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Base Bulletin - week of June 22

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo --

--Information for these events can also be found in the community calendar page of the Schriever Air Force Base website.

 

* Spouses are invited to events marked with 

 

 

This week 

 

DIY Marriage Retreat 

Schriever Chapel will sponsor a free marriage retreat Friday to Sunday at the Westin Westminster, Denver, hosted by the DIY Marriage Experience. Spots are limited; child slots are available on a first come, first served basis. Contact your chapel to register at 567-3705.

 

 

North Gate closure

The North Gate (Enoch) will be shut down from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday due to barrier maintenance and repair. All traffic will need to utilize the West Gate (Irwin). The West Gate will be open 7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.  For more information, contact Trevor Stephen at 567-3291 or Master Sgt. Gingras at 567-5622.

 

Legal assistance unavailable

The Legal Office has canceled legal assistance this Tuesday for mandatory courts martial business.  Legal assistance will also be canceled July 4 for the Federal Holiday.  We will resume legal assistance July 11.



Airman's Council holds meeting

An Airman's Council meeting will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, in the chapel resource room. All Airmen are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Senior Airman William Darmon at 567-2442.

 

 

50 SW hosts Top 3 Barbecue, Girls of the West

The Schriever Air Force Base Top 3 are hosting a barbecue 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday at the fitness center track pavilion. All Schriever personnel and families are invited for lunch. Families can also meet the Girls of the West and learn more about the upcoming rodeo.

 

 

Shred Truck arriving to Schriever

The Shred Truck will be in front of Building 210 9-11 a.m. Thursday. Please bring items from your office or home for shredding. If you have any questions, contact Dawn Sharkey at 567-5136.

 

Combative courses available at Schriever Fitness Center

Free basic and intermediate combative courses are available at the Schriever Fitness Center 6 - 7 a.m. every Wednesday. The course is open to all Department of Defense cardholders affiliated with Schriever (15 years old and above). This is limited to 20 people a week and filled on a first come, first served basis. Bring a mouth guard, water bottle and exercise clothing you're not afraid of tearing. Individuals must register with the fitness center at 567-6628, no later than 5 p.m. every Monday.

 

 

 

EPMA self-study groups start

Group self-study for senior NCO Distance Learning Course 15 is now offered in Building 210, Room 310 Wednesdays and Fridays. Sign up through Share Point. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Janelle Amador at 567-5927.

 

  

Dietician at Schriever HAWC

A registered dietician is available at the Schriever Health and Wellness Center Thursday afternoons. She has three appointments available per week to discuss nutritional concerns and can see most TriCare beneficiaries.  The dietician will be in Building 500 across from the Security Forces Squadron. To schedule an appointment, call the HAWC at 567-4292.

 

 

Chapel

 

 

Chaplain hosts Working Women's Bible study 
Come join us for our Working Women’s Bible study 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. every first and third Tuesday in the back area of the dining facility in Building 300. We will be discussing the book "Beautiful in God's Eyes: The Treasures of the Proverbs 31 Woman" by Elizabeth George. Bring your lunch or grab some from the dining facility and let's all indulge in some food for the soul.

 

 

On-base

 

50th Space Wing Change of Command

Lt. Gen. David Buck cordially invites you to attend the 50th Space Wing Change of Command ceremony 8:30 a.m. June 30 at the Building 210 courtyard. Col. DeAnna Burt will relinquish command to Col. Jennifer Grant. There will be a post-reception immediately following at the Schriever event center. For additional details, contact Capt. Matthew Adams at 567-2484. Please RSVP using the eInvitation below.

https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=347924&k=016545007953

 

 

50 MSG Change of Command

Col. DeAnna Burt cordially invites you to attend the 50th Mission Support Group Change of Command ceremony 8:30 a.m. June 27 at Building 210. Col. Jason Janaros will relinquish command to Col. Brian Kehl. There will be a reception immediately following at the Schriever event center. For additional details, contact 2nd Lt. Ken Angel at 560-5981.

 

YMCA Youth Sports Clinics come to Schriever

The YMCA is coming to Schriever this June and July to provide a variety of sports clinics for Schriever youth, ages 4 – 14. These week-long sports clinics include gymnastics, soccer, baseball, basketball and a multi-sports clinic. All sports clinics are offered here at Schriever. For more information, please contact Mary Barkley at 567-5464.

 

 

 TA mass briefing and one-on-one education counseling begins

Tuition assistance briefing followed by education counseling is now offered every second Wednesday of the month in Building 210, Room 310. Mass TA Counseling is held 8 -9:30 a.m. and one-on-one education counseling at 9:30 a.m. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call Master Sgt. Janelle Amador at 567-5927 or Vicki Brautigam at 567-5903.

 

 

Orbital Harmony conducts auditions

The Schriever Air Force Base Choir performance group Orbital Harmony will be conducting auditions to fill vacant spots for the summer 2017 performance season. All positions are currently open (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass). Any experience level is welcome. Auditions will be conducted by appointment in Building T135. Participation in the Schriever Choir can be used towards qualification for the U.S. Air Force Volunteer Ribbon. For more details or to schedule an audition, please contact Allen Vickrey at 721-9280. 

 

 

Sign up for SAI

Single Airmen Initiative events are free for both officers and enlisted personnel. If you are single and would like more information on the events available or would like to register, contact Seth Cannello at 567-6658.

 

 

Visitor Center hours

Beginning July 1, the Visitor Center will have the following hours:

 

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

 

Fitness center holds aerobics class 

The fitness center staff will be teaching the following classes:

Spin class: 4 - 5 p.m. Mondays

Step aerobics/low impact: 4 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays

Yoga/pilates 12 - 1 p.m. Fridays

 

All classes will be held in the aerobics room, however, space is limited.  Classes are free and open to all Schriever members. You must sign-in at the front counter before taking the class.

For more information, visit the fitness center or call 567-6628.

 

 

Children of Valor wrestling club opens registration
The Children of Valor would like to invite all Schriever dependents (military and civilian) to join the team. We are a USA wrestling chartered club and part of the Peak 2 Peak League. We are a traveling competition team seeking dedicated youth athletes to compete with us. We accept boys and girls, ages 4-15. Practice times are 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Tierra Vista Housing multipurpose room, 300 Hartinger Circle. Contact Coach Morris Thomas at airman265@gmail.com for registration information.

 

 

The 2017 Gen. Bernard A. Schriever Memorial Essay Contest kicks off

The Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the Air Force Association is pleased to sponsor the 2017 Gen. Bernard A. Schriever Memorial Essay Contest. The purpose of the contest is to stimulate thought, discussion and debate on matters relating to how the Air Force and Air Force Space Command provide space and cyberspace capabilities for the joint force and the nation. Contest details and submission rules are contained in the 2017 Schriever Essay Contest Information and Rules Summary, which is available on the Lance P. Sijan Chapter website, www.lancepsijanafa.org/. Submissions must be unclassified and are due to the Lance P. Sijan Chapter of the AFA by August 15. For more information, contact Mr. George Bradley, AFSPC Director of History at 554-3081. 

 

 

 Closures

 

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

 

July 3                     All day                                   Family Day

July 4                     All day                                   Holiday

July 13                Noon- 4:30 p.m.                     Training day      

Aug. 4                 Noon- 4:30 p.m.                     Medical Group picnic

Aug. 10               Noon- 4:30 p.m.                     Training day      

Sept. 1                     All day                                 Family Day

Sept. 4                   All day                                   Holiday

Sept. 14              Noon- 4:30 p.m.                     Training day      

     

Note: Normal clinic hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Walk in services end at 3:30 p.m. The pharmacy and lab close at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.

 

 

CPTS announces closures

The 50th Comptroller Squadron financial service office will be closed the following dates/times:

 

July 11                  All day                               

August 8              All day                                  

 

If you require assistance with Government Travel Cards or the Defense Travel System, please contact your unit representatives. If you have any questions, contact 567-2010.

 

 

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program – William Hughes

William Hughes has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to current medical issues. If you like to donate leave to him, you can complete the OPM 630-A, request to donate annual leave to leave recipient under the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program (within agency) http://www.opm.gov/FORMS/PDF_FILL/opm630a.pdf or https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf (outside agency).

For more information, contact Chris Norrod at 554-6888.

 

 

Off-base

 

 

Co-ed Teen Leadership Camp offered

A teen leadership overnight camp is offered to teens ages 13-17. This camp is being offered through the local YMCA specifically for our Schriever Air Force Base youth. Teens will be challenged both as individuals and as a team. This camp will take place from June 25 - 30.

 

Responding to Military Children with Exceptional Needs

Responding to Military Children with Exceptional Needs is a professional development institute designed to inform concerned adults about military-connected children with exceptional needs and the issues they may face as they transition from school to school. Classes will be held 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. July 25 - 26 at Hotel Elegante. Register at www.Militarychild.org/training.

 

 

Society of Military Widows holds meeting

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 on the last Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. Call 597-0492 or 591-9523 for more information.

 

 

Military Retirees Activities Office holds council meeting

The Military Retiree Activities office will hold a council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350 (room 1206) at Peterson Air Force Base. For more information, call Randall Barrett at 556-7153.

 

 Fort Carson DLA announces services

Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located in Building 324, 1475 Wickersham Boulevard, Fort Carson, conducts orientations by appointment. The orientations discuss disposition services/processes to include turning in excess property, reutilizing government property, available web-based tools, special handling of property and environmental needs.

- To schedule an orientation training, contact 352-4186
- For receiving/turning in questions, contact 526-9689
- Environmental questions, contact 526-0289
- Reutilization/Transfer/Donation, contact 466-7002

 

 

TAPS looking for service members

The Tragedy Assistance Program is hosting a survivor seminar and is in need of active-duty service members to pair with a child during their journey of grief, helping them gain coping skills in a supportive environment. For more information and how to register, visit the program’s website at www.taps.org or call Melissa Hermosillo at (915) 780-3344.

 

 

50 CONS Base Support Flight Newsletter

The 50th Contracting Base Support Flight quarterly newsletter, “The Goods,” is now available for download at http://go.usa.gov/x96XV. For specific questions and concerns, email 50CONS.LGCB.BaseContracting@us.af.mil.

 

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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