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Base Bulletin - week of April 18

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

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Ellicott High School to host blood drive

Ellicott High School is scheduled to host a blood drive open for service members 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. April 18. For more information or to schedule a donation, visit



This week


Schriever Choir: Orbital Harmony Auditions

The Schriever Air Force Base Choir performance group Orbital Harmony will conduct auditions to fill vacant spots for the Spring and Summer 2019 performance season. All positions are currently open (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass). Any experience level is welcome. Auditions will be conducted by appointment in the Building 210 Chapel Office. Participation in the Schriever AFB Choir can be used toward qualification for a volunteer ribbon. For more details or to schedule an audition, contact Allen Neal Vickrey at 721-9280.


Upcoming Young AFCEAN Rocky Mountain Chapter Event

The Young Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Network will host a gathering 4 – 6 p.m. at 11590 Black Forest Road, in Colorado Springs. The Young AFCEAN program offers professionals, 40 years old and under, networking opportunities with senior leaders. It also includes the opportunity to work with others who will become future leaders in industry, military, government and academia. For more information, go to


On base


Health Promotion Activities

The Health Promotion office is scheduled to host several special activities during the next few weeks. Health Promotion has moved to T-135 portable next to the fitness center. Scheduled hearing tests and bioenvironmental services such as gas mask testing still remain in Building 500.


April 23 3:30 p.m. - Weight Management class


Bodpod walk in hours are scheduled to change starting April 29. It will now be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays 7:30 – 8:45 a.m.



Claims against the estate

With deepest regret to the family of 1st Lt. Amy D. Gillilan, if anyone has claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Gillilan, contact Capt. Rachel Nichols at 567-5050.



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.



Clinic announces closures

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

Friday            7:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.        Wing Stand Down

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

May 17           All Day                        Wingman Day

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

May 27          All Day                           Holiday

June 13         11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.      Training Day

July 4            All Day                          Holiday

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

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

Aug. 8          11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       Training Day

Aug. 30        Noon –  4:30 p.m.          Family Day

Sept. 2         All Day                           Holiday     



Note: Walk-in services end at 3:00 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.



Civilian Developmental Education accepting nomination packages

Nomination packages for Career Developmental Education opportunities are accepted through May 1. Applicants can apply for up to four programs. 


The majority of the courses require a continued service agreement in accordance with Air Force Instruction 36-401, Employee Training and Development. Applicants may incur up to a five year commitment upon completion of the training. This commitment begins when the students complete the program and is transferable to another federal agency if the employee leaves the Air Force.


For up to date CDE information, visit the Civilian Force Development page on myPers from a Common Access Card enabled computer, or select “Civilian Employee” from the myPers dropdown menu and search “developmental education.” Required documents, application instructions, a list of CDE opportunities and other criteria are available on the page.


For more information visit:




Logistics planner retraining opportunities

The Air Force Logistics Plans specialty career field is continually seeking enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners. 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



Voluntary Leave Transfer Program - Joel Bernal

Joel Bernal has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to a current medical condition. Should you like to donate leave to this employee, you can complete the OPM 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient under the VLTP (within agency) or (outside agency). Scan the signed form or fax to 567-2832.





Military Retirees Activities Office  

The Military Retiree Activities Office holds monthly council meetings the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. On May 9 it will be at the Peterson Air Force Base Golf Course Club House, followed by lunch at 12:45 pm. The guest speaker will be Maile Gray, from Drive Smart Colorado. To sign up or for more information, call the Retiree Assistance Office at 556-7153.


The Society of Military Widows

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. For more information, call 331-6689 or 260-8172. 



The Retired Enlisted Association celebrates grand re-opening ceremony

The grand-opening ceremony for the TREA - The Enlisted Association Chapter 1, will take place May 4 from 1 - 4 p.m. at 3035B South Academy Street in Colorado Springs. This is a free, family-friendly event with food, drinks, community service projects and kids activities.

For more information, email Ashley Perry at


Registration for the 2019 FA40 Training Forum is open

The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s Army Space Personnel Development Office is scheduled to host  the 2019 Annual FA40 Training Forum Aug. 13 - 16 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.  


This year’s forum will take place in the main conference room of Building 920 where TS-SCI briefings are scheduled. 


Registration is open to all members of the Army Space Cadre.


The registration process is not complete without submission of a TS-SCI Visit Access Request, by the member’s organizational special security officer unless he/she possesses a current PAFB/SMDC green badge. VAR information is located on the registration page. 


For more information or to register, go to (when prompted, select your Common Access Card email certificate to access the site):


For more information contact, Bob Kyniston at 554-0459 or



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