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Base bulletin - Week of July 4

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

Starting July 1, the 50th Civil Engineer Squadron will conduct pothole repairs and crack sealing on parking lots and roadways across the base. There is not expected to be any impacts on traffic; however, drive safely to ensure safety of working crews. Direct questions to Mike Rosseau at 567-5092.

 

Call for Stories

We all remember where we were when the first plane struck the World Trade Center Sept. 11, 2001. We are partnering with the Colorado Thirty Group for a community-wide commemoration of the 18th anniversary of that day. For this reason, we are collecting stories from our Schriever Air Force Base members who were uniquely impacted by the events of 9.11.01. If you would like to share your experience, please email 50swpa.workflow@us.af.mil and we will set up a time for filming.  Filming will take no more than 15 minutes and will occur at the SpringsTV Studio at 30 S. Nevada Ave, Suite 606.

 

Health Promotion Activities

The Health Promotion office is open. Bodpod walk-in hours have changed to 7:30-8:45 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

 

On base

Back to School

Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, is scheduled to host a back-to-school event at the Schriever AFB event center 9 - 11 a.m. July 30.

The event will feature: Resource tables, the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon, Sparky, K9 and bus safety demonstrations.

The 50th Security Forces Squadron will also have gear, weapons and a patrol car on display.

Ellicott Schools representatives will attend to help parents enroll their children into the school and meet the school’s leadership.

To register, call Ruth Moore at 567-6176 or email her at ruth.moore.1@us.af.mil.

 

School Physicals

The 21st Space Wing Medical Group is scheduled to offer school physicals:

July 9, 18, 23 and 30

Appointments are also available the first two weeks in August. To book an appointment, call 524-CARE (2273).

 

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 and bass). Any experience level is welcome. Auditions are conducted by appointment in 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.

 

New Civilian Personnel Hours

The Civilian Personnel Office has new customer service hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 1 - 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

 

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 will close on the following dates/times:

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     

Normal Clinic hours 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Immunizations Hours 7:30 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Walk-in Services Offered Monday - Friday from 8 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m. for the following:

Suture and Staple Removal (for ages 3 and older)

Sore Throat (for ages 3 and older)

Pregnancy Tests

Wound Care

Ear Wax Removal

Urinary Tract Infections (females only, 18 and older)

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 seeks enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners. For more information, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082.

 

Knowledge Management Center Provides Training

The Knowledge Management Center is providing reoccurring training/classes for Knowledge Management programs. Classes are in Building 301, Room 119, every first Thursday of the month. Records Management is noon - 1:30 p.m., and Freedom of Information Privacy Act is 1:45 -

3:15 p.m. Publications and Forms class is 1 - 3 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. For more information, contact 50th Space Wing Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

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

 

Off-base

AF/A1 LAF Promotion Category Reconfiguration Roadshow

Purpose:  Socialize concept, solicit feedback, and answer questions regarding changes

Target Audience: Total Force AF Officers at PAFB, CMAFS, SAFB & BAFB (Civ Supervisors and SNCOs welcome)

Date:  Tuesday, 9 July

Base Town Hall Session 1 – All officers (civ sups/SNCOs welcome)

  • Target Audience:  PAFB/CMAFS
  • Location/Time:  PAFB Auditorium/0800 - 0930

Base Town Hall Session 2 – All officers (civ sups/SNCOs welcome)

  • Target Audience:  SAFB/BAFB
  • Location/Time:  PAFB Auditorium/1300 - 1430       

MAJCOM A1s and FSS – 38Fs, 3F0s, & civilian equivalents

  • Target Audience:  PAFB/CMAFS/SAFB/BAFB
  • Location/Time:  PAFB Auditorium/1500 – 1630

While Officers can attend any of the town halls listed, the team organizing the events would encourage officers from Schriever AFB and Buckley AFB to attend the event in the afternoon (1300 – 1430) for crowd control.

 

Military Retirees Activities Office  

The Military Retiree Activities Office holds monthly council meetings the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. It will be at the Peterson Air Force Base Gold Course Club House, followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. 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 at 10:30 a.m. in The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. For more information, call 331-6689 or 260-8172. 

 

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:

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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