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Base Bulletin - week of Oct. 25

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

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This week

 

21st MDS to host flu line 

The 21st Medical Squadron will host an Influenza vaccination line 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Friday in the physical therapy building next to the fitness center. Vaccines will be provided to Department of Defense beneficiaries age 3 or older.  All vaccines are injectable as Flumist is not available this year. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Joshua Vigil at 567-3842.

 

On-base 

 

Health Promotion activities

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

 

Thursday         1:30 p.m.               Exercise Physiologist

Nov. 1              2 p.m.                    Sleep and Stress Management Class

Nov. 15           12 p.m.                   Great American Smoke out Day Lunch and Learn

 

BodPod walk in hours are 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Additional services available upon request. For more information, call Carol Carr at 567-4292.

 

50th SW Cybersecurity Office to host wireless security demonstration

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The 50th Space Wing Cybersecurity Office will host a wireless security demonstration and discussion 10 a.m. in the Building 300 auditorium Oct. 30. For more information, contact James Wacaster at 567-4885.

 

Green Dot classes in final two weeks

Green Dot refresher classes are in their final stretch. They are conducted 2 - 3 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 – 9 a.m. Fridays in the Building 300 auditorium. Register at https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/50swsppv/greendot/Pages/default.aspx.

 

RA shuttle service to be limited

The Restricted Area shuttle bus service will be limited now until Saturday due to extensive 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations Section mission support requirements. Normal service will resume Monday.

 

For more information, contact David Collins, 50th LRF director, at 567-3365.

 

TVCC to host Trunk or Treat

The Tierra Vista Community Center will host a Trunk or Treat at the TVC softball field parking lot at 4:15 p.m. The planning committee is in need of volunteers to support the events. To volunteer for the Trunk or Treat, go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C49A9AF29A6F94-trunk.

 

5/6 Council to host Thanksgiving drive

The 5/6 Council is holding a Thanksgiving drive Monday until Nov. 19 in the following locations: the Building 210 atrium, the North Entry Control Portals, Shoppette and Building 24. The drive will benefit Colorado Springs local community outreach groups such as the Women’s Resource Center, Salvation Army and the Colorado Springs Mission. They are asking for non-perishable items such as canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes/yams, canned gravy, cranberry sauce, instant mashed potatoes, stove top stuffing, biscuits or rolls, mac and cheese, roasting pans, cake/brownie mix or any other nonperishable food items. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Joseph Cella at 567-0553.

 

U.S. Air Force Weapons School Road Show coming to Schriever

The United States Air Force Weapons School Road Show is coming to Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, 1 - 2:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Building 300 auditorium. The target audience are 13S, 1C6, 17D, 62E, 14N personnel. The road show will cover a full course overview, pre-requisites to apply, expectations after graduation and include a question and answer session. Additionally, we can also answer questions about the Enlisted Advanced Instructor Course. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Anthony Raphael Jr. at 567-7107/2298 or Maj. James Franciere at 567-6018.

 

Team Schriever to celebrate Wingman Day

Wingman Day is scheduled for Nov. 9, 2018 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Event organizers are currently in need of volunteers. Seventeen volunteers are needed on Nov. 8 for setup, eight volunteers are needed for tear down at 9 a.m. and three volunteers at 12 p.m. Nov.9. For more information on the event or how to volunteer, contact Staff Sgt. David Williams Jr. at 567-5050.


FAP to host Mock Central Registry Boards

The Family Advocacy Program is holding a Mock Central Registry Board 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Building 210 wing conference room at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. This is an opportunity for commanders and first sergeants to observe a CRB and ask questions. The training also serves as the annual FAP training for the year. For more information, contact FAP at 556-8943. 

 

KMC to provide training

The Knowledge Management Center is providing reoccurring training/classes for the Knowledge Management programs. Classes are held in Building 301, Room 119, every first and third Thursday of the month. Records Management is held 12 – 1 p.m. and Freedom of Information-Privacy Act is held 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Publications and Forms class is provided 1 - 3 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. For more information, contact 50th Space Wing 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 Air Force Base Clinic is closed on the following dates/times:

 

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. 

 

Logistics planner retraining opportunities

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

 

Off-base

 

FAP to host the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event

The Family Advocacy Program is hosting the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event Nov. 6 at the Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, bowling alley. The event takes 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 are 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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