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Base bulletin - week of May 2

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

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.

On base

The United States Air Force Academy Band presents “Champions of Freedom”

Schriever Air Force Base’s Information, Tickets and Travel office, located in Building 300, has a limited number of free tickets to the Armed Forces Day Champions of Freedom Concert held at the Pikes Peak Center for Performing Arts 7 p.m. May 14. The tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please limit to four per person. This year the Colorado Springs Chorale will join the Academy Band’s Concert Band in a program that honors our nation, veterans and the men and women in uniform who currently serve her. The concert celebrates the United States enduring bond with Canada in defense of North America, and includes the traditional recognition of this year’s Pikes Peak Region’s Top Enlisted Performers. 

GI’s of Comedy Tour

The free G.I.’s of Comedy Tour is scheduled to take place at the base fitness center May 16. The G.I.’s of Comedy are a well-known comedy team that covers contemporary subject matter. Due to adult situational material, this show is 18 years of age and up. For more information call the 50th Force Support Squadron at 567-4740

Health Promotion Activities

The Health Promotion office is scheduled to host 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. For more information, contact Carol Carr at 567-4292.

Thursday,  2 p.m. – Sleep and Stress Management Class – First Term Airmen Center Classroom

Bodpod walk in hours are 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:

 

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 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.

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 https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx.

Off-base

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 p.m. 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 Saturday 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 ashleyperry1210@gmail.com.

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):

https://army.deps.mil/army/sites/ASKMS/FA40_2019/SitePages/Home.aspx.

For more information contact, Bob Kyniston at 554-0459 or robert.a.kyniston.civ@mail.mil.

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