Base bulletin - week of Feb. 8

-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 


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. Thursday at the Schriever event center. Lunch will be provided for all participants. To register, visit, myrelationshipcenter.org or call 720-488-8888.

50th SW Annual Awards Banquet
The 50th Space Wing Annual Awards Banquet is Friday at the Peterson Air Force Base club. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. and the event will start at 6:30 p.m. Come out and celebrate with nominees as they compete at the wing level. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Lee Davidson at 567-6039 or Tech. Sgt. John Walker at 567-2211.

Ticket prices are as follows: $10 for E1-E4/GS1-GS6; $25 for O1-O3/E5-E6/GS7-GS11; $35 for O-4 & up/E7-E9/GS12 & up/contractors. To view your invitation, click the link below:

https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=378817&k=01664A017A50


Give Parents a Break/Parents Night Out offered

The Child Development Center is hosting a Give Parents a Break/Parents Night Out Friday 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. This care is referred to Active Duty Air Force families, courtesy of the Air Force Aid Society, one Saturday each month. A voucher is required to register. Eligible families may obtain the voucher through the Airman & Family Readiness Center, commander, first sergeant or chaplain. For more information on GPAB, call the A&FRC at 567-3920. For more information on PNO, call 567-4742.


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. The guest speaker for Thursday will be Nick Palarino with an overview of the Mount Carmel Veterans Service Center. Call 556-7153 for more information.


AAFES to change hours
The Schriever Air Force Base Express will be open 5 a.m. – 10 p.m. every day, starting Saturday. This will take place for a 60-day trial period.


Building 300 auditorium closure
The Building 300 auditorium will not available until March 16 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.


Physical Therapist Clinic opens
Schriever Air Force Base’s physical therapist clinic is now open. Available times are 7:30 - 11 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. In order to be seen by the clinic, you must have a referral from your primary care manager. For more information, contact the Peterson Air Force Base physical therapy clinic at 556-1075.


Tricare beneficiaries
Tricare beneficiaries: if you had a referral/authorization for service prior to Jan. 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. This website will expire June 30.


On-base


50th SW Chapel to host Lent service
The 50th Space Wing Chaplain’s Office will host an Ash Wednesday Service with the distribution of ashes commemorating the beginning of Lent 2 p.m. Feb. 14. at the Schriever Event Center. For more information, contact the chapel at 567-3705.


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 has 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.


Clinic announces closures
The Schriever Clinic will be closed the following dates/times:
Thursday Noon-4:30 p.m. Training day
Feb. 19 All Day Holiday
March 8 Noon-4:30 p.m. Training day
Apr. 12 Noon-4:30 p.m. Training day
May 10 Noon-4:30 p.m. Training day
May 25 All day Family day
May 28 All day Holiday
June 14 Noon-4:30 p.m. Training day
July 4 All day Holiday
July 5 All day Family 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.


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.


Logistics Planner Retraining Opportunities
The Air Force Logistics Plans specialty is continually seeking enlisted personnel to retrain as logistics planners (2G0X1). Interested personnel should contact Ed Smith at 567-3082.


Off-base


GalaxyFest 2018 Free Kids Day
GalaxyFest “Free Kids Day” will take place 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday at the Antlers Wyndham Hotel. Children 12 years and under get in for free. There will be a kids costume contest, live celebrity comic book reading, kids bingo and more. For more information, visit http://www.galaxyfest.org/.


AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium seeks volunteers
Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Air Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium March 5 – 8 at the Broadmoor. Multiple shifts are needed for March 6 – 8. For more information, contact Mimi Langenderfer at 722-4444 or Master Sgt. Patrick Nichols at 940-232-8631.

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 the 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.


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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