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Base Bulletin - week of Feb. 4

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- * Spouses are invited to events marked with 

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Wing features annual awards banquet
The 50th Space Wing hosts the annual awards banquet Friday at the Peterson Air Force Base club. Medallion ceremony is at 5 p.m., with cocktail hour at 6 p.m. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Dress code is mess dress or semi-formal for military and formal or black tie for civilians.

To purchase tickets, contact the following: OG: Master Sgt. Fred Jaehnig and Staff Sgt. Andrew Miller; NOG: Master Sgt. Steven Grant and Tech. Sgt. Maria Jurotich; MSG/WSA: Tech. Sgt. Maria Cortez and Staff Sgt. Jacqulyn Rider.

Ticket prices are as follows: $10 for E1-E4/GS1-GS4; $25 for E5-E6/GS5-GS8; $30 for E7-E9/O1-O3/GS9-GS11; $40 for O-4 & up/GS-12 and up/contractors.

This Week

Housing offers family Christian fellowship
The Schriever Housing Family Christian Fellowship now offers youth Bible study for ages 5 and up. Study for both adults and youth will consist of inspiring worship, Bible study and prayer 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday at the Tierra Vista Community Center. You don't want to miss it, bring the family. For more information, call 567-3705.

Sports and Fitness

Wanted: Dedicated players for base softball team
The Schriever varsity softball team is looking for dedicated players for the upcoming season. If interested, tryouts will be held 4 p.m. Feb. 15, 16 and 17 at the base softball field.  There will also be a tryout 11 a.m. Feb. 20 for those who cannot make it during the week.  Please contact Master Sgt. Joshua Carter at 567-0361 for further details. 

HAWC offers dietary services
The Health and Wellness Center offers dietary services every Thursday in Building 500 in the restricted area. Individuals may meet with the registered dietitian for medical nutrition therapy in a variety of disease states, weight loss, pre/post natal, pediatric, sports nutrition and more. The HAWC also offers Bod Pod Body Fat Assessment that estimates body fat and resting metabolic rate.  Tests last approximately 10-15 minutes.  To schedule an appointment, contact Tiffany Brunton at 556-5787.

Others

Orbital Harmony to hold auditions
The Schriever choir performance group, Orbital Harmony, will be conducting auditions to fill vacant spots for the summer 2016 performance season. All positions are currently open (soprano, alto, tenor and bass). Any experience level is welcome. Auditions will be conducted by appointment at the Schriever Fitness Center temporary building. Participation in the choir can be used towards qualification for the Air Force Volunteer Ribbon. For more details or to schedule an audition, please contact Allen Vickrey at 721-9280. 

Chapel sponsors women's Bible study
The Schriever Chapel sponsors a women's Bible study 9:30-11 a.m. every Tuesday in the Tierra Vista conference room. "The Lies Women Believe and The Truth that Sets them Free" by Nancy Leigh DeMoss is the current book of choice the group will go through together and study, along with the Bible. For more information, call the chapel at 567-3705.

Off Base

Retiree luncheon talks about challenges

The Military Retiree and Spouses Activities offices will host a luncheon noon Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Peterson Air Force Base club. Kevin Gilmartin will speak on the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program and how it is helping the growing number of caregivers who are facing the challenges of an aging U.S. population. You do not need to be a club member to attend.  Please call the Retiree Activities Office at 556-7153 by Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, to make reservations.

Society opens door to military widows 
The Society of Military Widows is open to widows of any branch of military service, regardless of the spouse's rank. The Pikes Peak Chapter 15 of the Society of Military Widows will meet at 10:30 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson Air Force Base club. Call 597-0492 or 591-9523 for more information.
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