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 wear 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.
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 to attend.
For details, call (804) 765-4759.
Col. Michael G. Morrow will relinquish command of the U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Lee, to Col. Rodney D. Edge during a change of command ceremony July 27 in the main ballroom of the Lee Club. All members of the Fort Lee community are welcome.
Immediately following the ceremony, a reception for the new garrison commander will be held on the patio.
Two Threat Awareness Reporting Program briefings are set for Aug. 16 at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in building 2300. Parking will be at the Regimental Club only.
The TARP briefings also will be offered via LiveFeed so personnel may view them from their desks. The IP address will be provided that morning. All personnel are required to receive an annual threat briefing.
Briefings will be presented by personnel from the 902nd Military Intelligence Detachment at Fort Monroe. Additional briefings will be slated before the end of the year.
For details, call (804) 734-3619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Troops to Teachers program will present a one-hour briefing, "Teaching as a Second Career," on Aug. 19, 10 a.m., at the Army Education Center, 700 Quarters Road, building 12400.
The program pays stipends and bonuses up to $10,000.
For details, call (757) 683-3327 or visit www.odu.edu/troopstoteachers.
Federal employees are invited to donate non-perishable food items, paper products, household items and hygiene items for the Prince George Food Bank. The Fort Lee Army Community Service and the Defense Commissary Agency are sponsoring this local Feds Feed Families campaign that was approved by the Department of Defense.
Donations boxes are available at the Army Logistics University, Kenner Army Health Clinic, the main Post Exchange, the commissary, Defense Commissary Agency headquarters, Garrison headquarters, Bull Dental Clinic, CASCOM headquarters and the Military Entrance Processing Station.
For details, call (804) 734-6431.
A National Night Out observance for Fort Lee is slated for Aug. 2, 6-8 p.m., on the soccer field behind Memorial Chapel. America's "night out against crime" will feature free food, games for the kids, music by the 392nd Army Band, prize giveaways and safety demonstrations, including the Fire and Emergency Service's smoke house.
All families in the Fort Lee community are invited to the event coordinated by the Provost Marshal Office, FMWR, the Fort Lee Religious Support Group and others.
For details, call (804) 734-6461.
Fort Lee drivers should watch for two road closures on post.
Through July 29, 14th Street north of B Avenue is 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 or 734-5039.
2012 Guide, 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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.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.