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Base bulletin - week of Oct. 17

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Find more information for some of these events on the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook page 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

Schriever Base Shuttle Service

Schriever will operate a base shuttle service on a trial basis until Nov. 15. The shuttle will operate in a loop with six stops to help Team Schriever personnel get to activities such as medical appointments, briefings, meetings and unit physical training at the fitness center. The shuttle will operate 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, excluding holidays, family days and base closures. Stops include:

  • North restricted area portal
  • 50th Space Wing Headquarters/medical clinic
  • Fitness center
  • 310th SW Headquarters
  • U.S. Air Force Warfare Center
  • West restricted area portal

During the trial period, only one shuttle bus will operate in the restricted area. Questions may be directed to Terrence Galloway, 50th Logistics Readiness Flight, at 567-7212.

On base

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

The 50th Space Wing Cybersecurity Office is scheduled to host events highlighting this year’s theme for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.

9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Building 300 Auditorium.

9-11 a.m. Oct. 25 at Building 210, Room 310.

For more information, call the 50th Space Wing Cybersecurity office at 567-4138.

Exceptional Family Member Workshop

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is scheduled to host an EFMP workshop presented by Peak Parent 9-11 a.m. Oct. 17. Please call 567-3920 to register for the workshop. 

Required Annual Training: Sexual Assault and Suicide Prevention Awareness

Time is running out to complete required annual training for sexual assault and suicide prevention awareness. If you need to complete this training, please plan to attend one of the scheduled classes below. For more information, contact Jessica Ditson, 50th Space Wing Violence Prevention Integrator (VPI), at 567-2647.

  • 2 p.m. Oct. 15, Building 300 auditorium
  • 8 a.m. Oct. 18, Building 300 auditorium
  • 2 p.m. Oct. 22, Building 300 auditorium
  • 8 a.m. Oct. 25, Building 300 auditorium
  • 2 p.m. Oct. 29, Building 300 auditorium
  • 9:30 a.m. Oct. 31, Building 210 courtroom
  • 8 a.m. Nov. 1, Building 300 auditorium

Defense Travel System Training Courses

A three-day hands-on training course for DTS approving/reviewing officials is scheduled Oct. 22-24 at Schriever Air Force Base. Additionally, a four-day training course for DTS leads/organizational travel administrators is scheduled Oct. 29-Nov. 1, at Schriever AFB. For a complete course overview and to sign up, contact Lucie Holloway at 567-5420 or lucie.holloway@us.af.mil.

Federal Employee Health, Benefits Open Season: Nov. 11-Dec. 19

The Schriever Civilian Personnel office is scheduled to host a health information fair 9-10 a.m. Nov. 6 in the atrium of Building 210 on Schriever AFB, to help civilian employees prepare for the federal employee health benefits open season. For more information, please contact Jaime Sampayo at 567-5769.

Knowledge Management Center Provides Training

The Knowledge Management Center provides recurring classes for knowledge management programs. The following classes are offered the first and third Thursday of the month in Building 301, Room 119:

  • Records Management: 12-1:30 p.m.
  • Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act: 1:45 - 3:15 p.m.
  • Publications and Forms class: 1-3 p.m. (every third Thursday of the month)

To register, visit https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx. For more information, contact 50th Space Wing Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

Government Civilian Employee Benefits Presentation: Space is limited

Schriever AFB is scheduled to host a federal benefits presentation for Schriever federal employees and their spouses 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 14, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center in Building 101. Space is limited and registration is required. The information can be helpful for employees at any stage of their careers. Presentation topics covered will include:

  • Federal pensions
  • Federal health care
  • Life insurance options
  • Federal long-term care options
  • Thrift Savings Plan
  • Retirement options, application process
  • Social security
  • Estate planning

Please call 567-3920 to register.

Fitness Center Adjusts Manning

Schriever Fitness Center staff will no longer provide service on federal holidays and family days associated with Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Customers who are registered for after-hours access can still use the fitness center during these days. After-hours access is available 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. To register for after-hours access, or for more details, call the fitness center front desk at 567-6628.

Air Force Seeks Logistics Planners

The Air Force continues to seek enlisted personnel interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. If you are interested in becoming a logistics planner (2G0X1), contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060.

Off-base

Military Retirees Activities Office  

The Military Retiree Activity Office hosts a monthly meeting for all military retirees and their spouses on the second Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 14 at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. The guest speaker is Kent Matthews from the Pikes Peak Area Agency on Aging.

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 at 10:30 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson AFB Club, Colorado. For more information, call 331-6689 or 260-8172. 

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

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