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Base Bulletin - week of Jan. 14

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

This Week

Schriever focuses on 'Power of One'

Team Schriever is hosting a total force leadership development program event focusing on John Maxwell's "Power of One" 12:30-3:30 p.m. today, Jan. 14, in the Building 300 auditorium. This program delivers practical leadership lessons to the total force of Schriever using Maxwell's award winning leadership curriculum (via a facilitator). All Schriever personnel are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, contact Senior Master Sgt. Gregory Artis at 567-4652.

Military Retirees Activities Office holds luncheon 
The Military Retiree Activities Office holds a luncheon at noon the second Thursday of each month, at the Peterson Air Force Base club, followed by its monthly council meeting at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206. The guest speaker for today, Jan. 14, is Jeff Major, financial coach for veterans from the Pikes Peak Work Force Center.  Spouses are welcome to attend.  Contact 719-556-7153 for more information.


Schriever housing holds fellowship 
The Schriever Housing Family Christian Fellowship is 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday at the Tierra Vista Community Center. It consists of inspiring worship, Bible study and prayer. Bring the family. For more information, call 567-3705.

Chapel sponsors women's Bible study 
The Schriever Chapel sponsors 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.


Voluntary Leave Transfer Program - William M. Farley
William M. Farley has been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program due to a current medical condition.  Should you like to donate leave to this 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 Jaime Sampayo or fax to 567-2832.


50 SW commander hosts development team feedback
Col DeAnna M. Burt, 50th Space Wing commander, is hosting a development team feedback for all Schriever 13S officers on Feb. 2 from 0900-1030 in the Building 300 auditorium. DCS link will be available for geographically separated units.

50 SW hosts 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.

MyPay features Affordable Care Act IRS form
There is another form in MyPay under Taxes, the IRS Form 1095. The Affordable Care Act signed into law in 2010 requires all U.S. citizens and legal residents to obtain and maintain a minimum standard of health care insurance.  For 2015 filings, taxpayers are required to prove that they have obtained the minimum essential coverage, TRICARE qualifies for this coverage.  Your proof of coverage is the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 1095: Employer Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage.  Active duty, Guard, Reserve, retiree and civilian will need to have the IRS Form 1095 to file their taxes in 2016.  

Ride a vanpool
Save gas money. The government provides $130 per rider per month to pay for a commuter van.  Department of Defense civilians and military personnel are eligible.  Space is available on a van that originates from Falcon Walmart (Woodmen and Meridian Market View Road). The van departs 6:25 a.m. weekdays and arrives 6:55 a.m. at Schriever. At the end of the duty day, the van departs 4:10 p.m. at Schriever and arrives 4:40 p.m. at Falcon Walmart. Drop off and pickup points on Schriever may vary. For further information, please contact Jay Carroll at 721-0739 or Jacque Donley at 567-7946.

Request absentee ballots now 
State primary elections will kick off this year's election season beginning in February. While some states do not require absentee military voters and their dependents to re-certify annually, some states do. You should receive a form to request an absentee ballot from your unit voting assistance officer before Friday, Jan. 15. If you do not, you can find the form on the Federal Voting Assistance Program website at There, you can complete the form and print it for mailing.  If you have questions, contact your unit rep or the Installation Voting Office at 567-6877.

Office furniture available
The following office furniture is available for free only for office use: deep desk tops, overhead shelves and overhead all metal bins; heavy duty under table mount keyboard holders, fully adjustable with left/right pullout mouse area; multiple under desk file cabinets; light grey with file drawer on bottom with two drawers on top with desk top installed; black, older style under desk two drawer file cabinets; and free refrigerator. For more information, contact Charles Turner at 567-2713.

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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