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Early dismissal today, late arrival tomorrow at JBLM

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Jan. 17, 2012 at 1:29 pm |
January 17, 2012 1:29 pm

From Joint Base Lewis-McChord:

Due to projected poor weather and road conditions, JBLM service members and civilian employees who are not designated as mission essential (Air Force level Bravo) or critical (Air Force level Alpha) are authorized an early release today, Jan. 17, beginning at 3 p.m..

In addition, due to projected poor driving conditions on Wednesday morning, JBLM military and civilian personnel who are not designated as mission essential (Level Bravo for Air Force personnel) or critical (Level Alpha for Air Force personnel) are authorized to report for work up to 2 hours later than usual, but no later than 10 a.m., on Wednesday,
Jan. 18.

Officials urge employees who are unsure about their work schedule to check with their supervisors for instructions. Army and Air Force military personnel should follow the instructions of their chain of command.

Madigan Army Medical Center will curtail patient appointments today after 2:30 p.m.  For tomorrow, Madigan will not see patients until 9 a.m.   As winter weather conditions develop, patients should check www.mamc.amedd.army.mil for updates or call the TRICARE Regional Appointment Center at (800) 404-4506 to check on or change a medical
appointment.  Madigan personnel should confirm work schedules through their supervisory and chain of command channels.

To assist with the early departures, the Directorate of Emergency Services will open the Center Drive Gate for outbound traffic early, beginning at 2 p.m.

For the latest information about Joint Base Lewis-McChord road conditions, closures, and delays, call (253) 967-1733 to hear a recorded message with the latest information.

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