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Weekly Bulletin: May 26, 2016

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  • By George Woodward
  • 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs

Pools Open May 27

The Sheppard AFB Pools will open for the summer on May 27. Daily entry fees are $4 for ages 16 and over and $3 for ages 4-15. Night swim is $5. Season passes are available for $50 for an individual or $80 for a family of 3. Airmen in Training monthly passes are available for $20.


For hours or information, call 676-4141 or go to and click on “Recreation.”

Skillpath Training

The Civilian Mentoring Program will host the Skillpath course, Motivation, Inspiration and Empowerment, May 31 at 8 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Room 143, Bldg. 1932. Open to all permanent party members.

Key Spouse Training

The Airman and Family Readiness is offering the following upcoming Key Spouse training :

  • Key Spouse Refresher Training, June 2 at 9 a.m. at the A&FRC

  • Key Spouse Quarterly Training, June 9 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the A&FRC

  • Key Spouse Initial Training, July 7 at 8:30 a.m. at the A&FRC

Missile Road Gate Work

On Thursday, 19 May 16, road construction to repair intersection of Missile Road and Avenue D/E will move to the next phase.  The Contractor will place traffic control signs and barricades to close off the work area.  The eastern most lane (southbound left lane) of Ave D and western most lane (northbound left lane) of Ave E will be closed and will remain closed approximately two weeks.  (Picture included at bottom of word document).

Complete intersection repair will be accomplished in multiple phases, estimated completion late June 2016.

The Missile Road gate will continue to be closed to traffic, with the exception of commercial vehicle traffic.

Drivers are asked to please respect barricades and exercise caution while driving around the construction area.  This project will be completed as quickly and as safely as possible, and we ask for your patience and cooperation during the construction period.

For questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Bobby Castleman by phone at (940) 676-7470 or email at

Leadership Pathways Classes

The following classes and events are planned for next week. For more information or to sign up, go to, then click Library>Sheppard Cares, and click the Leadership Pathways graphic.

  • Wingmen ‘n Worship Bible Study/May 29/Solid Rock Café/676-0077

  • Navigator's Bible Study/May 31/Bldg 450/676-0014

  • Genuine Relationships/May 31 @ 11:30 a.m./Bldg 1200-Family Advocacy 2nd Floor/676-2271

  • Anger Awareness in Family Systems/June 1 @ 3 p.m./Bldg 1200-Family Advocacy 2nd Floor/676-2271

  • Protestant Women of the Chapel/May 24 @ 6 p.m./North Chapel Annex/676-0014

  • Navigator's Bible Study/June 1/Bldg 450/676-0014

  • Mid-Week Inspiration/June 1/Bldg 810/676-0791

  • An Exploration of Ethics/June 2/Bldg 450 Conference Room/676-0014

  • Emotions & Your Body/June 3 @ 11:30 a.m./Airman & Family Readiness Center/676-4358

  • Protestant Men of the Chapel/June 4 @ 7:30 a.m./SRC Conference Room/676-0791

For information, stop by the Solid Rock Café or call 676-0014.

LGBT Pride Month Volunteers Needed

The DoD LGBT Pride begins June 1, and committee members and volunteers are needed.  Opportunities are open to all base members. Past Sheppard events have been well attended and we are expecting a greater turnout this year. 

If you are interested in becoming a committee member or volunteer, contact Staff Sgt. Tanesha Tuft at 676-0430. 

Coaches & Friends for the Military Golf Tournament

The Fourth Annual Coaches & Friends for the Military Golf Tournament will be held Oct. 14 and 16 at Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club in Keller, Texas. The cost for military is significantly reduced to $25 for active duty and $100 for former military, compared to $850/ for non-military.


The Sheppard point of contact is Staff Sgt. Patrick Gordon of the 361st Training Squadron, 676-2522. All entry forms and payments are due to him no later than June 15.


Each golfer will receive:


- 18 holes of golf plus a cart

- Pictures of golfers by branch

- Breakfast/lunch

- Range and putting green access

- Food and non-alcoholic beverages on the course

- Lunch/Dinner

- Event long-sleeve pullover or event golf shirt

- One t-shirt, one bag, one sling bag and one hat

- On-course games to win other prizes

- Team and individual prizes


The event is to show appreciation to the men and women of the Armed Forces, and benefits current and former members of the U.S. military and their families. C&FFTM donates to Army Emergency Relief, Air Force Aid Society, Navy Marine Corps Relief Society, to homeless veterans and to 500-1,000 patients at the VA Hospital of Dallas.

TMO: PCS Season Has Begun

Permanent Change of Station season is already underway, and the Traffic Management Office is reminding all who are slated to move to contact them as early as possible. There is only one authorized moving company in the area, so the sooner you engage with TMO, the more likely you are to get your desired move date.

JPPSO has been receiving a lot of short notice shipments.  Please enforce a 3 weeks’ notice for ALL shipments with and through your local TMO.  Shipments requiring pick up in less than 3 weeks must be coordinated with the applicable JPPSO prior to submission (NOTE: Excludes applications for tech training students).  Lastly, please include an alternate pack/pick up dates from customers on ALL shipments.

For more information about PCS shipments, call the TMO Office at 676-5499.

Reports of Survey

Reports of Survey are required to be initiated within fifteen days from the date of the discovery of the loss. This includes IT equipment, equipment items, COMSEC, vehicles, and all other accountable property.

GSA Policy Change

Effective Feb. 1, 2016 GSA Supply Acquisition Center stopped accepting orders below $3,500 as contracting regulations encourage customers to use their government purchase cards for these purchases. Base supply will continue to issue GSA items until stock is exhausted.

ITE Turn-in to Receipt-in-Place

To prevent errors causing the requirement for reports of survey on information technology the equipment custodian should have the 82 CS Equipment Control Office review all turn-in documents to ensure all required information (i.e. nomenclature, serial number, etc.) is accurate.  Receipt-in-Place Location personnel will accept ITE turn-in documents after 82 CS ECO office has reviewed. RIPL personnel will verify serial number of property against the turn-in document to ensure information is accurate. If you have any questions please contact RIPL at 676-4934.

Airman & Family Readiness Events

The following classes are planned in May at the Airman & Family Readiness Center:

  • USAJobs Workshop, May 31 at 11:30 a.m.

  • Personal Financial Readiness for Lieutenants, June 1 at 9 a.m.

  • Emotions and Your Body, June 3 at 11:30 a.m.

  • Transition Assistance Program Workshop, 6-10 Jun at 8 a.m.

  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) voucher renewals, June 7 and 8 at 1 p.m.

  • Accomplishing Goals, June 9 at 11:30 a.m.

Upcoming Force Support Events

For more information on the following Force Support events, go to

  • May 27                 Cocktails & Canvas • The Commons

  • May 27                 Pools Open

  • May 28                 22-on-2 Basketball Tournament • Pitsenbarger Fitness Center

  • May 28- 30          Memorial Day Weekend Doubles Tournament • North Lanes

  • May 31-Jun 3     Baby-Sitters Boot Camp & Tennis Camp • Madrigal Youth Center

  • Jun 3                      First Friday Summer Fish Fry • Sheppard Club

  • Jun 4                      Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Event • The Commons

  • Jun 4                      UFC 199- Rockhold vs Weidman 2 • Airman’s Club/Sheppard Club

  • Jun 6-10               Art Camp • Madrigal Youth Center

  • Jun 9                      Glass Fusing- Kitchen Trivet • The Commons

  • Jun 11                   Daddy and Me Pirate Party • The Commons       

2016 Summer Youth Camps

The Madrigal Youth Center has the following summer camps planned for 2016. Go to for information or call 676-5437 to register.

  • Babysitters Boot Camp, May 31-June 3

  • Tennis Camp, May 31-June 3

  • Art Camp, June 6-10

  • Baseball/Softball Camp, June 13-17

  • Soccer Camp, June 20-24

  • Extreme Camp, June 27-July 1

  • Operation Camp-Out, July 6-8

  • Archery Camp, July 11-15

  • Kids Culinary Academy, July 16, 23 and 30

  • Weird Science Camp, July 18-22

  • Basketball Camp, July 25-29

  • Missoula Children’s Theater, August 1-6

  • Kids Best Baker, August 8-12

  • Football Camp, August 15-19

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