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Base Bulletin - week of Jan. 3

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  • 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.

 

This week

 

Schriever North Gate closes

The North Gate will be closed until Saturday 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.

 

 

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. Saturday in the base fitness center. For more information, contact Maj. Daniel Rhyne at 567-2886.

 

 

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.

 

 

Health Promotion Activities

Jan. 10    1 p.m.    Dietician Appointments

Jan. 17    12 p.m.  Sleep class

 

 

Clinic announces closures

The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic is closed on the following dates/times:

 

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.

 

 

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:

 

Saturday           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 prepinfo@usafa.edu 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.

 

 

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