Events

February 14, 2013

Local Briefs February 15, 2013

Claims for/against estate of Master Sgt. John P Nehl

Appointment of Summary Court Officer: It is with deep regret that we announce the unexpected death of Master Sgt. John P Nehl, 923 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. First Lieutenant Alexander E. Barnett, 923 AMXS is detailed as Summary Court Officer to secure and make proper disposition of the personal effects of Sergeant Nehl. Anyone having knowledge of claim for or against the deceased’s estate may contact Lieutenant Barnett at (520) 228-0156 (Office), (330) 692-1055 (Cell) or e-mail at alexander.barnett-02@dm.af.mil

Newcomers Base In-processing Location Change

Base In-processing will now be held at the Mirage Club in the “Sahuaro Room” beginning Feb. 1. Base in-processing will be Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:30 a.m.; base in-processing will not be conducted the last Wednesday of every month. Please free to contact 355 FSS/Customer Support Office at 228-1819 with any questions you may have.

Military Officers Association of America to Hold Scholarship Fundraiser

Join us for fun, food & friendship at our Spaghetti Dinner March 2 from 4 – 7 p.m. at St Jude’s Church, 8245 E. Seneca.  $10 includes dinner, dessert and drink. All profits will go to military scholarships. Call Tom Owens at 760-3476 or Jim Whipp at 751-6356 for further information.

Need Money for College?

Are you a high school senior or a spouse working on an undergraduate or graduate degree?  Then apply for the Davis Monthan Officers’ Spouses Club/Enlisted Spouses Association scholarships.  The scholarship applications can be found at www.dmosc.org under Scholarships.  If you have any questions, email oscscholarships@gmail.com

Divorce in Arizona & Child Support

Mar. 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Learn how to file for divorce in Arizona plus get up-to-date Child Support info from the AZ Attorney General’s Division of Child Support. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Society of Military Widows to meet

The Society of Military Widows will meet for luncheon and business meeting at noon , Saturday, February 16 at Atria Bell Court Gardens, 6653 E. Carondelet. For your reservations, please, call Virginia Lind Sanborn, 721-8091, at least  10 days prior to the meeting.”

Focus on Fathering Workshops

Airman & Family Readiness Center

In partnership with United Way of Tucson and First Things First, the Easter Seals Blake Foundation introduces Focus on Fathering – a group for dads about being a dad. Workshops will be held on Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn about the importance of being a dad and getting more involved with your child. Sign up for one or all remaining workshops:

Session                        Topic

#6 – Feb 15                  Ways to play

#7 – Feb 22                  Helping your child deal with feelings

#8 – Mar 1                    Self Esteem

To register, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 228-5690.

International Spouses Group

Feb. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Join us for a great dinner outing at Hibachi Super Buffet, 4629 E Speedway. Enjoy Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Thai food.  Adult dinner $9.99.  Coupons available on-line. Spouses and children are welcome. For more information, call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 228-5690.

Heart Link

Feb. 21, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. – Mirage Club

Are you a military spouse?  Join us for food, fun activities, games and giveaways.  Information is given from various organizations. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Hearts Apart

Feb. 23, 10 a.m. – Reid Park Zoo, 1100 S. Randolph Way

We will meet up at the main entrance and explore the exhibits at our leisure.  This event is for deployed families only.  Please call 228-5690 to RSVP.

Reintegration & Welcome Home Banner Event

Feb. 25, 5-6:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Is your deployed loved one coming home soon?  Come out and join us for a Reintegration & Welcome Home Banner making event. Food and drinks will be available along with all supplies. Call 228-5690 to RSVP.

Key Spouse Networking Potluck

Feb. 27, 6-7:30 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Spouses are invited to meet squadron Key Spouses and learn more about how to become involved in the squadron.  Bring a potluck dish to share.  Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Sensory Processing Disorder  **NEW DATE & TIME** 

Feb. 19, 9-11 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Many children have problems with sensory integration.  Learn more through this interactive special presentation.  Participants will gain useful strategies on how to help kids overcome challenges caused by over- or under-sensitivity. Please preregister for this workshop at 228-5690.

Stay and Play

Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a.m. – Desert Dove Chapel

This is a new program for parents and children ages birth to five years. Features open play-time, parent-child activities, circle time, parenting support and education. Registration is not required. For more information, call 321-1500.

Social Skills Classes

There are still funds to provide scholarships to families interested in enrolling their children in social skills classes.  These classes are designed for children K- middle school, with high functioning autism, Asperger’s ADHD, SPD or learning disabilities.  The next classes will run March-May 2013.  For more information and an application form, call Tiffany at 228-5690.

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Military Saves Week Events

Feb. 25 – March 1

Saving For College

Feb. 25, 9-10 a.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Next to saving for retirement, your biggest financial challenge is probably saving for your kid’s college education. Learn about these tax-advantaged savings plans designed to encourage saving for future college costs. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Teach Your Kids about Money

Feb. 25, 1-2 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

A thought provoking class that will provide ways to teach your kids about money.  This class will help whether you have a two year old or a teenager living in your household. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Investing 101

Feb. 26, 9-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon – Airman & Family Readiness Center

This class is designed to provide objective and general investing information. If you have an emergency savings and are ready to take it to the next level, this class is for you. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Money Habitudes

Feb. 26, 1-2 p.m. – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Is money the problem? No, it’s money habitudes! Your habits and attitudes about money combined that actually cause the problems. Identify your habitudes and those of others to understand why people argue about money. When you get a handle on your habitudes you will take control of your money and your life. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Feb. 28, 9-10 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon – Airman & Family Readiness Center

Learn why the Thrift Savings Plan has been called the Model for all 401(k) Plans! No matter the amount of time you plan on serving in the Air Force (military or civilian) the TSP is a savings and retirement plan that you will thank yourself for contributing to when you reach your retirement age. Please RSVP at 228-5690.

Military Saves Week FREE Oil Change

Are you a: First Term Airman? Senior Airman or below? On your First Duty Assignment? If you are, create a budget plan with an Airman & Family Readiness Center counselor for a FREE Auto Oil Change Coupon. To schedule a budget appointment, call 228-5690 or stop by Building 2441. Note: Must be a first time budget. Coupon redeemable only at the Exchange Car Care Center or Auto Hobby.

Military Saves Week FREE Credit Score

Stop by the Airman & Family Readiness Center during Military Saves Week, Mon, Feb. 25 through Fri, Mar. 1, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for a FREE credit report with score. No appointment needed. For more information, call 228-5690.

Military Saves Week Savings Competition 

Take the pledge to save or cut up a credit card during Military Saves Week, Feb. 25-Mar. 1, 2013. The two units with the most pledges or most weight in cut up credit cards will be rewarded. See your unit Desert Lightning Team – Military Saves Representative for more details.

Military Saves Week A&FRC Visits  

Each visit to the Airman & Family Readiness Center during Military Saves Week will allow you a drawing entry for a savings themed gift basket! For more information, call 228-5690.




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