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Base bulletin - Week of June 11

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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

-Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section

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This Week

5K road race transitions to virtual format

Wreaths Across America announced its Stem to Stone 5K Road Race is scheduled to be hosted as a virtual event Saturday, in accordance with the CDC’s recommendation for large gatherings stemming from concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

The virtual place can be completed wherever and participants can run whatever distance they desire.

Virtual participants will receive personalized racing bibs and commemorative finisher medallions, with event T-shirts being provided to the first 200 people to register.

Registration for virtual participation will be open through race day. To register, please visit www.competitorme.com/wreaths-across-america.

CE performs parking lot maintenance

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron is scheduled to perform parking striping in the West Portal Restricted Area parking lot Saturday - Sunday . As a result, the north side of the West Portal parking lot will be closed. This will impact mission-essential, shift-work and handicapped personnel working nights. Areas will be cordoned off as early as Friday at 2 p.m., with work occurring on Saturday and Sunday. Members accessing the installation this weekend should heed all posted signs, park only in open spots and do not attempt to relocate cones or taping.  

On base

50th CE schedules generator maintenance

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron is scheduled to perform generator maintenance 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday.

The maintenance will entail "hard drops" as frequently as every hour, with up to ten hard drops. 

All mission-critical equipment is on technical power and protected by an uninterruptible power supply, no mission impact is expected.  There is the possibility of a 3-5 minute interruption in non-technical power during each hard drop.

Turn off all equipment not in use, such as fans, TVs, coffee pots, and computer screens to help reduce the electrical load. At this time, no load shedding of any building is anticipated for this generator maintenance, however, if required, facility managers will be promptly notified.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 719-567-6544.

Medical clinic scheduled closures

The Schriever clinic is scheduled to close the following days:

Thursday: All day, training day

July 3: All day, holiday

July 6: Noon – 4:30 p.m., family day

July 9: All day, training day

Aug. 13: All day, training day

Sept. 4: Noon – 4:30 p.m., family day

Sept. 7: All day, holiday

Sept. 10: All day, training day

Health Promotions Office reopens

The Health Promotions Office is beginning to see patients by appointment only. Masks must be worn to appointments.

For more information, call the Health Promotion Office at 719-567-4292.

50th FSS resumes framing, engraving

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

To submit an order, go to https://50fss.com/engraving/.

Pick-ups by appointment only.

MFLC alters appointments 

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 schrieveradultmflc@srimflcteam.com

Clinic suspends over-the-counter program 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.

Off-base

Family Advocacy reopens

The Peterson Air Force Base Family Advocacy Office is open and offering all of their services over the phone. This includes services such as couples counseling scheduling, consultations on parenting support, divorce and separation, relationship enhancement and communication skills.

Call 719-556-8943 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. For 24-hour assistance, call the command post at 719-556-4555 or the victims advocate line at 719-291-6625 for emergency assistance.

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 until June 30. Recipients are announced in November. For more information or to apply, visit https://coloradotech.edu/CTUPatriot or call 567-2043.

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