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Base bulletin - week of Oct. 19

-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 

 

Right Start orientation rescheduled

Right Start orientation has been rescheduled to Oct. 31. The location has also changed to Building 210 Room 310. Those scheduled to attend the Oct. 19 date will automatically be rescheduled for the Oct. 31 date briefing. The orientation starts 8 a.m. For additional information, contact Cheryl Jensen at 567-3920.

 

Retirement ceremony for Lt. Col. Brooks

Lt. Col. Joshua Brooks, 50th Operations Group deputy commander, cordially invites you to attend his retirement ceremony after 22 years of service. The ceremony will take place at the Silver Spruce Golf Course, Peterson Air Force Base Oct. 20. To view the invitation, use the link below.

https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=366860&k=016744017D57

 

 

HPP has limited services 

The Health Promotion Program office will have limited services now until Oct. 26.  For assistance or any questions, call 567-3948 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 567-1835.

 

 

On-base

 

William G. Harwood to speak at Schriever

William G. Harwood, consulting journalist with CBS News, the Washington Post and Astronomy Now, will present 1:30 p.m. Oct.23 in Building 300, Room 302. His presentation will focus on the book, Comm Check: The Final Flight of Shuttle Columbia, which he co-authored with Michael Cabbage. This provides insight into the events leading up to the Shuttle Columbia disaster and highlights the shuttle crew. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Frederick Jaehnig at 556-4223.

 

Open Season Health Fair 

Open Season for federal employee health and benefits and dental/vision insurance will run 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.

 

 

Civilian Personnel Updates

Visit the Civilian Personnel Sharepoint site https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/50MSG/50fss/cpo/SitePages/Home.aspx for the latest updates regarding progress reviews and civilian awards. For more information, contact Maggie Wander at 567- 4351.

 

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.

 

 

 Closures

 

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

 

Oct. 27                  7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.       Wingman Day

Nov. 9                   Noon - 4:30 p.m.              Training Day

Nov. 10                 All day                              Holiday      

Nov. 23                 All day                              Holiday

Nov. 24                 All day                               Family Day      

Dec. 14                 Noon - 4:30 p.m.              Training Day

Dec. 25                 All day                              Holiday

Dec. 26                 All day                              Family 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.

 



Off-base

 

 

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 will host 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.

 

 

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