The Fort Leavenworth smartphone app is available now for Android and iPhone. Search the Google Play and Apple stores for “Fort Leavenworth,” and download the app for quick links to contacts, services, news, info and things to do.
The newcomers’ orientation is 8:30-10 a.m. Aug. 8 at the Frontier Conference Center. The event is open to all newcomers who arrived after May 1. This is a mandatory briefing for all military who will be here longer than four months and for new Department of the Army civilians. Family members are encouraged to attend.
Chapel Sunday services have been adjusted while work is being done in the Pioneer Chapel sanctuary. See sidebar for the updated schedule.
Pools are now open and summer pool passes are available for purchase at Harney Sports Complex for Grant and Hancock Pools. Cost is $4 for an individual daily pass, $90 for an individual half-summer pass or $130 for a full-summer military and non-military family pass. For more information, call 684-2190/2191.
The Fort Leavenworth Stray Facility needs volunteers. Help is needed covering shifts, walking dogs, cleaning and more. For more information, call 684-4939, e-mail email@example.com or see “Volunteering Opportunities” in FLSF’s Facebook notes.
The Fort Leavenworth Stray Facility at 510 Organ Ave. has SUMMER HOURS of operation. The FLSF is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday and Monday. Visit www.flsf.petfinder.com for updates and profiles on adoptable pets. For more information, call 684-4939 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Fort Leavenworth Thrift Shop regular store hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Consignments are taken until 12:30 p.m.
The Combined Arms Research Library needs volunteers. Visit www.myarmyonesource.com and search for the position “general library volunteer.” For more information, contact Nora Walker at (913) 758-3001.
The Army Community Service Relocation Readiness briefs are 9 a.m. Tuesdays and 1 p.m. Thursdays for in-processing and 10 a.m. Tuesdays for OCONUS at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. For more information, call 684-2800.
The Unified School District 207 track and field complex is open for use. The following usage guidelines are in effect: no equipment of any kind is allowed on the artificial turf field; strollers and bicycles can be used on the track; no food or drink except for water is allowed on the track or field; no glass containers may be used; and no pets are allowed. For more information, call (913) 651-7373.
The Visitor Control Center is closed on Sundays. Regular hours are 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The facility is closed on all federal holidays except Memorial Day. After hours, visitors to Fort Leavenworth must obtain a visitor pass in advance or be escorted by a uniformed military member or spouse, a military retiree or spouse, or DoD civilian.
Claims for damage to household goods are handled by the U.S. Army Center for Personnel Claims Support in Fort Knox, Ky. The Fort Leavenworth Claims Office is only available to assist claimants to effectively contact the USARCS-CPCS with a claim. For more information, call 684-4913.
Commissary hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday with no early bird shopping; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with 8-10 a.m. early bird shopping; and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with 7-9 a.m. early bird shopping.
Department of Defense policy prohibits the use of CBD oil and other hemp-based products, natural or synthetic, by service members.
The standard meal rates for cash-paying customers at the dining facility are $3.45 for breakfast, $5.60 for lunch, $4.85 for dinner and $9.05 for holiday meals. The drive- through is open 4:30-9 a.m., 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 4-6 p.m. Weekday dine-in hours are 6:30-8 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 5-6:30 p.m. Weekend dine-in hours are 8-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 5-6:30 p.m. Grab-and-go hours are 8-9 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Grab-and-go is closed for dinner weekends and holidays.
Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at the HHW Collection Point in the basement of 810 McClellan Ave. weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There are also outside drop-off cabinets that can be used after hours. Products should be kept in their original containers, when possible. Household hazardous waste includes automotive products, home improvement products, paint, varnish, paint thinner, paint stripper, caulk and adhesives, pesticides, household cleaners, batteries, cosmetics, lighter fluid, and arts and crafts materials. E-waste is also accepted at the collection point, including computers, cell phones, cameras, modems, monitors, televisions, printers, game systems and general electronics. Used motor oil and antifreeze can be dropped off at the Auto Craft Center at 911 McClellan Ave. or at an off-post garage.
The Women Veterans Call Center hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Call 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636).
The Fort Leavenworth Adjutant General’s Office ID Cards/DEERS operations offers same-day walk-in appointments. Same-day appointments are not taken over the phone. ID Cards/DEERS is open for appointments 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except every first Wednesday of the month and federal holidays, with the last ID card issued at 3:30 p.m. Make an appointment online at https://rapids-appointments.dmdc.osd.mil/default.aspx.