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News brief - week of March 7

Posted 3/6/2013   Updated 3/5/2013 Email story   Print story

    

3/6/2013 - SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- CGOC helps Airmen commission with Stripes to Bars briefing
If you've ever considered commissioning before, you should attend the Stripes to Bars briefing. The Schriever Company Grade Officer Council is hosting a panel-style briefing to inform Schriever enlisted Airmen about the various commissioning opportunities. The first Stripes to Bars briefing is offered 3-4 p.m. March 8 in Building 210, Room 310. Please contact 2nd Lt. Jason Gabrick at 567-5040 if you have any questions.

Donate through AFAF campaign
The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicked off on March 4 and continues through April 12. AFAF is your opportunity to change the lives of fellow Airmen and their families. Contact your unit representative now to donate. Fill out your form online at http://www.afassistancefund.org/fund/form.cfm. Print your form and hand it in to your unit representative in order for your donation to be processed. No matter how big or small the contribution, every donation makes a huge difference. Thank you for helping.

Dorm Move Class helps Airmen to live off base
The dorm move class is geared toward all Airmen anticipating moving out of the dorms within six months to a year. This class will teach Airmen how to identify how much money is needed to afford to live off base, how to project a budget based on monthly expenditures and how to decide if the individual is financially fit to move out of the dorms. The class will be held 2-3:30 p.m. March 6 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Please call 567-3920 to sign up.

How to find, apply for federal service
The Airman and Family Readiness Center and Civilian Personnel Office are teaming up to bring personnel the steps they need to know in your process of applying for federal employment. It is helpful to become familiar with www.usajobs.gov before coming to the class. The class will be held 8-10 a.m. March 8 at the A&FRC in Building 101. Please call 567-3920 to sign up.

Attend Heartlink class
The Heartlink class provides newly married spouses with information on the mission of the Air Force. The class also discusses base life, familiarizes spouses with the available resources at their disposal and educates them on their benefits. The class is intended for spouses who have been with the Air Force for five years or less. The Heartlink class will be held from 7:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 15 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Please call 567-3920 to register.

Moving made simple
On March 7 8-11:30 a.m., the Airman and Family Readiness Center will host a Moving Made Simple Briefing for military members, Department of Defense civilians and their families. This briefing is designed to help reduce the stress and confusion often associated with moving and provides resources tailored for the individual or family. Representatives from the finance office, JPPSO and TRICARE will be available to answer any question about processes and entitlements. There will be a Going Overseas portion to address the unique needs of those moving overseas. Call 567-3920 to register.

Air Force Aid education grant deadline approaches
The application deadline for the 2012-2013 General Henry H. Arnold Education Grant Program is March 8. The online application is available on the Air Force Aid Society's web site at www.afas.org, under Education and Arnold Grant. Complete the application and submit the required documents today. Don't pass up this chance to help pay for your family's education with a $2,000 grant. For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 567-3920.

Determining career direction    
If personnel are questioning their career direction, they should join the Airman and Family Readiness Center 9- 11 a.m. March 13 to engage in some assessments. These assessments are designed to help determine interests, skills and the elements that are the most important to personnel in their quest for a work and life balance. This will help personnel better reach their goals, and be able to communicate who they are to employers. You must sign up in advance for this class by calling 567-3920.

Volunteer officials needed
Due to budget restraints, the intramural officials' contract has been terminated. In order for the fitness center to continue with the intramural program, volunteers are needed to assist the fitness center staff with officiating. If any personnel are interested in helping with volleyball, softball or flag football, please contact Ed Molloy at 567-6672.

Outdoor Recreation seeks feedback
The 50th Force Support Squadron is seeking your feedback to help determine how best to focus limited Outdoor Recreation manpower and funding resources. You are invited to take the survey at http://50FSSODRsurvey.questionpro.com and make your preferences known. Please call 50 FSS Marketing at 567-4740 with any questions or concerns.

Register for summer camp
Parents may pick up School Age Program Summer Camp Registration Packets now at the Child Development Center. Completed packets will be accepted beginning March 11 for the summer camp season, which starts the week of May 28. Parents will need to sign their children up for the weeks that care is requested. Pick up packets today to get a head start on registering your child for the SAP Summer Camp. Call Alex Allen at 567-2850 for more information.

SAP opens space for care during Spring Break
The School Age Program has space available for care during Spring Break. The available weeks for Spring Break are March 25-29 and April 1-5. The deadline to sign up for SAP Spring Break care is March 11. Please call 567-2850 for additional information and to sign up.



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