SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --
New Wichita Fall ER
facilities - Not TRICARE Authorized
NEW Community ER facilities Are Not TRICARE Authorized. Select
ER, Neighbors ER and ER Now are NEW medical facilities popping up in Wichita
Falls. These medical facilities are not contracted through TRICARE and do not
accept Medicare. Using these facilities will be patient responsibility. Always
check with TRICARE prior to using a medical facility.
For additional questions or information, please contact
Humana at 1-800- 444-5445 or www.tricare.com.
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
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.
Feds Feed Families
Feds feed families is a federal campaign that began in
2009. A 2014 study showed that food insecurity affected 14 percent of Americans
at some point of the year. Contributions made will support the local Wichita
Falls Area Food Bank.
Sheppard’s Goal: Donate 12,000 pounds of food.
Last year’s donation: 11,944 pounds.
For more information, call Capt. Kevin Huwel
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.
Family Advocacy Events
The following classes and events are being held at Family
Advocacy, Building 1200, second floor. Call 940-676-2271 for more information:
Love and Logic, Aug. 2 at 8:30 a.m.
Active Parenting for Teens, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m.
Anger Awareness in Family Systems, Aug. 3 at 3
Airman & Family
The following classes are planned at the Airman & Family
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
Employment assistance – call for more
Leadership Pathways Classes
The following classes and events are planned for next week.
For more information or to sign up, go to www.sheppard.af.mil,
then click Library>Sheppard Cares, and click the Leadership Pathways
Wingman N Worship Bible Study, July 31 at 9:30
a.m. at the Solid Rock Café prayer room
Protestant Women of the Chapel, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m.
at the North Chapel Annex
Navigator’s Bible Study, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. at
Resiliency Training, Aug. 3 at 7:30 a.m. at
Bldg. 1923 Rm. 145
Mid-Week Inspiration, Aug. 3 at 6 p.m. at Bldg.
Latter Day Saints Home Evening, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m.
at Bldg. 400
MICT Basics, Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. at Bldg. 400
Key Spouse Training
The Airman and Family Readiness is offering the following
upcoming Key Spouse training:
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 940-676-5499.
Upcoming Force Support
For more information on the following Force Support
events, go to www.82fss.com:
Thursdays and half-price pizza
Aug 1-6 Missoula
Theatre Camp at the Madrigal Youth Center
Aug 1 Flag
Football, Cheerleading & T-Ball Registration Begins at the Madrigal Youth Center
Aug 5 Designs
on Glass at The Commons
Aug 5 Family
Movie Night – Summer Reading Program Event at The Commons
Aug 6 Riversport
Adventures Trip at Outdoor Recreation
Aug 6 Heat
is On 5K/10K Fun Run at the Levitow Fitness Center
Aug 6 Karaoke
at the Airman’s Club
hours – Sheppard AFB Fitness Assessment Cell
Effective 6 July - 20 Sept. 2016, Sheppard AFB Fitness
Assessment Cell will be conducting fitness assessment tests on the following
MON - THURS 0700 & 1300 (1300 is ONLY for members that
are Run/Walk exempt)
FRIDAYS - 0800 only
For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Derrick Foushee at
•When & Where: every Wednesday (starting June 29) at 8
a.m. and 1 p.m. in Building 402, Room 315E. Military members must be in uniform
•Members will be contacted ahead of the test date to remind
them to bring the required documents (per FAA) on the test date.
•Scheduling: All scheduling requests are made on the Air
Force Virtual Education Center. Scheduling requests must be made 48 business
hours in advance. Due to the length of the exam, some tests will only be
offered at 8 a.m.
•Cost: FAA exams are provided at no cost for
Active/Guard/Reserve service members (for all branches of service) and their
dependents. Military retirees, DoD civilians and Dept. of Homeland Security
Road Construction Update
Due to the road construction to repair intersection of
Missile Road and Avenue D/E, 20 MPH reduced speed limits will be erected 1000
linear feet in all directions from the intersection. This creates a safer
condition for both construction workers and traffic in this area. Complete
intersection repair will be accomplished in multiple phases, estimated
completion 1 August 2016.
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
For questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Bobby
Castleman by phone at 940-676-7470 or email at email@example.com
Public Affairs Photo Studio:
Beginning July 12, Public Affairs' photos studio hours
for official photos and passports will be changing until further notice.
The new operation hours are:
Monday: 8 - 11:30 a.m. / 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 - 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 8 - 11:30 a.m.
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