Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany

MCLB Albany provides efficient facilities, infrastructure and a range of tailored installation support services that enables tenants to accomplish their assigned missions to support the warfighter while simultaneously enhancing their quality of life.

Welcome to the Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, GA official Page. This page is intended to provide updated information about what is happening here. Please visit our official website http://www.albany.marines.mil/ We strive to provide our audience with perspective on Marine Corps news and information while maintaining an issue driven, principle based and audience-focused conversation online. While this is an open forum, it's also a family-friendly one, so please keep all comments respectful. In addition to keeping it family-friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. Comments and posts that do not follow these guidelines will be removed: -We will not tolerate graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments, nor will we tolerate comments that are abusive, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization. -We will not tolerate solicitations or advertisements of any kind. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we will not tolerate attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. -We will not tolerate comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity. -Apparent spam will be removed and may cause the author(s) to be blocked from the page without notice. -You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. - For Official Use Only (FOUO), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary or business-sensitive information should never be discussed here. Don’t post personnel lists, rosters, organization charts or directories. This is a violation of privacy. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the Department of Defense the U.S. Marine Corps or Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany. You are encouraged to quote, republish or share any content on this site on your own blog, website or other communication/publication. If you do so, please credit the command or the person who authored the content as a courtesy. We hope you enjoy our page. Semper Fidelis.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Marines, Cpl. Rushane Thompson and Lance Cpl. Alexander Aldridge, volunteered to support the annual Transportation Day event at Worth County Primary School In Sylvester, Ga., recently.

As you gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family and friends, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Fire & Emergency Services wants to help keep you and your loved ones safe from any fire hazards.

Here are a few simple safety tips you should follow to ensure your loved ones are safe from a fire.

For more information on fire safety, click here:
https://bit.ly/2pLe7jM

You can also contact MCLB Albany Fire & Emergency Services at 229-639-5610.

Happy Thanksgiving! For nurse advice and help finding urgent care the Nurse Advice Line is open 24/7 -- by phone at 800-TRICARE (800-874-2273) and at www.MHSNurseAdviceLine.com (for chat or video chat with a nurse). You can go online to book appointments and submit prescription refills, at the TRICARE Online Patient Portal: www.TRICAREonline.com.

On Friday, Nov. 29, Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany is open but limited to active duty only. Families and retirees don't need a referral for an urgent care visit -- find out more at www.TRICARE.mil/CoveredServices/IsItCovered/UrgentCare.

As always, in an emergency call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

SALUTE TO SERVICE: Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany personnel were among the nearly 2,000 servicemembers from all military installations in the state of Georgia invited to the Atlanta Falcons game, Nov. 24.

Each year during the NFL's Salute to Service campaign, all 32 teams across the nation honor active-duty military members, veterans and their families to show gratitude for putting their country before self.

Col. Alphonso Trimble, commanding officer, MCLB Albany, Col. Wilfred Rivera, commander, Marine Depot Maintenance Command and Col. Kipp Wahlgren, commander, Marine Force Storage Command, were among the senior leaders in attendance.

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Active-duty service members competed in a Turkey Bowl at Crouch Field aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Nov. 21.

Several students with Dougherty Comprehensive High School band performed during the game.

The Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Color Guard provided support to the United States Department of Agriculture as they celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the National Peanut Research Lab in Dawson, Ga., Nov. 22.

The Guest of Honor was the Honorable Sonny Perdue, secretary, USDA.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany and Marine Corps Logistics Command hosted the Military Child Family Ball at the Town & Country Restaurant and Ballroom, Nov. 16.

Like the Marine Corps birthday ball, attendees took part in the traditional cake-cutting ceremony where the oldest and youngest children received a slice of cake. The event also featured dinner, music and dancing for military families and their children.

TRICARE (and FEDVIP) open season is underway and ends Dec. 9. Open Season is an annual period when you can enroll in or change plans for the next year, for any reason.

During TRICARE Open Season, you can:
1. Enroll in a plan: If you’re eligible for a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select, you can enroll for 2020 coverage.
2. Change plans: If you’re already enrolled in a TRICARE Prime option or TRICARE Select, you can switch plans for 2020 coverage.
3. Do nothing: If you like the plan you have, you don’t need to take any action.

To enroll or make changes to your health plan:
• Log in to milConnect at https://milconnect.dmdc.osd.mil, click on the “Benefits” tab, and then click on “Beneficiary Web Enrollment (BWE)” from the menu.
• Or, call Humana Military (TRICARE East) at (800) 444-5445.

Learn more by visiting and (and signing up for email alerts) at: www.TRICARE.mil/OpenSeason19.

FEDVIP Dental:
• Eligible TRICARE beneficiaries (such as retirees & their families) can enroll in FEDVIP dental coverage during FEDVIP Open Season.
• FEDVIP offers a range of plans from 10 dental carriers.
• Visit www.benefeds.com/ -- to learn more.

FEDVIP Vision:
• Enroll in one of FEDVIP’s four vision plans.
• Coverage is not automatic. If you want to enroll in a FEDVIP vision plan, you need to take action during FEDVIP Open Season.
• You must be enrolled in a TRICARE health plan to enroll in a FEDVIP vision plan.
• Visit www.tricare.mil/vision -- to learn more and sign up for email alerts.

CAPTURED!!! (Updated Nov. 27, 2019)

Michael Brown is currently in deserter status from the U.S. Marine Corps and is a person of interest in a Franklin County, VA Sheriff's Office homicide investigation that occurred on November 9, 2019 in the Hardy, VA area.

Brown has been known to frequent Clarendon County, SC.

Please remain alert and if seen, please do not approach as he is considered armed and dangerous; contact NCIS Multiple Threat Alert Center at (571) 305-4900.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany personnel participated in the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Leesburg, Ga., Nov. 16.

A National American Indian Heritage Month program was held at the Combined Clubs at Dubber's Oak at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Nov. 14.

Dr. Christina "Peggy" Venable, program director, Muskogee Vocational Rehabilitation, was the guest speaker. Artifacts were on display, and interesting facts were shared about American Indians and their contributions to the United States.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Marine Corps Logistics Command and Marine Corps Systems Command celebrated the 244th birthday of the Marine Corps at the Albany Civic Center, Nov. 9

CELEBRATING VETERANS DAY: One day after celebrating the Marine Corps' 244th birthday, a few Marines from Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany celebrated Veterans Day with the
local community, Nov. 11.

Active-duty members and civilian first responders at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany came to Town & Country Restaurant to take part in a pandemic influenza outbreak exercise, Nov. 7.

Naval Branch Health Clinic staff conducted the exercise to test the ability to facilitate a mass distribution of the flu vaccine.

The clinic still has the flu vaccine available for those who missed the event.

Happy Veterans Day

On this Veterans Day, take the time to celebrate and honor all who served and continue to serve our country. Happy Veterans Day! (U.S. Marine Corps video by Re-Essa Buckels)

244th Marine Corps Birthday

Happy 244th Birthday Marines!

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger and Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black, present the 2019 Marine Corps birthday message celebrating 244 years of our Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Rick Robinson and Staff Sgt. James R. Skelton)

OPERATION SEMPER FI (Part 2):

When Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Marines celebrated the 244th Marine Corps Birthday with their annual cake-cutting ceremony and uniform pageant aboard the installation, Nov. 8, one special guest was missing in the audience.

Montford Point Marine Henry Jackson, now 90 years old, is no longer able to visit the Marines he loves so much. So, they decided to visit him and take him a piece of cake to say “Happy Birthday Marine.”

#semperfidelis #onceamarinealwaysamarine

If you live in Marine Corps military housing, please take the time to complete the Resident Satisfaction Survey.

Learn more about the survey: https://www.marines.mil/News/News-Display/Article/2011061/marine-corps-conducts-service-wide-housing-survey/

The Housing Survey is Open ✍️

The U.S. Marine Corps Resident Satisfaction Survey for Marines, Sailors, and their families on Marine Corps installations is now open.

Marines and Sailors: We encourage you to take the survey and share your housing experiences. The feedback you provide is valuable and plays an important role in improving housing.

Learn more about the survey: https://www.marines.mil/News/News-Display/Article/2011061/marine-corps-conducts-service-wide-housing-survey/

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Samantha Sanchez)

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany held its 244th birthday cake-cutting and historical uniform pageant ceremony at the Base Theater, Nov. 8.

The traditional ceremony and pageant allows Marines to showcase and highlight those who have served before them, the past and present uniforms of those who have fought in previous conflicts and those who are currently fighting in defense of our nation around the world.

Semper Fidelis!

Marines with Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Headquarters Company participated in a celebratory run ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps 244th Birthday, Nov. 8.

After the run, Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Young reflected on the USMC history while looking at the bell.

M-A-R-I-N-E-S this is how you spell the best.

M = Motivated.
A = Always faithful.
R = Rough and tough.
I = In the mud.
N = Never quit.
E = Everyday.
S = SEMPER FI.

Marines with Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Headquarters Company kicked off the 244th Birthday celebration with a motivational run, Nov. 8.

Veterans, reservists and active-duty service members gather at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany for the monthly Veteran's Breakfast at the Town & Country Restaurant, Nov. 6.

Heather Sharpe from the Small Business Development
Office made a presentation on how to start a business.

Attention all TRICARE Military users, please review all current information and updates during open season.

Toys for Tots announces registration dates:

TOPIC/EVENT: Toys For Tots Registration

DATE/TIME: Nov. 11-14, 2019/9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

LOCATION: Salvation Army, 304 W. Second Ave., Albany, GA

AUDIENCE: All eligible individuals

DETAILS: The next registration date for Toys For Tots is listed above.

POC: Sgt Shereka Slater, Toys For Tots coordinator, at 229-639-5476.

U.S. Marine Corps

Watch live as the Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger leads Marines at the 244th #HappyBirthdayMarines run.

PROMOTED: Congratulations to newly-promoted GySgt. Seth Wells, assistant operations chief, Military Operations and Training Branch, and Sgt. Jasmin Villagomez, supply noncommissioned officer, Logistics Support Division, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany.

Both Marines were promoted to their current ranks during a ceremony in front of the MCLB Albany Headquarters Bldg., Nov. 1.

Congratulations and Semper Fidelis!

CUTENESS OVERLOAD: Several kids with the Child Development Center aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany kicked off their Halloween trick or treating through the headquarters building, Oct. 31.

MCLB Albany wishes everyone a safe and Happy Halloween!

Maj. Gen. Julian Alford, Commanding General, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, presented Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany's Commanding Officer, Col. Alphonso Trimble with the 2019 Energy Award, Oct. 31.

MCLB Albany was recognized for its energy initiatives and projects. Improvements include solar projects, energy efficiency upgrades to existing infrastructure and development of a biomass facility that will allow the base to fully operate using 100 percent renewable energy.

The installation has also implemented the first Borehole Thermal Energy Storage system, a state-of-the-art ground source heat pump system, and marked the latest milestone to become the first Net Zero military base in the Department of Defense by summer 2020.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Calling all veterans, reservists and active-duty service members, Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany will host its monthly Veteran’s Breakfast on Nov. 6, 2019 at Town & Country Restaurant and Ballroom at 6 a.m.

Heather Sharpe with the Small Business Development will share information on the steps to start a business. The event is open to anyone with base access. For more information, please call 229-639-5278.

MCLB Albany holds a veteran’s breakfast the first Wednesday of every month.

Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany's cover photo

HAPPENING TODAY: Civilian Human Resources Office will host the 2020 Open Season Health Fair from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Town & Country Restaurant and Grand Ballroom; and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Marine Depot Maintenance Command Program Management Division Conference Room.

This event will have healthcare vendors and representatives available to assist with health benefits. The fair is open to all base personnel.

TRICARE and FEDVIP Open Season begins Nov. 11 and that includes vision plans. See your choices clearly by visiting www.tricare.mil/vision -- and be sure to enroll or make your changes by the Dec. 9 deadline.

PUMPKIN FUN RUN & WALK: With Halloween just around the corner, Marine Corps Community Services held a 5K Great Pumpkin Fun Run & Walk aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, Oct. 25.

Several civilian-Marines, Marines and a few military children dressed up in costumes to get in the spirit of the 3-mile run. There were trick or treat stations along the course.

Sgt. Rodolfo Picaso, supply non-commissioned officer, Logistics Support Division, MCLB Albany, came in first place! Marines finished off the run with nearly 100 push ups.

CONGRATULATIONS: Sgt. Rodolfo Picaso and Cpl. Edward Leitner with Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Headquarters Company each received a challenge coin from Maj. Gen. Edward Banta, Commander, Marine Corps Installations Command, and Assistant Deputy Commandant for Installations and Logistics, during a site visit aboard the base, Oct. 23.

Picaso and Leitner were recognized for their exemplary performance as non-commissioned officers aboard the base. OORAH!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: TRICARE Open Season and FEDVIP Open Season runs Nov. 11 - Dec. 9. Do you want to enroll in a new plan or change plans for 2020 -- for health, dental or vision? If so, you'll need to take action.

To review your options, visit: www.tricare.mil/openseason19 or www.tricare.mil/vision.

Civilian Human Resources Office will also host the 2020 Open Season Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Town & Country Restaurant and Grand Ballroom; and 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Marine Depot Maintenance Command Program Management Division Conference Room. This event will have healthcare vendors and representatives available to assist with health benefits. The fair is open to all base personnel.

CONGRATULATIONS: Dozens of civilian-Marines, two Marines and a Sailor aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany received awards during the employee recognition ceremony, Oct. 23.

The event kicked off with more than 20 personnel who were recognized for their length of service - ranging from five to 35 years of federal service.

Sachiko Leonard with Marine Corps Community Services walked away with the highest length of service award - 35 years!

Personnel with Public Safety, Logistics Support, Comptroller, Manpower, Communication Information Systems, Installation and Environment, Marine Corps Community Services, Human Resources Office, Naval Branch Health Clinic, Communication Strategy and Operations and Base Operations and Training Divisions received certificates of appreciation, certificates of commendation, time off awards and letters of appreciation.

Col. Trimble awarded a challenge coin to John Richard and Anthony Wade for their exemplary work throughout the installation.

Thomas Mullen received a meritorious civilian service award for improving the safety program for Installation and Environment and Risk Management Divisions.

Big congrats to all personnel for your hard work and dedication to Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany!

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: We're less than one month away from TRICARE and FEDVIP Open Season: Nov. 11 - Dec. 9, 2019.

This is your annual opportunity to enroll in a health, vision or dental plan or change your plan for 2020. Learn more at www.tricare.mil/openseason19 or www.tricare.mil/vision

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