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. 14-15 and Jan. 1-12.

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

Defense Commissary Agency’s Scholarships for Military Children Program’s 2020 scholarship applications are available online Dec. 16 through Feb. 24. Fisher House Foundation will award 500 $2,000 scholarship grants. For more information, requirements and to apply, visit

Holiday gate hours have been announced. Grant Gate will be open 24 hours Dec. 23 to Jan. 3. Sherman Gate will be open to inbound traffic only 6:30-8:30 a.m. Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 and Jan. 2 and 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 Commissary Holiday Hours are as follows: open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 24; closed Dec. 25; open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 31 and closed Jan. 1.

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.

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

The Fort Leavenworth Thrift SHOP, 1025 Sheridan Drive, business hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Consignments are taken until 12:30 p.m.

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

The Fort Leavenworth U.S. Disciplinary Barracks Sales Store, 740 W. Warehouse Road, hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The second Wednesday of each month the store is closed for training.

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

Claims for damage to household goods are handled by the U.S. Army Center for Personnel Claims Support in Fort Knox, Ky. The Claims Office is only available to assist claimants to contact the USARCS-CPCS with a claim. For more information, call 684-4913.

The Fort Leavenworth smartphone app is available for Android and iPhone. Search the Google Play and Apple stores for “Fort Leavenworth,” and download the app for quick links to contacts, services, news, info and things to do.

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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