Base Bulletin - week of Sept. 18
/ Published September 16, 2014
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Schriever commemorates POW/MIA
The Team Schriever POW/MIA commemoration is ongoing until Sept. 19. The following are the scheduled events:
- The 24-hour run will begin 3 p.m. Sept. 18 at the 50th Space Wing Headquarters building courtyard. The run will conclude the following day at the Schriever softball field.
- POW/MIA vigils will be held daily in the morning and afternoon at the north and west portals.
- POW/MIA merchandise sales will be available at the Satellite Dish dining facility 11 a.m. Sept. 17 and 18.
Warrior Games Family Program seeks volunteers
The Warrior Games Family Program is looking for volunteers during the Warrior Games week from Sept. 28-Oct. 4. To volunteer, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-for-the-family-program-at-the-2014-warrior-games-registration-11972848111. For additional questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schriever holds promotion ceremony
Team Schriever will be holding a promotion ceremony 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Schriever Fitness Center. Please come and support your unit promotees.
Working smoke alarms save lives
Test yours smoke alarms every month. Buy a smoke alarm at any hardware or discount store. It is an inexpensive protection for you and your family. Install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping area and on every level of the home, including the basement. Working smoke alarms can cut the chance of dying in a fire in half. Test it monthly, keep it free of dust and replace the battery at least once a year. Smoke alarms themselves should be replaced after 10 years of service, or as recommended by the manufacturer.
Highway 94 to reopen Sept. 18
Highway 94 east of Marksheffel is scheduled to reopen 5 a.m. Sept. 18. Motorists are asked to use extra caution and adhere to posted safety signs and reduced speed limits near the construction zones.
Fitness center offers kiosk classes
The Schriever Fitness Center is now offering fitness kiosk classes. If you don't know about the fitness kiosk, please stop by the fitness center and ask a staff member for a demonstration. For more information about the classes offered or the kiosk, please call the fitness center at 567-6628.
KIT Kickboxing Interval Training - 9:30 a.m. Mondays
Supreme Stretch - 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays
Cardio Sports Drills - 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays
Power Pilates - 9:30 a.m. Thursdays
Quick Core - 9:30 a.m. Fridays
Blast 'N Burn - 8:00 a.m. Saturdays
Cycling II - 8:00 a.m. Sundays
War 3 - 9:30 a.m. Sundays
Sports Advisory Council to meet Sept. 24
The third quarter Sports Advisory Council meeting will be held 10 a.m. Sept. 24 in Building T135 (west of Schriever Fitness Center). Squadrons that send a representative will receive Commander's Cup points. For more information, please call the fitness center at 567-6628.
Schriever Express to operate Columbus Day weekend hours
Oct.10 - 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Oct.11 - 10 a.m. -4 p.m.
Oct. 12 - closed
Oct.13 - noon to 4 p.m.
If you have any questions or concerns you may contact Sharon Grant, Facility Manager, at 719-567-4430 or QuaresmaS@aafes.com.
Schriever holding varsity softball tryouts
The base is holding a varsity softball tryouts 4 p.m. Sept. 17, 25 and 26 at the softball field. Active duty, reservists, dependents (age 18 and older), contractors and retirees are eligible to participate. Individuals should make sure to stretch and warm up before the start time. Bring your gear and plenty of water. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Joshua Carter and Staff Sgt. Anthony Sanford.
Military Retirees Activities Office holds meeting
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.
Reserve in-service recruiter holds Palace Front, Palace Chase briefs
Palace Chase and Palace Front briefings are held each Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Building 26 Suite 106 (subject to change if TDY). If you are interested in information about the Air Force Reserve Palace Front or Palace Chase Programs, please contact Master Sgt. Matthew Laney at 567-4494. He is located in the Building 26 Suite 144. This building is outside the RA next to the Irwin Road gate entrance.
Schriever schedules SIPRNet email migration
The Department of Defense is directing migration of SIPRNet email services from the existing Air Force managed configuration to a DISA enterprise solution. Schriever's migration is scheduled for Oct. 9 and 14. Changes to email functionality will be minor for users, but all SIPRNet email users and organizational account managers must perform pre-migration actions to ensure compliance and avoid mission impact. All SIPRNet users are required to complete their User Pre-Migration checklist by Sept. 28. If you have any questions, please call 567-2666 option 2.
Shred your documents
The 50th Comptroller Squadron has contracted a shredding company to provide shredding truck several times during the next few weeks. Below is the schedule and location:
- 9-11 a.m. Sept. 17 in the restricted area (truck will be posted in the south parking lot outside Building 500)
- 2-4 p.m. Sept. 22 at the 50th Space Wing Headquarters building (truck will be posted in the parking lot directly outside the main doors of Building 210)
- 9-11 a.m. Sept. 24 in the restricted area (truck will be posted in the south parking lot outside Building 500)
- 2-4 p.m. Sept. 29 at the 50 SW HQ building (truck will be posted in the parking lot directly outside the main doors of Building 210)
Trucks will be posted in the designated areas for two hours or until the trucks are full. Please remove binder clips and plastic documentation protectors (paperclips and staples are fine). They will take disks but they must be separated from the paper. Also, you will need to stay with your papers/documents until all of your products are shredded.