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Base Bulletin - week of Jan. 28


50 SW commander holds development team feedback

Col DeAnna M. Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, is hosting a development team feedback for all Schriever 13S officers 9-10:30 a.m. Feb. 2 in the Building 300 auditorium. DCS link will be available for geographically separated units. 

Wing features annual awards banquet
The 50th Space Wing hosts the annual awards banquet Feb. 5 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

50 SW holds commander's call
Col. DeAnna M. Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, is hosting a commander's call 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the Schriever Fitness Center following the promotion ceremony.

Schriever honors promotees
Please join Team Schriever in celebrating next month's promotees 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the Schriever Fitness Center.  For more information, contact Master Sgt. Jasen Rodriguez at 567-5841.

Housing offers family Christian fellowship
The Schriever Housing Family Christian Fellowship will consist of inspiring worship, Bible study and prayer 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday at the Tierra Vista Community Center. Free dinner will be served at study tonight. You don't want to miss it, bring the family. For more information, email the Chapel or call 719-567-3705.

White House Communication Agency visits Schriever
The White House Communication Agency is visiting Team Schriever 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the First Term Airman Center in Building 210, Room 310. The agency is committed to recruiting the best and the brightest.  Members assigned to WHCA will provide direct service to our mission in Washington, D.C., or on a travel team in support of the president, vice president, first lady and others as directed. The qualified Air Force Specialty Codes are: 1A3X1, 1B4X1, 1N3X1(RU), 1S0X1, 2S0X1, 3A1X1, 3D0X0, 3D0X1, 3D0X2, 3D0X3, 3D0X4, 3D100, 3D1X1, 3D1X2, 3D1X3, 3D1X7, 3E6X1, 3N0X2, 3N0X5, 3S0X1, 3S2X1, 6C0X1, 6F0X1.

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 offer 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.


Crime Prevention Tip
Get informed about social networking security. Many spammers make fake profiles and take advantage of the large amount of personal information others freely reveal. Be suspicious of people asking for money or even more personal information through these websites.  For more information or questions, contact Staff Sgt. Steven McCoy at 567-5830.

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. 

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program
William M. Farley and David Hayes have been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to current medical conditions.  Should you like to donate leave to these employee, please do the following: 
1. Complete the OPM 630-A, Request to Donate Annual Leave to Leave Recipient Under the VLTP (within agency) or (outside agency)
2. You may scan the signed form and email it to Jaime Sampayo or fax to 567-2832.

Free office furniture
The following are free office furniture for government reuse. Contact Charles Turner for more information.
Two industrial furniture modules (8 by 16 feet, with 84-inch walls)
36-inch deep desk with metal shelves and storage bins
Light grey under desk file cabinets on wheels
2 by 6 foot freestanding desk without storage light grey/black
2 by 4 foot freestanding desk without storage faux wood grain top
Fifteen under shelf mount fluorescent lights (38 by 7 inches)


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

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.

Retiree luncheon talks about challenges
The Military Retiree and Spouses Activities offices will host a luncheon noon Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, 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.
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