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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Due to the Government shutdown, MCLB Albany will begin furloughing civilian employees today. Active duty personnel are not affected by the furlough.

 MCLB stresses that EMERGENCY SERVICES SUCH AS FIRE AND POLICE ARE NOT AFFECTED.

"We're continuing to keep the faith here in hopes that the legislation comes through with the decision and brings our working family here back to work," said Public Affairs Officer Justin Jacobs. "Because we provide a great service here aboard the base, within this community, for the war fighter."

The chart below is provided to assist customers in determining what services will be affected.

  

 

 

 

Service

Impact

Notes

1

Primary Care/Clinical Support/Pharmacy

Will have reduced staff

Military and contractor staff will continue to see patients; however, available appointments will be limited.

2

Health Benefits Advisors 

None, will operate normal hours

 

3

Library, Base Education and School Liaison Office

 

Closed during shutdown

Computers are available at Base Education and Marine & Family Programs for customers to check emails and to access the Internet

 

4

Relocation Assistant Program Manager & Retiree Assistant, Transition Readiness Services, Personal Finance Manager, Personal & Professional Development Manager and Health & Promotion Coordinator, Family Member & Employment

Program, and Informational and Referral, Children Youth and Teen Center

Closed during shutdown

 

5

Pass & ID

Will have reduced staff

Acquire visitor pass from front gate sentry.

6

Fishing & Hunting license issuing

Closed during shutdown

 

7

Game Warden

None, will operate normal hours

 

8

Commissary

Closed during shutdown

 

9

Industrial Hygiene 

None, will operate normal hours

 

10

DSSC              

Will have reduced staff

 

11

Garrison Supply Branch                 

Will have reduced staff

 

12

Garrison Mobile Equipment              

 

Will have reduced staff

 

13

Distribution Management Office                 

Closed during shutdown

 

14

CISD Help Desk

Will have reduced staff

Minimal Marine and contractor staffing for emergency IT/Telecomm services. Reimbursable staff on hand to support MDMC for telephone and radio support.

15

Public Works Trouble Calls              

None, will operate normal hours

 

16

Billeting & Barracks

Will have reduced staff

Check-ins to be performed by contract employees and military.

17

Payroll Liaison

Will have reduced staff

 

18

Budget Support

Will have reduced staff

 

19

Accounting Support

Will have reduced staff

 

20

Check Deposits

 

Will have reduced staff

 

21

Occupational Medicine and Health

None, will operate normal hours

 

22

Public Affairs Office

Will have reduced staff

Minimal Marine staffing

23

Base access gates

None, will operate normal hours

 

 

24

MCCS facilities

None, will operate normal hours

MCX, Town and Country and Grill, Fitness Center, CDC, SAPR, Exceptional Family Member Program, Family Advocacy and Substance Abuse 

25

MCCS facilities

Closed

Auto Hobby Shop, Base theater, Bowling Center, Information Tickets Tours, Outdoor Adventures, O'Club, SNCO Club,

Single Marine Facility, Golf Course Driving Range, Skeet and Pistol recreational shooting and all Intramural sports GYM, MCCS Admin office, Marketing, Human Resource & Training

26

All Risk Management Services:  Confined Space Entry Permits, SOH inspections, ESAMS support, Near Miss and Mishap Investigations, Instructor-led SOH training, Respirator fit-testing, Contractor safety oversight, Technical support to Incident Commander, Command Group, and Emergency Response Personnel during CBRNE event, Destructive Weather, etc., Response to Traffic Safety Program Demands, Recreation and Off-Duty Safety Services including motorcycle safety training.

Significantly reduced or not available

Defer or postpone requirement. 

Elevate request to executive leadership to determine if urgency warrants emergency call-back of safety professionals.

Consult safety professionals in tenant commands for assistance.

Accept risk of degraded service.

 

 

 

 

 

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