Base Bulletin - week of Jan. 10

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Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section.


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Information for these events can also be found in the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook events section.


This week


Health Promotion, fitness center, to host Greatest Loser Competition

The Health Promotion office and fitness center will host an eight week long Greatest Loser Competition, starting with an initial weigh in 7 a.m.  Friday in the fitness center. The competition will run Tuesday until 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

Thursday      1 p.m.    Dietician Appointments

Tuesday        12 p.m.  MRT class

Wednesday  12 p.m.  Sleep class



On base


NRO to host roadshow

The National Reconnaissance Office Operations Squadron will host a roadshow 7 – 8 a.m. Tuesday and 10 – 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Building 300 auditorium. Briefings will inform the base community of the NRO and potential assignment opportunities available at multiple stateside and overseas locations.  The roadshow will last 60 minutes; a 30 minute briefing followed by a question and answer session. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Carmen C. Mena-Flores or Chris Thomas at 567-7701.



Clinic announces closures

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


Thursday         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 this month:


Monday          8:30 - 11 a.m.            Capstone appointments available


Monday           1 - 3 p.m.                    Sponsorship Training


Tuesday           9 - 10:30 a.m.            Pre-separation Briefing


Jan. 17            11 a.m. – noon          Joint Communications Unit recruiting brief


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





2019 AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium seeks volunteers

The 2019 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium is seeking volunteers to assist with session running, registration and security Feb. 5 – 7 at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. For more information, contact Wanda Williams at 719-231-0082.



AAFES hosting fitness sweepstakes

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win the Fill Your Gym Bag Sweepstakes Jan. 18 – Feb. 18. Ten winners worldwide will each receive a $100 Exchange gift card toward filling up their gym bag with fitness necessities, from fitness trackers to the latest sportswear to name-brand shoes and accessories, all of which can be found in Exchange stores or online at The second sweepstakes will award five winners a Schwinn 830 treadmill. 

Authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can visit to enter. Honorably discharged veterans who have determined their eligibility to shop at can enter as well. No purchase is necessary to win, and the sweepstakes are each limited to one entry per person. Winners will be notified around the end of February.

For more information, contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.



TAPS seeks volunteers

The Tragedy Assistance is seeking volunteers for the 2019 Mountain State Regional Good Grief Camp being held March 29 – 31. Please register at



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 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 meetings 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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