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Weekly Bulletin: June 17, 2016

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  • By George Woodward
  • 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs

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 676-4358, or the Air Force Assistance Fund Officer, Lucretia Taylor, at 676-5111.

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

LGBT Pride Month Events

  • DoD Diversity Panel Discussion, June 24 at 11 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café.

  • DoD 5K Diversity Run, June 25 at 9 a.m., starting on 5th Avenue between the Pitsenbarger Fitness Center and the Town Center Pavilion

    For more information, call Staff Sgt. Tanesha Tuft at 676-0430.

NCOA/ALS Graduations

The next Noncommissioned Officer Academy graduation will be held June 17 at 7:30 a.m. at the NCOA Auditorium.

The next Airman Leadership School graduation will be held June 23 at 6 p.m. at the Sheppard Club.

School Sports Physicals

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

Family Advocacy Events

The following classes and events are being held at Family Advocacy, Building 1200, second floor. Call 676-2271 for more information:

  • Couples Link, June 21 and 28 from 8:30-10 a.m. This is a five-module seminar that teaches couples the Relationship Attachment Model (RAM) and how to apply it to enhance and better their relationship.

  • Story Time at the Commons, June 23 and 30 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Sheppard Commons.

  • Good Touch, Bad Touch, June 23 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Genuine Relationships, June 28 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

  • Effective Communication in Relationships, June 29 from 3-4 p.m. This one hour course focuses on general communication Skills. Beneficial for couples and individuals that are having a hard time communicating in relationships and at work.

Airman & Family Readiness Events

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

  • Study Skills & Test Taking, every Tuesday at 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • Parent & Tots Playgroup, every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

  • Active Duty Death Benefits & Entitlements, June 20 at 6 p.m.

  • Bundles for Babies, June 28 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

  • Interpersonal Problem Solving, June 30 at 11:30 a.m.

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/June 19/Solid Rock Café/676-0077

  • Adult Sunday School/June 19 @ 9:30 a.m./Bldg 450/676-0017

  • Active Duty Death Benefits and Entitlements/June 13 @ 11:30 a.m./Airman & Family Readiness Center/676-4358

  • Protestant Women of the Chapel/June 21 @ 6 p.m./North Chapel Annex/676-0014

  • Navigator's Bible Study/June 21/Bldg 450/676-0014

  • Experience is not the Best Teacher (PACE)/June 23 at 9 a.m./Bldg. 1923 Room 148/676-6716

  • Mid-Week Inspiration/June 22/Bldg 810/676-0791

  • Navigator's Bible Study/June 22/Bldg 450/676-0014

  • Protestant Men of the Chapel/June 25 @ 7:30 a.m./SRC Conference Room/676-0791

Key Spouse Training

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

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

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.

Upcoming Force Support Events

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

  • Weekly                 Wing Wednesdays

  • Weekly                 Thirsty Thursdays and half-price pizza

  • Weekly                 Karaoke Fridays

  • Jun 17                   Cornhole Tournament • Sheppard Club

  • Jun 17                   Cocktails & Canvas • The Commons

  • Jun 18                   Ancient Ovens Trip • Outdoor Recreation

  • Jun 18                   Parents Night Out/Give Parents A Break • Madrigal Youth Center/CDC

  • Jun 18                   Open Mic Night • Airman’s Club

  • Jun 19                   Father’s Day Free Bowling • North Lanes

  • Jun 21-24             Soccer Camp • Madrigal Youth Center

  • Jun 23                   Ceramic Fusion Class • The Commons

  • Jun 24                   Food & Wine Pairing • Sheppard Club

  • Jun 24                   Family Movie Night (Summer Reading Program Event) • The Commons

  • Jun 24                   Designs on Glass • The Commons

  • Jun 24                   Luau on the Patio • Airman’s Club

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