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Base Bulletin - week of August 26

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Subway Food Truck comes to Schriever
A Subway mobile food vender will be on Schriever each Wednesday starting Aug. 26. Army-Air Force Exchange Service has arranged the truck to be on base from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will leave sooner if they run out of product. The vendor will be set up on the north side of the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Building 101. They will feature a limited Subway menu for purchase.  There will be approximately 400 sandwiches available on the truck.

Dry Cleaning Express service available
The dry cleaning drop box at the Schriever Shoppette is available.  Drop off for Mondays are between 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and pick up is on Thursday any time after 3 p.m.  Drop off for Thursdays are between 6 a.m. to 2.p.m. and pick up is on Monday any time after 3 p.m. The concessionaire will pick up and drop off between 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. both days.

For more information, please contact Schriever Express Manager Jennifer Watson at 719-567-4430 or Service Business Manager Graciela Tunon at 719-683-3626.

Schriever AFB Hosts Diversity Day Event
All Schriever personnel are invited to attend the Diversity Day Program at 10 am, Friday, Aug. 28. It will be held in the Base Fitness Center. The schedule will include cultural performances, ethnic food sampling, educational booths and children's activities. For more information or volunteer opportunities, please contact Capt. Valencia Gore at 719-567-3219 or Capt. Charday Caminero at 719-567-7931.

STEM Rocks! festival welcomes all, volunteers needed
The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Rocks Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Peterson Air and Space Museum (corner of Peterson Boulevard and Ent Avenue). The hands-on STEM activities for kindergarten to eighth graders are meant to increase interest in STEM fields, as well as provide fun for the whole family. Kids will be able to make slime, launch rockets, run underwater rovers, investigate dinosaurs and more at STEM Rocks! Please contact Capt. Leilani Distaso at 719-556-4228 for more information.

They are also seeking volunteers for the event. STEM Rocks! needs volunteers Aug. 28 and 29 to set-up, provide food, security and tear-down. Anyone interested in volunteering can contact the volunteer coordinator team 1st Lt. Nathaniel Flack, Master Sgt. Rebecca Alaniz, Tech. Sgt. James Baker or Jeffrey Nash. Volunteers will also receive a free event shirt.

50th SW Promotion Ceremony
The 50th Space Wing promotion ceremony is being held 3:00 p.m., Aug. 31, in the Base Fitness Center.

Housing offers bible study
The Schriever Housing Family Christian Fellowship will consist of worship, bible study and prayer 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Wednesday at Tierra Vista Community Center. Those interested may email Jason Sutton or call 406-871-0550. Family is welcome. The kick-off meeting will be Sept. 9, 2015. If you play the guitar or to want to lead worship, contact us ASAP.

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 Sept. 10, is Chaplain Boarts from the Peterson AFB Chapel. For more information, contact Randall Barrett at 719-556-7153.

SAFB September 11th Remembrance Ceremony
Schriever AFB will host a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony starting with reveille at 7:30 a.m. at the September 11 tribute on base. This will be followed by a short ceremony to commemorate this important day and the impact it has had on us all. The ceremony will end by 8:30 a.m. to ensure members can board the buses to Ft. Carson for the main event starting at 10 a.m.

For any questions regarding this event, please contact Senior Airman Klarissa Marroquin at 719-567-5711.

Ft. Carson holds 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
All Schriever personnel are invited to attend the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at Gate one outside of Fort Carson. Parking is available on base, and carpooling is encouraged. Round trip transportation will be provided to Schriever personnel, but it is limited. Two buses are reserved and will depart Schriever Air Force Base at 9 a.m. Those interested in taking the bus should contact 2nd Lt. David Mulqueen or 2nd Lt. Kenneth Mackenthun. The uniform for the ceremony is service dress for active duty, and coat and tie for civilians.

Schriever AFB POW/MIA Remembrance Week
Sept. 14th marks the start of the remembrance week for prisoners of war and those still missing in action at Schriever Air Force Base. It's a day here in the United States where we remember those who are or were held in captivity as well as those who are still out there. There are more than 83,000 Americans still unaccounted for from previous wars the U.S. has participated in. The purpose of POW/MIA Remembrance Week is to take time and remember the sacrifices made by those who were held prisoners of war. An opening ceremony will kick off at 9:30 a.m., Sept.14, in the Bldg. 210 Atrium, followed by a POW/MIA remembrance ceremony by the High Frontier Honor Guard. There will be a 24-hour run to remember that week as well. For more information regarding the event or if interested in participating in the run to remember, please contact Senior Airman Ivan Aguirre at 719-567-5167.

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 meets at 10:30 a.m. on the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. On Thursday, Sept. 17, they will be celebrating their 35th anniversary. There will be a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at the Olive Garden at Citadel Crossing. Please call 719-597-0492 or 719-591-9523 for more information.

Schriever primary care supports retirees
Did you know that you can obtain your primary care here at Schriever clinic? All TRICARE Prime beneficiaries are eligible to enroll at our clinic. If you work here at Schriever, receiving your care at our clinic is convenient and accessible. Need medications? Our pharmacy wait times average 5 minutes or less! To enroll at our clinic or for more information about TRICARE Prime, please contact United Healthcare at https://www.uhcmilitarywest.com/ or 1-877-988-9378.

This week's Crime Prevention Tip
Consider installing an alarm system in the home. Get references for alarm companies from friends or neighbors and get estimates from a few before deciding on installation.  Follow strict security procedures in the home, such as locking all doors and windows when leaving, even if it's just for a short time.  If you have any questions, contact Staff Sgt. Steven McCoy at 719-567-5830.
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