MCLB Albany Community
The Navy Federal Credit Union has been serving military and civilian employees aboard the base since 2002.
Navy Federal Credit Union is the largest credit union in the world, offering a wide array of products and services from savings accounts to mortgages and everything in between.
Navy Federal Credit Union serves active-duty and retired military personnel, Department of Defense civilian personnel and contractors who work aboard DOD installations, as well as their family members.
Operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, except federal holidays.
For more information on Navy Federal Credit Union and its services, call toll free 888-842-6328.
CIVILIAN WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
The Civilian Workforce Development Division of the Civilian Human Resources-Southeast, provides training services to managers, supervisors and employees. Training services include the purchase of training for on-site and off-site training to enhance the performance of employees’ daily work functions and the coordination of other mandatory training requirements.
The Civilian Workforce Development Division coordinates various programs such as the Civilian Career Leadership Development Program which increases the leadership competencies of civilian employees. Additionally, the Civilian Workforce Development Division manages various training, education and development courses for both civilians and Marines through Headquarters Marine Corps, centrally managed leadership programs designed to develop leadership competencies.
The Civilian Workforce Development Division also manages the Tuition Assistance Program to assist employees with the payment of college tuition and other fees; it also schedules employees, proctors and coordinates testing services for employees to maintain certifications as required by their positions.
The Commissary is in Building 7501 adjacent to the Marine Corps Exchange.
The commissary is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and closed on Sunday and Monday.
The commissary offers disabled patrons an opportunity to shop 30 minutes before the store opens and features a wheelchair ramp at the store’s entrance, front-of-the-line privileges for the disabled and handicap-designated service on Lane 3.
The store director, store administrator and department managers can provide information about the many weekly managers’ specials. Active-duty and retired military, National Guardsmen and reservists have unlimited commissary shopping privileges, check-cashing privileges, as well as credit and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program card use. Average savings customers experience shopping at the commissary can be as much as 30 percent.
Commissary personnel can be reached at 229-435-1721. Patrons may also check out the Defense Commissary Agency website at www.commissaries.com.
For information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, call 800-221-5689.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY OFFICE
The Equal Employment Opportunity Office administers the Civilian Equal Employment Opportunity Program in accordance with the laws, directives and policies to prevent discrimination and harassment in the workplace.
The EEO Office’s objective is to promote full realization of equal employment opportunity through a continuing affirmative employment program that aims to eliminate barriers that could culminate in discrimination based on factors irrelevant to job performance.
Within the agency, every effort will be made to ensure that all employment decisions and personnel actions, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer and benefits, are administered in conformance with federal statutes and regulations governing equal employment and personnel management.
The EEO is responsible for managing the Affirmative Employment Program, Special Emphasis Program and Federal Sector EEO Complaints Process, and provides leadership in diversity and inclusion to senior management to leverage the broad background and expertise of the workforce to accomplish the agency’s mission.
Equal Employment Opportunity Model EEO Program also known as Management Directive 715 (MD 715):
- Program elements
- Demonstrated commitment from agency leadership
- Integration of EEO into the agency’s strategic mission
- Management and program accountability
- Proactive prevention of unlawful discrimination
- Responsiveness and legal compliance
- Special emphasis programs
- Disability Program
- Education (special observances)
EEO Complaints Process:
- EEO Laws
- Equal Pay Act of 1963
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Civil Rights Act of 1991
- No FEAR Act of 2002 (effective October 2003)
- GINA of 2008
A civilian employee, former employee or applicant for employment who believes he or she has been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 years or older), physical or mental disability, genetic information or reprisal for prior EEO involvement may file a complaint by contacting an EEO counselor within 45 calendar days following the alleged discriminatory act or personnel action.
For more information or to contact a counselor, call 229-639-5250.
The Labor/Employee Relations Division (LERD) of the Civilian Human Resources Office-Southeast provides guidance and advice to managers and supervisors on the administration of the Master Labor Agreement as well as management and employee rights and responsibilities. Assistance is provided to supervisors in maintaining positive and productive employee relationships and in avoiding unfair labor practices.
Labor/Employee Relations Division also provides assistance to managers and supervisors on matters concerning conduct, disciplinary actions and performance-based actions. Personnel in this division process employee grievances and provide basic guidance and specific contact information for employee benefit matters such as health and life insurance programs, Thrift Savings Plan and retirement.
Labor/Employee Relations Division personnel are available to advise management and employees on concerns regarding the Incentive Awards Program, the Performance Management Program, leave and overtime issues.
To contact LERD, call 229-639-5255.
Legal Assistance is provided for all active-duty and retired service members and their family members.
Walk-ins are welcome for notary public, general and special powers of attorney, and ad valorem tax waivers.
Active-duty military personnel, who register their automobiles in Georgia but are legal residents of another state, may be entitled to a waiver of Georgia taxes associated with automobile registration.
Legal assistance requiring attorney consultation is by appointment only and will be coordinated through Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina. All appointments will take place at MCLB Albany via phone, video teleconference or in person with an attorney. MCLB Albany is using MCRD Parris Island to accommodate most legal assistance issues. An attorney from MCRD Parris Island will be detailed to MCLB Albany to assist with any legal assistance issues.
The Legal Assistance Office is in Building 3500, Wing 500, Room 507.
For an appointment, call 229-639-5212.
- Child support
- Consumer problems
- Debt and credit problems
- Immigration advice
- Lawsuit advice
- Living wills
- Name changes
- Notary Public
- Power of attorney
- Probate assistance
- Separation agreement
- Tax assistance
NAVAL BRANCH HEALTH CLINIC, ALBANY
Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC), Albany is aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany in Building 7000 on Matthews Boulevard. NBHC Albany is the primary care provider for active-duty personnel and their family members, who are enrolled in TRICARE Prime and assigned to the NBHC Albany. Patient care hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; the clinic is closed the first and third Wednesday afternoon of every month for training as well as weekends and holidays.
Pharmacy hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. The pharmacy is closed the first and third Wednesday afternoon of every month for training as well as weekends and holidays. The pharmacy fills civilian and military prescriptions for TRICARE eligible active-duty, retired military and family members. Formulary lists are available at the pharmacy window.
To access the pharmacy refill phone line, call 800-628-7427. Refilled prescriptions are available for pick up in one to two business days. Another benefit available for TRICARE enrollees is the Mail-Order Pharmacy, Express Scripts. Information on this service is available at www.expressscripts.com.
The Dental Clinic is co-located with NBHC in Building 7000. Dental sick call is at 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for active-duty military personnel. Routine dental check-ups are done by appointment, but the staff will accommodate walk-in requests whenever possible. To make an appointment, call 229-639-7871 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emergency care is available anytime during working hours. Space-available care for family members and retirees is not available.
NBHC Albany also provides overseas screenings, by appointment, for active-duty personnel and their family members. For services not provided within the clinic, such as specialty care, a referral from the primary care provider to a civilian provider in the local health care network is required. Call the appointment line at 229-639-7886/7884 to schedule an appointment.
Naval Branch Health Clinic Albany provides routine occupational health services, by appointment, for civil service employees stationed aboard MCLB Albany. Call 229-639-5557 to make an appointment. A dispensary permit signed by a supervisor is required before services are rendered.
Tobacco cessation, healthy weight and healthy heart counseling are offered through a health and wellness program for eligible TRICARE beneficiaries.
It is extremely important to get authorization prior to going directly to urgent or convenient care. If there is a life-threatening emergency such as potential loss of life, limb or eyesight, go directly to the emergency room. Patients also have an after-hours nurse advice line available; a nurse can help with home care advice and other options, such as urgent care. Call 800-874-2273 for after-hours assistance.
COMMUNICATION STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS OFFICE
Formerly known as the Public Affairs Office, the Communication Strategy and Operations Office’s mission is to provide a timely, accurate and truthful flow of information to the local, national and international public. Use of mass media is a primary means of disseminating information, and is often the most rapid and credible means.
The CommStrat Office communicates information about Navy and Marine Corps programs, activities, missions and responsibilities to both internal and external audiences. Rules of relations with news media generally require that all Marine Corps news be treated objectively. As a general practice, all news media representatives visiting Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany will first be directed to the CommStrat Officer, who will extend to them reasonable assistance in the accomplishment of their assignments. The CommStrat Officer will facilitate open, timely and uninhibited access to public information, except where restricted by law, security classification or privacy statutes.
Community outreach is an important contributor to achieving mission. Every reasonable effort at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany will be made to develop and maintain excellent community relations through volunteer efforts as well as involvement in local public events and community activities. Military and civilian employees at this installation are the best ambassadors for the Marine Corps and the best role models for Corps’ recruiting efforts.
The Albany area for community relations extends to and includes the counties of Dougherty, Lee and Worth, incorporating the cities and municipalities of Albany, Leesburg and Sylvester.
Get the latest information about the base and our tenant activities on our Facebook page at Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany, our Twitter site at MCLBAlbany, and our Instagram site at MCLBAlbany.
The Marine Corps encourages Marines and Civilian-Marines to explore and engage in social media communities at a level they feel comfortable with. The best advice is to approach online communication in the same way we communicate in person — by using sound judgment and common sense, adhering to the Marine Corps’ core values of honor, courage and commitment, following established policy, and abiding by the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
For specific guidance on social media, visit www.albany.marines.mil and click on the Social Media Guidance tab.
The official website of MCLB Albany is www.albany.marines.mil. Only material that is approved for public release may appear on a publicly-accessible web presence.
The management, including oversight, of all content on official Department of the Navy publicly accessible web presences is a CommStrat function.
STAFFING AND CLASSIFICATION ADVISORY BRANCH
The Staffing and Classification Advisory Branch provides advisory services to managers and supervisors on the following human resources functions: establish, classify and update position descriptions; advise and assist on setting the area of consideration for all vacancies; execute the Merit Promotion Program; and develop new and innovative recruitment strategies, i.e., Pathways Program, etc.
The Staffing and Classification Advisory Branch is composed of four human resources specialists and three human resources assistants with organizational assignments throughout its customer base. This office maintains professional relationships with all levels of management to put together effective recruitment plans that place the right person with the right skill set in the right position to carry out the mission of the U.S. Marine Corps.
VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMUNITY-BASED OUTPATIENT CLINIC, ALBANY, GEORGIA
The Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic is co-located inside Naval Branch Health Clinic, Albany in Building 7000. Its hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic provides primary care and mental health services for veterans in the Albany, Georgia, metro area. Specialty services include podiatry, audiology and optometry.