To help prepare for soldiers returning from holiday block leave this weekend, several measures will go into effect January 2nd under General Order Number Five that was issued on Monday.
Telework will continue to be maximized.
In-person meetings will continue to be limited to a maximum of ten mission essential personnel only.
When meeting in person, face coverings must be worn, and venues need to be large enough to allow for six feet of social distancing.
Distance learning is to be maximized for professional military education, basic officer leadership, the NCO Academy, and MSCoe (Miss-koh) staff and faculty courses.
Temporary duty assignments will continue to be limited to mission essential.
Exceptions to policy for non-Department of Defense I-D cardholders will only be approved for mission essential or urgent circumstances.
Office social gatherings will be not authorized.
Off-post restaurants will remain takeout and drive-through only.
M-W-R and Unit Gyms will be open for service members only from 5 to 8 in the morning Mondays through Fridays.
The following facilities will be closed–Daugherty Bowling Center, Outdoor Adventure Center, Auto Skills Center, Ozark Tavern, Pershing Community Center, and Morelli Heights.
The Leisure Travel Office will be closed, but employees will be available by phone or e-mail.
On-post barber shops will remain open. On-post deliveries will continue to be allowed. On-post taxis will continue to be allowed. However, on-post Uber and Lyft services will remain restricted. Child and Youth Services will not be impacted.
Graduations will remain virtual and family days will still be cancelled until further notice.