SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --
MSG hours change
The following services will move to virtual or appointment only customer support beginning Nov. 4.
Visitor Control Center: Call DSN 560-5620, Comm 567-5620 or Cell Phone 330-5653 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, or 7 a.m.-2p.m. on Fridays. Same day service may be available depending on the existing appointment schedule.
Force Development Flight: For an Education Service Specialist Counselor call DSN 560-2043/5903/5927, Comm 567-2043/5903/59277:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday.
For the Career Assistance Advisor call DSN 560-2445/5927, Comm 567-2445/5927, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesdays. Same day service may be available depending on the existing appointment schedule.
Military Personnel Flight: Out-processing for retirements and separations is conducted virtually. Please call DSN 560-5901, Comm 567-5901, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday or 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesdays. Appointments can be made online at https://idco.dmdc.osd.mil/idco/. Same day service may be available depending on the existing appointment schedule.
Arts & Crafts Services: Call DSN 560-1347 or Comm 567- 1347, 7:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Monday-Fridays. To place an engraving or framing order online go to https://50fss.com/engraving/
Outdoor Recreation Equipment Rental/Loan: Call Joe at DSN 560-1347 or Comm 567-347, 7:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Training (PCSing or Deploying only): Call DSN 560-6100, Comm 567-6100, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, or 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Fridays or email 50CES.CEX@us.af.mil. Same day service may be available depending on the member’s departure date. Allow for 6-7 hours for the training.
FSS observes Veterans Day hours
In observance of Veterans Day, the following 50th Force Support Squadron activities will be closed or have adjusted hours:
CDC/School Age Program
Civilian Personnel Office
Military Personnel Flight
Resource Management Flight
Airman & Family Readiness Center
Outdoor Rec (Resale/Rentals/ITT/Arts & Crafts)
RV Storage Lot
Schriever Fitness Center (available to 24 hour access patrons only)
*Peterson Fitness Center will be open and manned*
Breakfast: 6:30-8:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Dinner: 4:00-6:30 p.m.
Midnight: 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
El Paso County reverts to Stage I fire restrictions
El Paso County reverts to Stage I restrictions and will remain in this stage until conditions and resourcing warrant a change.
Stage I’s guidelines are:
- Outdoor blasting, welding and torches: Allowed with caution.
- Campfires in developed campgrounds: Allowed in permanently constructed fire grates, charcoal frills and wood burning stoves.
- Model rockets: Not allowed.
- Public prescribed burning: Not allowed.
- Outdoor smoking: No smoking outside unless in an enclosed building or vehicle.
- Sale of fireworks: Not allowed.
- Outdoor cooking (private property): Allowed if smaller than 3 feet in diameter and less than 2 feet high.
- Outdoor fires at residence: Allowed if fire is contained within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, indoor fire places or wood burning stoves.
New avenue for P-S GAR commander questions
If you have questions or concerns for the garrison commander and you would like to communicate anonymously, use the new “Questions?” feature on Schriever’s Air Force Connect app. The commander will answer the questions on a regular basis through Garrison-wide emails and social media.
SFS will confiscate expired CACs
Members of the 50th Security Forces Squadron will confiscate all expired Common Access Cards at the gate. Dependent family and retirees, ID (non-CAC) card expirations have been extended to June 30, 2021. CACs may be reissued due to expiration, authorized rank and/or name changes. To schedule an appointment, go to:
For more information, contact the 50 Force Support Squadron ID Card Section at 567-5900.
Dependent ID shortage at MPF
The Military Personnel Flight is experiencing a shortage of dependent IDs. The Air Force will be shifting to Next Gen IDs for dependents and no longer ship additional orders of the previous ID card stock. To make the current stock last, the MPF will be prioritizing issuance of dependent IDs, only new dependents who have experience a change in status will be issue a card at this time. An exception for expired dependent IDs has been extended to June 30, 2021, with memo in hand that is provided by MPF. Once the Next Gen cards are functional, MPF will start issuing them based on priority and availability.
For more information, call the MPF at 567-5900.
Shred truck scheduled for Schriever
The federal document shred truck is scheduled to be outside the North restricted area portal from 9-11 a.m. and at Bldg. 210, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday.
Schriever to host “Caring for People” forum
Schriever is scheduled to host a ‘Caring for People’ forum 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the base event center Nov. 17. The Caring for People forum is a data collection tool used to identify issues and concerns on the installation. The information gathered from attendees is used to improve quality of life for Airmen and installation programs. For more information, call Jan Devitt at 567-5726.
AFRC to host Right Start
The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting a Right Start Information Fair 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the base event center. Right Start is a mandatory course for incoming active duty members and Department of Defense affiliated contractors that informs personnel about programs and resources on the installation. Attendance is optional for dependents but is highly encouraged. For more information, call Lawanda Ervin at 567-7347.
CFC kicks off
Schriever Air Force Base’s Combined Federal Campaign workplace giving program has kicked off, and will continue through Dec. 18. As a reminder, fundraising events that are not part of the CFC are prohibited during this time. See the below video and emails from the CFC project officers and keyworkers for more information. Facebook.com/SchrieverAirForceBase/posts/3225344537576962
Medical squadron scheduled closures
Nov. 11, all day, holiday
Nov. 12, all day, training day
Nov. 26, all day, holiday
Nov. 27, noon-4:30p.m., family day
Force Development Flight relocates
The Schriever Force Development Flight and Education and Training Center is now relocated throughout Bldg. 210 as their office is undergoing renovations.
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
The anticipated completion is December.
Knowledge Management Center provides training
The Knowledge Management Center provides recurring classes for 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: K2 Cuisine
Friday: All Things Pita
Wednesday and Friday: Qdoba
Wednesday and Friday: Qdoba
Community Center Housing Area:
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Nov. 7: Meat the Greek
Nov. 14: Bandido’s Mexican Grill
Nov. 21: Nonna’s Italian Kitchen
Nov. 28: Lucy’s Grill
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 members interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. Contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060, for more information.
AFRC hosts adoption workshop
An Adoption and Fostering Workshop Information Fair is scheduled for 9-10:30 a.m.Thursday, at the Peterson Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center. To register, call Nona Daugherty at 556-9264.
Nominate for Military Child of the Year Award
The Military Child of the Year Award committee is now accepting nominations to celebrate the achievements of eight military children. Winners receive a $10,000 award, a laptop and are flown with a parent to Washington D.C. for three nights. Nominations are accepted until Dec. 7. For more information and to nominate a child, visit http://militarychildoftheyear.org/.
November 1-8 is “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week.” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates 100,000 police-reported vehicle crashes each year are caused by drowsy driving, resulting in 1,550 deaths and 71,000 injuries. Here are some tips to help prevent you or someone you love from becoming a statistic.
- Get adequate sleep (7 to 9 hours a night).
- Schedule proper breaks - about every 100 miles or 2 hours.
- Arrange for a travel companion, if possible.
- Avoid alcohol and sedating medications.
Bulletin submission instructions
To submit a bulletin, visit the Public Affairs page at https://www.schriever.af.mil/Public-Affairs/ by noon Monday.