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Base Bulletin – week of Jan. 5

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

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This week

Dunkin Donuts now open, grand opening 
Dunkin Donuts is now open 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Friday on Building 210’s first floor. They serve assorted coffees, espressos, donuts, pastries, bagels and a full line of breakfast and lunch options available for purchase. There are four customer services spaces available by Building 210; two in the front of the facility and two by the south entrance cross walk.

 

On Jan. 10 at 8:30 a.m., AAFES will host the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting for Dunkin' Donuts located in Building 210, Room 156. All personnel are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served following the Ribbon Cutting.

 

Annual awards ceremony volunteers needed
Do you like to talk?  Do you like to sing? The 2016 Annual Awards Committee is seeking great speakers and singers to audition for the Annual Awards Ceremony.  This request is open to officers and enlisted of all ranks. Auditions will take place 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Building 300 auditorium. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Katrena Holmes at 560-5615 or 1st Lt. Marlon Peeler at 560-5728.

 

Floorball (Floor hockey) now available 

The fitness center gymnasium is open for floorball (floor hockey) Thursday evenings from 5 - 6 p.m. All equipment is supplied. If you are interested in participating, contact Staff Sgt. Matthew Coleman-Foster at 567-5040.

 

50 CPTS announces closures

The 50th Comptroller Squadron is closed for training the second Tuesday of each month. Upcoming dates include: Jan. 10, Feb. 14 and March 14.

 

On-base

 

50 SW to observe time capsule unearthing
The 50th Space Wing is opening and replacing the time capsule located in the northwest corner of the Building 210 courtyard during a ceremony at 3 p.m. Jan. 30. The time capsule contains mementos from wing organizations depicting life at Schriever in 2002 and will be revealed during the ceremony. The time capsule will be sealed with its new contents and a date for recovery based on the wing’s 100th anniversary, June 1, 2049. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program - Rhonda R. Boyer

Ms. Rhonda Boyer has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to a current medical condition.  Should you like to donate leave to this employee, please do the following:  1. Complete the OPM 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the VLTP (within agency) http://www.opm.gov/FORMS/PDF_FILL/opm630a.pdf or https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf (outside agency) 2. Scan the signed form and email it to jaime.sampayo.1@us.af.mil, or fax to 567-2832.

 

Clinic announces closures

The Schriever Clinic will be closed the following dates/times:

Jan. 12                  1 – 4:30 p.m.                      Training day

Jan. 16                  All day                                   Holiday

Note: The clinic closes Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for physical training. Normal clinic hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. The clinic will close 3:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning in January. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.

 

Snow Call instructions updated

Team Schriever can find information on Snow Call procedures and the Schriever Air Force Base Parking Lot Closure Plan During Snow Removal Operations at the following link:

 

http://www.schriever.af.mil/Portals/17/documents/Snow%20Call%20Procedures.pdf?ver=2016-12-06-112825-087&timestamp=1481065225345.

 

In addition, the link can now be accessed by clicking the "Snow Call" icon under quick links on the home page of www.schriever.af.mil.

 

 

Airman’s Council holds monthly meeting
The Airman’s council is looking for any Airman wishing to better themselves and the Schriever community. Meetings are held 3 p.m. the second Monday or third Thursday of every month in the Building 300 conference room. The exact date each month will be sent via the Airman’s Council email distribution list. For more information, contact Airman Damon Kirk-Gregory Airman’s Council vice president, at 567-2661.

 

New templates available for Notable Achievement Awards, Time Off Awards
All Notable Achievement Awards and Time Off Awards must be submitted on the new template now available on the Civilian Personnel Sharepoint site. Please use these templates for all future NAA and TOA submissions and e-mail the approved forms to maggie.wander@us.af.mil for processing.

 

The Health and Wellness Center is open
Schriever personnel are encouraged to stop by the HAWC in Building 500 for health services such as: tobacco cessation, brown bag lunch and learns, sleep issue tips, Bod Pod assessments, weight management class, stress relief, meal preparation class and running shoe advice. For more information, contact the HAWC at 567-5615 or the clinic at 567-3832. To schedule an appointment, contact Peggy Diaz De Leon at 567-3832.

 

EO career field open for retraining

The Equal Opportunity career field is looking for Airmen and NCOs wishing to join. EO is currently seeking approximately 20 first term Airmen between now and July 1, 2017, for retraining. Scheduling for NCO retraining will occur at a later date. NCOs and Airmen are encouraged to coordinate with their career field managers before completing the 15-day observation period requirement to apply.  For more information, contact Master Sgt. Eumiko Egins at 665-4977/2056.

 

Off-base

Society opens door to military widows   

The Society of Military Widows is open to widows of any branch of military service, regardless of the spouse’s rank. The Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows meets 10:30 a.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson Air Force Base club. Call 719-597-0492 or 719-591-9523 for more information.

 

Military Retirees Activities office holds monthly luncheon

The Military Retiree Activities office holds a luncheon at noon the second Thursday of each month at the Peterson Air Force Base Club, followed by its monthly council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206. Please call 719-556-7153 for more information.

 

SnoFest offers military discounts

SnoFest features more than world-class skiing and snowboarding Jan. 20-22,.  Fabulous lodging, a party, giveaways, a hilarious cardboard derby, sleigh rides, tubing, ice-skating, non-skier excursions and more, all at heavily discounted prices for the military community.  You won't want to miss this spectacular event hosted by the Front Range Military Bases at Copper Mountain Resort, Colorado.

 

For lodging, call (888) 760-7561. Mention your base affiliation and use group code 3322. Saturday night buffet and party tickets are on sale now.

 

Prices:

$41/adult, $33/child if bought between Jan. 1-14 (Jan. 14 is the last day to purchase tickets)

 

Lift tickets are on sale now as well. For party tickets and lift tickets, contact SAFB ITT at 567-6050.

Visit http://www.mysnofest.com/ for more information about SnoFest.

 

Tickets available for Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the Air Force Association event
The Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the Air Force Association invites you to celebrate the 70th birthday of the United States Air Force with "A Salute to 70 Years of Air, Space and Cyberspace Power" Feb. 24, at the Broadmoor. Cocktail hour begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. The evening will conclude with a live band and dancing. Tickets are available for purchase at www.LancePSijanAFA.org. Air Force Ball attire is mess dress or black tie. Semi-formal uniform acceptable for Airmen when mess dress is unavailable.

 

Ticket prices are as follows:

E1—E3, GS-1—GS-3, ROTC and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets: $30
E4—E6, GS-4—GS-6: $40
E7—O3, GS-7—GS-11: $50
O4—O5, GS-12—GS-14: $60
O6 and above, GS—15 and above: $70
AFA Members: $70
Non-AFA Members: $100
Rooms are available at The Broadmoor for Air Force Ball guests at a special rate of $205.21 with tax. Please contact The Broadmoor directly at (719) 623-5112 or (888) 974-4990. Parking will be available at the Broadmoor for $8 in the lot under Broadmoor Hall or valet parking in front of the International Center.

 

For more information, please contact the Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the Air Force Association at LancePSijanAFA@gmail.com.

 

Academy cadet sponsor program looking for volunteers

The U.S. Air Force Academy is looking for volunteer sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home for cadets. The program needs about 180 families to sponsor cadets. Sponsors must be at least O-3 for officers, E-6 for enlisted and GS-05 for civilian. The program is designed to provide new cadets mentorship, offering active-duty and retired military personnel and civilians in the community an opportunity to mentor cadets on a permanent basis for their time at the Academy. Email cadet.sponsor@usafa.edu or usafa.cwtmsponsor@usafa.edu or call 719-333-2727 for more information.

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