Base Bulletin - week of Oct. 18

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This week


50th SW/PMD has free furniture

The 50th Space Wing Program Management Directorate has the following avaliable to the base:


Wooden desk, wood chair with material seats, multiple white boards.


The PMD is located in Building 210, Room 366. For more information, contact Nancy Anderson at 567-3083.




Health Promotion activities

The Health Promotion office will host several events during the next few weeks:


Friday               12 p.m.                    Smart Snacking Lunch and Learn

Oct. 23             3:30 p.m.              Weight Management Class

Oct. 25             1:30 p.m.                Exercise Physiologist

Nov. 1              2 p.m.                    Sleep and Stress Management Class


For more information, call Carol Carr at 567-4292.


Green Dot classes in final two weeks

Green Dot refresher classes are in their final stretch. They are conducted 2 - 3 p.m. Tuesdays and 8 – 9 a.m. Fridays in the Building 300 auditorium. Register at


AFPC to host briefing

The Air Force Personnel Center functional manager for 1C3/1C5/1C6 career fields will host a Spread the Word briefing outlining the enlistment assignment system and other aspects of the assignment process 8:30 a.m. Oct. 23 in the Building 300 auditorium. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Julie Valenzuela at 567-6281.


RA shuttle service to be limited

The Restricted Area shuttle bus service will be limited from Oct. 24 – 26 due to extensive 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Operations Section mission support requirements. Normal service will resume Oct. 29.


For more information, contact David Collins, 50th LRF director, at 567-3365.


21ST MDS to host flu line

There will be a flu line 6 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Peterson Air Force Base youth center gym Oct. 18. Vaccines will be provided to Depart of Defense beneficiaries aged 3 or older. The 21st Medical Squadron will host an Influenza vaccination line 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Oct. 26 in the physical therapy building next to the fitness center. All vaccines are injectable as Flumist is not available this year. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Joshua Vigil at 567-3842.


TVCC to host fall festival, Trunk or Treat

The Tierra Vista Community Center will host its annual Fall Festival for housing residents 2 – 4 p.m. Oct. 27. There will be a pumpkin patch, face painting, bounce houses, petting zoo, hay rides and other activities. There will also be a Trunk or Treat at the TVC softball field parking lot 4:15 p.m. The planning committee is in need of volunteers to support the events. To volunteer for the Fall Festival, go to To volunteer for the Trunk or Treat, go to


5/6 Council to host Thanksgiving drive

The 5/6 Council is holding a Thanksgiving drive Oct. 29 - Nov. 19 in the following locations: the Building 210 atrium, the North Entry Control Portals, Shoppette and Building 24. The drive will benefit Colorado Springs local community outreach groups such as the Women’s Resource Center, Salvation Army and the Colorado Springs Mission. They are asking for non-perishable items such as canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes/yams, canned gravy, cranberry sauce, instant mashed potatoes, stove top stuffing, biscuits or rolls, mac and cheese, roasting pans, cake/brownie mix or any other nonperishable food items. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Joseph Cella at 567-0553.



KMC to provide training

The Knowledge Management Center is providing reoccurring training/classes for the Knowledge Management programs. Classes will be held in Building 301, Room 119, every first and third Thursday of the month. Records Management will be held 12 – 1 p.m. and Freedom of Information-Privacy Act will be held 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Publications and Forms class will be held 1 - 3 p.m. every third Thursday of the month. For more information, contact 50th Space Wing Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

To enroll/register, visit



Legal office court requirement

Before appearing and/or testifying in court in their unofficial capacity, all Air Force members are required to meet with the legal office. For more information, call 567-5050.



Clinic announces closures

The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic will be closed the following dates/times:


Nov. 8                 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                 Training day

Nov. 9                 All day                                     Wing function

Nov. 12               All day                                     Holiday      

Nov. 22               All day                                     Holiday

Nov. 23               All day                                     Family Day

Dec. 13              11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m                   Training day

Dec. 24               All day                                     Family Day   

Dec. 25               All day                                     Holiday

Dec. 31               All day                                     Family Day

Jan. 1                  All day                                    Holiday

Jan. 10                11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                Training day



Note: Walk-in services end at 3:30 p.m. Normal clinic hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. For emergencies, call 911. For appointments, call 524-CARE.



MetroRides Vanpool provides openings

MetroRides Vanpool is a government subsidized program for all Department of Defense Civil Service employees and active duty military. There is no out of pocket expense for DoD vanpool participants. Contractors may also participate. The route starts at the Safeway shopping center parking lot in Fountain, Colorado, departing at 6:05 a.m. and arriving at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, at 6:30 a.m. The vanpool departs Schriever AFB at 4 p.m. and arrives back at Safeway at 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Steve Cooper at 567-5668. 


Logistics planner retraining opportunities

The Air Force Logistics Plans specialty is continually seeking enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners (2G0X1). For more information, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082.





FAP to host Mock Central Registry Boards

The Family Advocacy Program will host two Mock Central Registry Boards Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. They will be held in the Building 845 wing conference room from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. This is a great opportunity for commanders and first sergeants to observe a CRB and be able to ask questions. The training will also serve as the annual FAP training for the year. For more information, contact FAP at 556-8943. 



FAP to host the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event

The Family Advocacy Program will host the 1st annual “Strike Out” Domestic Violence bowling event Nov. 6 at the Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, bowling alley. The event will take place 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. The cost for one person is $5 for two hours of bowling. Shoes will be included. Units can call 556-8943 to sign up or register their team.



Air Force Academy looking for volunteer families

The U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School is looking for volunteer sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home for the cadet candidates. Sponsoring provides our students with a local family support system, adult role models and an avenue for community involvement that would ultimately continue for the duration of their time beginning here at the Prep School, into their journey to the Air Force Academy, and beyond. Please send an email request for a sponsor packet at or call 333-3164. 



Military Child of the Year open for nominations

Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families, is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation. Military Child of the Year is the nation's premier celebration of the achievements of military children. Nominations are open through Dec. 5, and all awards will be presented at a recognition gala April 18, 2019, in the nation's capital. To nominate a child for the award, visit and click the nominations tab.


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 Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Call 331-6689 or 260-8172 for more information.


Military Retirees Activities Office

The Military Retiree Activities Office holds its monthly council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at The Club at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The meeting will be followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. To sign up or for more information, call the Retiree Assistance Office at 556-7153.




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