Main Exchange Mall As AAFES works to complete the new exchange facility north of the current Main Exchange Mall, retail options at the Gorgas Road location remain. You'll find shoes and clothing for the entire family, an electronics department, house wares, small appliances, jewelry, cosmetics, linens, tobacco, stationery, books and magazines, health and beauty items, giftware and luggage. The mall includes specialty shops, vendors and a food court. Phone: 806-5800 Food Court Anthony's Pizza Monday through Sunday 1030 a.m. to 7 p.m. Charlie's Steakery Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cinnabon Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Robin Hood Monday through Sunday 1030 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taco Bell Monday though Sunday 1030 a.m. to 7 p.m. Burger King Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mall Shops Beauty Shop Phone: 780-6600 Florist Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 781-8800 GameStop to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 781-4070 GNC Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 781-0500 Laundry/Dry Cleaners/ Alteration Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Optometry Clinic Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday closed Simply Perfect Nail Salon Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Phone: 781-4430 Watch Repair Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wireless Advocate Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Phone: 703-781-0674 North Post Express Monday to Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sat 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Phone: 806-5263 Inside the Express: Church's Chicken Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday Noon to 5 p.m. Phone: 806-5672 Dunkin Donuts Monday to Saturday 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone: 780-5850 Wood Theater Thursday to Saturday 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sunday 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South Post Facilities and Concessions: Home and Garden Shop Home and Garden serves your lawn, garden and furniture needs along with recreation and fitness equipment. Located south of 12th Street and east Gunston Road, the shop includes a gun shop with firearms, ammunition and hunting and target shooting accessories. Home and Garden Phone: 805-4631 Gun Shop Phone: 781-5988. Food and Concessions at Home and Garden Kwiky Kebab Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Noble Roman's Monday to Saturday 11 a.m. 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone: 781-0999 Barber Shop at Home and Garden Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone: 781-5988 South Post Express South Post Express is located at the corner of 12th Street and Gunston Road. Express includes a large Snack Avenue with 16 gas pumps. Hours: Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Phone: 571-339-8312 South Post Burger King Express Located inside the South Post Express. Drive through available. Hours: Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Phone: 571-339-8310 Dunkin Donuts is south of 12th Street off Gunston Road. Monday to Friday 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone: 781-3000 Budget Truck Rental is south of 12th Street off Gunston Road, across from Dunkin Donuts. Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Sunday Closed Phone: 781-1919. Laundromat is attached to Dunkin Donuts south of 12th Street off Gunston Road. Open 24 hours daily. Phone: 781-9809. Military Clothing Sales Store is at the corner of 12th Street and Gunston Road across from South Post Express. Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The alterations concession inside MCSS opens 30 minutes after the store and closes 30 minutes before. MCSS Phone: 805-2574. Alterations Phone: 805-2276 Fort Belvoir Town Center (12th Street shops) Art and Frame Shop Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday closed The Barber Shop Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Cleaners Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday Closed Phone: 781-0115 GNC Town Center Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Phone: 781-5847 Kamsys Computer Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday Closed Phone: 468-1034 The Spa Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday Closed Phone: 781-3880 Starbucks 12th Street Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Subway Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. UPS Store Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday Closed Phone: 781-0269 ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICE Army Community Service (ACS) Center, located in Building 200 is dedicated to improving the quality of life of military families through education, information and support services. Family Advocacy Program (FAP) FAP provides educational programs and support services aimed at strengthening family relationships and alleviating the stress of everyday family life. Educational programs are offered both as a part of regular military unit training and for the community through workshops and seminars, (703) 805-2693. The after hours on-call number for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is (703) 919-0986. Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Program assists Families with a special-needs child or spouse. The program coordinator will help enroll Families in the program; provide information and special education services, medical and support programs; and make referrals to services in the local communities, (703) 805-1835/2967/5435. Information and Referral (I&R) Program provides an extensive resource listing for a variety of agencies in the military and civilian community. This program links Soldiers and Families with available and appropriate resources to meet their needs, (703) 805-4590/5056. Relocation Assistance Program (RAP) Program provides accurate, timely information and other support to minimize problems associated with moving to new duty stations. A lending closet provides essential household items, which can be signed out to Families while they await their household goods. The regularly scheduled newcomers' orientation helps Soldiers and Families transitioning to the area. An automated relocation information system on military installations worldwide is available for anyone desiring information about other installations. Two support groups, one for international spouses and one for spouses of deployed Soldiers, are offered under the Relocation program. For sponsorship training by request to all units, call (703) 805-3436. Army Family Team Building (AFTB) Program provides three levels of training for Family members, Soldiers, reserve components, retired military, and DoD civilians and their Family members. Level 1 is Navigating the Military and teaches self-reliance, Family preparedness and is a force multiplier for Soldier readiness, performance and retention. Level II is Management Skills and Level III, Leadership Skills. Soldiers can receive promotion points for completing each level. Training is also available for professional development for Soldiers and can be done at the unit's location of choice. (703) 805-1150. Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Program sponsors an installation community symposium annually. All issues and concerns are addressed at the installation level and tracked quarterly. Issues not resolved at the installation level are forwarded to the major Army command and Department of the Army. For more information, call (703) 805-4152. Army Volunteer Corps (AVC) Program is designed to promote volunteerism to help meet Fort Belvoir's community needs. The installation volunteer coordinator helps community agencies recruit, train and recognize volunteers, and find people and groups willing to help. Fort Belvoir's Installation Volunteer Office is in Building 200. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (703) 805-4152. Employment Readiness Program (ERP) Program is a one-stop employment assistance center. Services include direct referrals, a large job bank, and personal employment counseling. Workshops are held regularly on such topics as completing job application forms, conducting job searches, interviewing for jobs, and a variety of job-related subjects. The ERP also offers eight-week certification programs for a medical secretary, office assistant and entrepreneurship. Orientation is held every Tuesday. For more information, call (703) 805-2605. Financial Readiness Program (FRP) Program provides budget planning, debt liquidation, checking account management, financial counseling and consumer education classes. The program also provides assistance with consumer complaints and emergency food needs. The FRP manages Army Emergency Relief, which provides interest-free loans and/or grants to active duty Soldiers and retirees for emergency needs. AER does not provide funds for legal fees, fines, taxes, monthly bills, ordinary leave travel, or to cover bad checks, (703) 805-2606. Mobilization/Deployment/Family Readiness Group (MOB/DEP) Program provides materials and classes for pre-deployment through reunion. Materials and support for Families of deployed Soldiers are available upon request. Family readiness group training is also available as well as commanders' briefs and online FRG leadership courses. A monthly FRG Roundtable is held to keep FRG leaders up to date on FRG and deployment information. For more information, call (703) 805-5556. Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) Program delivers long-term support services, benefit guidance and assistance, and financial counseling to Survivors of Fallen Soldiers. (703) 805-5487/1827 Military & Family Life Consultant (MFLC) Provides non-medical short-term, situational problem-solving counseling to Soldiers and their Families. (703) 946-3419 Womens, Infants & Children (WIC) WIC is a special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children designed to influence nutrition and health behaviors of those eligible participants. The Fairfax County Health Department Fort Belvoir WIC office is located in the ACS at 9800 Belvoir Road, Building 200. For more information call, (703) 781-6509. Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) The Soldier and Family Assistance Center mission is to provide tailored support services and act as an information broker/clearing house for Warriors in Transition (Wounded, Ill and Injured) and their Family. Services are designed to equip and aid Soldiers and Family members in making life changing decisions as they transition back to duty or to civilian life. We encourage you to stop by our center for all of your non-medical needs and look forward to assisting you during your assignment to the Warriors in Transition Unit (WTU). Our office is located at 5965 6th Street, Bldg. 1263. For more information call (571) 231-7000/7001. BANKING Sun Trust Bank The Fort Belvoir branch of SunTrust Bank is located at 6075 Gorgas Road, across from the Main Exchange. Lobby hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Drive-through hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The branch also has walk-up and drive-up ATMs, as well as an ATM located near the Dunkin' Donuts, (703)781-4700. Belvoir Federal Credit Union Belvoir Federal Credit Union has been serving the financial needs of the Fort Belvoir community for more than 65 years. As the only not-for-profit financial cooperative serving Fort Belvoir, we provide a full range of financial products, services, and mortgages. The credit union operates five local branches, four of which are on Fort Belvoir. In addition to our local branches, Belvoir Federal members have access to over 7,000 service center branches nationwide. South Post Branch Bldg. 1195, 13th Street, is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drive-through hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive-thru ATM is available 24/7. Andrew McNamara Complex Branch Room1401, DLA/DITRA Headquarters, is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Branch Room N11323, is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mark Center Branch Room 01B27, is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Global Headquarters & Woodbridge Branch, located off the Prince William Parkway at 14040 Central Loop, is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Drive-through hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 9a.m. to 1 p.m. The Woodbridge branch has a 24/7 depository ATM. The Belvoir Federal operates twelve ATMs on Fort Belvoir: at the South Post branch drive-thru, DLA, DTRA, INSCOM, PEO EIS/OAA, DAU, PX, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, NGIC- Charlottesville, National Geospatial - Intelligence Agency, Mark Center, Fort Belvoir Lodging, and Commissary. The ATMs at the South Post branch and Woodbridge branch are 24/7 depository ATMs. The main number for the credit union is (703) 730-1800, Web site, www.BelvoirCreditUnion.org, e-mail, ContactCenter@belvoirfcu.org. Also, visit us on Facebook (facebook.com/belvoirfederal) or twitter (twitter.com/belvoirfederal). CHAPELS The Garrison Chaplain and his staff provide the full spectrum of pastoral care and religious services to meet the spiritual needs of Soldiers, authorized civilians and their families. The chapel offers Protestant, Catholic and Jewish worship services; religious education; and special programs to meet the needs of men, women, youth and children. For the complete schedule of religious activities and available services, log on to www.belvoir.army.mil and click on "Garrison Staff" and then "Staff Chaplain Directorate." Visit Belvoir Chapel, Bldg. 1018, at the corner of Belvoir Road and 12th Street or call (703) 806-3006. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm. The Garrison Chaplain's Office is located at Woodlawn Chapel, 1801Wright Road, Bldg 1801 (across from the Commissary). The chapel also provides marriage and family counseling through the Chaplain Family Life Center. Call or visit the Family Life Center at (703) 805-2742, Bldg. 1186, next to the Home and Garden Center. CHILD, YOUTH, AND SCHOOL SERVICES Fort Belvoir Child and Youth Services (CYSS) programs provide child care, and recreation and developmental activities for active-duty military and Department of the Army civilian employee family members, ages 4 weeks to 18 years. The Registration/Resource and Referral Office offers a one-stop registration process for all CYSS programs, including full- and part-day child care, before and after school care, youth clubs and recreation programs, and sports. The registration office is located at Markham School Age Services, Bldg. 950, and can be reached by calling (703) 805-9112/9114/9116. Operating hours for CYS administration offices are Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. All CYSS programs are closed federal holidays. For information on CYSS programs check out the Web site at www. belvoirmwr.com/cys/. COMMISSARY The Fort Belvoir Commissary offers a wide variety of grocery, meats, produce, fresh seafood and sushi, and an in-store bakery and deli. As the Defense Commissary Agency's premier store (number one in sales for all commissaries worldwide), it features 30 checkout lanes, electronic price labels, and an ATM machine in the lobby. For your convenience, a branch of the Fort Belvoir Federal Credit Union is located near the entrance. Located in Bldg. 2302, the seven-day-a-week operation offers convenient shopping hours with late night hours during the week. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early Bird hours for 15 items or less are offered Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. The customer service number is (703) 806-6674. DENTAL CLINIC Logan Dental Clinic is located at 9515 Hannah Lane, Bldg. 1099. Dental Sick Call is Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. The clinic is open until 3:30 p.m. Active Duty service members may call the dental clinic's front desk and appointment line (703) 806-4395. For dental emergencies outside of duty hours, report to the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Room. Family members should consult with their TRICARE representative for dental care choices. The clinic is scheduled to relocate in 2013 to a new facility next to the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. EDUCATION CENTER The Barden Education Center is located at 9625 Belvoir Road, Bldg 1017 and provides programs ranging from basic skills training through graduate level degrees. The various programs include Counseling, Financial Aid, Army Personnel Testing, a National Testing Center that offers CLEP and DSST exam; Functional Army Skills Training (FAST) to improve general technical scores, a Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF) and on-post College classes. For information on receiving tuition assistance that will pay up to 100 percent, Counselors can assist Soldiers in activating their education record through the www.GoArmyEd.com web portal. The Barden Center daytime operating hours are Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Counseling and Testing services are available from 7:00 - 3:30 p.m. The MLF is open from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday and 6 - 9 p.m. Monday - Thursday. Counselors can assist Soldiers, Family Members and DoD Civilians in achieving their personal and professional education goals. The Testing Center administers Defense Language Proficiency exams, Armed Forces Classification exams, Defense Language Aptitude Battery, Total Adult Basic Exam (TABE), Pre-GT, CLEP, DSST, ACT, SAT, and Northern Virginia Community College Math and English Placement exams. The MLF services include checking out study materials, a computer lab and scheduling to use daytime classrooms and computer labs. For assistance, call 703-805-9254/9259. EMERGENCY SERVICES Fort Belvoir's Directorate of Emergency services is responsible for all police and fire operations on post, as well as all visitor processing and gate operations. Fire Department Emergency Service: To report a fire or request assistance with a medical emergency, dial 911 from any on-post facility. From family housing units, dial (703) 781-1800. Fire Prevention: Inquiries related to fire safety, public education or general information may be directed to the Fire Marshal's Office, (703) 805-2091. Fort Belvoir Police Department The department provides all community law enforcement, and supports contingency operations of the Fort Belvoir Army Garrison and the installation to include physical security. Department of the Army Civilian Police Officers and Soldiers of the 212th Military Police Detachment perform community law enforcement operations, including specialized traffic, canine and investigation operations. Crimes, incidents, accidents or suspicious individuals should be reported to Fort Belvoir Police at (703) 806-3104. For routine, non-emergency issues call (703) 806-3787. All telephone conversations are recorded for accuracy of information and record purposes. Found property may be turned in to the Directorate of Emergency Services. Fort Belvoir Gate Hours Telegraph Gate 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon. - Fri. Kingman Gate 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. 7 days/week Farrar Gate 24 hours/day 7 days/week Tulley Gate 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. 7 days/week Pence Gate 24 hours/day 7 days/week Walker Gate 5 a.m. - 9 p.m. 7 days/week Woodlawn Village 24 hours/day 7 days/week EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OFFICE The Fort Belvoir Equal Employment Opportunity Office provides a full range of EEO services for civilians in the Fort Belvoir garrison and serviced tenants. The office provides EEO, prevention of sexual harassment, Request for Reasonable Accommodations and manages special emphasis programs. It also provides mediation, counseling, EEO complaint processing and affirmative employment program services. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office is located in Bldg. 1000, 9725 Belvoir Road, (703) 805-2006. INSPECTOR GENERAL Complaints, concerns or requests for assistance should be made to the MDW Inspector General. Fort Belvoir's IG office is located in Bldg. 1468, near the intersection of Gunston Road and 5th Street. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., (703) 806-0088. LEGAL ASSISTANCE Attorneys and paralegals are available to help eligible clients with personal civil legal issues. All services are free. The Legal Assistance Office is located in Building 257 at the corner of Belvoir Drive and 23rd Street. Detailed information and directions to the Fort Belvoir Legal Assistance Office are available online at: http://www.belvoir.army.mil/sja/newsite/lad/lad.asp. Attorney consultations are provided by appointment by calling (703) 805-2856. Legal advice is not provided over the phone. Persons preparing for deployments should call immediately for priority service. Legal Assistance Attorneys provide advice and assistance to eligible clients in the following types of cases: * Wills and Estate Planning: Estate planning often requires only one appointment. Prior to an appointment, however, clients should carefully read and complete the will worksheet found on the Legal Assistance website. * Family Law Matters: Legal Assistance provides com prehensive legal support in marital separation and divorce cases. Such representation includes the preparation of separation agreements as well as the court documents necessary to file for and obtain an uncontested divorce in Virginia. Other services include step-parent adoptions and advice on matters adjudicated before the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. * Other Cases: Legal Assistance also provides support in landlord-tenant matters, Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) cases, immigration and naturalization, military administrative matters, and other types of civil (non-criminal) cases. Preparation of powers of attorney and provision of notary public services are provided on a walk-in basis Monday - Friday from 0800 to 1600. The office is open during lunchtime. No appointment is needed; simply bring your documents and identification to receive notarizations, certified true copies, affidavits, and whatever type of power of attorney you may need. Claims Extensive claims information is available on the Fort Belvoir Website at http://www.belvoir.army.mil/sja/NewSite/claimMain.asp. Persons seeking advice or wanting to file claims for damage to personal property due to household goods shipment or for any other reason should visit the Fort Belvoir Claims Office in Bldg. 257, on the corner of Belvoir Drive and 23rd Street. The Claims Office also provides guidance and assistance to personnel filing claims directly with the moving companies, also known as transportation service providers (TSPs), through the online Defense Personal Property System (DPS) using the Full Replacement Value (FRV) program. Claimants must provide notice in writing to the TSP of all damage and loss within 75 days of delivery. Failure to submit notice within 75 days may result in denial of the claim both by the TSP and the Claims Office. The Claims Office can assist members in submitting notice to the TSP. The best practice is to submit your notice of all damage and loss to the Claims Office within 70 days to ensure receipt by the TSP within 75 days. The actual claim paperwork must be submitted directly to the TSP within 9 months of delivery to be eligible for full replacement value. Please contact the Claims Office for guidance on filing with the Army if you are not able to resolve your claim with the TSP. Non-FRV claims must be submitted to the Army within two years of delivery. The Claims Office is open on a walk-in basis, Monday - Wednesday, and Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The office is open on Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Claims representatives can be reached at (703) 805-2315/4395/4380. LIBRARY Fort Belvoir's Van Noy Library has a variety of popular and reference materials both in print and online. The library has current best sellers (both fiction and non-fiction), classic literature, audio books on CD, DVD's, magazines and newspapers. Registered borrowers may download e-books, audio books and music. Van Noy has something for every age and interest including a children's library and a young adult collection. Frequently there are programs for children and young adults. Public computers are available for registered library patrons to use the Internet for research or use MS Office applications. Online databases have dozens of resources such as encyclopedias, journal articles, automobile repair manuals, college prep tests, up-to-date information on countries, student resources, and language learning modules. Registered library users may access the online materials from a home computer. The library has Wi-Fi for those who bring in their laptops or other mobile devices! The Van Noy Library is located at 5966 12th Street (Bldg. 1024). Library hours are Tuesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; closed on Sunday, Monday and Federal Holidays. Phone: 703-806-3323. MEDICAL FACILITIES & SERVICES Fort Belvoir Community Hospital's mission Fort Belvoir Community Hospital is to provide safe, quality and compassionate care to our nation's heroes - for whom this state-of-the-art hospital was built. From our warfighters, to our spouses and children back home, to our retirees, we are one team dedicated to ensuring all our nation's heroes receive world-class medical care in a Culture of Excellence. Appointments: (855) 227-6331 Behavioral Health Appointments: (571) 231-FBCH (3224), Option 1 Radiology Appointments: (571) 231-3224, Option 3 Beneficiaries may also schedule appointments online at www.tricareonline.com. General Information: (571) 231-3224, Option 4 Dumfries Health Center is a family clinic of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital which serves the communities of Dumfries, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge and other areas south of the Occoquan River, as well as the southern parts of Burke, Fairfax Station, Clifton and Springfield. Patients must be registered with Dumfries Health Center prior to seeking care at the clinic. Active-duty service members enrolled at Dumfries can call (703) 441-7600, Monday through Friday beginning at 6 a.m. to schedule same day military medicine appointments. Fairfax Health Center is a family clinic of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital which serves the communities of Annandale, Centreville, Fairfax and Vienna, as well as parts of Burke and West Springfield. Patients must be registered with Fairfax Health Center prior to seeking care at the clinic. Active-duty service members enrolled at Fairfax can call (571) 432-2700, Monday through Friday beginning at 6 a.m. to schedule same day military medicine appointments. To learn more about Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, visit the website www.fbch.capmed.mil PUBLIC AFFAIRS The Fort Belvoir Public Affairs Office is the primary conduit for news and information about Fort Belvoir to the military and civilian communities. The office also serves as the primary liaison to local service organizations and elected officials. The Community Relations Division operates a robust outreach program to the local community, including local schools, chambers of commerce, other civic groups, and the Eleanor U. Kennedy homeless shelter. The division operates a Speakers Bureau Program through which Fort Belvoir military and civilian employees are encouraged to serve as guest speakers at local events. For more information about Fort Belvoir community relations programs, call (703) 805-2034. The Media Relations Division serves as the entry point for all civilian media desiring information about, or access to, Fort Belvoir. Civilian media are not allowed access to Fort Belvoir without a Public Affairs escort. For more information about media opportunities at Fort Belvoir, call (703) 805-2402. The Command Information Division is responsible for providing news and information to the Fort Belvoir workforce and community. The division publishes the weekly installation newspaper, the Belvoir Eagle, which is delivered to homes and offices on post. It is also available in newsstands at AAFES facilities, the commissary, and other high-traffic areas on post. For more information about the Belvoir Eagle, call the editor at (703) 805-2942. The Command Information Division also manages the installation Web site at www.belvoir.army.mil, and the Fort Belvoir Information Hotline at (703) 805-3030. Traffic, construction, weather and emergency information is also available on Fort Belvoir's Emergency Alert Radio system, available at 1610 AM. In the event of severe weather or other emergencies, Fort Belvoir's operating status is posted online at www.belvoir.army.mil and on the Fort Belvoir Information Hotline at (703) 805-3030. Information is also provided to local television and radio stations for broadcast. Employees with questions about the post's operating status should check with these sources, or contact their immediate supervisors. RECYCLING Fort Belvoir has an active, award winning recycling program in which each person living or working here can be proud to participate. Recycling is mandatory per Fort Belvoir policy for all residences, office buildings, and tenant organizations. Recyclables are collected from family housing areas every Monday (except federal holidays). Residents should place newspapers; clear, green and brown glass; aluminum and metal cans; and #1 and #2 plastic bottles in the green bins provided with quarters at the curb by 7 a.m. Please rinse food containers and remove lids from glass and plastic containers. No additional sorting is required. Office building collection operates Monday through Friday in more than 215 buildings. Look for the collection boxes in each building for white paper, mixed paper, newspaper, aluminum cans, glass containers and plastic bottles. As with family housing, please rinse all beverage and food containers and remove all lids from these containers. Cardboard can be deposited in any one of the green cardboard collection dumpsters located across post - please make sure that the cardboard is broken down and inserted through the slot. The Recycling Center, Bldg. 1089, collects all of the items listed above, as well as cardboard, phone and other old/used books, plastic bags, laser toner cartridges, waste motor oil, and scrap metal. Additionally, the Recycling Center is the household hazardous waste collection point. Materials collected through this program are lead-acid batteries, oil based paint, herbicides and pesticides. Please make sure all materials are in their original containers and that waste oil does not contain any fuel or other contaminants. Recycling Center hours are Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 7 a.m. to noon. For additional information call the Recycling Program coordinator at (703) 806-3008, or the Environmental and Natural Resources Division at (703) 806-4007. RED CROSS The American Red Cross provides a 24 hour emergency communication link between Soldiers and their family members, access to financial assistance in times of emergencies, disaster assistance, and information and referral services. A full range of disaster and health and safety courses, including babysitting and CPR/AED training, are available as well as many opportunities give back to the Fort Belvoir community as a volunteer. Through the American Red Cross Hospital Outreach Program, we are able to provide volunteer and material support to America's wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. Active duty members, retirees, spouses and civilians give their time in support of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital with volunteers providing assistance in various clinics throughout the facility. The Red Cross is located at 9716 Middleton Road, Bldg. 1161, and in the Oaks Pavilion, Room O1.207 in Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. For more information, please call our office at (703) 805 2057 or (571) 231-4160 between the hours of 8am to 4pm Monday through Friday. For military emergencies please call toll free (877) 272-7337. RETIREMENT SERVICES The Retirement Services Office provides a full range of retirement services including pre-retirement counseling and post-retirement activities. The office sponsors an annual retiree activities day open house conducted in September, an annual widow and widower luncheon in May, and year-round services for families of retirees. Fort Belvoir's Retirement Services Office is in Bldg 1155, Welcome Center. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 0800 - 1630; Tuesday and Thursday, 1300 -1630, (703) 806-4084. SAFETY OFFICE The Installation Safety Office (ISO) ensures that all workplaces and activities at Fort Belvoir are free from hazards. The office also provides training on certain safety topics to those working at Fort Belvoir and responds to all reports of unsafe areas and activities from Fort Belvoir employees and those living at the base. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (703) 805-3305. SCHOOLS Grades K-6 Fort Belvoir Elementary School opened in September 1998. Part of the Fairfax County Public School System, the school is a state-of-the-art facility that enrolls more than 1,300 students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Within the 136,000 square-foot facility there are four instructional wings with 57 classrooms and numerous resource activity spaces. A media center is the focal point of the building, with three instructional reading areas, a large children's library collection, online catalog and circulation stations, a TV studio and a bank of computers for staff and student use. The school is fully networked for Internet use and equipped with the latest technologies. For more information about the Fort Belvoir Elementary School, call (703) 781-2700 or visit the Web site at http://www.fcps.edu/FtBelvoirES/. Woodlawn Village K-6 students attend nearby Woodlawn Elementary. The school is located at 8505 Highland Lane, Alexandria, VA 22309. The main school phone number is 703.619.4800. The website is http://www.fcps.edu/WoodlawnES/. Grades 7-8 Seventh and eighth grade students attend Walt Whitman Middle School, just a few miles off post, (703) 660-2400. Information on WWMS and activities offered can be accessed on the Web at www.fcps.edu/WhitmanMS/. Grades 9-12 Students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Mount Vernon High School, (703) 619-3100. Information on Mount Vernon High School is available on the Web at www.fcps.edu/MtVernonHS/. Registration Transportation is provided to all three schools from Fort Belvoir. Paperwork necessary for registration includes verification of residency - such as a letter from housing assigning government quarters on Fort Belvoir, a birth certificate, proof of vaccination, and a copy of a school physical. State law requires that all children entering sixth grade have the Hepatitis B vaccine. Parents should request a copy of their transferring student's records from the previous school to present during registration. Call the individual school for a registration appointment. Fort Belvoir has a School Liaison Program to assist families with school information and support. Call (703) 805-9117 for more information. Other schools For more information on public schools in the Fort Belvoir area, call the Fairfax County Public School's district office, (703) 824-6635, or log on to www.fcps.k12.va.us/. For Catholic schools, call the Archdiocese of Northern Virginia, (703) 841-2519. For other private school information, call the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington, (202) 537-1114. USO The United Service Organization of Metropolitan Washington is a nonprofit organization that provides a variety of services to military members and their families. Fort Belvoir's USO Family Support Center offers programs ranging from food assistance, emergency housing, and children activities, to adult programs. USO co-sponsors job fairs for transitioning service members. Each year at Christmas, USO provides donated rooms for visiting family of military members stationed in the area, "Holiday Hotel." USO locations can be found at Reagan National Airport, Baltimore-Washington Airport, and coming soon to Dulles International, to assist military travelers. USO Metro provides service members with free or discounted tickets to theater, sports and other cultural events (limit two tickets per month per military member). The 24-hour ticket line is (703) 696-2551. Fort Belvoir's USO Family Support Services is co-located with the BOSS program in Bldg. 2115 on Abbot Road. U.S. POST OFFICE The U. S. Post Office is located in Bldg. 256, at 5875 21st Street. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., (703) 781-7735. VETERINARY CLINIC Veterinary services, including some minor skin, ear, and eye problems; pet products sales; testing and treatment for parasites; and clinic appointments are available for pets of active-duty, retired military members and reservists on active duty for more than 30 days. Appointments are on a space-available basis. There is a $2 service fee per visit. The Veterinary Clinic is located in Bldg. 610, 10015 Theote Road. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, call (703) 805-4336/5636.