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Base bulletin - Week of Sept. 17

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SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

This week

MCS resumes normal hours

The Peterson Military Clothing Store has resumed its normal Saturday hours of operation from 10 a.m.-4p.m.

ENT Bank reopens

The Schriever ENT Bank reopened Sept. 14. Social distancing and face masks are required to enter. The bank’s hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and is closed from 11 a.m.-noon for lunch.

President issues new tax memo

The President recently issued a memorandum to defer withholding, deposit and payment of certain payroll tax obligations. The Defense Finance Accounting Services will defer the Social Security employee deductions for all employees whose gross social security wages that are less than $4,000 in any given pay period through the end of 2020. The deferment will be taken out of wages January-April 2021. 

For more information, contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 567-3920.

FSS furniture available

The 50th Force Support Squadron has furniture  available to Schriever personnel. For more information, contact Senior Airman Anastasia Guzman at 567-5779.

Schriever hosts dorm Airmen meeting

For Schriever Airmen living in the Peterson-Schriever Garrison dorms, there is a meeting Sept. 30 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Bldg. 300, Auditorium. The meeting is an opportunity for Airmen to discuss ways to improve the quality of life in the dorms. For more information, contact Airman Bogdan Beslac at 567-3679.

El Paso County remains at Stage II fire restrictions

El Paso County remains at Stage II fire restrictions. This includes Peterson and Schriever Air Force Bases and Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station.

The following activities and items are now prohibited:

  • Campfires in camping/picnic grounds
  • Model rockets
  • Public prescribed burning/burn permits
  • Outdoor smoking
  • Sale or use of fireworks
  • Outdoor cooking (grilling, except propane)
  • Outdoor fires 

On base

GRB comes back online

The Government Retirement and Benefits platform maintenance is complete and the platform is back online. The platform is now accessible at https://grbplatform.us.af.mil. Users must use their authenticated certificate to access the application.

Contact Jaime Sampayo at the Civilian Personnel Office with questions at jaime.sampayo.1@us.af.mil or call 567-5769.

TSP accepts signatures without notary

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board announced Thrift Savings Plan will temporarily accept certain digital signatures on forms without requiring notarized signatures. All forms signed electronically with personal identity verification or common access card credentials may temporarily leave the notary section blank. TSP will also accept handwritten signatures without notarized signatures at this time. Eligible participants using the digital signature process must use their unexpired PIV credentials or CAC to sign their forms before they are submitted to TSP.

Please direct questions to Jaime Sampayo at the Civilian Personnel Office at jaime.sampayo.1@us.af.mil or call 567-5769.

Force Development Flight relocates

The Schriever Force Development Flight and Education and Training Center is now relocated throughout Bldg. 210 as their office is undergoing renovations. 

 To mitigate disruption to the shared customer service spaces that the Force Development Flight will occupy, members are encouraged to call ahead for all services, e.g. career assistance advisor, Education counseling, tuition assistance and GI Bill.

All Force Development Flight phone numbers will remain the same and will be transferred to their temporary locations. 

Force Development Flight chief: 567-5927

Education and Training section chief: 567-5903

Career Assistance Advisor: 567-2445

First Term Airmen Course noncommissioned officer in charge: 567-2447

Education specialist: 567-2043

Base/Formal Training manager: 567-5248

Test Control Officer: 567-5435 

The anticipated completion date is December 2020.

Knowledge Management Center provides training

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

Records Management: noon -1:30 p.m.

Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act: 1:45-3:15 p.m.

Publications and Forms: 1-3 p.m. (every third Thursday of the month)

To register, visit https://usaf.dps.mil/sites/afspc-50sw/wsa/kmc/tn/SitePages/Home.aspx. For more information, contact the Schriever Knowledge Management Center at 567-6001.

Schriever hosts food trucks weekly

North restricted area portal:

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Monday: High Grade Foods

Tuesday: Lucy’s Grill

Wednesday: All Things Pita

Thursday: Brisket Brothers first Thursday of month and K2 Cuisine after

Friday: All Things Pita

Bldg. 210

7-10:30 a.m.

Monday: Wheel Coffee

Tuesday: Lucy’s Grill and Wheel Coffee

Wednesday: Exchange Direct Run

Thursday: Wheel Coffee

Friday: Lucy’s Grill

Community Center Housing Area:

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Saturday: Meat the Greek

Sept. 26: Nonna’s Italian Kitchen

Oct. 3: Bandido’s Mexican Truck 

Clinic suspends over-the-counter program 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.

Logistics Planner Retraining Opportunities

The Air Force seeks enlisted personnel interested in retraining into the logistics plans specialty career field. For more information, contact Ed Smith at 567-3082 or Cynthia Shuff at 567-3060.

Bulletin submission instructions

To submit a bulletin, visit the Public Affairs page at https://www.schriever.af.mil/Public-Affairs/ by noon Monday.

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