The Combined Arms Research Library Halloween-themed StoryWalk featuring “Gustavo the Shy Ghost” written and illustrated by Flavia Z. Drago is Oct. 19-29. The path begins near the CARL book drop and continues around the building.
The 2020 Combined Federal Campaign is underway though Dec. 18. Fort Leavenworth’s goal is $50,000. Donate by filling out a pledge form, visiting givecfc.org or through the app CFC?Giving.
Harrold Youth Center is open 3-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Space is limited with priority given to the children of single/dual military and active-duty with a working spouse. For more information, call 684-5118.
The Good Grades Special is from noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at Strike Zone Bowling Center. Bring in report cards and receive one free game for every A or equivalent. Straight As earn free sodas for the family (maximum six) and Bs or better earns $2 off any pizza. Games can be used by all family members. For more information, call (913) 651-2195.
Trick-or-treating for members of the Fort Leavenworth community is from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31. All participants must wear a protective face covering in addition to any costume mask. Groups are limited to eight people or less. Only individually wrapped store-bought candy can be handed out and must be given by an adult. Trick-or-treaters should wear reflective clothing and carry flashlights. Residents should turn on porch lights for safety and to show that they are participating.
The Fort Leavenworth Spouses’ Club Centennial Cookbook is accepting submissions. Past and current members can submit recipes at www.typensave.com. Enter username: FLSCcookbook, password: Cook100years. For more information, e-mail Christi King at email@example.com.
The Digital Garrison app is now available to download from the Google Play and Apple App Store. This free mobile app, created with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, provides information about services, news and contacts for most Army installations, including Fort Leavenworth. The current Fort Leavenworth app is still available and will be retired once the newest app is fully customized.
Army Fee Assistance helps Army families reduce the costs of off-post child care when on-post options are not available or accessible. For more information or to sign-up, visit http://usa.childcareaware.org/military-programs/military-families/army/.
Resources for off-post child care include ChildCare Aware at https://www.childcareaware.org/fee-assistancerespite/military-families/army/ and the Family Conservancy at https://www.thefamilyconservancy.org/.
The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website is updated with information on gym and pool hours, restaurant availability and more. Visit https://leavenworth.armymwr.com/.
The Army Community Service Army Family Web Portal is available for families to access information, training and volunteer opportunities, submit quality-of-life issues and more. Visit armymwr.com /afwp.
Eligible personnel who want to hunt on Fort Leavenworth must have the proper Kansas licenses and tags and must attend an annual Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club hunting brief. Attendees will learn important safety information, on-post hunting procedures, and receive their post hunting ID?card and parking pass. For more information, visit
All personnel on Fort Leavenworth are required to wear face coverings inside all facilities unless otherwise posted or approved. Masks will be worn outside if social distancing cannot be maintained. All military members will wear face coverings in public settings off post. Army civilians will comply with the directions of local health authorities when off post.
The Fort Leavenworth Post Exchange “You Made the Grade” program is underway. Students can take a report card to the service desk along with a valid military ID and students with an overall B/3.0 or higher average will receive a rewards card and be entered into the Exchange semi-annual sweepstakes.
Fort Leavenworth has updated its policy on the display of flags in public view on the installation. The policy is aligned with the latest Department of Defense and Army policy. No divisive flags or symbols that are prejudicial to good order and discipline may be flown anywhere in public view on post. The only flags that are allowed to be flown on public and government buildings on Fort Leavenworth are flags of U.S. states and territories and the District of Columbia; military service flags; flag or general officer flags; presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed civilian flags; Senior Executive Services and military department-specific SES flags; the POW/MIA flag; flags of other countries, for which the United States is an ally or partner, or for official protocol purposes; flags of organizations in which the United States is a member, such as NATO; and ceremonial, command, unit, or branch flags or guidons.
Audiobooks are available through the Army Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation online library resources. To download ebooks, audio books and movies, visit http://mylibraryus.armybiznet.com/.
Child and Youth Services’ MilitaryChildCare.com system has been updated. The requirement to reconfirm child care requests to remain active on an immediate waitlist has been reinstated. The immediate waitlist is for those with a date of care needed within 30 days. Make sure e-mail and phone numbers are updated to receive reconfirm request confirmations, and cancel any requests no longer needed. For more information, call 684-5138.
The Fort Leavenworth ID Card and DEERS (Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System) office is open 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. by appointment only. For more information, call 684-2636. To schedule an appointment, use the online RAPIDS appointment scheduler.