MLK Observance | Jan. 12

The Fort Lee community is invited to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 12, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., during an observance at the Lee Theater. The annual program will be hosted by the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade and the Installation Equal Opportunity Office.

The guest speaker is Rev. Dr. Sedgwick Easley of Union Baptist Church, Hempstead, N.Y. The event also includes an audio visual presentation, music by the 392nd Army Band, food tastings and more. The long-running theme for the MLK remembrance is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off.”

For details, call (931) 436-0771 or email anthony.a.whitaker.mil@mail.mil.

Learn Life-Saving Skills | Jan. 13, 16

Fort Lee Fire and Emergency Services will partner with Southside Regional Medical Center to conduct a free “Stop the Bleed” workshop Jan. 13 and 16, 8:30-11:30 a.m., at the Warrior Training Facility, building 18027.

The course will teach participants basis life-saving medical interventions. To register, call (804) 765-5689. It is open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.

For details, call (804) 720-7852.

2016 TARP Briefings

The first Threat Awareness and Reporting Program briefing for 2016 is set for 6:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Lee Theater. The training is a mandatory annual requirement for DOD employees and contractors with a security clearance. Additional briefings will be scheduled quarterly – March 16, May 11, Sept. 13 and Oct. 12.

For details, call Charles White at (804) 734-1569.

Resiliency Leadership Talks by Joe Theismann

Joe Theismann, former Super Bowl-winning quarterback for the Washington Redskins, will give two Resiliency Leadership talks Jan. 20 at the Lee Theater.

The program is hosted by the 266th Quartermaster Battalion Ministry Team of the 23rd QM Brigade. He will speak to advanced individual training Soldiers at 10 a.m. and permanent party Soldiers and other guests at 1 p.m. His remarks will focus on encouraging AIT Soldiers to develop positive goals for success and helping transitioning Soldiers redefine themselves after a career change. After his football career, Theismann spent nearly 20 years as a sports commentator with ESPN. He has been a motivational speaker for many years.

Kenner MLK Weekend Schedule

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinics 1 and 2 will be open with normal operations on Jan. 15 (training holiday) for patient care. All Kenner clinics and services will be closed Jan. 18 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.

To schedule appointments, call the Kenner appointment line at 1-866-533-5242. To request an authorization to visit an urgent care center, call (804) 734-9000.

For medical emergencies, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Kenner Email Notifications Available

Kenner Army Health Clinic offers a messaging email portal for patients to register for appointments, message their care teams with questions and receive periodic communications from KAHC about upcoming events and services. The system is completely secure and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant.

For registration and details, visit KAHC.

Kenner Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Kenner Army Health Clinic and the Regional Health Command-Atlantic (provisional) are conducting a short anonymous survey to find out how the patient health care experience can be improved at KAHC. To access the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/GM9Z5LL.