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Base bulletin - Week of Aug. 27

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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

* Spouses are invited to events marked with

This week

Celebration for dorm residents

Peterson-Schriever Garrison dormitory residents are invited to a party Friday from 1-6 p.m. at Bldg. 1270 on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. There will be games and food available. Masks are mandatory. For more information, contact Airman Bogdan Beslac at 567-3679.

Schriever hosts dorm Airmen meeting                                                                                                                                                          

For Schriever Airmen living in the Peterson-Schriever Garrison dorms, there are meetings Sept. 2, 16 and 30 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 300 Auditorium. The meetings provide an opportunity for Airmen to discuss ways to improve the quality of life in the dorms. For more information, contact Airman Bogdan Beslac at 567- 3679.

El Paso County enters Stage II fire restrictions                                                                                                                                             

El Paso County is now under Stage II fire restrictions. This includes the Peterson and Schriever Air Force Base’s and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station.

The Following activities and items are prohibited:

  • Campfires in camping/picnic grounds
  • Model rockets
  • Public prescribed burning/burn permits
  • Outdoor smoking
  • Sale or use of fireworks
  • Outdoor cooking (grilling, except propane)
  • Outdoor fires

On base

GRB comes back online                                                                                                                                                                                 

The Government Retirement and Benefits platform maintenance is complete and back online. The platform is now accessible at https://grbplatform.us.af.mil. Users must use their authenticated certificate to access the application.

Contact Jaime Sampayo at the Civilian Personnel Office with questions at jaime.sampayo.1@us.af.mil or call 567-2832.

TSP accepts signatures without notary                                                                                               

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board announced Thrift Savings Plan will temporarily accept certain digital signatures on forms without requiring notarized signatures. All forms signed electronically with personal identity verification or common access card credentials may temporarily leave the notary section blank. TSP will also accept handwritten signatures without notarized signatures at this time. Eligible participants using the digital signature process must use their unexpired PIV credentials or CAC to sign their forms before they are submitted to TSP.

Please direct questions to Jaime Sampayo at the Civilian Personnel Office at jaime.sampayo.1@us.af.mil or call 567-2832.

Force Development Flight relocates                                                                                                                                                             

The Schriever Force Development Flight and Education and Training Center are currently undergoing renovations and are relocated throughout Bldg. 210. The anticipated renovation completion date is scheduled for December 2020.

To mitigate disruption to the shared customer service spaces that the Force Development Flight will occupy, members are encouraged to call ahead for all services, e.g. career assistance advisor, Education counseling, tuition assistance and GI Bill.

All Force Development Flight phone numbers will remain the same and will be transferred to their temporary locations. 

Force Development Flight chief: 567-5927

Education and Training section chief: 567-5903

Career assistance advisor: 567-2445

First Term Airmen Course noncommissioned officer in-charge: 567-2447

Education specialist: 567-2043

Base/formal training manager: 567-5248

Test control officer: 567-5435

Exchange Barber Shops increase haircut price                                                                                                                                   

Effective Sept. 1, 2020 all Exchange Barber Shops will increase their prices. The price of a regular haircut will increase to $14.55. Pricing is established based on surveys done at civilian barber shops determined to be the competition. The price increase this year is a result of the increased operational expense due to COVID-19.

MPF scheduled closure                                                                                                                                                                                   

The 50th Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Flight is scheduled to close Sept. 9 for official business and will re-open Sept. 10.

Contact Master Sgt. April Dimando at 567-4160 for more information.

Knowledge Management Center provides training                                                                                                                                     

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

Records Management: noon -1:30 p.m.

Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act: 1:45-3:15 p.m.

Publications and Forms: 1-3 p.m. (every third Thursday of the month)

To register, visit https://usaf.dps.mil/sites/afspc-50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx. For more information, contact the Schriever Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

Schriever hosts food trucks weekly                                                                                                                                                           

North restricted area portal:

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday: High Grade Foods

Tuesday: Lucy’s Grill

Wednesday: All Things Pita

Thursday: Brisket Brothers and K2 Cuisine

Friday: All Things Pita

Bldg. 210

7-11 a.m.

Monday: Wheels Coffee

Tuesday: Lucy’s Grill and Wheels Coffee

Wednesday: Exchange Direct Run

Thursday: Wheels Coffee

Friday: Lucy’s Grill

Community Center Housing Area:

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Saturday: Brisket Brothers

Medical clinic scheduled closures                                                                                                                                                               

The Schriever clinic is scheduled to close the following days:

Sept. 4: noon-4:30 p.m., family day

Sept. 7: All day, Labor Day

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 seeks 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.

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

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