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Base Bulletin- week of July 31

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- 50 SW holds SNCO induction banquet
The 50th Space Wing Senior NCO Induction Banquet will be held Aug. 22 at the Peterson Air Force Base club. The medallion ceremony begins 5 p.m. Social hour starts 5:30 p.m. The banquet begins at 6 p.m. The cost of the event is $27 for members and non-members for all ranks and must be paid by cash or check only. Payment for meals at the door will not be available. Dress for military is mess dress or semi-formal. Civilian wear is formal or semi-formal attire. Deadline to purchase a meal ticket is Aug. 15. Ticket reps are: Master Sgt. Adam McNeill (NOG), Master Sgt. Fernando Santos (OG), Master Sgt. Jennifer O'Quinn (WSA), Master Sgt. Tonya Jones (MSG) and Master Sgt. Darrin Donovan (MSG). Please access the full invitation at '

Schriever recognizes Holocaust Remembrance
Join the 50th Space Wing Equal Opportunity as we recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at Building 300 auditorium. The guest speaker is David Bram, Colorado Springs' only Holocaust survivor. Seats are limited. To RSVP, contact Master Sgt. Jennifer O'Quinn at 567-5310. The following are other Holocaust Remembrance events:
Holocaust exhibit - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Schriever Fitness Center
Movie "Defiance" - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Building T-135
Tribute Walk - 2 p.m. at the fitness center
Balloon release - 2:30 p.m. at the fitness center

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program
Alice J. Herbert 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 it to Jaime Sampayo, or fax to 567-2832.

Volunteers needed for 10th annual Schriever Triathlon
The Schriever Fitness Center is looking for volunteers to help with the 10th annual Schriever Air Force Base Triathlon Aug. 22. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Seth Cannello at 567-6658.

In-service recruiter briefs Palace Front, Palace Chase
Palace Chase and Palace Front briefings are held 10 a.m. Wednesdays in Building 26 (310th Space Wing Headquarters), 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 Building 26, Suite 144. This building is outside the restricted area next to the Irwin Road gate entrance.

Save money, ride a vanpool
Save gas money. The government provides $130 per rider per month to pay for commuter van. Department of Defense civilians and uniformed military personnel are eligible. Space is available for a vanpool that originates from Falcon Wal-Mart (Woodmen and Meridian Market View Road). The van departs 6:25 a.m. weekdays and arrives at Schriever 6:55 a.m. At the end of the duty day, the van departs Schriever at 4:10 p.m. and arrives at Falcon Wal-Mart 4:40 p.m. 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.

Join free single parent retreat
Please join us for our upcoming Single Parent Retreat Aug. 22-24 at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs. This is a free weekend getaway at a great facility, with lodging, meals and childcare provided for during the training sessions. Please contact the Chaplain office to register at 567-3705 or Deadline to register is Aug. 1. The event is sponsored by the Schriever Chapel in partnership with the Colorado Healthy Marriage Project.
Military Retiree Activities holds meetings
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 on Aug. 14 will be Jose Rodriquez, who will speak about the Peterson and Schriever AFB Military Housing Office offering housing for the Military Retirees. For more information, call 556-7153 or email

EO looking for Diversity Day volunteers
The 50th Space Wing Equal Opportunity office is seeking personnel to share their experience with Pride, Women's History and the following Ethnicities: American Indian, Native Hawaiian, African, Latino, Asian, Asian Indian and Pakistani, Middle Eastern, European, Jewish and Slavic for Diversity Day. Volunteers are also needed for the Holocaust Remembrance Day Aug. 20 and Diversity Day Aug. 22. To volunteer or for more information, contact Master Sgt. Jennifer O'Quinn or Edward Vaughn at 567-5310/7096.
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