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Base Bulletin - Week of June 25

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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

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 and south 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.  

50th CPTS hosts food drive

The 50th Comptroller Squadron is hosting a food drive until Thursday. Donation bins are located in the Bldg. 210 atrium, fitness center lobby and the north and west restricted area portals. The items will be donated to Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. Requested items include canned foods and non-perishables.

Donate to Back to School Supply Drive

The Little Airmen’s Council is hosting a school supply drive for Schriever military-connected children. Boxes can be found in Building 210, and at the north and west restricted area portals until July 15. Needed items: pencils, folders, pens, notebooks, paper, crayons, glue, protractors, scissors, markers, colored pencils, rulers, erasers, sticky notes, maps and paper clips.

Chaplains resume Lunch Box Games

The 50th Space Wing chaplain hosted ‘Lunch Box Games’ is scheduled to resume 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Building 300 Auditorium. Lunch Box Games is an opportunity for Airmen to take a break from work and play video games for free.

Restricted Area cell phone storage opens

The north and west restricted area portals’ cell phone storage machines are now operational. Airmen can store cell phones in the storage units before entering the restricted area. Instructions are posted on the machines.

Equal opportunity offers educational tools

The Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute website provides links to tools, videos, presentations, etc. which are useful for supervisors, commanders and leaders. The products and resources cover: organizational effectiveness, equal opportunity, equal employment opportunity, fair treatment, and sexual assault prevention & response.

Below is a list of the resources and tools available to help encourage and support healthy human relation climates:

Human relation education tools and resources: https://www.deocs.net/public/index.cfm.

Harassment Prevention: https://www.deocs.net/public/A2S-4_1/harassment.cfm

Organizational Effectiveness: https://www.deocs.net/public/A2S-4_1/main-oe.cfm

EO, EEO, Fair Treatment: https://www.deocs.net/public/A2S-4_1/main-eo-eeo-fair.cfm

El Paso County asks for feedback

El Paso County is asking for feedback from residents and businesses on the next stage of the County Master Plan. The county will release a series of online interactive activities for the public to participate in throughout June and July:

June 15 - 28: Review & Provide Feedback on "Key Areas"

June 29 - July 12: Review & Provide Feedback on "Areas of Change"

Each of the interactive activities for the two topics listed above will be available on the dates given. Each activity will include an explanatory video, a summary document, a mapping activity and an online questionnaire available to the public for two weeks from the launch date. The more input the county gets, the better the master plan will be.

Visit https://elpaso.hlplanning.com/pages/placetypes-outreach-el-paso to participate.

On base

50th Space Wing hosts promotion ceremony

The 50th Space Wing is scheduled to host a promotion ceremony 3:30 p.m. June 30, at the Event Center for June promotees. The ceremony is open to anyone at Schriever Air Force Base. Face masks are not required but are encouraged if physical distancing cannot be maintained.

For more information, call 719-377-8598.

Medical clinic scheduled closures

The Schriever clinic is scheduled to close the following days:

Thursday: Noon – 4:30 p.m., 21st Medical Squadron function

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

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.

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.

Off-base

U.S. Air Force Academy seeks cadet sponsors
The United States Air Force Academy is looking for sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home to incoming cadets. Eligible sponsors are: active duty, retired and reserve military members O-3 and above, E-6 and above, and Department of Defense equivalent GS-05 and above. The Academy is taking requests to sponsor cadets for the academic year until Aug. 14.  

For more information on the program, visit https://www.usafa.edu/cadet-life/cadet-support-services/cadet-sponsor-program/, call 719-333-2727 or email cadet.sponsor@usafa.edu and request the sponsor packet to be sent via email.

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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