Job fair: The Fort Bragg Directorate of Family and Morale Recreation and Welfare will host a job fair Monday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Smith Lake Recreation Area, Building Q-5144. Gate access is not required when entering Smith Lake Recreation Area. Signs will be posted.

It is highly encouraged to apply in advance on Qualified applicants will be interviewed, on the spot, at the Job Fair. Applicants should bring resumes, three references and certifications and transcripts (if applicable). Positions available include

Childcare: Child and Youth Program Assistant (summer only), cook, maintenance worker (MVO) and Motor Vehicle Operator (MVO).

Recreation and Business: Bartender, cook, custodial worker, food service worker, tractor operator, waiter, cashier (summer only), lifeguard, pool operator and water safety instructor.

For more information, call 396-8933.

Soldiers transition facilitated: The Fort Bragg Transition Center will conduct a Pre-Separation Services Program briefing for Soldiers (excluding retirees) who are within 180 days of separation from the Army. The briefing is designed to give Soldiers and spouses relevant information in advance of separation to facilitate planning for a successful transition to civilian life.

The briefing will take place the first Monday of every month, unless it is a holiday, then it will move to the second Monday, at 1 p.m., at the Pope Annex.

Offices providing important separation information about benefits and processing procedures include the Transition Center, Education Center, finance, medical and dental, Reserve component career counselor, and Soldier for Life. No appointment is necessary to attend. G1/S1 personnel are encouraged to attend as well.

Education counseling available: The Fort Bragg Education Center offers counseling services at the Bragg Training and Education Center, Building 1-3774, J Wing, 4520 Knox and Randolph streets. Counseling hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Counselors/education specialists provide individual/group services to service members, their Family members, Department of the Army civilians and personal/professional learning options to promote and facilitate lifelong learning.

For more information, visit for a complete schedule and points of contact information for all services offered through the Fort Bragg Directorate of Human Resources, Army Continuing Education system division.

MLK holiday hours: The North and South Post Commissaries will be open Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be no early bird hours. For more information about the commissary, visit

Notices of estate:

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of Spc. Naeciwat Latender, as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Please contact 1st Lt. Alejandro Perez, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 781-738-6418 or email

This notice serves as an advisory for all those in possession of the property of 1st Sgt. LaFonte Bennett as well as to persons to whom the deceased is indebted, or those indebted to the deceased. Please contact Maj. Adrian Outlaw, summary court martial officer, with all inquiries at 366-6530 or email

Officer reunion planned for 2017: The Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association has announced a 2017 Reunion May 7 to 11, in Columbus, Georgia. The association represents all Army officers commissioned through any Army Officer Candidate School program, regardless of previous locations or branch affiliation.

More than 250,000 OCS graduates and 43 Medal of Honor awardees have provided leadership during peace and war. The OCS is located at Fort Benning, Georgia and continues to serve as a principal venue for officer accessions for the Army. Mini-class reunions are being encouraged. There will also be demonstrations and briefings highlighting developments related to the OCS program.

The itinerary includes the OCS Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, OCS alumni banquet at the National Infantry Museum, Little White House Tour, and reunion dinner.

The reunion will be conducted at the Columbus Marriott Hotel, 800 Front Ave., Columbus, Georgia 31901; 1-706-324-1800. Reservations for the reunion are being accepted at a special rate before April 15.

For more information, contact Nancy Ionoff, (813) 917-4309 or

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Deadline for all submissions is noon, Friday the week before publication. All photographs must be saved in a .jpg file format at the highest resolution possible. Information for the cutlines must also be included either in the file information section of a Photoshop .jpg file or in a Microsoft Word document.

Please do not imbed photos into Word documents or send information in a PowerPoint slide file. Also include contact information in the event questions arise.