Labor Day holiday hours
Most offices on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, a
federal holiday commemorating Labor Day. Most military activities will have curtailed
operations Friday, Aug. 29. The following facilities and places of business have reported
open or closed hours for Aug. 29-Sept. 1. Unless otherwise noted, this list applies to
Sept. 1. This list is not all encompassing; please check with the facility you wish to visit
for more details.
*Army Career and Alumni Program – Closed.
*Dining Facility –The Dining Facility will operate on holiday hours schedule from Aug.
29 to Sept. 1 with to the following times: Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to noon and
supper will be served from 4 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 703-696-2087.
*Headquarters Command Battalion, Fort Myer portion of JBM-HH – Closed with
curtailed operations Aug. 29 and Sept. 1.
*Environmental Management Division – closed.
*Headquarters & Services Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall side
of JBM-HH – Closed.
*Executive Management Housing Division – Closed; open Aug. 29 with limited staff.
*Memorial Chapel – Closed; open with limited staff Aug. 29. For more information, call
*Old Post Chapel – Closed
*Rader Health Clinic – Closed; open Aug. 29 with limited services including limited
acute appointments and reduced capacity in the laboratory, radiology and pharmacy.
*Rader Dental Clinic – Closed Aug. 29 and Sept. 1; Dental emergencies should report to
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital ER or Logan Dental Clinic, Fort Belvoir. On Aug. 28:
open for sick call only, closing at 9 a.m. for the remainder of the day so staff can attend
organization day activities.
*Commissary – Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*Fort Myer Exchange – Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Fort Myer Express – Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*Fort Myer Military Clothing Sales Store – Closed
*Pentagon Military Clothing Sales Store - Closed
*Fort McNair Express – Closed
*Subway – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Petals and Blooms – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Barber Shop – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Cleaners – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*GNC – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Optical Shop – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*McNair Barber Shop – Closed
*Firestone – 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
* Marine Corps Exchange and The Vineyard Wine & Spirits are open from 10 a.m. to 6
* American Clipper Barber Shop open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* Java Café open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* Zembiec Pool open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m..
* Cpl. Terry L. Smith Gymnasium open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
* All other MCCS activities are closed, except the car wash, which is expected to be re-opened
after a construction project, 24 hours a day.
*Reenlistment – closed Aug. 29 and Sept. 1.
*Veterinary Clinic – Closed Sept. 1; open Aug. 29 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for
appointments, purchase of medication and routine health assessments of pets belonging
to military retirees, their family members and all service members. Call 703-696-3604 to
schedule an appointment.
*Fort Myer Fitness Center - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
*Fort McNair Fitness Center- Closed
*Rec Center- Closed
*Auto Shop - Closed
*Fort Myer Officers Club - Closed
*Fort Myer Officers Club Pool - 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
*Fort McNair Officers Club - Closed
*Spates Community Club - Closed
*Bowling Center - noon to 6 p.m.
State Department Federal Credit Union closed Aug. 29-Sept. 2
The State Department Federal Credit Union located on the Fort McNair portion
of the joint base will be closed beginning Aug. 29 at 4 p.m. until Sept. 2 at 8 a.m. in order
to perform technology enhancements. During this time, most SDFCU products will
continue to operate normally; however, some services may be impacted. For a summary
of what is available, unavailable or limited during the Labor Day weekend upgrade,
New – Smith Gym to begin new hours Sept. 1
MCCS Henderson Hall announces a change in hours of operation at the Cpl.
Terry L. Smith Gymnasium effective Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. New hours are as follows:
Monday through Friday 4 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The
gym is open most federal holidays 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday hours are posted online
The gym, which serves over 10,000 patrons per month, is located on the
Henderson Hall portion of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and is named in honor of
Cpl. Terry L. Smith, who was posthumously awarded the Silver Star. Read about Cpl.
Smith’s life at www.mccshh.com/SmithGym.html.
Fort Myer Thrift Shop closed until Sept. 2
The Fort Myer Thrift Shop will be closed until Sept. 2 when it is open its regular
schedule. The regular fall schedule is Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10
a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month. The next Saturday opening will be
Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Thrift Shop is still taking donations, which can be
dropped off on the front porch of the boutique (Bldg. 225). For more information, call
Arlington County drunk driving prevention campaign underway
The Arlington County Police Department have begun cracking down on
drunken motorists during the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
Through Sept. 1, Arlington County Police Department will take part in the
nationwide campaign. This effort, called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” focuses on
combining high-visibility enforcement with heightened public awareness. Officers will
take part in saturation patrols and step up DUI enforcement efforts to detect and
The maximum penalty in Virginia for the first conviction for driving under the
influence is 12 months in jail, a $2,5000 fine and a 12-month suspension of driving