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Base Bulletin - Week of Sept. 22

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

* Spouses are invited to events marked with  

This week 

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. Tuesday. 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 Friday. If interested, call the Public Affairs office at 567-5040.

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.

On-base


KEEP trains civilian supervisors (Date correction)
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. 27 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.    

50 CES to repair North entrapment

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron Gates and Barrier contractor will repair the North entrapment outbound barrier 8 a.m. - noon Sept. 29. The inbound side of the entrapment will still be operational.  

50 SW chiefs host BBQ

Wrap up Schriever Week at the Chiefs BBQ 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at the outdoor running track pavilion.  Join us and enjoy free burgers, brats, hotdogs, chips and drinks. Also, cheer for your favorite team at the corn hole tournament.  

50 SW hosts wing promotion ceremony  
The monthly wing promotion ceremony will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 30 at the base fitness center. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Daniel Rhodes at 567-2168.

Schriever to kick-off CFC
As part of the 2016 Combined Federal Campaign, Schriever is hosting a KnockerBall tournament 1-4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Schriever gym. To register or for more information, contact Master Sgt. Ryan Laube at 567-6817.

Clinic announces closures

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

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 719-665-4977/2056.

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

Team Schriever tailgates at AF vs NAVY game  

Come support the U.S. Air Force Academy Fighting Falcons Oct. 1 when they try to “Sink Navy!”  Tailgate festivities begin at 10 a.m. and there will be free food and drinks to include hamburgers, hotdogs and more. There will also be a Bounce House for the kids and a Beat Navy poster competition. The spouses group will hold a dessert competition as well. So come on out and support the 50th Space Wing and watch the Falcons sink Navy. Recommend bringing chairs. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact 2nd Lt. Kelley Kennedy at 567-5047.

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.

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.

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