SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- --
Street Smart Driver
The Street Smart Military Safety Initiative will present a
driver safety program for all base personnel, including family members, Sept. 1
at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Base Theater.
Presented by Stay Alive from Education, an organization
founded by firefighters and paramedics, the program is dedicated to reducing
injuries and fatalities due to drinking and driving and failure to use
Group Life Insurance
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has announced the
2016 Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) Open Season,
beginning September 1, 2016 through September 30, 2016. Eligible employees may
elect to enroll in FEGLI coverage, if previously waived, or choose to elect or
increase FEGLI Optional coverage. Elections or changes made during the 2016
FEGLI Open Season are not effective until October 1, 2017.
More information on the FEGLI Open season may be found on
the myPers website at https://mypers.af.mil.
Feds Feed Families
Sheppard AFB is striving to donate 12,000 pounds of food to
the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank to support local families in need during the
Feds Feed Families Drive.
Last year’s donation: 11,944 pounds.
For more information, call Capt. Kevin Huwel at
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.
Airman & Family
following classes are planned at the Airman & Family Readiness Center:
Skills & Test Taking, every Tuesday at 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
& Tots Playgroup, every Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café
assistance – call for more information
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
Men of the Chapel, Aug. 27 at 7:30 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café. 676-0791
Day Saints Service, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. at Bldg. 810. 676-0014
N Worship Bible Study, Aug. 28 at 9:30 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café prayer
Bible Study, Aug. 28 at Bldg. 450. 676-0014
Relationships, Aug. 30 at Bldg. 1200. 676-2271
American Veteran’s Service, Aug. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at Bldg. 962. 676-4358
State Veteran’s Benefits Briefing, Aug. 31 at 9 a.m. at Bldg. 962. 676-4358
Inspiration, Aug. 31 at Bldg. 810. 676-0791
Day Saints Home Evening, Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. at Bldg. 450. 676-6133
Basics, Sept. 2 at 9 a.m. at Bldg. 400. 676-1352
Key Spouse Training
and Family Readiness is offering the following upcoming Key Spouse training:
Spouse Initial Training, Sept. 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the A&FRC
Spouse Quarterly Training, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the A&FRC
information on the following Force Support events, go to www.82fss.com:
- Weekly Thirsty Thursdays and
- Weekly Karaoke Fridays
End of Summer 90’s
Party at the Airmen’s Club
2-5 White Water Rafting Trip
9 First Friday at the
9 Cocktails and canvas at
10 UFC showing at the
16 TAP Takeover at the
& 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 to test.
will be contacted ahead of the test date to remind them to bring the
required documents (per FAA) on the test date.
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.
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 civilians.
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:
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.
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