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Base Bulletin -- Week of Nov. 28

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Find more information for some of these events on the Schriever Air Force Base Facebook page events section.

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This week

Modified Holiday Hours: Thursday and Friday

  • Thursday and Friday Closures:
    • Thursday and Friday: All Force Support Squadron facilities will close, with the exception of the dining facility.
    • Thursday and Friday: Dunkin Donuts and the Bldg. 210 barber shop will close.
    • Thursday and Friday: The 21st Medical Squadron will close.
    • Thursday and Friday: The health promotion office will close.
    • Thursday: The express convenience store will close Thursday and open Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. (Unattended Fuel Available 24/7) 
  • The dining facility will operate on modified hours as follows: Breakfast: 6:30-8 a.m., Lunch: 11a.m.-1 p.m., Dinner: 4-6:30 p.m., Midnight: 11 p.m.-1 a.m.

On base

Annual Children’s Holiday Fest: Dec. 7, Volunteers Needed

The 50th Force Support Squadron is looking for volunteers for the annual Children’s Holiday Fest at the fitness center 8 a.m.-4 p.m, Dec. 7. There are four different time slots available:

  • Set-up crew: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Set-up crew: 8-10 a.m.
  • Event volunteers: 9:15 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Tear down crew: 2-4 p.m.

Volunteers must clear the date and time with supervisors. For more information, contact Eric McCullough at 567-2525.

Holidays for Ellicott, Angel Tree for Schriever Airmen

Schriever personnel can sponsor children from the Ellicott School District by picking up one angel, bell or candy cane hanging on trees in the Building 210 Atrium and the base dining facility now until Dec. 9. Gifts can be dropped off at both Chaplain's Office locations, Building 210 Room 270, and Building 300 Room 149 from Dec. 10-12, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. For questions, contact the Chaplains office at 567-3705.

Staff and Family Tour: Dec. 20

Schriever Air Force Base personnel and their family members are invited on a Staff and Family Tour 11:45 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dec. 20. All tour stops are inside the restricted area. Space is limited. Children are welcome, however, strollers cannot be accommodated. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 16. For those 17 and younger, we need first and last name along with their age. Please be prepared to provide the following information for all guests 18 or older who do not have access to the RA/base:

  • Name (as it appears on their driver’s license)
  • Date of birth
  • Drivers license number
  • State of issue

RSVP the 50th Space Wing Public Affairs office at 567-5040.

Air Force Health Promotion Office: Upcoming Events

  • Dec. 2: BodPod 7:30-8:45 a.m.
  • Dec. 4: BodPod 7:30-8:45 a.m.

Knowledge Management Center Provides Training

The Knowledge Management Center provides recurring classes for knowledge management programs. The following classes are offered the first and third Thursday of the month in Building 301, Room 119:

  • Records Management: 12-1:30 p.m.
  • Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act: 1:45-3:15 p.m.
  • Publications and Forms class: 1-3 p.m. (every third Thursday of the month)

To register, visit https://eis2.afspc.af.mil/sites/50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx. For more information, contact 50th Space Wing Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

Single Airman Initiative Program: Doe Antelope Hunt: Dec. 7-8

Single Airmen Initiative Trips are free for any single Schriever officer or enlisted member. Participants must have their own registered weapon and be willing to purchase a hunting license once they are approved to attend. To register or for more information, please email seth.cannello@us.af.mil.

Heartbeat

Heartbeat was organized to help survivors absorb the impact of self-inflicted death, to offer the comfort of empathetic understanding and acceptance, and to support each other through healthy grief management. Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of the month, starting with Dec. 17, 5 p.m. at the event center. For more information, contact Kevin Thournout, (719) 229-9657 or Betty Thournout, (719) 360-5811.

Air Force Seeks Logistics Planners

The Air Force continues to seek enlisted personnel interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. If you are interested in becoming a logistics planner (2G0X1), contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060.

Off-base

NORAD Tracks Santa volunteer opportunity
The North American Aerospace Defense Command Tracks Santa call center is located at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs and will operate 4 a.m. to midnight Dec. 24. Sign-ups close Dec. 11 or earlier if all spaces are reserved. Visit https://noradsantavolunteers.as.me/schedule.php to register. For any questions or concerns, send an email to NoradSantaOfficial@gmail.com.

Military Retirees Activities Office

The Military Retiree Activity Office hosts a monthly meeting for all military retirees and their spouses on the second Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m. The next meeting will be held at the Peterson Air Force Base Club. The guest speaker will be Roxanne Eflin, who will present information on the new Choose Home Initiative national pilot program providing volunteer in-home companionship to senior veterans in need. For more information, call Randall Barrett at 719-556-7153.

The Society of Military Widows

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 at 10:30 a.m. the last Wednesday of the month at the Peterson AFB Club, Colorado. For more information, call 331-6689 or 260-8172.

Falcon 50: Apr. 25, 2020

The United States Air Force Academy is scheduled to host the Falcon 50, an event consisting of four different races: the Military Heavy (a 26.2-mile run with a 35-lb ruck), a half marathon, a marathon, and a 50-mile run. Participants must register by April 20, 2020 by searching “Falcon 50” on www.UltraSignup.com. Questions about the races can also be answered on the website.

 

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