Base bulletin - week of Nov. 16

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This week 


Legal Office changes operating hours

The 50th SW Legal Office will be closed daily from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  The office will also be temporarily closed Thursdays until further notice. If you have a deployment-related issue or need to contact a member of the staff, call 567-5050 for assistance.  



Citizen Soldier Connection holds car care class

Citizen Soldier Connection will host car care class 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday at Autosmith Professional Auto Service located at 528 E. Pikes Peak Avenue. The class will inform attendees about automotive knowledge and communication skills with mechanics. The cost is free for all military members and their families. To register, visit





Kidde recalls 37.8 million fire extinguishers with plastic handles

Fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge, which can fail to activate during a fire emergency. The remedy is consumers should immediately contact Kidde to request a free replacement fire extinguisher and for instructions on returning the recalled unit.  Contact information can be found online at under Product Safety Recall. For more information, contact Fire Prevention at 567-3370.

Monthly promotion ceremony

This month's promotion ceremony will be 3 p.m. Nov. 29 in the base fitness center. Contact 1st Lt. Johnny Pak at 567-4105 for additional information.



Schriever invites all to join “seasonal celebrations around the world”

This year's Holiday Party will celebrate charity by giving back to the local Colorado Springs and Ellicott communities, our military and our Schriever family. While enjoying a diverse buffet and exploring seasonal tastes and celebrations from around the world, there will be opportunities to donate to our local food and toy drives, participate in games, dancing and comradery.

Tickets are on sale now through Nov. 27. Contact your individual ticket sales POC to purchase tickets and discuss child care options.


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.



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.






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


Nov. 23                  All day                             Holiday

Nov. 24                 All day                              Family Day      

Dec. 14                 Noon - 4:30 p.m.              Training Day

Dec. 25                 All day                              Holiday

Dec. 26                 All day                              Family Day      


Note: Normal clinic hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Walk in services end at 3:30 p.m. The pharmacy and lab close at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.



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


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. Call 556-7153 for more information.



Cub Scout troops seeks recruits

The local Cub Scout Pack 808 is recruiting ages 7-10. 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.



Citizen Soldier Connection holds Home Away from Home holiday

Citizen Soldier Connection invites military members to spend the holiday with a local family Nov. 23.  Local citizens are opening their homes to thank you and your family for all you do. For more information or to register, visit



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 will host 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.



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Monthly promotion ceremony

This month's promotion ceremony will be 3 p.m. Nov. 29 in the base fitness center. Contact 1st Lt. Johnny Pak at 567-4105 for additional information.

Monthly promotion ceremony

This month's promotion ceremony will be 3 p.m. Nov. 29 in the base fitness center. Contact 1st Lt. Johnny Pak at 567-4105 for additional information.