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Base Bulletin - week of May 1

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Schriever holds promotion ceremony
Team Schriever will be holding a promotion ceremony 3 p.m. April 30. Please come and support the promotees for the month of May.

Communication focal point offers new customer service hours
The communication focal point will have new customer hours beginning May 5. The new customer service hours will be from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday. SIPR Token helpdesk availability: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday in Building 400 MOD 3/4; 8-10 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Thursday in Building 301 Room 113. After hours support including weekends and holidays is for emergencies only. Please call 567-COMM.

50 NOG to hold change of command ceremony
The 50th Network Operations Group is holding a change of command ceremony 9 a.m. May 28 at the 50th Space Wing Headquarters. Lt. Col. Jason Sutton will assume command of the 50 NOG from Col. Jonathan Sutherland. A reception will follow inside the headquarters atrium. The dress code will be uniform of the day for military personnel and business attire for civilians. For more information, call Capt. Nathan Zahn at 567-4010.

Sky Sox kicks off military appreciation games
The Colorado Sky Sox is kicking off its military appreciation games 6:35 p.m. May 2. Free vouchers are available on a first come, first served basis at the Schriever Fitness Center, Outdoor Recreation and Wizards Brew Coffee Shop. Vouchers must be redeemed at the Sky Sox box office prior to the day of the game to ensure seating is still available. For more information on the vouchers, please call 567-3588.

A&FRC helps Airmen transition from dorm to off-base living
The dorm move class is for all Airmen anticipating moving out of the dorms within six months to a year. This class will teach Airmen how to identify how much money is needed to afford to live off base, how to project a budget based on monthly expenditures and how to decide if the individual is financially fit to move out of the dorms. The class will be held 2-3:30 p.m. May 6 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Please call 567-3920 to sign up.

Give parents a break
The Child Development Center offers respite care to referred active-duty Air Force families courtesy of the Air Force Aid Society on one Saturday morning or late afternoon each month. The next session will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 10. A voucher is required to register. Eligible families may obtain through the voucher Airman and Family Readiness Center, commander, first sergeant or chaplain. Your child must be registered at the CDC by May 2. Call the A&FRC at 567-3920 for more information.

Moving made simple
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host a Moving Made Simple briefing for military members, Department of Defense civilians and their families 8 - 11:30 a.m. May 8. This briefing is designed to help reduce the stress and confusion often associated with moving and provides resources tailored for the individual or family. Representatives from finance, JPPSO and TRICARE will be available to answer any question about processes and entitlements. There will be a Going Overseas portion to address the unique needs of those moving overseas. Call 567-3920 to sign up.

A&FRC provides pre-separation counseling briefing
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host a pre-separation counseling briefing 8-10 a.m. May 8. This is the first step to separating or retiring from the military and the briefing is mandatory. Discussion will include registering for e-benefits, beginning an individual transition plan and the benefits and services available when you leave the military. Documentation of this briefing is accomplished through the completion of Department of Defense Form 2648. If you are a year from separation or two years from retirement, start the process. Call the 567-3920 to sign.

Personalize your baby bibs, onesies
Framing and Engraving has the ability to print your baby's message in full color on bibs or onesie. Services are available to all personnel on Schriever. For more information or to order your bib or onesie, call Framing and Engraving at 567-6050 or 567-4370.

Basketball court closed May 2-3
The basketball court at the Schriever Fitness Center will be closed for an official function 3 p.m. May 2 and will remain closed until noon May 3. For more information, please call the fitness center at 567-6628.

Fitness center holds Cinco de Mayo workout
The Schriever Fitness Center will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo workout May 5. The workout will consist of five sets of five exercises for five repetitions each. The exercises must be completed in the following order: five reps 185 pounds deadlift for men or 90 pounds for women; five reps 20 pounds slam ball for men or 10 pounds for women; five reps 95 pounds thrusters for men or 45 pounds for women; five reps 50 pounds Russian kettle balls for men or 25 pounds for women; five reps 10 pounds weight vest pull-ups for men or no weight for women. To register and for more information, please call the fitness center at 567-6628.

'The Murph' is coming
The Schriever Fitness Center will be hosting "The Murph" May 9. The Murph consists of a 1-mile run followed by 100 pull-ups, 200 pushups and 300 body squats, followed by another 1-mile run. All participants who complete the Murph will receive a T-shirt. The pull-ups, push-ups and body-squats can be completed in any order (i.e. doing sets of five pull-ups, 10 push-ups and 15 squats) but the 1-mile runs must "book-end" the event. You must pre-register for this event no later than May 7. You will receive your start time when you register. For registration, please call the fitness center at 567-6658.

Zumba at the fitness center
The Schriever Fitness Center will host a Zumbathon 2-4 p.m. May 8 in the gymnasium (basketball court). Participants can Zumba the entire two hours or come and go as they please. No registration necessary. For more information, please call the fitness center at 567-6628.

Schriever to host Rocky Mountain volleyball tournament
Schriever Air Force Base will host this year's Rocky Mountain volleyball tournament. Teams from Peterson and Buckley Air Force Bases, U.S. Air Force Academy and Fort Carson will attend. The date is set for May 17. For more information, please call Ed Molloy at 567-6672.

Intramural softball coaches hold meeting
The softball coaches meeting for 2014 intramural league will be held 10 a.m. May 14 in Building T-135 (next to the Schriever Fitness Center). A team representative from each team must be present at this meeting. For the letter of intent or for more information, contact Ed Molloy at 567-6628.

Grab Colorado Avalanche hockey playoff tickets at ODR/ITT
The Colorado Avalanche playoff hockey has begun. Tickets are on sale now at Outdoor Recreation and Information, Travel and Tickets. Call 567-6050 or stop by Building 300, Room 133 for prices or to purchase your tickets.

ITT sells Colorado Rapids tickets
Buy your tickets for the local soccer club. The Colorado Rapids soccer season has begun and discounted tickets for the 2014 season can be purchased at Outdoor Recreation and Information, Travel and Tickets. Tickets are available for all areas and sections for every home game. Call or stop by today.

Colorado Rapids holds military appreciation night
The Colorado Rapids is hosting its military appreciation night 7 p.m. May 3. Buy your discounted tickets at the Outdoor Recreation and Information Travel and Tickets office now, and watch the Rapids take on the L.A. Galaxy. Ticket prices are $20 and $25.

Elitch Gardens tickets on sale at ITT
The Outdoor Recreation and Information Travel and Tickets office is now selling discounted Elitch Gardens Amusement Park tickets. Season passes, one day passes, meal vouchers and parking passes can all be purchased at the ITT/ODR in Building 300 Room 133. Stop by the office or call 567-6050 for any questions.

In-service recruiting holds Palace Front, Palace Chase
Palace Chase and Palace Front briefings are held 10 a.m. each Wednesday 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 your Air Force Reserve in-service recruiter, Master Sgt. Matthew Laney at 567-4494. His office is located in Building 26 Suite 144. This building is outside the restricted area next to the Irwin Road gate entrance.

Reduce stress by improving sleep
Are you waking up tired? Feeling unrefreshed or unrested? Having difficulties falling or staying asleep at night? Want a better night of sleep? Nationally, one-third of the population experiences occasional sleep problems, yet only 10 percent of sleep problems are caused from medical conditions. The remainders of sleep problems are caused by things we can control. Come to the sleep enhancement class to find out how. Next class is noon May 21 at the Health and Wellness Center in Building 500. No registration required. Call 567-4619 with questions or to schedule an individual session.

Legal assistance website saves time
You may fill out an online worksheet prior to your visit to the legal officefor expedited service. Worksheet topics include wills, advance medical directives and powers of attorney. No legal documents can be printed from this website. Please visit the Schriever legal office to obtain your document. Only Air Force legal offices have access to the data you enter here, and the data you enter is deleted after 90 days. Please bring your ticket number with you. Legal office personnel will not be able to access your worksheet without the ticket number. Visit

Schriever Combine kicks off fitness month
Team Schriever will kick off the May Fitness Month with Schriever Combine 9 a.m. to noon May 2 at the fitness center. The event includes 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical jump, broad jump, cone drill and shuttle run. For more information, call Seth Cannello at 567-6658.

Vanpool offers Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Monument routes
Tired of rising gas prices? Is the wear and tear of commuting taking a bite out of your car and your wallet? Take advantage of a vanpool. Government civilians and active-duty military may receive a government mass transit benefit to offset commuting cost. Join our van pool. The route includes Castle Pines/Rock, Monument, U.S. Air Force Academy Visitor Center, Woodmen and I-25 Park n Ride, Black Forest and Falcon area. Final destination is Schriever Air Force Base with arrival times between 7 and 7:15 a.m., Monday-Friday. Call (719) 721-8094 or (719) 359-0343 for more information.

Legal reminder to military, civilian personnel
This is to remind you that if you receive any demand, subpoena or any court order, requesting you to produce, disclose or release official Air Force information or to testify or appear as witness in any nonmilitary judicial proceedings, please contact 50th Space Wing Judge Advocate office immediately. In addition, you are required to send to the 50 SW/SJA any writ, summons, notice of legal proceedings or other foreign civil process delivered to an Air Force officer, employee or activity immediately on receipt. For more information, please contact Capt. Amanda Streetman at 567-5050.
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