Sheppard Weekly Update: 09.18.23

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  • By Airman 1st Class Katie McKee
  • 82 TRW Public Affairs

Good morning Team Sheppard!

Submit your Weekly Brief announcements *due NLT 1300 every Wednesday*

PHOTO STUDIO

  • NEW: Hours are now 0830-1300.
  • The last Tuesday of the month will be walk-in appointments. Come camera-ready.
  • The Public Affairs photo studio is by APPOINTMENT ONLY

 

AIR FORCE BALL

Permanent party, retirees and civil service members of Team Sheppard are invited to the Air Force Ball by Brig. Gen. George T.M. Dietrich III on the 21st of October.

Please check your emails for an invitation and link to tickets or reach out to SSgt. Van Arsdale for further inquiries.

 

FROM THE 82d MEDICAL GROUP

Clinic Closures: Wed, 20 Sept: training day; full day closure December 2023 Training Day/Date Change: Sheppard Clinic exercise 12 & 13 December *available services may be affected. Thurs, 14 Dec 23 training day; full day closure

FLU Vaccine: Sheppard Clinic has not received their shipment of flu vaccine. Once available marketing will be provided.

 

FROM SHEPPARD ELEMENTARY

Sheppard Elementary is looking for a Certified Teacher with teaching experience. We also need substitute teachers. Please contact Mrs. Waddell at cwaddell@wfisd.net for more information.

 

FROM THE LAW CENTER

JA will be closed on 20 October all day for an official function

 

FROM THE SOUTH BOWLING LANES

Saturday September 23rd

1230: Trios bowling tournament open to all bowlers $75.00 per team

1230: Womens only singles tournament Top 5 scores bowl in Step ladder finals $25.00 per bowler.

1930: 9 Pin no tap tournament anyone can participate. $25.00 per person side pots and tournament prize money to be won. Come bowl and have some fun. Bring your friends.

 

FROM THE EDUCATION CENTER

Beginning 2 Oct. there are new testing times. FAA Testing will be administered on Thursdays at 0800 and 1300. DLPT will be administered on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 0800 and 1300 TBAS will be administered on Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 0800 and 1300.

Beginning 9 Oct 23, the education center will be opening a satellite office in Bldg 1900, room 2208 (near ALS). The office will be open on Mondays & Wednesdays from 0800 - 1400. For any questions and concerns, please contact the Education Center at 676 - 6231.

 

FROM THE LEARNING PROFESSIONALS’ CONSORTIUM

As a reminder, the Call for Topics is now open for the 2024 Learning Professionals’ Consortium (LPC-24) with a deadline of NLT COB 30 September.

This two-day event will take place in-person the week of March 11, 2024, in San Antonio (specific date/venue TBD). The event gives attendees the opportunity to learn best practices, hear successful collaboration stories, and gain solutions to learning issues.

Submit topics here

The rubric the committee will use to evaluate submissions

 

FROM THE HC

Women of the Chapel Christian Bible Study - Lunch and Book Provided! Messy People: Life Lessons from Imperfect Biblical Heroes When: Wednesday at 1100-1200 (Recurring Every Wednesday) Where: Spiritual Development Center (BLDG. 4475) Contact Lori Holmquist at holmquistfive@yahoo.com

 

FROM THE 82d FORCE SUPPORT SQUADRON

  • Become an FCC Provider! Make money from home. Set your own schedule. Free training. Loaner equipment to get you started. Call 940-676-5437.
  • Escape room - Asylum The Commons • $10 per person • Ages 10+ Max 5 people per group • 1 hour - 1 escape
  • September Limited Time Offer at Runway Taco Salad • $11
  • September Featured Drink at Common Grounds Campfire S’mores Latte - Espresso with milk, toasted marshmallow syrup, chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and graham cracker crumbs on top.

 

 

SAFETY CORNER – UNIVERSAL WASTE DISPOSAL

With the UEI just a few weeks away, keep in mind the proper ways to dispose of universal wastes! CE/Environmental disposes of both universal and hazardous wastes produced via required base processes, not produced from personal usage.

Quick Tips

  • Can include but not limited to batteries, paint, and fluorescent lightbulbs.
  • Fluorescent lightbulbs must be turned in within in 72hrs/3 duty days.
  • All waste must be accepted by Environmental personnel, cannot be dropped off.
  • Bring waste to Bldg. 2141 between 0830-1000 on M/W/F.

For more info & assistance: Contact CE/Environmental at 676-3266

 

FROM THE LANDING ZONE

  • Karaoke Night

When: Every Saturday at 1800
Where: Landing Zone (Bldg. 450)
For more information, contact Sara Moeller at sara.moeller.1.ctr@us.af.mil

  • Movie Night - Free Popcorn!

When: Friday at 1830
Where: Landing Zone (Bldg. 450)
For more information, contact Sara Moeller at sara.moeller.1.ctr@us.af.mil

 

FROM THE HC

Women of the Chapel Christian Bible Study - Lunch and Book Provided! Messy People: Life Lessons from Imperfect Biblical Heroes When: 6 Sept at 1100-1200 (Recurring Every Wednesday) Where: Spiritual Development Center (BLDG. 4475) Contact Lori Holmquist at holmquistfive@yahoo.com

 

FROM THE MILITARY & FAMILY READINESS CENTER

Upcoming Events @ the M&FRC:

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 (940) 696-9393

  • Habitat for Humanity https://www.habitatwf.com/

(940) 716-9300

(940) 322-6232

(940) 692-2303‚Äč

Wichita Falls Horse Committee is having their annual horse Expo at the JS Bridwell Arena

and looking for volunteers. This year is a salute to Veteran Equestrians with Disabilities. It is a 2-day event and are looking for volunteers to assist in the arena, help with gates, and other various tasks. It will start Saturday 11 Nov at 9 am and again Sunday12 Nov at 9 am. For more info or questions please call or text (940)674-5363 or (940)781-6798 or email wfhcexpo@yahoo.com

  • Base Camp Lindsey (BCL) -- #endveteranhomelessness//Check out our FB Page Call (940) 613-3172 or E-mail bcladmin@ntvrf.com for more details Vols are needed for the following projects/event: * Painting, assembling, & installing gutters 16 Sep (0800-1300) * If needed, completion of gutter project for 23 Sep (0800-to completion) * Assembling, painting, & installing shutters 30 Sep (0700-1300) * Actors needed for preparing & execution of Haunted House fundraiser (please e-mail for details & to sign up)
 
  • 5th Annual Buddy Walk- Down Syndrome Awareness Event

Volunteer for any position during the event! You can go to the direct link below to sign up for a shift 06:30-16:00. Lots of options and ways to help, anything is much appreciated. Or you can contact Anthony Watkins 940-867-8308 or The ARC 940-692-2303 to speak with someone directly.  https://signup.com/go/VTkOuDd Location: Garnett Field