Emergency Relief (AER) Scholarship Open Season

HQ AER has announced the open season for the MG James Ursano Scholarship Program for Dependent Children.  Open Season ends on April 1.  Children of Active and Retired Soldiers can apply for AER scholarships during this open season.  Last year, thousands of children received educational scholarships from AER ranging from $500-$3400.00.  Spouses of Active and Retired Soldiers can apply for AER scholarships at any time during the year. Applicants must apply directly to HQ AER here.

MLK Celebration

USAG Benelux Equal Opportunity Office And 424th squadron will present a special celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day. The theme is “Serve,
Remember! Celebrate! Act!” The ceremony will be held on Jan. 21, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the multi-purpose room, Bldg. 20005, on Chièvres Air Base.

Schinnen Housing Limited Office

The Schinnen housing office will move to Brunssum Jan. 16 to 24. Housing Service will still be available through Jan. 20 at the current location in Schinnen. However,
as of Jan. 21, the Schinnen office will close and services will be provided at the new USAG Benelux-Brunssum location. For more information, call DSN 360-7342, or +31 (0)46.443.7342.

VA CLAIM CLINIC

Veteran’s Administration (VA) Representatives and Accredited Veterans Service Officers will be at the SHAPE ACS Jan. 22 and 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  and at the Brussels ACS Jan. 24 to help veterans, retirees and service members with their VA claims and appeals. Appointments can be made by contacting serviceofficer.arc.be@gmail.com

National High School Oratorical Contest

The American Legion “Margraten” Post NL01 announces its National High School Oratorical Contest to be held on Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. All Benelux Community High Schoolstudents who are citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the United States in grades 9-12 from DODEA or an accredited home school program are invited by Post Commander Dennis Owens of Margraten Post NL 01 of The American Legion to participate in the competition. Contestants can win University scholarships of up to $18,000. Find all the details here.

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24/7 Hotline for Army Family Housing occupants assigned to Government-leased Housing

Do you have recurring issues in your U.S. government-leased housing that you just can't seem to get resolved? If so, please call our housing hotline at +32(0)475-905-091.  Within 24 hours, your call will be reviewed by the commander or his deputy garrison commander.

If you live in the SHAPE/Chievres or Brussels area and would like to initiate a work order, during duty hours call 068 275404. For emergency requests after duty hours, please contact the Military Police at  068 275301.

If you live in the Schinnen area and would like to initiate a work order, during duty hours, call 046 4437215. For emergency requests after duty hours, please contact the Military police at 046 4437555.

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