Local

January 11, 2013

DFAC slated to reopen January

Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin
355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

The dining facility is tentatively scheduled to reopen sometime in January.

With the DFAC reopening, Airmen living in the dorms will lose their Basic Allowance for Subsistence. December was the last month for the Airmen to collect BAS, and are advised to prepare themselves financially.

Tech. Sgt. Ebony Leach, Airman Dorm Leader, said “Each Airman is personally responsible for maintaining their finances and in this case the airmen were all briefed that receiving BAS was temporary. We in Dorm Management have done our part by keeping them aware as to when the DFAC would reopen and reminding them to take precautions to avoid a negative financial circumstance from occurring”.

“I’ve noticed there are a lot nice cars out in the parking lots recently, which is fine if Airmen can afford them. I just hope it wasn’t based on the premise of getting BAS, because this was never meant to be permanent,” said Leach.

For Airmen who have come accustomed to having the additional money and are worried about struggling with their finances, there is the Airmen and Family Readiness Center. Classes on how to manage your money and make a budget are taught at the Airmen and Family Readiness Center.

As for the DFAC, several new additions have been made. The dining area has been replaced with all new tables and chairs as well as a sports bar. In addition vast improvements were made to the kitchen area including the conversion from old steam equipment and dishwashing system to gas. This conversion will potentially save $22,000 in utilities annually.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

DUI in Arizona: You can’t afford it

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. –  Arizona has some of the toughest drunken driving laws in the United States. The average overall cost of a DUI in the state of Arizona is around $10,000. Crazy, right? Ten thousand dollars may seem hard to swallow at first, but first time offenders often find themselves paying considerable unforeseen...
 
 
Storm_pict

355th LRS keeps calm before, after storm

The resilience of the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron was put to the test after a severe monsoon storm swept through Davis-Monthan Air Force Base July 13, 2014. The storm brought with it strong winds and heavy rain that led ...
 
 
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)

Soaring Heights hosts Drive-Thru Pizza Nights

On the third Thursday of each month, Desert Lightning Team members have the opportunity to pick up a quick dinner during the Soaring Heights Drive Thru-Pizza Night, here. From 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m., Soaring Heights employees...
 

 
Loft_pict

The Loft: a way to connect, serve, grow

Are you looking for a way to connect, serve, and grow? Come visit the DMAFB Airman’s Ministry Center, more commonly known as “The Loft!”  The Loft is a center for DM single airmen located on the second floor of building ...
 
 
(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)

D-M base housing now open to single, unaccompanied servicemembers

Single and unaccompanied servicemembers stationed at D-M now have the opportunity to live in base housing. Soaring Heights Communities officially opened its doors to all active duty, Guard, Reserve, ROTC recruiters and ROTC ser...
 
 

D-M observes Armed Forces Voter’s Week

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is observing Armed Forces Voter’s Week by encouraging everyone to register to vote. Armed Forces Voter’s Week is June 30 – July 7. The Davis-Monthan AFB Voting Assistance Program works to ensure Service members, their eligible family members and civilian contractors are aware of their right to vote and have the...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin