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Base bulletin - week of Feb. 14

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 with 

 

This week

 

Shred Truck at Schriever

The shred truck will be outside the Restricted Area North Portal from 9 – 11 a.m. and outside of Building 210 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Feb. 13. For more information, contact Senior Airman Bianca Alonzo at 567-6598.

 

2019 Father Daughter Dance seeks participants

The 2019 Father Daughter Dance will be held 6 p.m. Feb. 13 in The Club ballroom at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. To sign up, go to https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=431556&k=0662430C7E51 or contact Juan Rodriguez 556-4361.

 

Health Promotion Activities

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

Feb. 19 7-9 a.m. – Heart Health Fair in the fitness center

Feb. 19  7:15-8:30 a.m. – No Bod Pod

Feb. 20 Noon – Lunch and Learn on Exercise Fueling

 

Call Carol Carr at 567-4292 to register.

 

Note: Bodpod walk in hours are Monday and Wednesday 3:30-4:45 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday 7:15-8:30 a.m.

 

Note: The Health Promotion office will be closed Feb. 27-March 1.

 

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 now until 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 ShopMyExchange.com. The second sweepstakes will award five winners a Schwinn 830 treadmill.

 

Authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes to enter. Honorably discharged veterans who have determined their eligibility to shop at ShopMyExchange.com 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.

 

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.

 

 

On base

 

 

Clinic announces closures

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

 

Feb. 14                  11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                            Training Day

Feb. 15                  Noon –  4:30 p.m.                               Family Day

Feb. 18                  All Day                                                Holiday

Mar. 14                 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                             Training Day

Apr.  11                 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                             Training Day

May 9                    11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.                             Training Day

May 24                  Noon - 4:30 p.m.                                 Family Day

May 27                  All Day                                                Holiday

June 13                 Noon - 4:30 p.m.                                Training Day     

July 4                    All Day                                                Holiday     

July 5                    Noon - 4:30 p.m.                                 Family Day

July 11                  Noon - 4:30 p.m.                                Training Day

Aug. 8                   Noon - 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.

 

 

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 Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880.  

 

 

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

 

Orbital Warfare Speaker Series

The Orbital Warfare Speaker Series brings influential space operators and thinkers into conversation with Spacecrew to discuss the ideas and events that have shaped the nature of space operations and space warfighting. This series is meant to develop a culture of tough, competent and quick-thinking warfighting space professionals prepared to dominate future conflicts that extend into space.

 

Lecture 1 will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Aerospace Building, Room 1500, 7250 Getting Heights, 80916. Seating is limited. Send full names and social security numbers of attendees to Capt. James Millar at James.millar.1@us.af.mil, or call 375-6735.

 

Vanpool openings for Falcon to/from Schriever

There is 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 are 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.

 

 

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 www.taps.org/militarymentors.

 

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.

 

 

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