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Base Bulletin - week of Sept. 15

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

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This week

David Cook rocks Front Range

“American Idol” winner David Cook will perform a free concert Friday, Sept. 16, at Schriever. The concert will be at 5 p.m., with food and beverage opening at 4 p.m. (make sure you have some cash with you). The parking area is just east of the Child Development Center on Hahn Avenue. Recommend bringing blanket and chairs. There will also be t-shirt and memorabilia for sale. The event will also include Olympic athletes as well as real Olympic torches on hand for photo opportunity. Contact 567-5362 for more information.

 

Clinic announces closures
The Schriever Clinic will be closed the following dates/times:

Sept. 15               7:30 – 9 a.m.                     Wing Warfit  
Oct. 10                 All day                                 Holiday
Oct. 12                 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.          Training day
Nov. 9                  11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.          Training day
Nov. 11                All day                                 Holiday

Note: The clinic closes Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for physical training. Normal clinic hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.

Schriever to host 24-hour POW/MIA vigil run
In remembrance of those who gave their freedom for ours, Schriever will host a 24-hour run. The event will kick-off at 7:30 a.m. during the Sept. 15 Warfit Run, running until 7:30 a.m. Sept. 16. Volunteers are needed to support the continuous running of the POW/MIA flag during this 24-hour period, which will be broken down into 30-minute shifts. To sign-up, contact Tech. Sgt. Jason Krichten at 567-7409.

Schriever housing offers family Christian fellowship
A family Bible study will be held at the Tierra Vista Community Center 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday. Come join us for inspiring worship, Bible study and prayer. Families are welcome. Childcare and separate kids activities for 10 and under provided. For more information, call 567-3705.

Chaplain’s office holds Pokemon challenge

Do you love Pokemon, Pokemon GO or just love earning things? The Chaplain’s office has you covered. Come pick up a challenge sheet from the Chaplain’s office in Building 300 and complete all eight quests. Each quest earns participants a Pokemon badge. Collect all eight to get a collector’s display box and be named Pokemon master. If you have any questions, call the Chapel office at 567-3705.

 

On-base

Visit Schriever – Staff, Family Tour: Sept.  27 
Schriever Air Force Base personnel and their family members are invited on a staff and family tour 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Sept. 27. Space is limited; first come, first served. Children are welcome, however, the tour will include lots of stairs, so strollers cannot be accommodated. The deadline to sign-up is Sept. 23. If interested, call the Public Affairs office at 567-5040.

KEEP trains civilian supervisors
The Schriever Air Force Base Civilian Personnel Office is offering a Knowledge Enhanced Employee Program class for supervisors of civilian employees from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 in Building 210, Room 310. The class will cover topics, such as filling positions, disciplinary actions, time/attendance, 971 files and awards. To sign up for this class, contact Maggie Wander at 567-4351.   

Shuttle schedule to update
Shuttle service is available to all Peterson Air Force Base dorm residents and technical training school students assigned to Schriever Air Force Base.

New Shuttle Schedule – Effective Oct. 1:                                 Route 1       Route 2     Route 3     Route 4

Depart Peterson Building 1160 (Aragon Dining Facility):      5:45 a.m.    7:10 a.m.    4 p.m.        6 p.m.

Arrive Schriever Building 210:                                                    6:15 a.m.    7:40 a.m.    4:30 p.m.   N/A

Arrive Schriever Building 200 (north portal):                           6:20 a.m.    7:45 a.m.    4:35 p.m.   6:30 p.m.

Depart Schriever Building 200 (north portal):                         6:30 a.m.    7:55 a.m.    4:45 p.m.   7:15 p.m.

Arrive Peterson Building 1160 (Aragon Dining Facility):       7 a.m.         8:25 a.m.    5:15 p.m.   7:45 p.m.

Shuttle service will run Monday through Friday, to exclude holidays and family days.  The shuttle service will run as scheduled during weather delays/early release, but will not run if SAFB and/or PAFB is closed due to bad weather.  Any questions, concerns and feedback regarding the shuttle service should be directed to David Collins at 567-3365.

EO career field open for retraining
The Equal Opportunity career field is looking for Airmen and NCOs wishing to join. EO is currently seeking approximately 20 first term Airmen between now and July 1, 2017, for retraining. Scheduling for NCO retraining will occur at a later date. NCOs and Airmen are encouraged to coordinate with their career field managers before completing the 15-day observation period requirement to apply.  For more information, contact Master Sgt. Eumiko Egins at 665-4977/2056.

 

Register for Green Dot training
Registration is now open for Green Dot overview sessions (to meet the 2016 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response requirement). All personnel may register for an overview session on the FSS SharePoint site. If you initially get a "denied access" error, simply press the request access link in the bottom of the error box and you will receive an email when access is granted. Classes are offered 2 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. every Friday in the Building 300 auditorium. Class sizes are limited to 50 personnel.

Off-base

Chapel to host Marriage Care retreat
The Schriever Chapel is sponsoring a free Marriage Care retreat Sept. 16-18 in the Colorado mountains. There are limited spots available. First come, first served. Contact your Chapel office to register at 567-3705.

Academy cadet sponsor program looking for volunteers
The U.S. Air Force Academy is looking for volunteer sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home for cadets. The program needs about 180 families to sponsor cadets. Sponsors must be at least O-3 for officers, E-6 for enlisted and GS-05 for civilian. The program is designed to provide new cadets mentorship, offering active-duty and retired military personnel and civilians in the community an opportunity to mentor cadets on a permanent basis for their time at the Academy. Email cadet.sponsor@usafa.edu or usafa.cwtmsponsor@usafa.edu or call 719-333-2727 for more information.

Military Retirees Activities Office holds monthly 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 Oct. 13 will be Jerry Fortune who will provide information for surviving spouses.  Call 719-556-7153 for more information.

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 10:30 a.m. 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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