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Weekly Bulletin: Oct. 20, 2016

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Military Working Dog Retirement

Join the base in celebrating the retirement of Military Working Dogs Jessy, Duck, Bodro and Roxar, Oct. 28, 2016, at 10 a.m. in the base theater. There is no cost to attend and the uniform for attendance will be ABUs for military and business casual for civilians.

Contact SrA Trevor Soto at 940-676-4428 for questions regarding the ceremony.

Combined Federal Campaign

The CFC began Oct. 17, and will run through Nov. 26, 2016. Last year, Sheppard raised approximately $146,000 and this year’s goal is to reach $150,000 in donations. The kick-off event has already raised $1,090 to be donated.

Contact your squadron POCs for more information about CFC and how to contribute.

Airman & Family Readiness Events

The following classes are planned at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (940-676-4358):

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

Every Wednesday     Parent & Tots Playgroup at 10 a.m. at the Solid Rock Café

Oct. 24 / Nov. 2        The Great Family Scavenger Hunt

Employment assistance – call for more information


Key Spouse Training

The Airman and Family Readiness is offering the following upcoming Key Spouse training (940-676-4358):

Key Spouse Quarterly Training           Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the A&FRC
Key Spouse Initial Training                 Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. at the A&FRC

Leadership Pathways CAF Classes

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

Oct. 21          Resiliency Training Assistant course, 7 a.m. in bldg. 2080
                      Informed Decision Briefing, 8 a.m. in bldg. 1900

Oct. 24          Better Body Better Life, 1:30 p.m. in the Pitsenbarger Gym

Oct. 25          Bundles for Babies, 8:30 a.m. in bldg. 962
                      Fantastic Fathers, 3 p.m. in bldg. 1200
                      Genuine Relationships, 11:30 a.m. in bldg. 1200
                      Disabled American Veteran’s Service, 11:30 a.m. in bldg. 962

Oct. 26          Effective Communication, 3 p.m. in bldg. 1200
                      2nd AF Character Development Seminar, 8 a.m. in bldg. 922

Oct. 27          MICT Basics, 9 a.m. in bldg. 400
                      PACE “People quit people, not companies,” 3 p.m. in bldg. 1923
                      2nd AF Character Development Seminar, 8 a.m. in bldg. 922

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
Weekly          Free Bowling – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Weekly          Oct. 24-Nov. 18 – Youth Basketball Registration

Oct. 21          Pumpkin Carving Contest
                      Social Hour
                      Hot DJ Nights

Oct. 22          Piano Lessons
                      Watch Classic Horror Films
                      Teen Haunted House Night
                      Social Hour

Oct. 23          NFL Sunday Ticket

Oct. 24          Piano Lessons
                      Tae Kwon Do

Oct. 25          Fitness Orientation Class

Oct. 26          Tae Kwon Do

Oct. 27          Glass Fusing Class

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.

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
Child Care/Respite
Moving Expenses
Miscellaneous 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.

Military and Family Life Counselors Phone Numbers

Adult MFLC                                      940-781-6531
CAIB/IDS Surge MFLC                    940-704-4684
Youth MFLC                                      940-257-4671
Sheppard Elementary MFLC             940-765-5538


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