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Base bulletin - week of Feb. 27

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     

 

This week

 

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The Health Promotion office is hosting several special activities during the next few weeks:

March 5 at 12 p.m.  – Lunch and Learn

March 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 - March 1.

 

Air Force Wing Open Boxing Championships

The event will be hosted at the United States Air Force Academy at the Clune Arena, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. The admission for this event is free. The event will be streamed live at:  https://goairforcefalcons.com/sports/2018/7/31/mountain-west-digital-network.aspx.

 

For more information contact, Michael E. Peterson at, 719-333-2401 or email michael.peterson@usafa.edu.

 

On base

 

Ash Wednesday Service

The Schriever Chapel is providing an Ash Wednesday service on March 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the event center, Bldg. 20. Chaplain Maj. McGregor will be performing the rite and taking confession directly after.

 

For more information contact the Schriever Chapel at 567-3705.

 

Staff and Family Tour

Schriever 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 to 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 March 1. If interested, RSVP to 50SWPA.WORKFLOW@us.af.mil (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:

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

April 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.

 

 

Hiring Fairs for Defense, IT, Cyber and Intel

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting a hiring fair on March 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schriever AFB event center, Bldg. 20. The event is open to all active duty, veterans, guard/reserve, civilians, contractors and family members who have access to military installations. RSVP and resume upload is required (even if you can’t attend, register and upload your resume). To upload resume or RSVP, visit: www.transitioncareers.com.

 

For more information send email to: jobseeker@transitioncareers.com.

 

If you are an employer and want to recruit at these events send inquiry email to: employer@transitioncareers.com.

 

 

Schriever AFB Tech Expo

The Schriever AFB Tech Expo, sponsored by the 50th Space Communications

Squadron, will take place on March 19. This free and educational event is

open to all base personnel from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Tech Expo serves as an open

forum for industry partners to showcase their latest mission-centric technologies. For more

information go to www.federalevents.com/schrieverafb.

 

For more information contact Thais V. Rochard at 443-561-2410 or rochard@ncsi.com.

 

 

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 facebook.com/shopmyexchange.

 

To enter the contests, authorized shoppers post a comment answering the question posed on each Free Friday post at facebook.com/shopmyexchange. 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 ShopMyExchange.com can enter the weekly drawings.

 

Veterans can visit http://bit.ly/VetForLife 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 Fridays:

 

Article 137 re-enlistment briefing - 8 a.m.

 

Deployment briefings - 9 a.m.

 

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.

 

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 to Friday. For more information, contact Joe Colunga at 567-3350.

 

Additionally, there is a Schriever Air Force Base vanpool service Monday to 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.

 

 

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 Bldg. 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

 

 

Introducing Dunkin delivery

Dunkin Donuts now delivers to your office at from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Deliveries are only available for Bldg. 210. Deliverable products include: hot sandwiches, iced and hot beverages, espresso, donuts. Deliveries require a $5 order minimum, a $1 delivery fee will be added to the order. To make your order call, 719-567-5282.

 

 

Outdoor and recreation camper and trailer spots available

Approximately 30 spots are available for rent in the Outdoor and recreation RV lot. Most are 30 feet long. The RV lot can be accessed 24/7 through the North Gate. The gate to the RV lot is secured and can be accessed with an individual code.

 

For more information call Outdoor Recreation at, 567-6050.

 

 

Off-base

 

2018 Team Schriever Annual Awards - An Evening with the Stars

The 2018 Team Schriever Annual Awards Ceremony is March 8 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The deadline to register is March 1. 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: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=436886&k=066244017351.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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