Kenner Announces Holiday Operating Hours

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinic 1 will be open Nov. 9 (training holiday) for patient care. Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 2 will be closed that day. All clinic facilities and services will be closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day.

To schedule appointments, call the Kenner appointment line at 1-866-533-5242. To request an 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.

 

NAF Sale Set for Nov. 6-8

Fort Lee Family and MWR will hold a NAF sale Nov. 6-8, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., in the Regimental Community Center, 2609 C Ave. The event is open to the community and the general public.

Items for sale include televisions, recreation equipment, commercial kitchen equipment, furniture, Sustainment Prints and more. Availability is first-come, first-served. Items and costs will vary, and all sales are final.  No exchanges or refunds will be allowed.  It is a cash and credit cards only sale. Customers will be responsible for pick-up of the purchased items. 

For details, call 804-734-7195.

Exchange Launches ‘Your Bill on Us’ Contest

Five grand-prize winners will have their MILITARY STAR card balance paid in full through the Army and Air Force Exchange Service 5th annual Your Bill On Us Sweepstakes through Dec. 31.

Ten second-prize winners will be awarded a $1,000 credit on their MILITARY STAR card statement, while 25 third-place winners will receive a $500 credit. Authorized shoppers will be automatically entered in the contest each time they use their MILITARY STAR card to pay for purchases at any Exchange location or on shopmyexchange.com.

Winners will be randomly selected and announced on or about Jan. 30.

 

Final 2018 TARP Briefings Set for Nov. 7

    The final Threat Awareness and Reporting Program briefings for 2018 are set for Nov. 7, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Lee Theater.

    Personnel are reminded to bring their CAC for verification of attendance. The training is a mandatory annual requirement for military members, DOD employees and contractors with a security clearance.  

For details, call 804-734-1569.

PX Adds Electronics to Free Layaway Program

Electronic devices are now among the free layaway-eligible products offered to authorized shoppers of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. The expanded program continues through Dec. 15.

The military shopping facility will waive its standard $3 service fee for layaway purchases of $25 or more. Computers, notebooks, tablets, iPads and other electronics must be paid for and picked up by Dec. 15.

For details, talk to an associate at the Exchange customer service counter.

Tax Center Extends Volunteer Invite

The Fort Lee Tax Assistance Center is seeking volunteers to prepare federal and state returns throughout the 2019 tax season.

There are multiple roles to be filled for people who can gain valuable training and experience in preparing tax returns. No experience is necessary and all will receive free training through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Administrative positions also are available. The center is scheduled to open in January and will remain open until mid-May in building 5209, 20th Street.

For details, contact Capt. Jaron Janson at 804-734-9895 or email jaron.r.janson2.mil@mail.mil.