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Base bulletin - Week of May 7

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


On base

Free tutoring for students

The Department of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy temporarily expanded eligibility for for military families. The program provides on-demand academic support in more than 100 subjects for kindergarten through college students.

Visit to take advantage of this program.

50th FSS resumes framing, engraving

The 50th Force Support Squadron is bringing framing and engraving projects back.

To submit an order, go to

Pick-ups by appointment only.

Schriever Express Closure

The Schriever Express is scheduled to close Saturday and Sunday to pour concrete. It will reopen Monday.

MFLC appointment alterations

In response to COVID-19, the Military and Family Life Counselor program is temporarily providing telephone or video non-medical counseling via Zoom. To schedule an appointment with the adult MFLC on Schriever call or text 719-225-6003, or email 

Over-the-counter program suspended indefinitely

The 21st Medical Squadron pharmacy has suspended the over-the-counter medication program indefinitely to ensure patients are receiving the appropriate level of care and assessment due to ongoing events.

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program

Paul Ray, John Kirby and Robert Matthias have been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program. To donate leave, please do the following:

1.    Complete the OPM 30-A

2.    Request to donate annual leave to recipient under the VLTP

To transfer leave, go to or

Scan the signed form and email it to or fax 567-2832.

Logistics Planner Retraining Opportunities

The Air Force continues to seek enlisted personnel interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. If interested, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060.


Family Advocacy Open

The Peterson Air Force Base Family Advocacy Office is open and offering their services over the phone.

Call 719-556-8943 or the crisis line at 719-291-6625 for emergency assistance.


Virtual relationship workshop

The Center for Relationship Education put together a series of free virtual relationship workshops. The workshops will foster effective communication, cultivate clear understanding, and aid in conflict resolution. Each eligible couple will receive up to $150 in gift cards for attending all four sessions and participating in surveys. Registration is open to couples who are dating, engaged or married.

To learn more and to register:


Free oil change and safety inspection

The Phil Long Motor Group is offering free oil changes and vehicle safety inspections to all Schriever Air Force Base personnel.

For more information, call 719-867-6400.

Peterson Exchange update

The Peterson Base Exchange has implemented a new directive limiting the number of customers in retail facilities at one time.

For questions, customers can call the Exchange General Manager's Office at 719-576-6174 or 719-576-6177, Mon-Fri, 0730-1600, or visit their Facebook page at

Colorado Technical University Patriot Scholarship

Colorado Technical University awards 50 full tuition scholarships to service members, veterans and their family members each year. The application period runs from until June 30. Recipients are announced in November. For more information or to apply, visit or call 567-2043.

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