Bulletin for the week of March 6

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

* Spouses are invited to events marked withhttp://www.schriever.af.mil/Portals/17/images/161206-F-AA000-555.jpg?ver=2016-12-06-162113-753     


This week


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The Health Promotion office is hosting several special activities during the next few weeks:

March 7 at 2 p.m. – Sleep and Stress Management Class

March 12 at 3:30 p.m. – Healthy Cooking Class

March 26 at 7 a.m. – Heart Healthy Fair


Call Carol Carr at 567-4292 to register.


Note: Bodpod walk-in hours are Monday and Wednesday 3:30 - 4:45 p.m. and Tuesday and Friday 7:15-8:30 a.m.



On base


Team Schriever Senior Master Sergeant Selection Celebration

Team Schriever celebrates the newest senior master sergeants selects. The celebration will be March 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Fitness center.


For more information contact Senior Master Sgt. John Cunningham at 567-4652.


Clinic announces closures

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

March 14                 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.                          Training Day

April 11                    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.



Hiring Fairs for Defense, IT, Cyber and Intel

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting a hiring fair March 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Schriever AFB event center, Bldg. 20. The event is open to all active duty, veterans, guard/reserve, civilians, contractors and family members who have access to military installations. RSVP and resume upload is required (even if you can’t attend, register and upload your resume). To upload a resume or RSVP, visit: www.transitioncareers.com.


For more information send email to: jobseeker@transitioncareers.com.

If you are an employer and want to recruit at these events send an inquiry email to: employer@transitioncareers.com.



Schriever AFB Tech Expo

The 50th Space Communications Squadron sponsored Schriever AFB Tech Expo, will take place March 19. This free and educational event is open to all base personnel from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Tech Expo serves as an open forum for industry partners to showcase their latest mission-centric technologies.


For more information and to register go to www.federalevents.com/schrieverafb.


For more information contact Thais V. Rochard at 443-561-2410.


Civilian Developmental Education accepting nomination packages

Nomination packages for Career Developmental Education opportunities are accepted through May 1. Applicants can apply for up to four programs. 


The majority of the courses require a continued service agreement in accordance with Air Force Instruction 36-401, Employee Training and Development. Applicants may incur up to a five-year commitment upon completion of the training. This commitment begins when the students complete the program and is transferable to another federal agency if the employee leaves the Air Force.


For up-to-date CDE information, visit the Civilian Force Development page on myPers from a CAC-enabled computer, or select “Civilian Employee” from the myPers dropdown menu and search “developmental education.” Required documents, application instructions, a list of CDE opportunities and other criteria are available on the page.


For more information visit: https://www.afpc.af.mil/Force-Development/Civilian-Developmental-Education/.



AAFES continues Free Friday giveaways

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service continues its Free Friday giveaways in 2019, offering Schriever Airmen and their families a chance to win riding lawn mowers, furniture, grills, blenders, espresso makers and more, conducted online at facebook.com/shopmyexchange.


To enter the contests, authorized shoppers post a comment answering the question posed on each Free Friday post at facebook.com/shopmyexchange. In addition to active-duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired shoppers and military families, honorably discharged veterans who have verified their eligibility to shop at ShopMyExchange.com can enter the weekly drawings.


Veterans can visit http://bit.ly/VetForLife for more information. Entries made by 11:59 p.m. central standard time on the day of the posting will be entered into a drawing. Drawings are held on the Monday after each Free Friday giveaway. For more information, contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.

Legal Office Weekly Briefings

The 50th Space Wing Legal Office provides the following briefings Fridays:


Article 137 re-enlistment briefing - 8 a.m.


Deployment briefings - 9 a.m.


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.


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 to Friday. For more information, contact Joe Colunga at 567-3350.


Additionally, there is a Schriever Air Force Base vanpool service Monday to Friday, departing from Falcon Walmart 6:25 a.m. and conducting several drop-offs at Schriever AFB 7 a.m.  Pick-up times at Schriever AFB are 4:30 - 4:45 p.m. and arrives at Falcon Walmart around 5:10 p.m.  There is no out of pocket expense for Department of Defense vanpool participants. Contractors may also participate, but are not government subsidized. For more information, contact Mike Walker at 567-7014, Kim Elster at 567-3025, or Jay Carroll at 721-0739.


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 Bldg. 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.






Introducing Dunkin delivery

Dunkin Donuts now delivers to your office at from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Deliveries are only available for Bldg. 210. Deliverable products include: hot sandwiches, iced and hot beverages, espresso, donuts. Deliveries require a $5 order minimum, a $1 delivery fee will be added to the order. To make your order call, 719-567-5282.



Outdoor and recreation camper and trailer spots available

Approximately 30 spots are available for rent in the Outdoor and recreation RV lot. Most are 30 feet long. The RV lot can be accessed 24/7 through the North Gate. The gate to the RV lot is secured and can be accessed with an individual code.


For more information call Outdoor Recreation at 567-6050.




The Peterson Chapel and A2D2 Present: A St Patty's Day Celebration

Please join us in celebrating St. Patrick's Day with the Chapel, in coordination with Airmen Against Drunk Driving, on Wednesday, Mar. 13, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eclipse Cyber Café in Discovery Hall on Peterson Air Force Base. This free event will include green food and drinks, a video game tournament, an eating contest and special prizes.


For information, contact Airman First Class Emily Rivera at 719-567-3628.



Schriever Spouses seeks volunteers

Schriever Spouses and the Ellicott Elementary School are seeking volunteers for their 2019 Carnival, March 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed for the following areas: set-up, games, prizes, concessions, vendor check-up, clean-up. This event is open to the public and is expected to attract about 1,000 people.

Volunteer check in time is at 4:45 p.m. The Carnival Committee and volunteers are meeting at the Tierra Vista Community at Schriever Air Force Base March 5 at 6 p.m.  

If you are interested in volunteering, sign-up though this link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080c4ca4af2ea0f58-ellicott.

For more information please contact Ashley Boyd at jenash615@gmail.com or 919-344-6413.

Peak Military Care Network and Mammoths Lacrosse host Military Appreciation Night

Join PMCN and Mammoths Lacrosse for a Military Appreciation Night, March 23, 7 p.m. at the Pepsi Center. PMCN is selling discounted tickets for $29. $10 of your purchased ticket price will go directly to PMCN’s mission to connect our local military and veteran families to essential resources. Military, veterans and their families will be honored at this game.

To get tickets, visit: https://Mammoth.KSETickets.com/PMCN.

For more information, visit: http://www.pmcn.com or call, 719-577-7417.

Vietnam Vet Pinning

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration to honor Vietnam Veterans for their service and sacrifice March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

All Veterans who served in the Armed Forces from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, are encouraged to visit their Colorado Springs Main Exchanges March 29 to receive a memorial lapel pin during ceremonies to recognize Vietnam Veterans’ service. The pins are provided in partnership with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.

For more information on the times of the March 29 ceremonies at Fort Carson, Peterson Air Force Base and USAFA Main Exchanges, Vietnam Veterans can visit shopmyexchange.com/community.

Veterans who are unable to come to an Exchange for a lapel pin March 29 can visit http://www.vietnamwar50th.com/events/ to find an upcoming event or find a Commemorative Partner in their area at http://www.vietnamwar50th.com/partners/partner_map/.

Veterans who still need assistance locating an opportunity to receive a lapel pin on behalf of a grateful nation can contact the Commemoration office at 877-387-9951 or whs.vnwar50th@mail.mil.


For more information contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.



TAPS seeks volunteers

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


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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