Retiree Appreciation Day set for Sept. 28
Military retirees and their spouses will receive a wealth of information and can take advantage of multiple community services at the annual Fort Lee Retiree Appreciation Day set for Sept. 28, 8:30 a.m., in the Soldier Support Center, building 3400, B Avenue.
The guest speaker is Mark Overberg, director of Army Retirement Services. The event will include a Kenner Army Health Clinic info fair, and representatives from the American Red Cross, USO, Veteran Affairs, Family and MWR and others will be there to share details about their programs. A free breakfast and lunch will be available for attendees.
For further details, call 804-734-6555.
Tickets On Sale for Oktoberfest Celebration
Community members can order advance tickets for Fort Lee’s annual Oktoberfest celebration set for Oct. 12, 5-10 p.m., in the Lee Club.
An Oktoberfest mug also can be pre-ordered. Tickets are available at Leisure Travel Services, TenStrike Bowling and Entertainment Center, the Cardinal Golf Club, the Lee Club and online at lee.armymwr.com. The mug is part of a $28 package. Regular tickets are $7 each in advance through midnight, Oct. 10, and $9 at the door. Children 12 years old and younger get free admission.
For additional details, visit lee.armymwr.com/calendar/event/oktoberfest/3460075/31583.
Kenner Sets Columbus Day Weekend Schedule
Kenner Army Health Clinic and Troop Medical Clinic 2 will be open Oct. 11 (training holiday) for patient care. Mosier Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic 1 will be closed that day. All clinic facilities and services will be closed Oct. 14 in observance of Columbus Day.
To schedule appointments, call 1-866-533-5242. To request 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.
FMWR Promotes New Travel Website
Military members, retirees and family members can receive travel discounts through American Forces Travel, a new Family and MWR program.
Discounts can be received on hotels, airlines, vehicle rentals, vacation packages and more. Fort Lee FMWR will receive commissions from local bookings.
To learn more, visit www.americanforcestravel.com/?refclickid=fall-fortleeemail.
Signup Underway for Revive! Training
Registration continues for a special training class titled “Revive! Opioid Overdose and Naloxone Education for Virginia.” The free workshops are set for Oct. 17, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m., in Larkin Hall, across from DCMA on A Avenue.
The classes are for anyone who may be using, has used or knows of others who use these opioids, which have a high overdose risk. Participants will learn how to save lives and more.
For registration and other details, contact Susan Loden at 804-734-9693.
All Privately Owned Weapons Must Be Registered
The Provost Marshal Office reminds Fort Lee community members that registration is mandatory for personally owned weapons brought onto the installation. This applies to those who live or work on-post.
In addition, weapons cannot be stored in vehicles, even if they are secured. Privately owned weapons and ammunition are prohibited from unit barracks, transient quarters or lodging. They must be stored in the unit arms rooms. When transporting POWs in a vehicle, they must be secured in the trunk or encased in a container (other than the glove compartment). Weapons must be registered by those engaging in authorized activities such as hunting and skeet shooting, per Army regulation.
For registration forms and other instructions, visit home.army.mil/lee/index.php/my-fort-lee/all-services/weapon-registration.