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Base bulletin- week of Aug. 16


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

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This week


Peterson AFB presents TSP training

The Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Airman and Family Readiness Center will present the Mei Shan Josephine Krammer and Stewart Kaplan Thrift Savings Plan training at the Building 1440 auditorium at Peterson, AFB, Colorado, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Thursday. This is open to all military service branches. There will be limited seating. To reserve a seat for the event, call 556-6141. 


Diversity Day to begin 

Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, will host its 2018 Diversity Day event, highlighting different cultures under the theme of “united in differences” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday in the Indoor Running Track. The Tuskegee Airmen demonstatrtion will begin at 9:15 a.m. Admission is free for all valid Department of Defense cardholders. There will be free food, entertainment and demonstrations from more than 10 cultures and ethnic groups. For more information, call the 50th Space Wing Equal Opportunity office at 567-7096.


SNCO Induction Ceremony

The Colorado Front Range Senior Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony will take place at the Arnold Hall Ballroom at The United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, Friday. The medallion ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and the ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the event will be Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria. For more information, visit,


Falcon Parkway repairs

Falcon Parkway will be reduced to single-lane access until Sept. 12. The traffic circle will be unaffected by construction. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Marquis Williams at 567-4323.





2018 Green Dot Program refresher class registration

Annual Green Dot Refresher Classes occur 2 - 3 p.m. Tuesdays, and 8 - 9 a.m. Fridays in the Building 300 Auditorium. All classes must be completed by Oct. 31. To register, visit For more information, contact Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567- 4880.


PA giving away furniture

The Public Affairs office is giving away office furniture to include a conference room table, chairs and desks of various styles, a credenza and shelving. For more information about pickup, call 567-5040.


AFOSI to host counter-intelligence awareness briefings

The Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Air Force Office of Special Investigations will conduct counter-intelligence awareness briefings on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the Building 300 auditorium. Briefings will be at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday and 8 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. No registration is necessary, and sign in sheets will be provided at each briefing. For further questions or concerns regarding counter-intelligence awareness, please contact Special Agent Samuel Ellis or Special Agent Jonathon Gillen at (719) 567-5049.


TVC to host town hall

Airmen are invited to the next Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, town hall 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4 in the Tierra Vista Community Center multipurpose room. For more information, contact Jessica Schroeder at 567-5726.


Voluntary Leave Transfer Program - Robert Bruce

Robert Bruce has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to a current medical condition. If you would like to donate leave to him, you can complete the OPM 630-A, request to donate annual leave to leave recipient under the VLTP (within agency) or (outside agency). You may scan the signed form and email it to or fax to 567-2832.


Logistics planner retraining opportunities
The Air Force Logistics Plans specialty is continually seeking enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners (2G0X1). For more information, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082.

Legal Office changes operating hours

The 50th Space Wing Legal Office is closed daily from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. The office will also be closed 7:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. every Thursday. If you have a deployment-related issue or need to contact a member of the staff, call 567-5050 for assistance. 


Legal office court requirement

Before appearing and/or testifying in court in their unofficial capacity, all Air Force members are required to meet with the legal office. For more information, call 567-5050.


Clinic announces closures

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

Friday                12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.        Medical Group Function

Aug. 31              All day                           Family day

Sept. 3               All day                           Holiday

Sept. 13             11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.   Training day

Oct. 5                 All day                           Family day

Oct. 8                 All day                           Holiday

Oct. 11               11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Training Day


Note: Walk-in services end at 3:30 p.m. Normal clinic hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.



MetroRides Vanpool provides openings

MetroRides Vanpool is a government subsidized program for all Department of Defense Civil Service employees and active duty military. There is no out of pocket expense for DoD vanpool participants. Contractors may also participate. The route starts at the Safeway shopping center parking lot in Fountain, Colorado, departing at 6:05 a.m. and arriving at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, at 6:30 a.m. The vanpool departs Schriever AFB at 4 p.m. and arrives back at Safeway at 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Steve Cooper at 567-5668. 





TAPS to host Good Grief Camp

The Tragedy Assistance Program will host a Good Grief Camp Sept. 8 – 9 in Denver, Colorado. Children are able to share and learn coping skills through games, crafts and other activities in a fun and supportive environment. Each child is paired with a military mentor who reminds the child that he or she is still a part of the military community. Mentors need to be available 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sept. 8 and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sept. 9. Lodging accommodations are available for those who reside more than 45 miles from the event. All meals are provided Sept. 8 and breakfast and lunch will be provided Sept. 9. If you have any questions about how you can volunteer, contact Melissa Hermosillo at 915-780-3344. To register as a mentor, visit


Noncommissioned Officer Association recruitment

The Noncommissioned Officer Association Air Academy Chapter is recruiting. It's a great opportunity to meet former chiefs and make a difference in the community. Meetings occur every third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Palmer Room at The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Membership is optional and open to enlisted, veterans and families from all services. For more information, email


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, 10:30 a.m. at The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Call 331-6689 or 260-8172 for more information.


USAFA to host Farish Recreation Area Walk

The United States Air Force Academy Outdoor Recreation Center and the Falcon Wanderers Walking Club invite you to the Farish Recreation Area Walk Sept. 22. The walk will start at the Conference Center at 12005 Rampart Range Road, Woodland Park. This event is free and open to the public. Register to walk any time between 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. with a finish time by 3 pm.  Large-wheeled strollers can complete the courses with difficulty, but wheelchairs are not recommended. Bratwurst, hot dogs, chips and drinks will be available for purchase. For more information, contact Amanda Burkhart at 333-4475.



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