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Civilian Employees seek leave donations
The following Appropriated Fund Employees have been accepted in the Leave Recipient Program: Tammi Dindl, Internal Review; Sandra Bylow, Christy Lepper, Kimberly Hill, Trisha Nelson, Rebecca Seery, Rick Mills, Amanda Handy, Joann Palmer, Brandee Stepanek, Nicole Sweeny, Carrie Townsend and Nichole Upton, all of MEDDAC; Rachel Archer and Judee Kelly, both of Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation; Brian Fikes, Directorate of Public Works; and Nelly Gutierrez, DENTAC.

Appropriated Fund Employees who wish to donate annual leave should complete an OPM 630A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program, and forward it to the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center, Bldg. 10720, for processing.

Newspaper staff plans early deadline
The Mountaineer staff will observe an early deadline for the June 29 issue. All news submissions will be due at noon today.

Higher than normal training noise continues
Army officials have announced that field artillery training on Fort Drum ranges could result in increased noise levels for surrounding communities through Friday.

Communities could experience higher than normal levels of training noise during the day, evening and overnight hours. The anticipated noise should not be a cause for alarm.

Amusement park offers free admission for service members, discounts for Families
Officials with Seabreeze Amusement Park of Rochester have announced they will kick off the 2017 season with Military Appreciation Days through July 2.

To show their appreciation, the management of Seabreeze Amusement Park will admit service members with military ID or DD214 / DD2 (if retired) for FREE all summer long. In addition, during Military Appreciation Days, Family Members and friends accompanying the service member will receive nearly 40 percent off the regular rate for Ride and Slide passes at the gate.

Seabreeze will be open daily starting today, weather permitting. For a detailed listing of hours, and for other helpful information, visit

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