- Quality of Life
- Community Service
- Recreation and Leisure
- Coordinate and participate in community service projects
- Organize recreation and leisure activities
- Actively support the quality of life needs of single Service members
- Event setup and breakdown
- Event station support
- Community projects
- BOSS Monthly Meeting
These are your Point of Contacts (POC) to contact for more information about the BOSS program.
BOSS President: SGT Young
Vice President: SGT Smith
Monthly meetings are held every 3rd Wednesday of each month promptly at 16:00. Location for these monthly meetings are at the Resiliency Center, 600 Thomas Ave. Room 200 (on the second floor)
- Community Service
(RADD) Retiree Appreciation Day
3-4 Volunteers are needed at the Lewis and Clark building, from 0600 1300
St. Martin’s Lutheran Church
3-4 Volunteers are needed on to serve Veterans from 1200-1400
Great American Stand down
Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City. Volunteers are needed to provide security while Veterans receive coats, blankets and socks for the winter. Lunch will be provided.
Drunk Driving Prevention Program- The chapter is officially called East Kansas Drunk Driving Prevention Program. The DDPP will drive you home completely free of charge! If you want your car driven home the DDPP will also drive your car home for free. The DDPP is available to anyone over the age of 21 (both military and civilians) every Friday and Saturday nights from 8:00 pm until 6:00am. Participants must sign up and agree to the DDPP liability wavier beforehand while sober in order to be eligible to request a ride home from the DDPP. They are also in need of volunteers.
Meals on wheels – Leavenworth Route every Friday. Food pick up is from between 1000-1100 and drop off takes about an hour. Submit volunteer names to POC SGT Young.
Civilians - The Meals on wheels program needs volunteers for other routes if people are interested, they have plenty of other volunteer opportunities as well. Council on Aging - 913-684-0777.
The Better Opportunities for Single Service Members (BOSS) program represents the voice of the single Service member. If you're a single Service member, BOSS members advocate for you by advancing quality of life issues on the installation, and in the barracks, to senior leaders on post and throughout the Army. "Let Your Voice Be Heard"
The BOSS program is based on three program pillars:
As a member of BOSS, you have a voice in how you live, how you spend your leisure time and how you support the community around you. BOSS Single Service Members:
Want to get involved in the community and don't know how? Join BOSS on one of our many volunteer outings or opportunities.
Examples of program participation:
Garrison BOSS programs are managed by a Senior Enlisted Advisor, MWR Advisor and BOSS President. BOSS serves the Single Service member Community - active, guard and reserve - and single parents, geographical bachelors, all US Military Service Branches and Foreign Service Members assigned to the Installation.
BOSS membership and the program's available leadership and project management roles enhance your promotion packets. Learn more about BOSS and how to become a member.