Summer reading kickoff, movie

MWR’s Summer Reading Program Kick-off is from 6:30-9 p.m., June 15 at the Library, 9800 Belvoir Road, Bldg. 200. This year’s theme is, “Reading Takes You Everywhere!”

Crafts and games start at 6:30, followed by a showing of the movie, Zootopia, at Wallace Theater. The movie lasts less than 2 hours and the event is free.

Online summer reading program registration has begun. Read books and log reading minutes and complete activities to earn incentives at the Belvoir Library. Register at

For more information, 703-805-4244.

Comment period open

As required by the Garrison’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System, MS4, Permit, Fort Belvoir Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Division is accepting comments on the Draft Chesapeake Bay Phase II Total Maximum Daily Load Action Plan until Saturday.

The document is available from and comments may be submitted via email to

Legal closure

The Legal Assistance Office is closed for all services Tuesday and reopens Wednesday.

Author visit

Mike Maden, author of the Jack Ryan series, Tom Clancy Line of Sight, is at the Belvoir Exchange at noon Tuesday.

Enlisted spouses

The Belvoir Enlisted Spouses’ Club has a general meeting, Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., at the USO Warrior and Family Center on Belvoir. The group is looking for people to come out and plan events, including Summer Bash, Summer Send-off, and the autumn bazaar. Club members will also discuss club involvement.

Pay at the pump one-day closures

The Exchange gas stations on Belvoir are getting fuel dispenser upgrades. Customers will be unable to pay at the pump Wednesday at the North Post Express and July 10 at the South Post Express. During the pump upgrades, customers can pay for gas inside.

Army Warrants professional development

The Lord Fairfax Silver Chapter, U.S. Army Warrant Officers Association, has a Warrant Officer Professional Development Luncheon in the Belvoir O Club’s Jefferson Room, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Army Reserve Chief Warrant Officer 5 Hal Griffin is guest speaker. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased on the website.

All active, reserve, and retired warrant officers are invited and encouraged to attend.

Info is available from retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Scott, chapter president, 502-641-5117.

Prime Power

Do you have experience within Prime Power before 2005? Do you recall the FESA or even nuclear eras? If so, the 249th Engineer Battalion – Prime Power wants to hear from you.

Battalion historians want to conduct interviews to capture Prime Power history so they can maintain the battalion’s legacy and recognize the deeds and transformations they’ve undergone.

Interested people with history and knowledge of Prime Power are asked to send a private message via the 249th Engineer Battalion – Prime Power’s facebook page.

Bridge to kindergarten

Fort Belvoir Primary is registering students for it’s Bridge to Kindergarten program, a free chance for children with no preschool experience to learn about what’s ahead for their academic careers and feel welcome and more comfortable, once the new school year begins.

The program is July 9-27, weekdays, 8:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

The children can experience the daily kindergarten school routine; start friendships with other future kindergartners; meet the kindergarten teachers, administrators, and other staff; and become familiar with the school. Bus transportation will be provided.

Interested parents should complete enrollment/registration for the 18-19 school year at Belvoir Primary and return the Bridge to Kindergarten commitment form to the school.

Retiree Council

The Belvoir Retiree Council’s upcoming meetings are June 21, Aug. 16, Oct. 18 and Dec. 13. Meetings start at 9 a.m. in the Sosa Building’s White Room, Bldg. 200, 9800 Belvoir Road, at the corner with 18th Street.

Retiree Appreciation Day is Sept. 21 at Specker Field House in the morning and at Barden Education Center in the afternoon.

Info about the council is available via e-mail to