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Base bulletin - week of Feb. 20

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

Health Promotion Activities
The Health Promotion office is hosting several special activities during the next few weeks:
Mar. 5 Noon – Lunch and Learn
Mar. 7 at 2 p.m. – Sleep and Stress Management Class

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-Mar. 1.

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

Staff and Family Tour
Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, personnel and their family members are invited on a Staff and Family Tour from 8:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. March 8. Space is limited, first come, first served. Children are welcome, however, most of the tour may be too technical to keep the attention of small children, and the tour will include stairs and standing, so strollers cannot be accommodated. The deadline to sign up is Mar. 1. If interested, RSVP to (Subject: Staff and Family Tour) or call the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 567-5040.

Clinic announces closures
The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic is closed the following dates/times:
Mar. 14 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Training Day
Apr. 11 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.

AAFES continues Free Friday giveaways
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is continuing its Free Friday giveaways in 2019, offering Schriever Airmen and their families a chance to win riding lawn mowers, furniture, grills, blenders, espresso makers and more, conducted online at

To enter the contests, authorized shoppers post a comment answering the question posed on each Free Friday post at In addition to active-duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired shoppers and military families, honorably discharged veterans who have verified their eligibility to shop at can enter the weekly drawings.

Veterans can visit for more information. Entries made by 11:59 p.m. central standard time on the day of the posting will be entered into a drawing. Drawings are held on the Monday after each Free Friday giveaway.

For more information, contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.

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


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, or call 375-6735.

2018 Team Schriever Annual Awards - An Evening with the Stars
The 2018 Team Schriever Annual Awards Ceremony is March 8, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The deadline to register is March 1, 2019. POC’s: Senior Master Sgt. Cory Shipp and Senior Master Sgt. Miranda Gómez. Ticket prices are as follows:

• O4+/E9/GS-12+/Contractors – $40.00
• O1-O3/GS7-GS11/NAF III - NAF IV – $40.00
• E7-E8 – $40.00
• E5-E6 – $30.00
• E1-E4/GS1-GS6/NAF I - NAF II – $20.00

To sign up for the event, visit:

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

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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