Scott All Bulletin - Aug. 25 edition|
Posted 8/25/2011 Updated 8/25/2011
375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
8/25/2011 - Scott Air Force Base, Ill. --
HQ AMC TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE - TODAY
The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center mobile donation bus will be at the HQ AMC (Bldg 1600) today at 402 Scott Drive. Blood units collected will benefit local hospitals. To make an appointment, call 618-659-0542 or log on to www.bloodcenterimpact.org, sponsor code 10089. Appointments preferred to reduce wait times, walk-ins welcome! For questions, call MSgt Quintana at 229-3803.
CAIB MEETING - 31 AUG
The 375 AMW/CC invites leaders from across Scott AFB (tenant units are very much welcomed) to attend the Community Action Information Board, CAIB, meeting 31 Aug, 1315hrs, 375 AMW Conference Room. The CAIB is a cross-functional forum addressing quality of life, personal readiness, and community issues. Email questions to LCDR Julie Chodacki.
AIR FORCE BALL - SIGN UP DEADLINE 7 SEP
The Commander, 375th Air Mobility Wing, cordially invites you to cocktails and dinner in honor of the 64th Birthday of the USAF. The 2011 Air Force Ball is on 17 Sep at 6 p.m., at the Scott Club. Please visit the following link for details and to register your attendance. https://einvitations.afit.edu/2011AirForceBall/anim.cfm
9/11 REMEMBRANCE COMMITTEE MEETING - 30 AUG
The next Team Scott 9/11 Observation Committee meeting is Tuesday, 30 August at 1430 in the 375th OG Conference Room. Also, Team Scott's 9/11 Observation website is now live and can be accessed via government computers at www.teamscott911.com. There is no fee to register for the Run/Walk to Remember. You also have the option to purchase an event T-shirt online for $12 via PayPal or credit card, or you may reserve a shirt and pay via cash/check for $15 at the event. As part of the wing's 9/11 remebrance ceremony, the committee is looking for stories and experiences members had on Sept. 11. If you would like to contribute your experience, contact Airman 1st Class Jacob Beeman at email@example.com.
NCO INDUCTION CEREMONY - 15 SEP
The NCO Induction Ceremony will be held at the Scott Club 15 Sept. Ceremony starts at 3 p.m. For more information, call TSgt Linda Thacker at 256-3842. To RSVP please click on the following link:
NCO INDUCTION CEREMONY - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The NCO Induction Ceremony committee is still in need of volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please call TSgt Linda Thacker at 256-3842 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NCO PROFESSIONAL ENHANCEMENT SEMINAR SEP 26-30
The NCO Professional Enhancement course targets SSgt/TSgts and is designed to bridge the gap between Professional Military Education (ALS/NCO Academy). This program offers mentorship, resources for career development, networking and self improvement opportunities. Register online at https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/TeamScott-EPEC by selecting the NCO Professional Enhancement Seminar.
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE - 13 SEP
The Red Cross will be holding its Monthly Blood Drive at Rockwell Hall Sept 13 from 0800-1700.
Red Cross is still suffering a Blood Shortage. The USO will also be present providing food for presenting donors. To check eligibility requirements visit http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements. Previous drive collected 89 units; New Goal is 100! Volunteers are also needed for various positions as well. To schedule an appointment and/or interested in volunteering please email
SSgt Venable at email@example.com.
2011 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDE (PDG)
Beginning with the 12E8, SMSgt promotion test cycle, the 2011 PDG will be used as a study reference. The printed version is delayed, and will not ship until late December. Since the PDG is available online, there will be NO DELAY in the testing windows for the 2012 Promotion Cycles. The PDG is available at https:www.omsq.af.mil/TE/EPRRC.pdf. Please contact the Base Testing Office at 256-5290 or 256-6364 for additional information.
ARMED FORCE CLASSIFICATION TEST (ASAVAB Equivalent) - 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.
EIM SITE OWNER OCTOBER CLASSES
The 375th AMC EIM Helpdesk has two more EIM Site Owner classes available in October.
The class dates are as follows:
Oct 5 & 6, 0800-1600 Bldg 859 Rm 134
Oct 19 & 20, 0800-1600 Bldg 859 Rm 134
This is a mandatory class for anyone who "owns" an EIM Site, however if you have already taken an EIM Site Owner class and have the certificate you DO NOT need to attend this training. If you have any questions, contact the 375th AMC EIM Helpdesk at 256-3054.
Energy-efficient light bulbs are cheap to run because they mainly make light rather than heat. 90% of the energy used by traditional bulbs is wasted in producing heat. As a reminder, Col. Michael Hornitschek, 375th AMW commander, will host the next energy conversation meeting 8 Sep at 1130 in the wing conference room. All are welcome to attend
TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL - TUESDAYS, 1130-1230
Experience Scott Air Force Base Toastmasters! Weekly meetings allow you to practice prepared or impromtu speeches, fill meeting roles, and take on leadership tasks. A positive environment to improve your public speaking and leadership skills. Meetings are held every Tuesday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Education Office Conference room. For further questions contact President Yolandea Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CUI BREAKFAST BUFFET SPECIAL - NOW-31 AUG
For a limited time, 15-31 Aug, the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center is offering $1 off their Breakfast Buffet (regular price is $6.95). The breakfast buffet is available Monday-Friday from 0630-1030, hot and ready to go...eat in or carry out, with no waiting! For more information, call 256-4054.
COUNTRY WESTERN BACK 2 SCHOOL POOL PARTY - 26 AUG
Join Outdoor Recreation for a Country Western Back 2 School Pool Party with family and friends on Friday, 26 Aug from 1900 to 2100 at the Fitness Center Pool. Cost for this end of summer blast is $5/person. All swimming pool guidelines apply. Event is limited to the first 150 people who sign-up. Register online at www.375fss.com or call 256-2067.
TEAM SCOTT HAPPY LANDINGS - 26 AUG
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
TRAVEL THRILLS WITHOUT THE BILLS - 30 AUG
Learn ways to save money during your vacation. Discover websites that offer discounts to military members and find ideas for your next chance to get away. 1100-1300 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.
SPECIAL NEEDS BEHAVIOR - 31 AUG
Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Christina Weise-Ruzicka will be back to continue her presentation on Applied Behavioral Analysis and what you can do at home to assist children with behavior challenges. If you did not attend the other workshops, it's ok! Please come to this workshop and we will assist you in getting caught up. Please call 256-8668 to register today! 1100-1300
BOWL-A-THON FUNDRAISER FOR 9/11 - 31 AUG
The AFNIC Top 3, Scott Top 3 and the 9/11 Committee will be hosting a 9/11 Observation Ceremony bowl-A-Thon to raise funds for the Team Scott 9/11 Memorial. All funds will be donated to the 9/11 committee to aide them in this venture. The attached flyer has specifics on the event. Everyone is welcome. This event will not be considered an alternate duty location for civilian employees. Liberal leave/leave will need be utilized to attend the event. Sign up by 30 Aug. To Sign-up Contact: MSgt John Howe (18/AF 229-0479), MSgt Michael Sisneros (AFNIC 229-5814), MSgt Erik Weaver (AFNIC 229-5040).
SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE - 1-30 SEP
Cardinal Creek Golf Course's Annual Summer Clearance Sale will run 1-30 Sep. The complete inventory will be on sale for up to 50% off! All demo clubs will also go on sale 1 Sep when the Pro Shop opens. Call 744-1400 for more information.
RETIREE APPRECIATION GOLF TOURNAMENT - 1 SEP
Cardinal Creek Golf Course will host its second annual Military Retiree Appreciation Golf Tournament 1 Sep, 0900 shotgun start. Tournament Format is a 2 person scramble. Fee is $30 per person and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch, beverages, closest to the pin, longest drive and flighted place prizes! To register or for more information, call 744-1400/1401.
SCUBA DIVING TRIP - 3 SEP
Always wondered what it would be like to breathe underwater and to swim with the fish, this is your chance. Join Outdoor Recreation on a Scuba Diving Adventure at Mermet Springs on Saturday, 3 Sep. Cost is $48/person, which includes transportation, equipment, gear and instruction. One on one instruction from a dive master will be given for approximately 30 minutes. Buses will depart at 0730, returning around 1600. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Deadline for pre-registration is 1 Sep. Visit www.375fss.com or call Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067.
LABOR DAY OPERATING HOURS - 5 SEP
Scott BX 1000-1800
Food Court 1100-1700
Burger King 1100-1700
Joes' Asian Cuisine Closed
AFNIC Snack Bar Closed
Food Court 2 Closed
Camp Lincoln PX Closed
AAFES Admin Offices Closed
Robin Hood Closed
Anthony's Pizza Closed
Optical Shop Closed
Flower Shop Closed
FALL SKEET LEAGUE - 7 SEP
The Fall Skeet League begins Wednesday, 7 Sep at the Rod & Gun Club. Interested participants must pre-register by 31 Aug for scheduling purposes. League fee is $5 per shooter with a minimum of four shooters per team. All new shooters must attend a safety briefing prior to start of the season. For more information, call 256-2052/2067.
SKY DIVING ADVENTURE - 10 SEP
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 or a Tandem Jump on Saturday, 10 Sep. 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. Not sure about solo jumping? Then sign-up for a Tandem Jump (instructor is attached to you and you jump together). Cost for the tandem jump is $250/person. Patrons must be 18 yrs. old to participate and some weight restrictions apply. Deadline to sign-up for the Tandem Jump is 3 Sep, and the deadline for the Static Jump is 7 Sep. Space is limited so sign-up now at www.375fss.com or call 256-2067.
END OF SUMMER COUPLES TOURNAMENT - 10 SEP
Cardinal Creek Golf Course will be hosting their End of Summer Couples Tournament 10 Sept with a 1230 shotgun start.This tournament is a two person (male/female) scramble. Entry fee is $90 per couple, $60 per Annual Fee Payer couple and $40 per Eagle Annual Fee Payer couple. Fee includes green fees, cart, range balls, dinner, beverages, closest to the pin, longest drive, shortest drive and flighted cash payout! To sign up or to find out more information about this tournament, call the Cardinal Creek Golf Course at 744-1400/1401.
SEMPER FI GOLF TOURNEY - 16 SEP
The Scott Air Force Base Marines invite you to attend the 9th Annual Semper Fi Society Devil Dog Invitational Golf Tournament on Sept. 16 at the Cardinal Creek Golf Course. Fees are $70/person or $280/team and help support Wounded Warriors and local charities. Lunch, beverages and prizes are included. Contact Maj. Matt Dreier at 229-2859 or email@example.com or visit www.mysignup.com/devildog for more information and to sign up.
2011 AF ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINATION PACKETS - DUE 26 Sep
The Air Force annually recognizes an AF Male and Female Athlete of the Year. To ensure all deserving athletes are considered for this prestigious award, nominations are being sought from Scott AFB. Nomination packets and information can be obtained from Ms. Gailyn Gonzalez at the Fitness Center and or by calling 256-1218. Completed packets are due back to the Fitness Center NLT 26 Sept 2011.
SCOTT AFB GOLFERS OPINIONS SOUGHT
HQ Air Force Services has launched its second annual golfer survey at 71 courses worldwide. This survey, designed by the National Golf Foundation, gives Scott AFB golfers the chance to provide valuable feedback on the base course. The survey, named "Have a Nice Play," will run 15 Aug through 15 Sept. Visit http://ngfsurvey.com/cgi/start.asp?sc=cardinalcreek or the Force Support Squadron, www.375fss.com for a link to the survey. Your opinion is important to us. For more information, call 744-1400.
FABULOUS FOX THEATRE TICKETS
Information, Tickets and Travel has tickets for the following upcoming shows at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis:
*The Addams Family - Oct. 9 @ 2 pm. Tickets range from $66.75 to $91.
*Billy Elliott - Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Visit www.375fss.com or call 256-5919 to purchase tickets.
ST. LOUIS RAMS FOOTBALL
Information, Tickets and Travel has tickets for all of the St. Louis Rams home games. Ticket prices range from $44 to $98. See the Rams take on...
Philadelphia Eagles - Sept. 11
Baltimore Ravens - Sept. 25
Washington Redskins - Oct. 2
New Orleans Saints - Oct. 30
Seattle Seahawks - Nov. 20
Arizona Cardinals - Nov. 27
Cincinnati Bengals - Dec. 18
San Francisco 49ers - Jan. 1
SCOTT ART & CRAFT SHOW - GET YOUR ENTRIES READY
The 2011 Scott Art & Craft Show will be held 17-21 Oct. The deadline for entries is 7 Oct. Entry forms are now available 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.
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