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Weekly Bulletin: Oct. 27, 2016

SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas – --

Military Working Dog Retirement

 

Join the base in celebrating the retirement of Military Working Dogs Jessy, Duck, Bodro and Roxar, Oct. 28, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the base theater. There is no cost to attend and the uniform for attendance will be ABUs for military and business casual for civilians.

 

Contact SrA Trevor Soto at 940-676-4428 for questions regarding the ceremony.

 

Community College of the Air Force Graduation

 

The 2016 Fall Community College of the Air Force Graduation Ceremony will be held at the Sheppard Club on Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. and anyone is welcome to attend at no cost.

 

Combined Federal Campaign

 

The CFC began Oct. 17, and will run through Nov. 26, 2016. Last year, Sheppard raised approximately $146,000 and this year’s goal is to reach $150,000 in donations. The kick-off event has already raised $1,090 to be donated.

 

Contact your squadron POCs for more information about CFC and how to contribute.

 

Airman & Family Readiness Events

 

The following classes are planned at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (940-676-4358):

 

Every Tuesday

Study Skills & Test Taking at 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Every Wednesday

Parent & Tots Playgroup at 10 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

Employment Assistance

Call for more information

Oct. 24 / Nov. 2

The Great Family Scavenger Hunt

 

Key Spouse Training

 

The Airman and Family Readiness is offering the following upcoming Key Spouse training (940-676-4358):

 

Nov. 10

Key Spouse Initial Training, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the A&FRC   

Dec. 8

Key Spouse Quarterly Training, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the A&FRC

 

Leadership Pathways CAF Classes

 

The following classes and events are planned for next week. For more information or to sign up, go to www.sheppard.af.mil, and click the Leadership Pathways graphic.

 

Oct. 31

Better Body Better Life, 1:30 p.m. in the Pitsenbarger Gym              

Nov. 1

Couples Links, 8 a.m. in Bldg. 1200

 

Active Parenting for Teens, 1 p.m. in Bldg. 1200

Nov. 2

Sheppard Toast Masters, 12 p.m. in Bldg. 1900

 

Resiliency Training Assistant course, 7:30 a.m. in bldg. 1923

 

PACE “Those Who Start the Journey Seldom Finish With You,” 3 p.m. in Bldg. 1923

Nov. 3

MICT Basics, 9 a.m. in bldg. 400

 

Resiliency Training Assistant course, 7:30 a.m. in bldg. 1923

 

Upcoming Force Support Events

 

For more information on the following Force Support events, go to www.82fss.com:

 

Weekly

Wing Wednesdays                                                                               

 

Thirsty Thursdays and half-price pizza

 

Karaoke Fridays

 

Free Bowling – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oct. 24-Nov. 18

Youth Basketball Registration

Oct. 28

The Great Pumpkin Fest Halloween Festival, 6:30 p.m. at the Sheppard Club

 

Halloween Bash, 9 p.m. at the Airman’s Club

 

Monster Bash Lock-In, 9 p.m. at the Madrigal Youth Center

Oct. 29

Watch Classic Horror Films, 6 p.m. at the Airman’s Club

Oct. 31

Piano Lessons, 4 p.m. at the Youth Center

 

Tae Kwon Do, 5:15 p.m. at the Youth Center

Nov. 1

Fitness Orientation Class, 3:15 p.m. at the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center

 

Glass Fusing Workshop, 5 p.m. at the Commons

Nov. 2

Tae Kwon Do, 5:15 p.m. at the Youth Center

Nov. 3

Glass Fusing Workshop, 5 p.m. at the Commons

 

School Sports Physicals

 

The Sheppard Clinic Pediatric Clinic provides school and sports physicals by appointment at 940-676-1847. Please bring any school- or sport-specific forms to the appointment.

 

Air Force Aid Society

 

Air Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The Society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:

 

Basic Living Expenses

Emergency Travel

Vehicle Expenses

Funeral Expenses

Medical/Dental

Child Care/Respite

Moving Expenses

Miscellaneous Expenses

 

For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 940-676-4358, or the Air Force Assistance Fund Officer, Lucretia Taylor, at 940-676-5111.

 

For after-hours emergency assistance, call the American Red Cross at (877) 272-7337 or the Command Post at 940-676-6266 or 2616.

 

Military and Family Life Counselors Phone Numbers

 

Adult MFLC 

940-781-6531                                                                      

CAIB/IDS Surge MFLC

940-704-4684

Youth MFLC

940-257-4671

Sheppard Elementary MFLC

940-765-5538

 

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