Kenner Announces Holiday Weekend Hours

Kenner Army Health Clinic and Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 1 will be open Nov. 9 (training holiday) for patient care. 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.

Over $13,000 up for Grabs in 3 Contests

Three Army and Air Force Exchange Service contests open to authorized patrons have a cumulative prize package valued at more than $13,000.

In the Wrigley Storybook Essay Contest through Dec. 25, shoppers can submit a holiday story of 500 words or less and have a chance to win a $1,000 Exchange gift card grand prize. Second- and third-place winners will receive $500 or $300 gift cards, respectively. Entries should be sent to with “Sweet Holiday Story” in the subject line. Winners will be notified no later than Feb. 8.

In the Cuisinart Sweepstakes through Nov. 30, 30 winners will receive a Cuisinart Black stainless steel coffee maker valued at approximately $189 each. The drawing will take place on or about Dec. 14.

In the Bissell Sweepstakes through Nov. 30, five shoppers will receive a Bissell pet floor-care package. The approximate retail value of the five prizes is $5,630. The drawing will take place on or about Dec. 14.

For details, visit

SAMC Accepts Food Drive Donations

The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club is seeking pledges from community members to donate a turkey or ham for its Thanksgiving Food Drive. SAMC members will distribute those items, along with other nonperishables, to Fort Lee families prior to the Nov. 22 holiday.

A $20 donation will allow SAMC to purchase one turkey or ham. The club has set a contribution deadline of Nov. 14 to allow time for shopping and delivery.

For details, email

Native American Observance Set for Nov. 15

The Fort Lee community is set to celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month with a special observance Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at the Lee Theater.

The 23rd Quartermaster Brigade is hosting the event with a theme “Sovereignty, Trust and Resilience.” The event will recognize and celebrate American Indian culture, achievements and contributions to the United States and the armed forces. The guest speaker is Walter D. “Red Hawk” Brown III, the elected chief of the Cheroenhaka (Nottoway) Indian Tribe, Southampton County. He is a retired Army lieutenant colonel who served 28 years on active duty.

For details, call 1st Sgt. Carlandra. T. Moss, Victor Company, 262nd QM Battalion, at 804-734-6226 or

Shoppers can win holiday travel prize

Five authorized Army and Air Force Exchange Service shoppers who use their MILITARY STAR card at both the PX and Commissary before Nov. 15 will each win a $5,000 holiday travel prize.

Patrons will automatically be entered into the sweepstakes when they use their card in-store or online. One individual from each branch of service will be selected for a prize. Winners will be announced on or about Dec. 15.

For rules and an alternate method of entry without purchases, visit