Chapel contracts available

The Fort Belvoir Chapel Community has the following chapel contracts for fiscal year 2020. These contracts are paid for by the Fort Belvoir Chapel Tithes and Offering Fund. The contract period of performance is from March 1 through September. Bid sheets are at the Fort Belvoir Chapel administrative office, 5950 12th St.

Once complete, sealed bids need to be back to the chapel office by Feb. 14. The office’s number is 703-806-3316.

Available contracts are for worship coordination, 8 a.m. Protestant service; ChapelNext worship coordination and ChapelNext children’s church coordinator.

Info is available from chaplain, Maj. Douglas Weaver, 703-806-4318.

MILPO Finance training

Military Finance and unit personnel professionals are invited to a two-day training workshop hosted by Defense Military Pay Office - National Capital Region. The training is Tuesday and Wednesday, Fort Myer Community Center, 228 McNair Road, Fort Myer.

For info, douglas.j.madej.civ@mail.mil.

FVAP workshop

Mission partner voting officers and unit voting officers are invited to a Federal Voting Assistance Workshop, 9 a.m., Feb. 18, in the SHARP building, 1099 Hannah Lane. To register or get more info, call Stephan Patterson, 703-805-1061; or Kurtis Schell, 703-428-7614.

Absentee ballots

The Fort Belvoir Voting Office wants to remind everyone the 2020 presidential election and primaries are almost here and it’s time to ensure you are registered to vote in your state.

Absentee ballots and information is available from fvap.gov.

Stephan Patterson, 703-805-1061.

Signal officers wives

The Signal Officers Wives Club tours the State Department March 3. Interested people should arrive at 10 a.m., with a form of government ID. Late-comers will not be permitted in. The tour lasts 45 minutes and starts at 10:30. Club members then meet for lunch.

People who want to go should call Barbara, 571-261-2540

Washington birthday service

The Brotherhood of Saint Andrew, Pohick Chapter, sponsors a breakfast, after a commemorative service celebrating George Washington’s birth, Feb. 17 at Historic Pohick Church.

The service starts at 8:30 a.m., and follows the Order for Morning Prayer taken from the 1662 English Book of Common Prayer, which is the service Washington followed in his usual Sunday worship at the church. The Docent Guild will conduct church tours after the breakfast. Tickets are $10 per person, $25 per family group.

For tickets or more information, 703-339-6572. The church is at 9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, at the corner of Route 1 and Telegraph Road. pohick.org

Coast Guard Foundation Scholarship

The Coast Guard Foundation accepts applications until March 15 for its 2020 scholarship season, for children of active, active Reserve and retired Coast Guard members to fund undergraduate education.

Eligibility guidelines are available through coastguardfoundation.org/apply. Scholarships range from $1,000-$5,000. Application info is available from coastguardfoundation.org/scholarships.

Military youth scholarships

The deadline for students to apply for Defense Commissary Agency Scholarships is Feb. 24. Created to recognize military families and Service members, the scholarship program awards grants to college students of active-duty, Guard and Reserve or retired military commissary customers. For info and applications, militaryscholar.org.

Housing health registry

The Army Medical Command established a Housing Environmental Health Response Registry to help address health or safety concerns of Army housing residents. Anyone interested in enrolling in the registry can call the toll-free hotline 24 hours a day to have questions answered at 800-984-8523.


The Mount Vernon Genealogical Society hosts genealogist John Philip Colletta, who will discuss conducting genealogical research in state archives. This free event is Feb. 18, 1-3 p.m., in Room 112 of the Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria, 22308, near Fort Hunt Road. Information is available at http://www.mvgenealogy.org.