CASCOM Change of Command
Brig. Gen. Douglas M. McBride Jr. will relinquish command to Maj. Gen. Rodney D. Fogg during a CASCOM change of command ceremony Sept. 17, 9 a.m., at the Lee Theater.
Fogg most recently served as deputy chief of staff, logistics and operations, Army Materiel Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. McBride will resume his duties as the commandant, Quartermaster School and 55th QM general. The ceremony is open to the public.
PX Offers Discounts on USAF Birthday
The Fort Lee Army and Air Exchange will mark the 71st anniversary of the Air Force by offering a variety of one-day discounts Sept. 18.
Authorized shoppers can receive 10-cents off per gallon of fuel when using a MILITARY STAR® card, a 15-percent savings at Exchange restaurants with the card, a 10-percent discount on Air Force gifts when using the card and more.
Job Fair at Lee Club
A job fair by jobzoneonline.com is scheduled for Sept. 19, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Lee Club.
A large number of employers – local companies, government agencies and others – will be on hand. All job seekers are welcome including transitioning active military members, veterans, National Guardsmen and reservists, as well as spouses and civilians. The event is co-sponsored by the Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program. Free seminars on resume writing will be available. Visit www.jobzoneonline.com to register and post resume links.
For details, call 434-263-5102, 540-226-1473 or 804-734-6612.
Retiree Appreciation Day and Ball
Military retirees and their spouses can expect a wealth of information, resources, services and special recognition at the annual Fort Lee Retiree Appreciation Day set for Sept. 29, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the Soldier Support Center, building 3400, B Avenue.
It will be followed by the annual Military Retiree Appreciation Ball that day at 5 p.m. in the Lee Club. The guest speaker is retired Command Sgt. Maj. Tracey Anbiya. Cost is $34 per person or $74 per couple. The ball sign-up deadline is Sept 14. Call 804-734-0005, 765-8675, 765-8883 or 943-4192.
The guest speaker for the RAD event is Lt. Col. Maria Bentinck, deputy director of the Army Retirement Soldier for Life office. The event will include a Kenner Army Health Clinic health fair and representatives from the American Red Cross, USO, Veteran Affairs and others will provide information and answer questions. A free lunch for military retirees and family members will be available.
For additional information about Retiree Appreciation Day, call 804-734-6555.
Funded Legal Education Opportunity Available
The Office of the Judge Advocate General is accepting applications for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program. Up to 25 active duty commissioned officers can attend law school at government expense beginning in the fall of 2019. Selected officers in the ranks of second lieutenant through captain will remain on active duty while attending classes.
For details, call 804-765-1513.