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Base Bulletin - week of Dec. 13

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

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

 

* Spouses are invited to events marked withhttp://www.schriever.af.mil/Portals/17/images/161206-F-AA000-555.jpg?ver=2016-12-06-162113-753     

 

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

 

 

This week

 

Visit Schriever - Staff and Family Tour: Dec. 21

Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, personnel and their family members are invited on a Staff and Family Tour 9 a.m. - noon Dec. 21. Children are welcome, however, the tour will include lots of stairs, so strollers cannot be accommodated. The deadline to sign up is Friday. If interested, call the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 567-5040. There is a minimum of 15 participants needed or the tour will be cancelled.

 

 

Chapel team hosts Angel Trees

The 50th Space Wing Chaplain’s Office is coordinating this year’s Angel Tree program. Gifts can be dropped at the 50th SW Chaplain's Office in Building 300, Room 149, or the satellite chapel office in Building 210, Room 270, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. now until Friday.  For further information, contact the 50th SW Chaplain’s Office at 567-3705 or 567-5473.

 

 

AFCT looking for members

This year will mark the 25th Anniversary of the Air Force Cycling team. The AFCT has a membership of 135 cyclists nationwide, representing the Air Force and exhibiting the Air Force core values. The AFCT is looking for Airmen who are interested in becoming a member, the deadline for registration is Saturday. The team annually participates in the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, which will take place July 21-27, 2019. Those interested or wish to secure a RAGBRAI spot can go to https://afcycling.com.

 

 

On-base

 

Health Promotion activities

The Health Promotion office has several events taking place during the next few weeks:

 

Friday                    2 p.m.                Lunch and Learn on Healthy Holiday Eating

 

Dec. 18                 3:30 p.m.          Weight Management Class

 

 

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.

 

 

Claims against the estate

It is with deep regret we announce the death of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II. If anyone has claims against the estate of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II, contact Capt. Jason Anderson at 567-4350.

 

 

Legal Office Weekly Briefings

The 50th Space Wing Legal Office provides the following briefings on Fridays:

 

Article 137 Re-enlistment Briefing - 8 a.m.

 

Deployment Briefings - 9 a.m.

 

For further information, call 567-5050.

 

 

50th SW Violence Prevention Program recruiting course trainers

The 50th Space Wing violence prevention program staff is currently recruiting volunteer course trainers for the 2019 sexual assault/suicide prevention bystander training program. For more information, contact Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880.  

 

 

Clinic announces closures

The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic is closed on the following dates/times:

 

Thursday           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.

 

 

A&FRC center events

The Airman and Family Readiness center will host the following upcoming events next month:

 

Jan. 5                 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.      Safe Sitter Babysitting Course

 

Jan. 7, 14           8:30 - 11 a.m.            Capstone appointments available

 

Jan. 8                      2 - 3:30 p.m.          Pre-separation Briefing

 

Jan. 9                       9 - 11 a.m.             How to Tailor Your Resume

 

Jan. 9                       2 - 4:30 p.m.          Bundles for Babies

 

Jan. 14                    1 - 3 p.m.                 Sponsorship Training

 

Jan. 15                     9 - 10:30 a.m.         Pre-separation Briefing

 

Jan. 18                     5 - 6 p.m.                 The Pros and Cons of Teens on Social Media Briefing

 

Jan. 22                     2 - 3:30 p.m.           Pre-separation Briefing

 

Jan. 23                    9 - 11 a.m.                TriCare Transition Briefing

 

Jan. 25                    8 a.m. - 4 p.m.           Initial Key Spouse Training

 

Jan. 26                    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.          Deployed Family Event

 

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1     7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.       Transition GPS

 

 

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 North Powers and Old Ranch Road and departs at 6:35 a.m. arriving at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, at 7:30 a.m. The vanpool departs Schriever AFB at 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Joe Colunga at 567-3350.

 

 

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.

 

 

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 Thursday of the month. Records Management is held 12 – 1:30 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.

 

 

Off-base

 

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 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.

 

 

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 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 is 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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