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Base Bulletin - week of Oct. 11

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

50th FSS to host First Friday
The 50th Force Support Squadron's next First Friday event for Schriever Airmen will be 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The event will feature a live performance from the 4th ID band. For more information, contact 50th FSS Marketing at 567-5362.

UTA weekend food truck hours
Unit Training Assembly Weekend is Saturday – Sunday. Food truck hours will be 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Dunkin Donuts will be open 7 – 11 a.m. throughout the weekend.

SAFB Fire Department cancels auto extrication demonstration

The Schriever Fire Department’s auto extrication demonstration for tomorrow has been cancelled. For more information, contact the Fire Prevention Office at 567-3370.

TVC to host open house
The Tierra Vista Community Center will be hosting an open house 4 - 6 p.m. Friday. The event will include free food, giveaways, handouts, educational videos and other activities for the whole family. The Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department will have fire trucks and equipment on display and will be available for questions. They will also have the interactive fire safety trailer set-up for residents to learn about fire hazards, kitchen fires and emergency escape procedures for family members.

On-base

Health Promotion activities
The Health Promotion office will host several events during the next few weeks:

Oct. 19    12 p.m.       Smart Snacking Lunch and Learn
Oct. 23    3:30 p.m.    Weight Management Class
Oct. 25    1:30 p.m.    Exercise Physiologist

For more information, call Carol Carr at 567-4292.

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:

Thursday    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.

Off-base

FAP to host Mock Central Registry Boards
The Family Advocacy Program will host two Mock Central Registry Boards Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. They will be held in the Building 845 wing conference room from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. This is a great opportunity for commanders and first sergeants to observe a CRB and be able to ask questions. The training will also serve as the annual FAP training for the year. For more information, contact FAP at 556-8943.

FAP to host the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event
The Family Advocacy Program will host the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event Nov. 6 at the Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, bowling alley. The event will take place 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. The cost for one person is $5 for two hours of bowling. Shoes will be included. Units can call 556-8943 to sign up or register their team.

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 prepinfo@usafa.edu 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 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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