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Base bulletin - week of Aug. 8

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

Memorial Service

A memorial service for Airman 1st Class Alexander Gleckman is scheduled 10-11 a.m. Aug. 12, at the Peterson Air Force Base Chapel. Attire will be service dress for military personnel and business casual for civilians.

Health Promotion Office

3:30 p.m. August 13 - Weight management class.

Bodpod walk-in hours: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 

To register, call 567-4292.

Pot Hole Repair

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron is conducting pothole repairs and crack sealing on parking lots and roadways across the base. Impacts on traffic are not expected; however, drive safely to ensure safety of working crews. Direct questions to Mike Rosseau at 567-5092.

 

On base

Free office furniture

The Schriever Professional Development Center has a variety of office furniture available to any military organization on Schriever Air Force Base. Available pieces include desks, book shelves, filing cabinets and more. All items are in good condition. Availability is first come, first serve and organizations must pick up. People can visit the PDC during normal business hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Monday - Friday

For more information, call 567-7329.

Claims against the estate

With deepest regret to the family of Airman 1st Class Alex C. Gleckman, if anyone has claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Gleckman, contact 1st Lt. Joseph C. Folse at 560-6960 or 567-6960.

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,

1 - 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Legal Office Weekly Briefings

The 50th Space Wing Legal Office provides the following briefings Fridays:

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

9 a.m. - Deployment briefings.

Legal office court requirement: Before appearing and/or testifying in court in an 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 times:

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

Family Day: 12 -4:30 p.m., Aug. 30       

Holiday: All Day, Sept. 2                                      

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

Immunizations Hours: 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Walk-in Services are available 8 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3 p.m., Monday - Friday 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)

Knowledge Management Center Provides Training

The Knowledge Management Center provides reoccurring classes for knowledge management programs. Classes are in Building 301, Room 119, every first Thursday of the month.

Records Management is 12-1:30 p.m.

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.

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.

 

Off-base

Run for the Fallen

The Colorado Run for the Fallen is scheduled 7 a.m. Sept. 14-15 and will go from Fort Carson, Colorado, to Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver. The run and donations supports the families of fallen Military and their families.

For more information, call 720-755-8180 or 816-916-1194, www.colorado.runforthefallen.org or email cochapter@honorandremember.org     

Senior noncommissioned officer induction ceremony

The senior noncommissioned officer induction ceremony is schedules 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at Great Wolf Lodge in Colorado Springs to recognize and support Team Schriever’s newest Master Sgt. Selects.

For more information and to RSVP, call Senior Master Sgt. Kathy Blake at 567-5666.

Bear Basin Ranch/Freedom Alliance veteran hunt

The annual Bear Basin therapeutic deer hunt for injured and recovering veterans is scheduled Nov. 1-2. For more information, contact Bob Lally at 719-289-6999.

Storm Spotter Course

The National Weather Service is hosting a SKYWARN Storm Spotter course from 2-4 p.m., Aug. 29, at the Peterson Air Force Base auditorium. Attendees will learn to identify and report severe weather phenomena and earn an official SKYWARN Storm Spotter certification.

SKYWARN is a volunteer program with between 350,000 and 400,000 trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather. The storm reports submitted by storm spotters help forecasters with the National Weather Service and Air Force provide more accurate forecasts of severe weather.

Falcon Wanderers Walking Club Walk

The Falcon Wanderers Walking Club is hosting the free Mount St. Francis Walk, August 17. Walk start times are 8 - 11:30 a.m. Pets are not allowed for this event. Restrooms are available at the start and finish. The walk begins and ends at Marian Hall, Mount St. Frances, 7780 Deer Hill Grove, Colorado Springs. Wheelchairs are not recommended.

For more information, call Curt Converse at 591-8193.

Civilian training courses

Travel Regulations for Defense Agencies, JTR (TDY Only) – Sept. 4-6, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Participants will learn the rules for travel authorizations, use of Government Travel Charge Card per diem allowances, transportation allowances, reimbursable allowances, contract (city-pair) discounted airfares, deductible meals, Government lodging and mess availability and non-availability, international travel, actual expense allowances for high cost areas and more.

Writing for Results – Sept. 10-11, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Create documents that achieve results. Learn to analyze each writing situation-focusing on your purpose, reader, and context. Write effective explanations and instructions, using lists, headings and graphics to get the job done. Write convincing arguments, clearly stating your position and supporting it effectively. Avoid logical fallacies in your writing and learn to spot them in messages you receive. Use writing to convince your reader and achieve real-world results. Use plain language as mandated by the Federal Plain Writing Act of 2010.

The training is open to Air Force appropriated funded civilian employees. The classes are taught by Graduate School USA at SpringHill Suites Hotel, 1570 Newport Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80916. 

Email Randy Brennan at randy.brennan@us.af.mil to sign-up for the training. 

Military Retirees Activities Office  

The Military Retiree Activity Office will hold its monthly meeting for all military retirees and their spouses on the second Thursday of every month at 11:30 am. The meeting scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Aug. 8, will be at the Peterson Air Force Base Golf Course Club House, followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m.

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 call, Bob Kyniston at 554-0459 or email robert.a.kyniston.civ@mail.mil.

To submit a bulletin, visit the Public Affairs page at https://www.schriever.af.mil/Public-Affairs/

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