Furloughs affect some operations
July 24, 2013
By Leader staff
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Mandatory one-day-per-week furloughs for approximately 3,500 federal civilian employees on Fort Jackson are affecting some of the services on the installation. The furloughs will not have an impact on AAFES and Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation services.
Garrison: Overall Garrison operations
Expect delays, as all offices have employees taking furlough days throughout the week. Offices that are open and operational Monday through Friday will still have staff shortages and will prioritize work accordingly. Furlough hours of operation are strictly adhered to -- there is no flexibility to extend employee hours.
Army Community Services: The following ACS offices will be closed Fridays: Army Volunteer Programs (AVCC, AFTB and AFAP); Employment Readiness Program; Exceptional Family Member Program; Family Advocacy Program (New Parent Support); Family Advocacy Program (Prevention Services); Financial Readiness Program/Army Emergency Relief; Information and Referral; Mobilization and Deployment/Outreach; Relocation Readiness Program; Survivor Outreach Services (SOS). For emergency financial assistance for valid and unforeseen needs on Fridays, call the American Red Cross at 877-272-7337.
Directorate of Logistics: The Central Issue Facility will be closed Mondays for basic training Soldiers (retained issue support during reception process).
The following DOL offices will be closed Fridays: Log Plans and Operations Division, Ammunition Supply Point, QASAS support, Supply Support Activity, Central Receiving Point, CIF (for permanent party; support is available on other days by appointment), Maintenance Division, Transportation -- HHG/PPSO/PPPO, Transportation -- Freight Office.
Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization and Security: The following DPTMS offices will be closed Mondays: Installation school support such as direct Soldier enrollments into ATRRS for Noncommissioned Officer Education System and Professional Military Education, review of DTS orders for NCOES and PME courses, coordination with Human Resources Command, school managers, and sister services for additional training seats, Soldiers ATRRS status for schools.
The following DPTMS offices will be closed Fridays: Ammunition Management; DA Photo
Commissary: The Commissary will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Staff Judge Advocate: The Staff Judge Advocate office will remain open Monday through Friday. Personnel with violations may pay tickets/moving violations on Monday through Thursday.
Plans, Analysis and Integration Office: PAIO will be closed Fridays.
Directorate of Public Works: The following DPW offices will be closed Fridays: Environmental, Housing, Business Operations, Master Planning, Engineering.
Moncrief army Community Hospital
Furlough Pharmacy Hours:
Outpatient Pharmacy: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to noon
Refill Pharmacy: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon for refill pick up
TMC Pharmacy: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Saturday, closed; Soldiers will be sent to the Outpatient Pharmacy, if required.
Dental Activity: Beginning July 19 through Sept. 30, dental clinics will operate as follows on Fridays
Caldwell Dental Clinic: Open Fridays; will provide sick call to all permanent party, Basic Officer Leader Course, Initial Entry Training, and Advanced Individual Training Soldiers.
RMC: Open Fridays
Hospital Dental Clinic: Open Fridays
Hagen Dental Clinic: Closed Fridays
Oliver Dental Clinic: Closed Fridays