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The American Red Cross mobile blood drive unit will be in the Commissary parking lot from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 25. To sign up to donate or for more information visit and type ‘fortleavenworth’ in the search box. The Fort Leavenworth Commissary is now sponsoring a monthly “Coupon Guessing Game.” Throughout the month, patrons can guess the dollar amount they think will be redeemed for the month at the Commissary. On the first of the month the closest guess, without going over, will receive a $25 gift card. The guessing box is located at the front of the store. The Fort Leavenworth Commissary Healthy Lifestyle Festival is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1-2 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3. The event will feature several vendors in front of the Commissary offering advice and services for mental, nutritional and physical health. All military personnel entering post on a motorcycle must show a valid Motorcycle Safety Foundation card or be turned away at the gate. Motorcycle safety courses are scheduled for the year. The next Basic Rider Courses are June 5-6, June 19-20, July 12-13 and July 24-25. Motorcycles are provided for the Basic Rider Course. The next Basic Rider Courses II (formerly known as the Experienced Rider Course) are June 2, June 13 and July 21. Soldiers attending the Basic Rider Course II must have their own properly licensed and insured motorcycle, along with all personal protective equipment. The next Sports Bike Courses are June 22 and Oct. 12. Class sizes are limited. A unit training administrator must enroll a prospective student through the Digital Training Management System at least 10 days before the class date. For information, contact the Garrison Safety Office at 684-3274. The Fort Leavenworth outdoor pools will open for the season at 3 p.m. May 25. Grant Pool hours are 1-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Lap swim is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every day. Hancock Pool is open from 1-7 p.m. every day. Daily passes are $4 each. Family summer passes for four family members are $90 for a half-summer pass, $130 for military families and $140 for non-military families. The passes are available for purchase from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at the aquatics office in Harney Sports Complex. Visit or call the aquatics office at 684-2190/2191 for information. The Fort Leavenworth Consignment and Thrift Shop is now at 1025 Sheridan Drive. Regular store hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Consignments are taken until 12:30 p.m. when the shop is open. The Sherman Gate hours are now 6:30-8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for inbound traffic and 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for outbound traffic only. The gate is closed on weekends and federal holidays. For more information about the Fort Leavenworth gate hours and access, visit and choose the “gate information” link under “top links.”

Page 2 of 2 – The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks Sales Store has temporarily moved to 100 Riverside Avenue, near the railroad tracks. The move is to facilitate the renovation of the old location. Call the store at (913) 651-7377 for information. Because the temporary location is near the railroad tracks, patrons are asked to use caution and watch children carefully. The standard meal rates for cash- paying customers at the dining facility are now $3.45 for breakfast, $5.60 for lunch, $4.85 for dinner and $9.10 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 monthly mandatory post training will include face-to-face Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention training. The training is the first Wednesday of the month (except July 2018 when the training will be the second Wednesday). The order of training is Suicide Prevention from 8-9 a.m., Threat Awareness Reporting Program from 9-10 a.m., SHARP from 10-11 a.m. and Army Substance Abuse Program from 11 a.m. to noon. Suicide Prevention, TARP and SHARP are yearly requirements. The requirement for ASAP is for newcomers to the installation to attend the class once. All attending must now sign-in before the start of each class with a Common Access Card. Contact Workforce Development at 684-1606 for information.