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Base Bulletin - week of Jan. 17


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


* Spouses are invited to events marked with 


This week


Schriever helping agencies provide support

Airmen are reminded the following resources are available to support them:

General number – 567-HELP (4357)

National Suicide Prevention Helpline – 1-800-273-8255

Mental Health – 567-4619

Chaplain’s office – 567-3705

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator – 567-7272

Family Advocacy Program – 556-8943

Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate – 556-8571

Military Family Life Counselor – 225-6003

Airman and Family Readiness Center – 567-3920



MLK day to affect AAFES installations

The following Schriever Air Force Base Army and Air Force Exchange Services will be impacted by Martin Luther King Day Jan. 21:


Barber Shop: closed Jan. 18, 21

Dunkin’ Donuts: closed Jan. 18, 21

Express gas station: open Friday, open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Jan. 21.


For information on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, closures, see attached photo. For general questions, call the 50th Force Support Squadron’s marketing office at 567-5362.



PA seeks letters about military experience

The 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office is seeking stories about your or a family member’s military life or deployment experience. The stories will be submitted to possibly be read during the Military and Veterans Appreciation Day Event at the state capitol Feb. 1. Limit letters to one page or no more than 500 words. Focus on your personal experience and the joys and challenges of your service or experience as a family member. Letters that are political in nature, violate operations security or exceed the word limit will not be accepted.


Submit your story no later than 12 p.m. Jan. 20 using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font in 12 point text to <>.  



AAFES hosting fitness sweepstakes

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win the Fill Your Gym Bag Sweepstakes Friday – Feb. 18. Ten winners worldwide will each receive a $100 Exchange gift card toward filling up their gym bag with fitness necessities, from fitness trackers to the latest sportswear to name-brand shoes and accessories, all of which can be found in Exchange stores or online at The second sweepstakes will award five winners a Schwinn 830 treadmill.


Authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can visit to enter. Honorably discharged veterans who have determined their eligibility to shop at can enter as well. No purchase is necessary to win, and the sweepstakes are each limited to one entry per person. Winners will be notified around the end of February. For more information, contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.



On base


Clinic announces closures

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


Jan. 18           Noon – 4:30 p.m.               Family Day


In an effort to ensure patients receive the care they need, when they need it, the Peterson Air Force Base and Schriever Air Force Base medical clinics will provide limited medical services 7:30 a.m. – noon Jan. 18. For an appointment, call the Colorado Springs Access To Care line at 719-524-CARE (2273).  For after-hours care, use option 3 to speak to a nurse on the Nurse Advice Line.


Jan. 21            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.




Schriever hosts 13O Roadshow

There will be a 13O career field roadshow 8 – 9:30 a.m. Jan. 30 in the Building 300 auditorium. This is a new Multi-Domain Command and Control career field the Air Force is establishing to develop multi-domain command and control operations. The roadshow ensures Airmen have the opportunity to hear about this new career field and ask questions from the experts. For more information, contact Maj. Brian Eno at 567-2124.



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.  



A&FRC center events

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


Jan. 17             11 a.m. – noon          Joint Communications Unit recruiting brief


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






Peterson to host MLK luncheon

All are invited to attend the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Observation Luncheon 11:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at the club on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  For more information, contact Michael Hulverson at 834-6464.



Vanpool opens for Falcon to/from Schriever

There will be a Schriever Air Force Base vanpool service Monday-Friday, departing from Falcon Walmart 6:25 a.m. and conducting several drop-offs at Schriever AFB 7 a.m.  Pick-up times at Schriever AFB will be between 4:30 -4:45 p.m. and arrives at Falcon Walmart around 5:10 p.m.  There is no out of pocket expense for Department of Defense vanpool participants. Contractors may also participate, but are not government subsidized.  For more information, contact Mike Walker at 567-7014, Kim Elster at 567-3025, or Jay Carroll at 721-0739.



Airman’s Council to host social

The Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Airman’s Council is hosting its 2019 Airman’s Social 2 – 6 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, bowling alley. This event will include food and a DJ. There will be a special giveaway for E-1 to E-4, however all are invited to join in on the fun. Door prizes will be handed out to the first 100 people to arrive and bowlers have a chance to win one of three commemorative trophies. For more information, contact Airman 1st Class Emily Rivera at 567-2085.



2019 AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium seeks volunteers

The 2019 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium is seeking volunteers to assist with session running, registration and security Feb. 5 – 7 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. For more information, contact Wanda Williams at 719-231-0082.



TAPS seeks volunteers

The Tragedy Assistance Program is seeking volunteers for the 2019 Mountain State Regional Good Grief Camp being held March 29 – 31. Please register at


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 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 meetings 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.



To submit a bulletin, visit the Public Affairs page.



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