Kenner Adjusts Hours for July 4 Weekend
All Kenner Army Health Clinic facilities and ancillary services will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
The KAHC main clinic and Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 2 will re-open for normal operating hours and services July 5. TMC 1 will be closed for the training holiday. To request authorization to visit an urgent care center after-hours or when the clinic is closed, call the nurse advice line at 1-800-TRICARE and choose option 1.
For an emergency, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Public Can Show Support with Gift Cards
Exchange gift cards are a good way to show appreciation to U.S. military personnel serving around the world. They can be used by troops deployed to Afghanistan, Kuwait and other contingency locations where AAFES is serving them with convenience stores, food kiosks and clothing sales.
While only authorized shoppers can redeem Exchange gift cards, anyone can send one by visiting www.shopmyexchange.com and clicking “Purchase Gift Cards” at the bottom of the page. Gift cards in amounts ranging from $10 to $500 can be addressed to a specific individual or sent to “any service member.”
Recipients can use the gift cards at any Army, Air Force, Navy or Marine Corps exchange.
Job Fair Set for July 9 at Soldier Center
An audiovisual and computer tech hiring event hosted by Agil3 Technology Solutions is set for July 9, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., at the Soldier Support Center, building 3400, 1401 B Ave.
A3T is seeking candidates for open positions such as system administrators, service desk technicians, webmasters, audio visual specialists and more.
AAFES Hiring Veterans for Downrange Positions
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is recruiting veterans to fill various positions in Southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.
The Exchange operates 41 direct-run stores on 32 installations in eight Middle East countries including Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, and on installations in Bosnia, Kosovo, Romania, Poland and Bulgaria. These positions range from six months to a year with an option to extend up to two years.
For a description of job opportunities, visit applymyexchange.com.
ALU to Host Mini Education Fair
The ALU Logistics Noncommissioned Officer Academy will host a Mini Education Fair July 16, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., in building 12420, room 2209, 2nd floor, 34th Street.
The event is open to all DOD ID Card holders. Representatives from a number of regional and national colleges and universities are scheduled to attend.
For additional details, call Andrea Farmer at 804-765-8883.
Main Clinic Lab Area to Reopen July 15
Kenner Army Health Clinic’s laboratory and radiology departments are scheduled to reopen inside the main building on July 15, 1 p.m.
For the past 10 months, the departments have been operating out of a temporary building on B Avenue, across the street from the main clinic. During the week of the return move, beneficiaries are encouraged to verify where they should report to avoid confusion. Both departments will continue their current operating hours of 6 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
For other details, call 804-734-9118.
Blue Star Museums Program Provides Free Admission
As part of the Blue Star Museums program, military members and their families have free admission to more than 2,000 museums nationwide through Labor Day.
For a list, visit arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.