Base bulletin - week of Jan. 18

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

* Spouses are invited to events marked with  

 

 

This week

 

 

Building 300 auditorium closure

The Building 300 auditorium will not available until Feb. 2 due to equipment installation. To reserve other conference rooms, call Multimedia customer service at 567-5090.

 

 

Legal Office changes operating hours

The 50th Space Wing Legal Office is closed daily from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  If you have a deployment-related issue or need to contact a member of the staff, call 567-5050 for assistance. 

 

 

Claims against the estate

With deepest regret to the family of Senior Airman Neill T. West III, if anyone has claims against the estate of West, please contact 2nd Lt. Rachel Rivera at 567-2686.

 

 

Tricare beneficiaries

Tricare beneficiaries: if you had a referral/authorization for service prior to January 1 that dropped off or Health Net (the new Tricare regional contractor) is not seeing, you can visit https://www.mytricare.com/internet/tric/tri/mtc_wbene.nsf. To retrieve your authorization. NOTE: this website will go away June 30.

 

Updates to TRICARE

 

 

 

On-base

 

Marriage workshop for military couples

Invest in your relationship by attending a healthy marriage workshop and discover the essentials for creating a thriving marriage. The workshop will take place 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Schriever event center. Lunch will be provided for all participants. To register, visit, myrelationshipcenter.org or call 720-488-8888.

 

 

2018 Green Dot Program implementation team recruitment

The Team Schriever Green Dot team is seeking individuals to implement the 2018 Green Dot program. Individuals should have experience teaching and have a passion for reducing interpersonal violence and suicide. Recruitment is open to Schriever Airmen including civilian employees, reserve and tenant units. For more information, contact Dr. Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880.

 

 

Pharmacy OTC medication program

The 21st Medical and Dental Squadron pharmacy started an over-the-counter medication program available to all active duty, dependents and retirees enrolled at Schriever and Peterson Air Force Bases. This does not include personnel who are on flying status, Personnel Reliability Program status, Arming and Use of Force, pregnant, breastfeeding or tasked for deployment. Eligible beneficiaries are able to visit the pharmacy without an appointment and may select up to three OTC medications from a preselected list. Pharmacy hours are 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, contact Capt. Kyle Smith at 567-4423.

 

 

Civilian Personnel Updates

Visit the Civilian Personnel Sharepoint site at https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/50MSG/50fss/cpo/SitePages/Home.aspx for the latest updates regarding progress reviews and civilian awards. For more information, contact Maggie Wander at 567- 4351.

Lactation rooms available

New moms, there are dedicated lactation rooms inside the Restricted Area, Buildings 24, 210, 300, 400 and 730. These rooms provide dedicated space for lactation and will assist with successful breastfeeding while serving at Schriever.

 

Building 24, Room 1003

Building 210, Room 204

Building 300, Room 210

Building 400, Room 203

Building 730, Room B19A

 

These rooms are available for the duration of the building’s duty day. For any questions or concerns, contact Robert Matthias at 567-3480.

 

 

TA mass briefing, one-on-one education counseling available

Tuition assistance briefing followed by education counseling is now offered the last Wednesday of the month in Building 210, Room 310. Mass TA Counseling is held 8 - 9:30 a.m. and one-on-one education counseling at 9:30 a.m. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. To sign up, call Master Sgt. Janelle Amador at 567-5927 or Vicki Brautigam at 567-5903.



Off-base

 

50th Space Wing's Annual Awards Banquet seeking volunteers

The annual awards banquet committee is looking for two motivated individuals to be the master of ceremonies for the 50th Space Wing's Annual Awards Banquet 5 - 10 p.m. Feb. 9 at Peterson Air Force Base Club. Dress code required for emcees on the night of the event will be mess dress uniform. Meals will be provided free of charge. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Ana Shockey at 567-5661.

 

 

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 Peterson Air Force Base Club. Call 597-0492 or 591-9523 for more information.


 

Cub Scout troops seeks recruits

The local Cub Scout Pack 808 is recruiting ages 7-10. Weekly meetings at Ellicott Middle School Library are Thursdays from 6 -7 p.m. They are also seeking adult leaders/volunteers to facilitate character development. For more information, contact Capt. Archie Johnson at 850-420-7358.

 

 

Military Retirees Activities Office

The Military Retiree Activities office holds its monthly council meeting the second Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m. in Building 350, Room 1206, at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Call 556-7153 for more information.

 

 

Fort Carson DLA announces services
Disposition Services Colorado Springs, located in Building 324, 1475 Wickersham Boulevard, Fort Carson, conducts orientations by appointment. The orientations discuss disposition services/processes to include turning in excess property, reutilizing government property, available web-based tools, special handling of property and environmental needs.

- To schedule an orientation training, contact 352-4186
- For receiving/turning in questions, contact 526-9689
- Environmental questions, contact 526-0289
- Reutilization/Transfer/Donation, contact 466-7002


 

TAPS looking for service members

The Tragedy Assistance Program will host a survivor seminar and is in need of active duty service members to pair with a child during their journey of grief, helping them gain coping skills in a supportive environment. For more information and how to register, visit the program’s website at www.taps.org or call Melissa Hermosillo at (915) 780-3344.

 

 

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