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Base Bulletin - week of Oct. 4

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

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This week


Fire Prevention Week
Fire prevention week is Oct. 7 - 13. Protect your family from fire with these tips:

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. 


For more information, contact fire prevention at 567-3370. 


OV 18-2 exemption, simulation deadline

Opinicus Vista 18-2 exemptions and simulations requests are due for any 50th Space Wing squadron that needs them by Wednesday. Please email signed letters to the 50th SW IG Work flow



ALS Graduation Class 18-7

The Peterson Airman Leadership School Class 18-7 invites you to attend their graduation ceremony at The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Social hour begins at 5:45 p.m. with the formal ceremony commencing at 6:30 p.m. Please RSVP no later than 4 p.m. Thursday at



Please contact the ALS Staff at 556-4940 for more information.





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



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:


Monday               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. 9                 All day                              Wing function

Nov. 12               All day                              Holiday      

Nov. 22               All day                              Holiday

Nov. 23               All day                              Family Day

Dec. 13               11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m           Training day

Dec. 24               All day                              Family Day   

Dec. 25               All day                              Holiday

Dec. 31               All day                              Family Day

Jan. 1                  All day                             Holiday

Jan. 10                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. 





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 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 or call 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 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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