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Scott All Bulletin - July 14 Edition

Scott Air Force Base, Ill. --
OFFICIAL

FINANCE OFFICE MINIMAL MANNING- 14 JULY
The Finance Office will be minimally manned 14 July between the hours of 10:30 am. to 1 p.m. for an official function.

375 AMW COMMANDER RUN - 19 JULY
Please join Colonel Hornitschek, 375 AMW/CC, Tuesday 19 July 11 for the 375 AMW Monthly Run. Please form up on the parade field at 6:45 a.m., stretching will begin at 7 a.m. PT uniform is not required for this month's run, appropriate athletic attire is acceptable. Please contact TSgt Susannah Lutchman-Hertel with any questions at 256-1218.

CIPS CUSTOMER TRAINING - 21 JULY
The 375th Communications Group will be conducting training on the CIPS System 21 July at 9 a.m. at the Base Theater. This training is mandatory for all CIPS users responsible for submitting requirements for their unit. Units who currently do not have a CIPS POC should also consider sending one person to receive training. For more information please contact SSgt Ferguson at jason.ferguson@us.af.mil.

ENLISTED 101 - 21 & 22 JULY
Enlisted 101 is a two part seminar geared toward CGO's and civilian supervisors of enlisted Airmen. This seminar covers aspects of the enlisted culture that leaders need to know to develop successful Airmen. Held at the Enlisted Professional Enhancement Center (EPEC), members may register by visiting the Team Scott EPEC website. https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/TeamScott-EPEC

AFGLSC CHANGE OF COMMAND - 22 JULY
The AFGLSC Change of Command will be 22 July at the Scott Club starting at 10 a.m. Maj. Gen. Gary McCoy will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. H. Brent Baker. Immediately following the change of command will be Maj Gen McCoy's retirement ceremony. Both ceremonies will be presided over by the Commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Gen. Donald Hoffman.

SPECIAL DUTY SCREENING TEAM VISIT- 1 AUG
Have you ever considered a special duty? For the SrA through SMSgt who can self-motivate and self-manage, there are many rewards of becoming a MTI, MTL, PME Instructor, or Recruiter. If you want to learn about what Special Duties offer, then this is the briefing for you, 1 Aug. noon to 3 p.m. at Rockwell Hall. Supervisors and spouses are encouraged to attend. Contact the Team Scott Career Assistance Advisor, MSgt "Scott Greene", if you have any questions. Wayne.greene@scott.af.mil

SCHOOL/SPORTS PHYSICAL DAY - 4 AUG
The 375th Medical Group will host its annual school/sports physical day 4 Aug. Illinois law requires a school physical for children entering Pre-school, Kindergarten, 1st, 6th and 9th grades. In addition to school/sports physical day, the 375th MDG will be hosting a health fair in the auditorium located in the basement. Agencies providing information include, but are not limited to, the Base Fire Department, Health and Wellness Center, Base Library, Illinois Poison Control, Scott Credit Union, and fingerprinting by Security Forces. Don't delay! Book your school/sports physical today by calling 256-WELL (9355). If you have further questions or concerns please contact 256-WELL, option 1 then option 5.

ENERGY TIP OF THE WEEK
Overall, only 3% of the water entering the average home is actually used as 'drinking' water. 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.

MARQUEE REQUESTS
Those wishing to request announcements on the base marquee should fill out this template and fax (256-8291) or e-mail the request to the 375 AMW/PA Public Affairs org box at 375amw.pa@us.af.mil Deadlines are each Wednesday at noon for programming for the following week. There are limited slots available. Content should include items of base-wide importance and is not designed for routine events. For questions, please call 256-4241. (Template is located on the www.scott.af.mil website under the request tab)

WINGMAN AWARD
Do you know someone who has displayed outstanding wingmanship? If so, you can nominate them for the Wingman Spot Light Award.

When nominating a Wingman, the form should include a storyline of how someone was a Wingman. An example would be someone who helped a coworker drive home safely after an evening out when they had too many drinks to drive or an Airman helping another Airman during a car accident. The form does not need to mention how much money was raised or how many man hours were saved.

To nominate a Wingman for the recognition program, visit the Wingman Council site on https://eim.amc.af.mil/org/375amw/wingmancouncil/default.aspx or send an e-mail to scottwingmancouncil@scott.af.mil.
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UNOFFICIAL

AF BALL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - 15 - 16 JULY
World Shooting Competition Volunteers are needed to work on behalf of the Air Force Ball Committee. We will be serving youth in a fun and competitive atmosphere by loading clays and scoring contests 15-16 July. Off-duty hours in Sparta, Ill., will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for both days. For more information, contact Lt. Cherie Kail cherie.kail.1@us.af.mil.

BLINKIE, PEELIE, CATALINA - 15 JULY
Join the Airman & Family Readiness Center from 12:20 to 1:30 p.m. for a class on the art of using coupons and other cost saving strategies.

FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT CLASS - 15 JULY
Learn how to apply for federal employment in 10 easy steps from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Airman & Family Readiness Center.

BASE-WIDE YARD SALE - 16 JULY
Sign up to sell items at the next Base Wide Yard Sale 16 July, 8 a.m. to noon, held at the ALS Pavilion Area. The cost is $15 which includes one table, two chairs, set-up/break-down of display area...all profits yours. Deadline for sign ups is at noon 15 July. Reservations can be made online at www.375fss.com, over the phone or in person. Full refunds are given with a 48 hour cancellation notification or if the staff cancels the sale. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067.

TEEN LOCK-IN - SIGN UP BY 18 JULY
Join the Youth Center for their Teen Lock-In, 23 to 24 July, held at the Teamsters Camp in Pevely, MO. Enjoy the water park complete with a waterslide, tube slides, corkscrew slide, tire swing and 26 interactive valves, plus fishing, canoeing, golfing, softball, baseball, soccer, archery and sand volleyball. Buses leave at noon on Saturday, 23 July and will return at noon on Sunday, 24 July. Event is FREE! Interested teens must register by 18 July. Call the Youth Center at 744-9862 for more details.

MINI JOB FAIR - 18 JULY
Join the Airman & Family Readiness Center 18 July from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. for their mini job fair. Ten companies from the local area will be recruiting to include Marcone Supply. They are the nation's largest independent distributor and are currently seeking qualified applicants to fill several positions in St. Louis at their call center. For more information, call 256-8668.

DORM LUAU - 16 JULY
A luau for Airmen who reside in the dorms is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. 16 July at the dorm pavilion by the basketball courts. There will be food, music and prizes. Also, there'll be 3-on-3 basketball, limbo, best dressed and "Call of Duty" contests. The event is sponsored by the Scott First Sergeants Council.

SPECIAL NEEDS CARNIVAL - 16 JULY
The Exceptional Family Member Program and Youth Center will host a Special Needs Carnival 16 July from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Youth Center. Activities include a Safari Club Sensory Trailer, magician, karaoke, face painting, prizes, games and food. RSVPs are required. For more information, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 256-8668.

BASIC AUTO REPAIR MAINTENANCE CAMP
Join the Youth Center for their Basic Auto Repair Maintenance Camp, 18 to 22 July or 25 to 29 July. During this time the camp is held daily from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Youth Center. Youth, ages 12 to 18, are encouraged to register for this course. This camp will teach participants how some basic systems work, get information on some common problems for their vehicle, basic terminology and various car parts and functions. Participants will also learn how to inspect tires, check tires for damage, adequate inflation and wear. Plus learn how to change oil, rotate tires and inspect brakes. To register, call the Youth Center at 744-9862.

SUMMER SIZZLER - 20 JULY
The SAFB Summer Sizzler II Info/Expo showcases programs and services available through education oriented and family focused agencies, to include on-base universities, Thrift Store, Library, ITT, and representatives from our enlisted and officer spouse organizations. Activities include information fair and multiple 15-min "hot topic" briefings. Guests will enjoy free refreshments, games, and prizes. All Team Scott is invited. Contact roland.smith.1@us.af.mil for more info.

SAFETY GOLF TOURNAMENT - 22 JULY
The 101 Critical Days of Summer 4-Person Golf Scramble is right around the corner. Sign up now before the field is full.
Cardinal Creek Golf Course
4-Person Scramble
$45 per person (includes lunch, 2-drink tickets, cart, greens fee, & prizes)
Starts noon
11 a.m. to noon - Lunch and Registration
Register by e-mail to 375 AMW/SE Safety or by calling the Safety Office at 256-6311.

BASIC ABC BICYCLE MAINTENANCE CLASS - 23 JULY
Always wanted to know how to fix a flat tire or simply adjust your seat properly? Then join Outdoor Recreation for a 2 hour ABC Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class with our "Squeaky Wheel" bike repair shop expert Pat Thompson 23 July from 10 a.m. to noon. Class fee is $32/person, which includes a Park Tool MTB-3 Rescue Tool Kit-22 Functions. Class will cover basic bicycle maintenance to include; brake adjustments, shifter barrel adjustments, tube replacement, bicycle trouble shooting, basic wheel truing. Class will end with a quick bike ride around the base. Sign-up online at www.375fss.com or call Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067.

SKY DIVING ADVENTURE - 30 JULY
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 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. 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 22 July, and the deadline for the Static Jump is 27 July. Space is limited so sign-up now at www.375fss.com or call Renee at 256-2067.

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 5 Aug. from 11 am to 1 p.m. 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, $150 & $75 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! Also enjoy FREE food, music and fun for all. Register NLT 3 Aug. online at www.375fss.com. Teams must provide both a team name and a name for their boat upon registration. Teams are responsible for the cost and construction of their boats. NOTE: Boats must be pre-constructed entirely of corrugated cardboard and duct tape, and in place by 10:30 a.m. the day of event. Pre-inspection by the commander and blessing of the fleet will be held at this time. Patrons must be 18 & older to participate and members of the crew must be able to swim. Event sponsored in part by Scott Credit Union. No Federal Endorsement of Sponsor Intended. For complete details on rules/regulations, contact Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067.

AERO CLUB RELOCATION
The Scott Aero Club has been relocated to Outdoor Recreation, Bldg. 3176. All flight operations are held at the Mid America Airport. For more information, call 256-2067/3204.
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