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Base bulletin - week of Oct. 5

-Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section

 

* Spouses are invited to events marked with  

 

This week 

 

New dormitory shuttle service to begin 
Shuttle service will return for dormitory residents Monday-Friday beginning Oct. 10. 

Departing the Aragon Dining Facility at Peterson Air Force Base: 6:30 a.m. 
Arriving to Schriever AFB, Building 210: 7 a.m. 
Arriving to Schriever AFB, Building 200: 7:05 a.m. 

Departing Schriever AFB, Building 200: 4:30 p.m. 
Departing Schriever AFB, Building 210: 4:35 p.m. 
Arriving to the Aragon Dining Facility at Peterson AFB: 5:05 p.m. 

Ask leadership for guidance regarding delayed reporting, base closures and early releases. 


HPP has limited services

The Health Promotion Office will have limited services now until Oct. 26.  For assistance or any questions, call 567-3948 to speak to Staff Sgt. Flores in reference to classes or body fat analysis. Dietician appointments will still be conducted. Contact Tiffany Brunton at 556-5787 or 556-4292 to schedule an appointment. For all other questions, contact Master Sgt. Eckley at 567-1835.

 

 

Road work to occur on Marksheffel

Construction will occur every Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. No road closures are anticipated, however, lane closures are expected. Please plan accordingly.

 

 

On-base

 

Fire Prevention week safety tips

Fire Prevention week is Oct. 8 – 14. Below are safety tips from the Fire Prevention office.


1. Make a home escape plan: draw a map of your home with all the doors and windows.
2. Know at least two ways out of every room.  Make sure all the doors and windows open easily.
3. Have an outside meeting place a safe distance from the home where everyone should meet.
4. Practice your fire drill during the day and at night twice each year.  Practice using different ways out.
5. Teach children how to escape on their own in case you can't reach them.  

Auto extrication demonstration

There will be an auto extrication demonstration in the parking lot between Building 210 and Ent Credit Union at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Watch the Schriever Fire Department in action to remove a vehicle around a victim using the “jaws of life” and other specialized rescue tools to safely remove the patient. There are 6.2 million auto accidents each year. In the U.S., 2.4 million are injured, 35,000 are killed and 96 people die every day in vehicle crashes. It is important to use a seat belt in every seat and on every trip. Drive without distractions; do not use a cell phone or text while driving. For more information, contact the Fire Prevention Office at 567-3370. 

 

50th CPTS closure

The 50th Comptroller Squadron will be closed for an official function Oct. 12. For any questions, contact your first sergeant or 237-5863 for emergencies.


 

Legal Office closure

The Legal Office will be closed Oct. 12 for a DV visit.  We will reopen 7:30 a.m. Oct. 13. 


 

AF Community feedback requests extended

Military members and civilian employees received an email and spouses received a postcard in the mail requesting participation in a survey. This survey will help Schriever leadership better understand the needs of Air Force members and families and the gaps that exist in the quality of life at Schriever. Before Monday, go to: www.rand.org/af-feedback and select "Take the Survey.” Access codes are being sent to the official Air Force email addresses of U.S. active duty, guard and reserve Airmen and civilian employees.  If you are missing the survey access code, contact Maj. Mark Oliver at usaf.jbsa.afmoa.mbx.af-community-feedback-tool@mail.mil.


 

Lactation rooms available

New moms, there are dedicated lactation rooms inside the Restricted Area, Buildings 24, 210, 300, 400 and 730. These rooms provide dedicated space for lactation and will assist with successful breastfeeding while serving at Schriever.

 

Building 24, Room 1003

Building 210, Room 204

Building 300, Room 210

Building 400, Room 203

Building 730, Room B19A

 

These rooms are available for the duration of the building’s duty day. For any questions or concerns, contact Robert Matthias at 567-3480.

 

 

TA mass briefing, one-on-one education counseling available

Tuition assistance briefing followed by education counseling is now offered every last 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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Open Season Health Fair 

Open Season for federal employee health and benefits and dental/vision insurance will run from Nov. 13 - Dec. 11. In preparation, Schriever will host the Open Season Health Fair 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Building 210 atrium. There will be representatives from different insurance companies available to answer questions and provide forms and pamphlets to all civilian employees on Schriever. For additional information, contact Maggie Wander at 567-4351.



Off-base

 

Military Retirees Activities Office

The Military Retiree Activities office holds its monthly council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The guest speaker for Oct. 12 will be Sterling Chase with an overview of Martial Arts for Seniors. Call 556-7153 for more information.

Pikes Peak Comic Con 

Pikes Peak Comic Con will take place 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at Pikes Peak Community College. The event is free for Department of Defense card holders, first responders and PPCC Students. General admission is $12. For more information, contact David Raines at 567-3554.

CCAF Fall Graduation Ceremony

Please join us for the Community College of the Air Force Fall Graduation Ceremony at 2 p.m. Oct. 17 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Help us celebrate the achievements of the military men and women of the Air Force Space Command. To RSVP for the ceremony, visit https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=364984&k=016746007353.


Junior Diabetes Research Foundation "One Walk"

We are looking for volunteers for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation "One Walk." The walk is Oct. 14 at the Rock Ledge Ranch near Garden of the Gods. Volunteers are needed at 7 a.m. Information can be found on the website: http://www2.jdrf.org/site/TR/Walk/RockyMountainChapter4072?fr_id=7017&pg=entry.

For more information, contact Joanna Moore at 963-9693.

 

 

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.

 

 

Cub Scout troops seeks recruits

The local Cub Scout Pack 808 is recruiting ages 7-10. Weekly meetings at Ellicott Middle School Library are Thursdays from 6 -7 p.m. They are also seeking adult leaders/volunteers to facilitate character development. For more information, contact Capt. Archie Johnson at 850-420-7358.

 

 

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.



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 333-2727 for more information.

 

 

 

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