New Year Week Holiday Hours
7th Avenue Gate will be closed December 25 and January 1
December 5, the President issued an Executive order excusing Federal employees
from duty on Friday, December 26, with pay and without a charge to leave,
except those who, in the judgment of the head of the agency, cannot be excused
for reasons of national security, defense or other essential public need.
following locations will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1 and/or otherwise stated.
PAO - December 24
ID card - January 2
PAIO – December 25 –
RMO – reduced staff
from December 24 – January 2
MUSEUM – December 31,
DPW –working at a
Fitness Holiday Hours
24 – 5:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
25 - closed
26 – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
31- 5:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
1 - closed
2 - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Community Club Holiday Hours
19 – last lunch, will reopen on January 16
20 – last dinner served for 2014
26 – closed
4 – reopen for brunch (closed now)
24 – 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
25 – closed
1 – closed
CYS & School
21, 22, 23 - 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
24 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
25, 26 – closed
27 – 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Exchange (All locations
closed December 25 and January 1)
24 - 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
26 - 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
31 – 10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
24 - 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
26 - 10:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
31 - 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
24 - 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
26 – closed
31 – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
24 - 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
26 - 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
31 - 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Ainsworth Army Health Clinic to close
The Army announced today Ainsworth Army Health Clinic will close its doors effective March 31, 2015. The clinic, which opened in 1976, was originally opened to provide primary care for Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, and other beneficiaries. Through the years, the mission of the Ainsworth Clinic has changed and it is no longer needed to support the local military population. This discontinuance results in a decrease of one military and two civilian authorizations at Fort Hamilton.
Since 2004, the Ainsworth Clinic has not served as a primary care enrollment site. Active Duty Service Members and their Families are served by TRICARE Prime Remote. The clinic has primarily provided occupational health services to the employees on Fort Hamilton and pharmacy services to local beneficiaries. In an era of reduced resources, stationing analysis deems continuance of clinic operations to be inefficient and cost prohibitive.
A Memorandum of Agreement between Keller Army Community Hospital and the Department of Veterans Affairs’ New York Harbor Healthcare System (Brooklyn Campus) will provide occupational health services for the Fort Hamilton employees. The Brooklyn Veterans Affairs is located across the street from Fort Hamilton. A signed Memorandum of Agreement is anticipated in the fall 2014. The Ainsworth Clinic will continue to provide pharmacy services to beneficiaries and occupational health services to Fort Hamilton employees until March 31, 2015. Although the clinic is closing, convenient pharmacy services are available to beneficiaries through the TRICARE Home Delivery Program. TRICARE Home Delivery offers free generic medications, refills, multiple checkpoints that enhance safety and accuracy, delivery to the address of choice with no cost for standard shipping and access to a pharmacist 24/7.
Fort Hamilton hosts children's Christmas party
Fort Hamilton held its annual children's Christmas party after its annual tree lighting ceremony December 5th. Dozens of children were anxious to see Santa Claus as he arrived on a matching red and white fire truck. The Saucedo was selected by their peers to help Santa light the tree. Then hundreds of kids lined up for a chance to sit on his knee at the Christmas party at the sports and fitness center.
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