Warrant Briefings

Service members interested in becoming warrant officers may attend one of four briefings slated for July 19 and 20 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the computer lab at the Fort Lee Army Education Center, 961 Bishop Loop Road.

A Warrant Officer Recruiting Team from special Operations Recruiting Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C., will conduct the briefings.

For details, call (910) 432-9697 or email demetris.council@usarec.army.mil or daniel.bikowsky@usarec.army.mil.

Road Closures

Fort Lee drivers should watch for two road closures on post.

From July 20-29, 14th Street north of B Avenue will be closed for telecommunications installation. Access to the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade parking lot will be via the gravel driveway from 13th Street.

Through July 25, 34th Street from A Avenue to Jessup Street is closed for installation of a 42-inch storm drain. Access to the Garrison Command and Army Logistics University parking lots is through the ALU compound during this time. Adverse weather conditions could delay the work.

For details, call (804) 734-5977.

ALU Change

A change of responsibility ceremony for the Army Logistics University is set for July 22, 10:30 a.m., in the Heiser Hall Multipurpose room, building 12420. John E. Hall will assume command from Col. Mark A. McCormick.

The Fort Lee community is invited.

For details, call (804) 765-4759.

2012 Directory

Production of Fort Lee's 2012 Post Guide and Telephone Directory will begin soon, and the Garrison Public Affairs Office is asking for input to ensure the product is accurate and useful for the community.

All organizations on the installation, including tenants, clubs and community groups, may submit information, high-resolution publicity photos (300 dpi) and content ideas for the guide. Of particular importance are correct building addresses, hours of operation and phone numbers for each activity. Ideas for new content are also welcome.

To review a copy of the current guide, visit www.lee.army.mil and click on "Installation Guidebook and Telephone Directory" under important links at the bottom right of the page.

Submit input via email to kimberly.k.fritz@us.army.mil or leee-publicaffairs@conus.army.mil.

Kenner Command

Col. Joseph S. Pina will assume command of Kenner Army Health Clinic from Col. Vivian T. Hutson on July 19, 10 a.m., on the front lawn at the clinic.

The ceremony is open to the Fort Lee community. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at Liberty Chapel on the corner of C and Mahone avenues.

PT at Battlefield

All military members who are participating in routine physical training may use the trails of the Petersburg National Battlefield free, according to a recently released park brochure.

Unit training may be conducted 5:30-7:30 a.m. A special use permit is available for other hours.

Individuals may use the park from 7:30 a.m. to sunset. All participants must weat their service's official PT clothing and enter through the Mahone Avenue access area.

No weapons, real or simulated, are allowed. PT is restricted to the multipurpose lane when using the tour road.

For details, call (804) 732-3571, ext. 104.

Command Change

A change of command ceremony for the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade is set for 7:30 a.m. July 21 at Williams Stadium. Col. Aimee Kominiak will assume command from Col. Johnny Sokolosky.

The ceremony is open to the Fort Lee community. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be in the Post Field House.

For details, call (804) 734-3026.

10-Miler Training

The first three lanes on the track across from the Post Field House are reserved for members of the Fort Lee 10-Miler team from 5:30-7:30 a.m. on these dates: July 20, Aug. 3, 17 and 31 and Sept. 14 and 28.

For details, call (804) 734-3480.

Kids' Physicals

Kenner Army Health Clinic encourages parents to make appointments early for school, camp or sports physicals for their children by calling the appointment line at 1-866-533-5242.

Parents need to take to the appointment the school, camp or sports program form, immunization records and asthma medications if the child has asthma.

AAFES Giveaway

Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers may register at the Fort Lee Exchange for one of 15 $1,000 gift cards to be given away this month. July 15 is the deadline to enter.

The drawings for the gift cards sponsored by Unilever will take place on or about Aug. 24.

Pool Hours

The Battle Drive Pool is now open noon to 8 p.m. daily for all patrons through Sept. 6. The pool is open for advanced individual training students only from 10 a.m. to noon every day of the week.

AIT rates are $1 a day. Daily passes are $2. Monthly passes range from $25 to $60, and season passes cost $55 to $100. Passes are available at the Picture Perfect Frame Shop, building 9024, on Battle Drive.

For details about passes and swim classes, call (804) 734-6198 or e-mail swimming@leemwr.com.


Applications for 2011 University of Phoenix AMVETS scholarships are being accepted through Aug. 11. To apply for one of the 50 $7,000 scholarships, visit www.phoenix.edu/tuition_and_financial_options/scholarships/amvets-scholarship.html.