Base bulletin - week of Sept. 21

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50th Space Wing hosts commander’s call

The 50th Space Wing Commander will host an all-call at the fitness center 2 p.m. Friday. Personnel are asked to be in place no later than 1:45 p.m. If you are unable to attend in person, please make every effort to log into the DCS link at For more information, contact 1st Lt. Grace Cho at 567-5693.


13S assignment team comes to Schriever
The 13S (Space Operations Officer) assignment team will be TDY to Schriever now until Friday in support of a “Spread the Word” briefing and one-on-one counseling with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. For more information, contact Capt. Keith Marshall at DSN 312-665-2646.


Shred Truck comes back

The shred truck will be in front of Building 210 from 9-11 a.m.  Sept. 22. All items are welcome, professional or personal, to be shredded. 




Monthly promotion ceremony to occur

This month's Wing Promotion Ceremony will be 3 p.m. Sept. 29, in the base fitness center. Contact Master Sgt. Robert Shaw at 567-2476 for additional information

Civilian Personnel Updates

Visit the Civilian Personnel Sharepoint site for the latest updates regarding progress reviews and civilian awards. For more information, contact Maggie Wander at 567- 4351.

Lactation rooms available

New moms, there are dedicated lactation rooms inside the Restricted Area, Buildings 24, 210, 300, 400 and 730. These rooms provide dedicated space for lactation and will assist with successful breastfeeding while serving at Schriever.


Building 24, Room 1003

Building 210, Room 204

Building 300, Room 210

Building 400, Room 203

Building 730, Room B19A


These rooms are available for the duration of the building’s duty day. For any questions or concerns, contact Robert Matthias at 567-3480.


Dietician at Schriever HPP

A registered dietician is available at the Schriever Health Promotions Program Thursday afternoons. She has three appointments available per week to discuss nutritional concerns and can see most TriCare beneficiaries.  The dietician will be in Building 500 across from the security forces squadron building. To schedule an appointment, call the HPP at 567-4292.


HPP bod pod available

The bod pod located in the Schriever Health Promotions Program in Building 500 is fully functional. The bod pod is a computerized, egg-shaped chamber that measures a person's mass and volume, from which their whole-body density is determined.  Using this data, body fat and lean muscle mass can then be calculated. To set up your appointment, and/or arrange restricted area access, call 567-4292.


HPP hosts classes

Health Promotions Program is now offering the following classes in Building 500:


"Healthy Sleep Tips" every second and fourth Monday of the month at 1 p.m.

"Basic Nutrition" every first and third Wednesday of the month at 9 a.m.


To sign up for the above classes, call HPP at 567-4292. 


HPP assesses RMR

The Schriever Health Promotions Program is now offering Resting Metabolic Rate assessments at Building T-135 on Fridays from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  RMR represents the minimum energy (or calories) a body needs to support oneself.  Participants should have an empty stomach and have consumed no caffeine prior to the assessment. Call Peggy Diaz de Leon at 567-4292 to schedule an appointment. 


TA mass briefing, one-on-one education counseling available

Tuition assistance briefing followed by education counseling is now offered every last Wednesday of the month in Building 210, Room 310. Mass TA Counseling is held 8 - 9:30 a.m. and one-on-one education counseling at 9:30 a.m. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call Master Sgt. Janelle Amador at 567-5927 or Vicki Brautigam at 567-5903.


Sign up for SAI

Single Airmen Initiative events are free for both officers and enlisted personnel. If you are single and would like more information on the events available or would like to register, contact Seth Cannello at 567-6658.


Fitness center holds aerobics class 

The fitness center staff will be teaching the following classes:

Spin class: 4 - 5 p.m. Mondays

Step aerobics/low impact: 4 - 5 p.m. Wednesdays

Yoga/pilates: 12 - 1 p.m. Fridays

All classes will be held in the aerobics room; however, space is limited.  Classes are free and open to all Schriever members. You must sign-in at the front counter before taking the class.
For more information, visit the fitness center or call 567-6628.



Open Season Health Fair 

Open Season for federal employee health and benefits and dental/vision insurance will run from Nov. 13 - Dec. 11. In preparation, Schriever will host the Open Season Health Fair 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Building 210 atrium. There will be representatives from different insurance companies available to answer questions and provide forms and pamphlets to all civilian employees on Schriever. For additional information, contact Maggie Wander at 567-4351.



Fire Prevention week safety tips

Fire Prevention week is Oct. 8 – 14. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind:

-Install Smoke Alarms on each level of your home, outside each sleeping area and inside each bedroom. 

-Install carbon monoxide alarms on each level of your home and outside sleeping areas (within 15 ft.)

-Post emergency numbers (fire/police; poison control; utilities: (water/gas/electric). 

-Know where your emergency shut-offs are (gas/water/electric)

-Have a multipurpose fire extinguisher inside your home; keep a safe distance from your stove for access.

-Have an escape plan: have two ways out and a meeting point.                   


For more information, contact Fire Prevention at 567-3370.



Pikes Peak Regional Air Show Volunteer Request

The Pikes Peak Regional Air Show will be held Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers are needed for admissions, support, information, facilities and security. Set-up will be Thursday and Friday and clean-up will be Sept. 25. For more information, contact Joshua Ward at 749-8618.

Road work to occur on Marksheffel

Construction is anticipated to begin Sept. 25 every Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. No road closures are anticipated, however, lane closures are expected. Please plan accordingly.


Military Retirees Activities Office

The Military Retiree Activities office holds its monthly council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The guest speaker for Oct. 12 will be Sterling Chase with an overview of Martial Arts for Seniors. Call 556-7153 for more information.


Cub Scout troops seeks recruits

The local Cub Scout Pack 808 is recruiting. Eligibility is 7-10 years old. Weekly meetings at Ellicott Middle School Library are Thursdays from 6 -7 p.m. They are also seeking adult leaders/volunteers to facilitate character development. For more information, contact Capt. Archie Johnson at 850-420-7358.



Junior Diabetes Research Foundation "One Walk"

We are looking for volunteers for the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation "One Walk." The walk is Oct. 14 at the Rock Ledge Ranch near Garden of the Gods. Volunteers are needed at 7 a.m. Information can be found on the website:

For more information, contact Joanna Moore at 963-9693.



Society of Military Widows holds meeting

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 on the last Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. Call 597-0492 or 591-9523 for more information.


Fort Carson DLA announces services
Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located in Building 324, 1475 Wickersham Boulevard, Fort Carson, conducts orientations by appointment. The orientations discuss disposition services/processes to include turning in excess property, reutilizing government property, available web-based tools, special handling of property and environmental needs.

- To schedule an orientation training, contact 352-4186
- For receiving/turning in questions, contact 526-9689
- Environmental questions, contact 526-0289
- Reutilization/Transfer/Donation, contact 466-7002


TAPS looking for service members

The Tragedy Assistance Program is hosting a survivor seminar and is in need of active duty service members to pair with a child during their journey of grief, helping them gain coping skills in a supportive environment. For more information and how to register, visit the program’s website at or call Melissa Hermosillo at (915) 780-3344.

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 or or call 333-2727 for more information.




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