DFAC HOLIDAY HOURS
All eight Fort Hood dining facilities will serve a special Thanksgiving Day meal Wednesday for Soldiers, retirees, Fort Hood civilian employees and
their Family members. The cost of the holiday meal at the dining facilities is $9.05. The meals are free to Soldiers in possession of a meal card. On
Wednesday, DFACs will serve breakfast from 6-7 a.m., the holiday meal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and dinner from 5-6 p.m. While all eight DFACs will serve
breakfast and the holiday meal Wednesday, four will be closed during dinner hours: Operation Iraqi Freedom, Black Jack, Always Ready Inn and the North
Fort Hood DFAC in Bldg. 56447. On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, three DFACs will open to serve meals. They are: Patriot (Bldg. 12005, Old Ironsides/37th
St.), Freeman Café (Bldg. 39041, Tank Destroyer/67th St.) and the North Fort Hood DFAC in Bldg. 56425, each serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The same three DFACs remain open Friday-Sunday.
CRDAMC HOLIDAY HOURS
Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center and its primary care clinics will modify hours in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Nov. 26-27. All CRDAMC
primary care clinics will be closed Nov. 26 and Nov. 27. Beneficiaries with urgent care needs should report to CRDAMC Emergency Department. Darnall and
all its clinics will resume normal operating hours on Monday, Nov. 30. The hospital remains open for emergencies, inpatient care and labor and delivery
services. All pharmacies will be closed Nov. 26. However, only the PX Pharmacy will be open Nov. 27 for normal hours from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. All
pharmacies will return to normal hours on Nov. 30. The Patient Appointment System will not be available Nov. 26 and 27. Beneficiaries should call the
Nurse Advice Line at 1- 800-TRICARE (874-2273) for assistance with urgent health issues and scheduling appointments. Beneficiaries may also visit
www.tricareonline.com to schedule appointments. The Nurse Advice Line is available 24 hours a day to provide information on urgent health issues,
guidance for non-emergency situations, and instructions for self-care for minor injuries and illnesses and assistance with scheduling appointments.
Tricare beneficiaries may speak to a registered nurse on the nurse advice line by calling 1-800- TRICARE (874-2273) Option 1.
NATURE IN LIGHTS
The Belton Lake Outdoor Recreation Area is transformed into a winter wonderland during the annual Nature in Lights display.
Drive through more than 5.5 miles of holiday-inspired scenes, open to everyone nightly from 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 13-Jan. 3.
The gate fee is $8 for a car, minivan or pickup; $20 for a limo, RV or 15-passenger van; $35 for a 24-passenger van and $60
for a 47-passenger van or larger bus. The display is open to the public and will be open during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Stop by Santa's Village from 5:30-11 p.m. Nov. 19-Dec. 13, Thursday-Sunday, and Dec. 17-Dec. 24, nightly. Located in
Live Oak Pavilion, part way through the park, Santa's Village features a cowboy café, homemade cookies, hot
chocolate, seasonal crafts and wares and photos with Santa. Other features include a tram at Santa's Depot located
in the parking lot of the marina cove, pony rides, a petting zoo, concessions under the stars and holiday cartoons on
Nov. 14, 21 and 28; and again on Dec. 5, 12 and 19. For information, call 287-2523.
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