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Base Bulletin - week of Nov. 8

 

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This week

 

Ellicott to host Veteran’s Appreciation Day

Ellicott High School invites Schriever Airmen to attend the district-wide Veteran’s Day celebration 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in Ellicott High School Gymnasium in Ellicott, Colorado. Doors open and registration will begins 2 p.m. The event recognizes veterans and active duty military in the community for their service to the country. Refreshments are available after the celebration in the Ellicott High School commons. For more information, contact Laura Durst at 719-683-2700.

 

Team Schriever to celebrate Wingman Day 

Wingman Day is scheduled for Friday. Spend the day engaging in unit building activities and informative classes. For more information on the event, contact Staff Sgt. David Williams Jr. at 567-5050.

 

 

AAFES to enact holiday return, exchange policy

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service implements its holiday return and exchange policy, for purchases with a sales receipt now until Dec. 24 are qualified to be returned up to Jan. 29. All other conditions of the return and exchange policy still apply. For more information, contact Michael Casserly at 576-6174.

 

 

On-base

 

Health Promotion activities

The Health Promotion office has several events taking place during the next few weeks:

 

Tuesday           3:30 p.m.             Healthy Cooking Class

Nov. 15            12 p.m.                Great American Smoke out Day Lunch and Learn

Nov. 27            3:30 p.m.             Weight Management Class  

 

 

BodPod walk-in hours are 3:30 – 4:45 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays and 7:15 – 8:30 a.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. Additional services available upon request. For more information, call Carol Carr at 567-4292.

 

 

50th Space Wing to host Quarterly Award Ceremony

The 50th Space Wing's Quarterly Award Ceremony is 3:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the fitness center gym. Come out to support your fellow Airmen. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Bryan Scroggs at 567-2976.

 

 

5/6 Council to host Thanksgiving drive

The 5/6 Council Thanksgiving drive is now until Nov. 19 in the following locations: the Building 210 atrium, the North Entry Control Portals, Shoppette and Building 24 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The drive benefits Colorado Springs local community outreach groups such as the Women’s Resource Center, Salvation Army and the Colorado Springs Mission. They need non-perishable items such as canned vegetables, canned sweet potatoes/yams, canned gravy, cranberry sauce, instant mashed potatoes, stove top stuffing, biscuits or rolls, mac and cheese, roasting pans, cake/brownie mix or any other nonperishable food items. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Joseph Cella at 567-0553.

 

 

Family Advocacy to host Mock Central Registry Boards

The Family Advocacy Program will have a Mock Central Registry Board 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Building 210 wing conference room at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. This is an opportunity for commanders and first sergeants to observe a CRB and ask questions. The training also serves as the annual FAP training for the year. For more information, contact FAP at 556-8943.

 

 

Shred truck to arrive

The shred truck is set to be outside the North Entry Control Portal 9 – 11 a.m., and outside of Building 210 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Nov. 15.

 

 

50th SW to host Wing Holiday Party

The 50th Space Wing will host the annual Wing Holiday Party Dec. 7 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dress is holiday attire (no jeans). Ticket prices are E1-E4 and G1-GS6 $10, O1-O3, E5-E6 and GS7-GS11 $20, O4 and above, E7 and above, GS12 and above and contractors $30. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Kelly Branch at 567-5490.

 

 

50th CONS job opportunity available

The 50th Contracting Squadron is seeking qualified candidates for the Chief, Plans and Programs Flight position. The position is responsible for serving as a supervisory procurement analyst for a Plans and Programs contracting flight, providing planning, direction, organization, coordinating and supervising activities of assigned personnel. Interested candidates must email a current resume to sharon.odonnell.1@us.af.mil and include the Subject Line: NH-1102-IV PKP Flight Chief Vacancy, by Nov. 15.  For more information, contact Sharon O’Donnell at 567-3434.

 

 

Clinic announces closures

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

 

Friday                 All day                                Wing function

Monday              All day                                Holiday     

Nov. 16              11 a.m. – 1 p.m.                  Squadron function 

Nov. 22              All day                                 Holiday

Nov. 23              All day                                 Family day

Dec. 13             11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.              Training day

Dec. 24             All day                                  Family day  

Dec. 25             All day                                  Holiday

Dec. 31             All day                                  Family day

Jan. 1                All day                                  Holiday

Jan. 10             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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Off-base

 

Air Force Academy looking for volunteer families

The U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School is looking for volunteer sponsor families to build a professional mentoring relationship and provide a home-away-from-home for the cadet candidates. Sponsoring provides  students with a local family support system, adult role models and an avenue for community involvement that would ultimately continue for the duration of their time beginning here at the Prep School, into their journey to the Air Force Academy, and beyond. Please send an email request for a sponsor packet at prepinfo@usafa.edu or call 333-3164.

 

 

Military Child of the Year open for nominations

Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable and secure military families, is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation. Military Child of the Year is the nation's premier celebration of the achievements of military children. Nominations are open through Dec. 5, and all awards will be presented at a recognition gala April 18, 2019, in the nation's capital. To nominate a child for the award, visit www.militarychildoftheyear.org and click the nominations tab.

 

 

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 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 meeting 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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