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CRS-16 launch viewing cancelled
The Commercial Resupply Service-16 launch viewing has been cancelled due to an unexpected delay. The launch has been postponed until tomorrow. All still wishing to view the launch can go to https://www.spacex.com/webcast.
Schriever, Peterson gate hours to change Wednesday
In light of President Trump dedicating Wednesday as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, the gate hours on Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado and Schriever AFB will change.
West Gate, West Vehicle Entrapment Area and Vehicle Search Area - closed at noon, opens 6 a.m. Thursday.
North Gate - normal operating hours.
North Gate - closed.
East Gate - open normal hours (5 a.m. – 6 p.m.).
West Gate open 24/7.
Chief Master Sergeant release party to begin
All are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Chief Master Sergeant release party 4 p.m. Thursday in the Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Club. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. R. Wayne Kindrix at 834-3745.
Visit Schriever - Staff and Family Tour: Dec. 20
Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, personnel and their family members are invited on a Staff and Family Tour 9 a.m. - noon Dec. 21. Space is limited, first come, first served. Children are welcome, however, the tour will include lots of stairs, so strollers cannot be accommodated. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 14. If interested, call the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 567-5040. There is a minimum of 15 partciants needed or the tour will be cancelled.
Chapel team hosts Angel Trees
The 50th Space Wing Chaplain’s Office is coordinating this year’s Angel Tree program. Airmen are encouraged to pick one angel, candy cane, or bell hanging on a tree and give back to the local community. Trees will be in the Building 210 atrium, Satellite Dish Dining Facility and Tierra Vista Community Center until Saturday. The chapel team suggests gifts are at least $30, in total, per child. Gifts can be dropped at the 50th SW Chaplain's Office in Building 300, Room 149, or the satellite chapel office in Building 210, Room 270, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dec. 10 – 14. For further information, contact the 50th SW Chaplain’s Office at 567-3705 or 567-5473.
50th SW/PMD has free furniture
The 50th Space Wing Program Management Directorate has the following items available in Building 210, Room 366. For more information, contact Nancy Anderson at 567-3083.
Two wood desks
One tall bookshelf
One wooden file cabinet
Health Promotion activities
The Health Promotion office has several events taking place during the next few weeks:
Thursday 2 p.m. Sleep and Stress Management Class
Dec. 11 3:30 p.m. Healthy Cooking Class
Dec. 14 2 p.m. Lunch and Learn on Healthy Holiday Eating
Dec. 18 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.
Claims against the estate
It is with deep regret we announce the death of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II. If anyone has claims against the estate of Senior Master Sgt. Harold R. Mosely II, contact Capt. Jason Anderson at 567-4350.
Legal Office Weekly Briefings
The 50th Space Wing Legal Office provides the following briefings on Fridays:
Article 137 Re-enlistment Briefing 8 a.m.
Deployment Briefings 9 a.m.
For further information, call 567-5050.
50th SW Violence Prevention Program recruiting course trainers
The 50th Space Wing violence prevention program staff is currently recruiting volunteer course trainers for the 2019 sexual assault/suicide prevention bystander training program. For more information, contact Ken Robinson at 567-2647 or Staff Sgt. Shelby Parry at 567-4880.
Clinic announces closures
The Schriever Air Force Base Clinic is closed on the following dates/times:
Dec. 5 All day National Day of Mourning
In recognition of President Trump's Executive order declaring Wednesday, December 5, 2018 a National Day of Mourning, the 21st Medical Group will be operating at minimal manning to provide acute care needs to our beneficiaries. The Peterson Military Treatment Facility will be open from 7:30-11:30 a.m. for active duty patients requiring care on a walk-in basis. All ancillary facilities to include the satellite pharmacy, Dental Clinic, and Schriever Medical/Dental Clinic will be closed. Normal operations will resume 7:30 a.m. Thursday.
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.
A&FRC center events
The Airman and Family Readiness center will host the following upcoming events next month:
Jan. 5 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Safe Sitter Babysitting Course
Jan. 7, 14 8:30 - 11 a.m. Capstone
Jan. 8 2 - 3:30 p.m. Pre-separation Briefing
Jan. 9 9 - 11 a.m. How to Tailor Your Resume
Jan. 9 2 - 4:30 p.m. Bundles for Babies
Jan. 14 1 - 3 p.m. Sponsorship Training
Jan. 15 9 - 10:30 a.m. Pre-separation Briefing
Jan. 18 5 - 6 p.m. The Pros and Cons of Teens on Social Media Briefing
Jan. 22 2 - 3:30 p.m. Pre-separation Briefing
Jan. 23 9 - 11 a.m. TriCare Transition Briefing
Jan. 25 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Initial Key Spouse Training
Jan. 26 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Deployed Family Event
Jan. 28 - Feb. 1 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Transition GPS
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.
50th SCS to perform maintenance on Blackberry UEM servers
There will be maintenance on the Blackberry Unified Endpoint Management Servers Dec. 8 - 9 to alleviate latency that has been ongoing since Oct. 16. During this time, email services will not function through Blackberry and iPhone devices. This maintenance will not affect email services through networked computers or Outlook Web Access.
50th SCS to perform administrative voice mail upgrade
The 50th Space Communications Squadron will perform a voice mail system upgrade to a new server 5 – 6 p.m. Dec. 11. During the process, for at least 10 minutes, but no more than an hour, users will continue to have phone service but will not have voice messaging capability. After the upgrade, all saved/archived messages will be deleted; this is not inclusive of your greeting message which will remain unchanged.
The following call tree numbers will not be accessible:
Dining Facility Menu
50th SW CC Street Talk Line
Alternate contact numbers during the upgrade time have been established:
Maintenance Control: 567-6979
Emergency Mission Communications during non-duty hours: 719-306-8858
National Suicide 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Law Enforcement and Mental Health: 911 or 556-7804
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator: 719-243-8646
For more information, contact Sandra Bodnar at 567-2288.
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 Building 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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