By Phillip Greene
Auto Skills Center
The Auto Skills Center is an eight Bay Facility; consisting of four flat bays and four with automotive lifts. The facility is equipped with the tools and equipment to perform most types of do it yourself maintenance and repairs on privately-owned vehicles.
Previously, prior to shop usage, interested personnel had to enroll in a Shop Orientation Class and be issued a Shop Card.
We now offer a faster way to accomplish this without having to take time off work to attend. Simply, go to the F&MWR webpage located at whitesands.armymwr.com, select the Auto Tab, read the standard operating procedure and then take a short exam. Once completed, just click on the “Submit” button and your exam will be forwarded to the shop. Then, at your convenience, come in, pick up your shop card, get a tour of the facility and learn what we have to offer. Fast, simple and convenient.
We also offer a repairs for fee service. The webpage has a listing of standard repair fees. If the service/repair is not listed, stop by or call (575) 678-5800 for an estimate. One of the first questions asked is “how long”? Unfortunately, due to a number of factors, we cannot give an exact time. We do recommend that if you are bringing your vehicle in, schedule yourself to be here when the shop opens. Many mornings we are booked for the day by 8:30 a.m. The entire staff is committed to provide the best possible service to both our Do-It-Yourself customers and those entrusting us to take care of their vehicle. We hope to see you in the near future.