information

Traditional Worship: Sunday 8:30 a.m., Pioneer Chapel
Liturgical Worship: Sunday 8:45 a.m., Memorial Chapel
Multicultural Gospel Worship: Sunday 10 a.m., Pioneer Chapel
Episcopal Worship: Sunday 10:30 a.m., Memorial Chapel
Contemporary Worship: Sunday 11 a.m., Frontier Chapel
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m., Frontier and Pioneer chapels
Christ Fellowship: Sunday 5 p.m. meal, 5:45 p.m. worship service, Pioneer Chapel Activities Room

Look for these Chapel Community groups on

• Fort Leavenworth Chapels
• Fort Leavenworth Gospel Service
• Fort Leavenworth Gospel Service Women’s Ministry
• Ft Leavenworth Episcopal/Anglican Congregation Memorial Chapel
• Ft. Leavenworth Club Beyond
• Saint Ignatius Parish, Fort Leavenworth
• Ft. Leavenworth Chapel Liturgical
• Christ Fellowship – Fort Leavenworth


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