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Base bulletin - week of March 26

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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE --

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

On base

Over-the-counter program suspended indefinitely

The 21st Medical Squadron pharmacy has suspended the over-the-counter medication program indefinitely to ensure patients are receiving the appropriate level of care and assessment due to ongoing events.

Voluntary Leave Transfer Program

Paul Ray, John Kirby and Robert Matthias have been approved for the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program. To donate leave, please do the following:

  1. Complete the OPM 30-A
  2. Request to donate annual leave to recipient under the VLTP

To transfer leave, go to www.opm.gov/FORMS/PDF_/opm630a.pdf or www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/opm630b.pdf.

Scan the signed form and email it to Jamie.sampayo.1@us.af.mil or fax 567-2832.

Logistics Planner Retraining Opportunities

The Air Force continues to seek enlisted personnel interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. If interested, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060.

Fuel Sales Unavailable

Repairs to the Schriever AFB Shoppette fuel dispensers and distribution lines are in progress. During the construction, the Shoppette will remain open and accessible during normal business hours. Fuel sales will not be available.

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.

For more information, contact Kevin Thournout at (719) 229-9657 or Betty Thournout at (719) 360-5811.

Off-base

Peterson Exchange Hours changed

Main store: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Sunday (8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Monday and Wednesday, Active Duty shopping only)

Mall Concessions: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Food Court: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Starbucks: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun.

Optometry: Closed

Optical: Noon – 4 p.m., pick-up only

McDonalds: Drive Thru only

Astronaut Nomination Program

The Air Force is accepting applications from highly qualified officers and enlisted members to participate in the Air Force Astronaut Nomination Program. Members who meet basic eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply. Completed applications must be submitted via encrypted email to AFPC.DP2OS.OpsStaff_SpecDuty@us.af.mil no later than Tuesday.

For more information, contact Capt. Samantha Barnes at 567-3098.

Colorado Technical University Patriot Scholarship

Colorado Technical University awards 50 full tuition scholarships to service members, veterans and their family members each year. The application period runs from March 1 - June 30. Recipients are announced in November. For more information or to apply, visit https://coloradotech.edu/CTUPatriot or call 567-2043.

Falcon 50

The United States Air Force Academy is scheduled to host the Falcon 50 April 25, 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 by searching “Falcon 50” on www.UltraSignup.com. Questions about the races can also be answered on the website.

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