Scott All Bulletin - July 28 edition|
Posted 7/28/2011 Updated 7/28/2011
375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
7/28/2011 - Scott Air Force Base, Ill. --
375 MDG LIMITED SERVICES - 29 JUL
On 29 Jul from 1200-1630 there will be limited primary care and outpatient services available. As a reminder, if you need emergency care, seek out the nearest emergency center or call 911. We regret any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation and understanding. For questions please call 256-7374.
TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGE
Effective Immediately - Traffic traveling south on Scott Drive is no longer allowed to turn "Right on Red" onto West Winters Street. Questions may be directed to the 375 AMW Safety Office at 256-6311.
CYBER COMPLIANCE READINESS INSPECTION (CCRI) - 1-5 AUG
USCYBERCOM will be visiting Scott AFB to conduct the CCRI. During this "Cyber ORI," inspectors will be evaluating more than just network security...a major portion of the grade will be on traditional/physical security measures. A successful inspection requires the effort of ALL Scott personnel. Please continue to exercise good security measures (OPSEC,COMSEC, etc.) and remain vigilant. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the inspection, contact your unit security manager.
ARMED FORCE CLASSIFICATION TEST (ASAVAB Equivalent) - 3, 16, 30 AUG AND 15 SEP
Due to additional demand as a result of AF Special Duty Screening Team Visit and other AF retraining initiatives, the Base Testing Office has added two additional AFCT testing dates. All AFCT exams begin sharply at 0800. Call Base Testing at 256-5290/6364 for more info.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY QUARTERLY MEET - 4 AUG
Ever wondered what constitutes a disability? Do you or someone you know have a disability? Who may request an accommodation? Free or low cost assistance equipment? Everyone is invited. Let's ALL talk about it 4 Aug at 0830, basement of Bldg. P-3, in the Willie Burnett Center for EO Excellence.
BLOOD DRIVE- 9 AUG
The next American Red Cross Blood Drive will be on 09 Aug at Rockwell Hall (Bldg 1930) from 0800-1700. Currently, the Red Cross is suffering a blood shortage. Let's make this the Biggest Blood Drive for the summer! Free food & refreshments will be provided for donors/volunteers. While they last, Free Gift Cards will be available as well. For more information on eligibility requirements, click link below http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements
Interested in Donating? Please e-mail SSgt Venable at email@example.com to schedule an appointment.
375 AMW RUN/COMMANDER'S CHALLENGE - 19 AUG
Please join Colonel Hornitschek, 375 AMW/CC, on 19 Aug for the 375 AMW Run and Commander's Challenge. Please form up on the parade field at 0645, stretching will begin at 0700. PT uniform is required for this month's run, with a reminder of no sunglasses, headphones, or MP3s/IPods. Please contact TSgt Susannah Lutchman-Hertel with any questions at 256-1218.
PRODUCTIVITY ENHANCING CAPITAL INVESTMENT (PECI) PROGRAM
Commanders-do you need dollars for equipment purchases? The PECI program provides funding to purchase readily available off-the-shelf technology to improve combat readiness, enhance unit capability, and conserve resources. FASCAP is for capital equipment investments under $250K and requires MAJCOM approval. PIF is for equipment and facilities investments over $250K and requires Air Force approval. Payback is through O&M Funds and/or personnel support savings to offset investment costs. For more information, contact 256-4611 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Did you know the Air Force has an incentive awards program that pays monetary awards? Why Submit an Idea? Good ideas can be rewarded, possibly with ca$h! Monetary awards can be as high as $10,000 for each approved idea that results in validated tangible savings, and $200 for approved ideas resulting in intangible benefits. To submit an idea, visit https://ipds.randolf.af.mil. For more information, contact the SAFB IDEA Program Office at 256-4611 or email: email@example.com.
SAVE THE DATE - 9/11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Team Scott is planning to conduct a 5K run and ceremony as part of the 10th Anniversary of the 9/11. On Sunday, 11 Sep, the event will begin at 1530 with "A Run to Remember" where a piece of the World Trade Center will complete its journey to Scott AFB in a 5K run whereby each service of the United States Armed Forces will participate with First Responders in bringing the artifact to its final resting place in front of the 375th AMW Headquarters. The ceremony will conclude with the formal acceptance of the World Trade Center Artifact by Col. Michael Hornitschek, 375th AMW Commander. For more information, please contact A1C Jacob Beeman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PASSENGER TERMINAL RELOCATIONS
As a reminder, the Scott AFB Passenger Terminal is undergoing extensive remodeling. In an effort to provide continued and excellent customer service, all terminal operations have relocated to the O'Fallon dormitory, Bldg. 1810, 419 West Drive, SAFB. Winggate (Commercial Travel Office) and Passenger Travel, have been relocated to building P-10 and are now collocated within the 375th LRS, Transportation Management Office, room D103, during the renovation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. The expected renovation completion time is February 2012. If there are any questions, please call the Passenger Terminal at 256-3017, Winggate Travel at 256-5397, or Passenger Travel at 256-5785. We thank you for your patience as we make these necessary improvements to the Scott AFB Passenger Terminal.
ENERGY TIP OF THE WEEK
Residual homes spend 10% of our electricity bills on lighting. Commercial buildings spend up to 30% of their electricity bills on lighting. The next energy conversation with the 375th AMW commander is 4 Aug in the 375th Wing Conference Room from 4 to 6 p.m. All are invited to attend.
SPOUSE REINTEGRATION BRIEFING - 28 JUL
Learn ways to reconnect with your spouse after the military member's deployment. Tips to help children and recognize any problematic issues. 1200-1400, Airman & Family Readiness Center.
TEAM SCOTT HAPPY LANDINGS - 29 JUL
Welcome Spouses! Airman & Family Readiness is hosting Team Scott Happy Landings! This seminar is designed to orient newly arrived spouses to Scott AFB and the local community. Informative briefings from helping agencies and a base tour will be provided. 0830-1400
BE WELL: RUNNING - 3 AUG, 1130-1300
Learn tips and strategies to improve your run time on the Air Force Fitness Test or train for 5k, 10k or Half Marathon! Taught by experienced runners, this workshop will help you set realistic training plans to help you succeed in any of your running goals. To sign up, call the HAWC at 256-7139.
AMC ICON SINGERS WANTED - SIGN UP BY 28 JUL
Register by 28 Jul if you want to participate in the AMC Icon Base Level Competition, which will be held at the Scott Club on 12 Aug at 1900. Everyone is invited to watch the contestants compete. Entry is FREE! Doors will open at 1630, with light hors d'oeuvres being served until 1830. The Active Duty SAFB Winner will compete against other AMC Base finalists at the Command Finals in October at Scott AFB. Prizes are to be awarded to the top 3 finalists at the Base Level Competition; 1st - $500, 2nd - $300 & 3rd - $200. For more details, call the Scott Club at 744-1333, visit www.375fss.com or www.amcsvs.com.
SKY DIVING ADVENTURE - 30 JUL
Have you ever wanted to jump out of a plane? Ever wanted the wind rushing past your face at speeds of over 100mph? Then join Outdoor Recreation for an opportunity to do a Static Line Sky Dive on Saturday, 30 July. A Static Line Jump is a solo jump, where the parachute is deployed by a line attached to the aircraft. Cost for this extreme adventure is $196/person, which includes transportation, training, equipment, debrief, certificate and logbook for steps toward earning a USPA license. Patrons must be 18 yrs. old to participate and some weight restrictions apply. Deadline to sign-up is 27 July. Space is limited so sign-up now at www.375fss.com or call Renee at 256-2067.
SCOTT ART & CRAFT SHOW...ENTRY FORMS AVAILABLE - 1 AUG
The 2011 Scott Art & Craft Show will be held at the Base Library 17-21 Oct. The deadline for entries is 7 Oct. Entry forms will be available 1 Aug and can be obtained on-line by visiting www.375fss.com/artscrafts.htm. They will also be available at the Arts & Crafts Center, Base Library and the Youth Center. For more information, either visit the website or contact the Arts & Crafts Center at 256-6033.
PRONTO PIZZA CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY - 1 AUG
Pronto Pizza will be showing their appreciation at the Customer Appreciation Day on Monday, 1 Aug, 1100 to 1400. Stop by for great specials, prizes and more.
JUNIOR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP - 1-2 AUG
Cardinal Creek Golf Course is hosting a Junior Individual Stroke Play Golf Championship 1-2 Aug with morning tee times starting at 0900. There are separate age divisions for children ages 8 through 17. Age groups consist of 8 & 9 (9 holes shortened), 10 & 11 (9 holes forward tees), 12 & 13 (18 holes forward tees), 14 & 15 (18 holes regular tees) and 16 & 17 (18 holes regular tees). Cost is $30/person for children ages 8 to 17. Fee includes greens fees, lunch, beverages and prizes. Call 744-1400 for more information.
GOLF 4 KIDS - BEGINS 4 AUG
The Golf 4 Kids life skills experience is a curriculum for teaching character education and life skills through the game of golf. Back by popular demand, the 2011 program will run every Tuesday and Thursday, 4 Aug through 25 Aug for children ages 7-16. Age groups are as follows: 7- 9 (0900-0955), 10-12 (1000-1055) and 13-16 (1100-1155). Cost is $75 and includes seven lessons, clubs (if needed), range ball plus much more. Registration will take place in the Pro Shop at the Cardinal Creek Golf Course. The POC for this clinic is Terence C. Williams and he can be reached by calling 744-1400 (Pro Shop) or 531-8555 (cell).
BOAT REGATTA - 5 AUG
Outdoor Recreation is calling all captains and first mates to participate in The Great Cardboard Boat Regatta! Set sail with us Friday, 5 Aug. from 1100 to 1300 at the James Sports Center Pool. Squadrons/organizations/groups are asked to form a team of at least two, to participate in the Regatta for chances to WIN CASH PRIZES (FSS Bucks) to be used toward your squadron party! Cash prizes of $300, $200 & $100 will be awarded to the top 3 boats with the Fastest Teams. A cash prize (FSS Bucks) of $25 will also be awarded in the following categories; Best Design, Most Creative Design, Best Dressed Team, Sour Lemon, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown! Register NLT 3 Aug. online at www.375fss.com.
For complete details on rules/regulations, contact Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067 or visit www.375fss.com.
FIRST FRIDAY - 5 AUG
Join the Club for First Friday on 5 Aug beginning at 1530. Enjoy camaraderie, food, drink specials, DJ, games and more. Event free for members, non-members welcome for $7. For more information, call 744-1333.
BOWLER APPRECIATION DAY - 6 AUG
Come early and bowl for $.50 per game from 1100 to 1400, after 1400, the games will be $1 each. Shoe rental will be $1 all day. Every hour, the first 10 people will get free shoe rental! Door prizes will be given away throughout the day. Enjoy a combo meal at the snack bar to enter special drawings. For more info, call 256-4054.
SUPERINTENDENT'S REVENGE TOURNAMENT - 6 AUG
Cardinal Creek Golf Course has scheduled its annual Superintendent's Revenge Tournament for Saturday, 6 Aug with a 0800 shotgun start. This tournament is a four person scramble. Pins and tee markers will be set up in tough spots! Entry fee is $45 per person, $30 per Annual Fee Payer & $20 per Eagle Annual Fee Payer. Entry fee includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch, and beverages, closest to the pin, longest drive and place prizes! To register or for more information, call 744-1400/1401.
ADULT/YOUTH BASE-WIDE SWIM MEET - 6 AUG
Outdoor Recreation and the Fitness Center will be hosting a Base-Wide Swim Meet on Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Fitness Center Pool. The meet will begin at 0900, with warm-ups beginning at 0830. This swim meet is a free event and each swimmer may participate in up to 5 individual events and one relay. Age groups for this event will be 10 & under, 11-12 yrs old, 13-14 yrs old, Adults 15-35 yrs old and Seniors over 35, plus relays. All ages will be as of the day of the meet. Entry forms are available at Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 3176 or the Fitness Center, Bldg. P6. Deck entries will be taken until 0830 the same morning. Medals will be awarded to first, second and third place finishers in each event. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation, 256-2067 or the Fitness Center, 256-1218.
AMC FITFAMILY CHALLENGE - 6 AUG
Register your entire family in the AMC FitFamily Summer Challenge, going on now through the end of August, to get fit and win great prizes! Each month, the Youth Center will conduct a FitFamily Event, in which FitFamily Members can win prizes. On 6 Aug take part in the FitFamily Fun-A-Thon. All events begin at 1000 at the Youth Center. Over $35,000 in AMC Prizes will be awarded throughout the entire summer challenge, as well as $3,500 at each AMC Installation, plus hundreds of giveaways! Don't delay, sign-up today at www.usaffitfamily.com. *Must be a FitFamily Member to participate and win prizes. *Participants must live within 50 miles of Scott AFB to win. *A printout of FitFamily Points Log must be shown. For complete details, call the Youth Center at 744-9862.
DOG DAYS 5K/10K - 13 AUG
Volunteers are needed for the 5K/10K Dog Days run in support of the Air Force Ball fundraiser Saturday, 13 Aug at 0700 at Shiloh City Park. To volunteer or for more information contact Lt. Cherie Kail at 256-7275.
ALL AMERICAN WINGMAN POKER RUN- 10 SEP
The Wingman Council is sponsoring a Poker Run to benefit the 2011 AF Ball. Event will start at Scott VFW outside Mascoutah Gate & feature other VFW's, Legions and local restaurants/pubs. Riders out at 1200. 100 mile route w/Great door and 1st & 2nd Place Prizes. Cost is $15 single Rider/$20 double rider w/ option to buy t shirts. Sign up via Active.com at http://www.active.com/motorcycle-racing/scott-afb-il/allamerican-wingman-poker-run-2011. Or contact Lt. Cherie Kail at 256-7275 or TSgt Christina Henderlong at 229-7381 or 719-351-1052.
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