Base Bulletin - week of Dec. 27 Published Dec. 26, 2018 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section. * Spouses are invited to events marked with Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section. Holiday Closures Note: In light of the holiday season, numerous Army and Air Force Exchange Services will be closed. For more information see the attached file. Schriever gates to close Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, gates will be closed the following dates: The West Gate and the Commercial Vehicle Search Area will be closed now until Sunday due to construction. All traffic to include commercial vehicles will need to go through the North Gate. The North Gate will be closed from Monday to Jan. 5 due to construction. All traffic will need to go through the West Gate, which will be operating as the 24/7 gate during this period. Visitor Control Center services at Building 15 will still be open and unaffected. Health Promotion office closed The Health Promotion office will be closed now until – Jan. 1. For questions and concerns, contact Carol Carr at 567-4292. Clinic announces closures The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic is closed on the following dates/times: Monday All day Family Day Jan. 1 All day Holiday Jan. 10 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Training day Jan. 18 noon – 4:30 p.m. Family Day Jan. 21 All Day Holiday Jan. 24 All Day Wing Function 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. On base Health Promotion, fitness center, to host Greatest Loser Competition The Health Promotion office and fitness center will being host an eight week long Greatest Loser Competition, starting with an initial weigh in 7 a.m. Jan. 11 in the fitness center. The competition will run from Jan. 14 – March 8. Join as a team of four or as an individual. To register, contact Carol Carr at 567-4292 or Seth Cannello at 567-6658. 310th SW to host Change of Command The 310th Space Wing is hosting a change of command ceremony welcoming the incoming 310th Operations Group commander, Col. Leland K. Leonard, 10 a.m. Jan. 5 in the base fitness center. For more information, contact Maj. Daniel Rhyne at 567-2886. Claims against the estate It is with deep regret we announce the death of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II. If anyone has claims against the estate of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II, contact Capt. Jason Anderson at 567-4350. Legal Office Weekly Briefings The 50th Space Wing Legal Office provides the following briefings on Fridays: Article 137 Re-enlistment Briefing - 8 a.m. Deployment Briefings - 9 a.m. For further information, call 567-5050. 50th SW Violence Prevention Program recruiting course trainers The 50th Space Wing violence prevention program staff is currently recruiting volunteer course trainers for the 2019 sexual assault/suicide prevention bystander training program. For more information, contact Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880. A&FRC center events The Airman and Family Readiness center will host the following events next month: Jan. 5 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Safe Sitter Babysitting Course Jan. 7, 14 8:30 - 11 a.m. Capstone appointments available Jan. 8 2 - 3:30 p.m. Pre-separation Briefing Jan. 9 9 - 11 a.m. How to Tailor Your Resume Jan. 9 2 - 4:30 p.m. Bundles for Babies Jan. 14 1 - 3 p.m. Sponsorship Training Jan. 15 9 - 10:30 a.m. Pre-separation Briefing Jan. 18 5 - 6 p.m. The Pros and Cons of Teens on Social Media Briefing Jan. 22 2 - 3:30 p.m. Pre-separation Briefing Jan. 23 9 - 11 a.m. TriCare Transition Briefing Jan. 25 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Initial Key Spouse Training Jan. 26 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Deployed Family Event Jan. 28 - Feb. 1 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Transition GPS 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 North Powers and Old Ranch Road and departs at 6:35 a.m. arriving at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, at 7:30 a.m. The vanpool departs Schriever AFB at 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, contact Joe Colunga at 567-3350. Logistics planner retraining opportunities The Air Force Logistics Plans specialty career field is continually seeking enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners (2G0X1). For more information, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082. KMC to provide training The Knowledge Management Center is providing reoccurring training/classes for the Knowledge Management programs. Classes are held in Building 301, Room 119, every first Thursday of the month. Records Management is held 12 – 1:30 p.m. and Freedom of Information-Privacy Act is held 1:45 – 3:15 p.m. Publications and Forms class is provided 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 https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx. Off-base 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 333-3164. 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 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 is followed by lunch at 12:45 p.m. To sign up or for more information, call the Retiree Assistance Office at 556-7153. To submit a bulletin, visit the Public Affairs page. Schriever Web Highlights and Base Bulletin are notifications that may be of common interest to our members. They are neither an official endorsement nor a solicitation on behalf of the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs Office, the U.S. Air Force or the Department of Defense. 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