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50th SW IG to host roadshow
The 50th Space Wing Inspector General’s office will host a roadshow in the Building 300 auditorium today at 1 p.m. This is an opportunity to get familiar with the roles of IG and what part you play in the Wing Commander's Inspection Program. For more information, contact Capt. Joseph Villalpando at 567-2170.
Top 3 to host Wing promotion ceremony
The monthly promotion ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the indoor running track. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Matthew Conkey at 567-3685.
Fire Prevention Week
Fire prevention week is Oct. 7 - 13. Protect your family from fire with these tips:
Safe use and proper installation of household appliances that burn fossil fuels, (i.e. fuel fired furnace, gas water heater, gas stoves, fireplace) is the best protection you can provide your family. Carbon monoxide detectors can add a level of protection, but are not a substitute for safe use of equipment. Have all heating equipment inspected and serviced each year. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation; install at least one carbon monoxide detector near sleeping areas (within 15 feet) and one on every level of your home. Carbon monoxide detectors should be replaced after seven years of service or as recommended by the manufacturer. For more information, contact fire prevention at 567-3370.
OV 18-2 exemption, simulation deadline
OV 18-2 exemptions and simulations requests are due for any 50th Space Wing squadron that needs them by Oct. 3. Please email signed letters to the 50th SW IG Work flow 50SWIG@us.af.mil.
50th CONS job opportunity available
The 50th Contracting Squadron is soliciting resumes for a NH-1910-03 Supervisory Quality Assurance Specialist, Chief, Quality Assurance position at Schriever AFB. If you are interested in this position, please send a resume to email@example.com no later than Oct. 3.
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 https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/50swsppv/greendot/Pages/default.aspx. For more information, contact Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880.
AFOSI to host counter-intelligence awareness briefings
The Schriever 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 567-5049.
KMC to provide training
The Knowledge Management Center is providing reoccurring training/classes for the Knowledge Management programs. Classes will be held in Building 301, Room 119, every first and third Thursday of the month. Records Management will be held 12 – 1 p.m. and Freedom of Information-Privacy Act will be held 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Publications and Forms class will be held 1 – 3 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. For more information, contact 50th SW Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.
To enroll/register, visit https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx.
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:
Oct. 5 All day Family Day
Oct. 8 All day Holiday
Oct. 11 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Training day
Nov. 8 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Training day
Nov. 12 All day Holiday
Nov. 22 All day Holiday
Nov. 23 All day Family Day
Dec. 24 All day Family Day
Dec. 25 All day Holiday
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.
The 5th Annual Creek Week cleanup to begin
The Creek Week cleanup is open for registration. The cleanup aims to bring the Fountain Creek, Colorado, watershed communities together to foster the health of local waterways for citizens and wildlife alike. Crews can be created or attendees can join an existing crew. For more information, or to register, go to https://fountaincreekweek.com or contact Amy Brautigan at 801-928-6980.
Air Force Academy looking for volunteer families
The U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School is looking for volunteer sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home for the cadet candidates. Sponsoring provides our students with a local family support system, adult role models and an avenue for community involvement that would ultimately continue for the duration of their time beginning here at the Prep School, into their journey to the Air Force Academy, and beyond. Please send an email request for a sponsor packet at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 719-333-3164.
Military Child of the Year open for nominations
Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable, and secure military families, is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation. Military Child of the Year is the nation's premier celebration of the achievements of military children. Nominations are open through Dec. 5, and all awards will be presented at a recognition gala April 18, 2019, in the nation's capital. To nominate a child for the award, visit www.militarychildoftheyear.org and click the Nominations tab.
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.
Military Retirees Activities Office
The Military Retiree Activities Office holds its monthly council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The meeting will be followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. To sign up or for more information, call the Retiree Assistance Office at 556-7153.
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