THE 2013 COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN NEEDS YOUR HELP
The Combined Federal Campaign kicks-off at the Hap Arnold Club, Oct. 24. Campaign activities start at 9 a.m. and will last until 3 p.m. The campaign will last until Dec. 7 and all are welcome to participate. For more information, or if interested in being a key worker, contact Capt. James Studer at 951-655-4521.
TR Position Open at the Airman & Family Readiness Center
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is looking for an outstanding traditional reservist NCO who wants to enhance his or her military career by helping our Airmen and their families achieve mission readiness through personal and family readiness. For more information on position requirements, or to set up an appointment, contact Valerie Fioretta at 951-655-5350.
DID YOU KNOW…
As per AFI 36-2903 women are now authorized to wear the men’s service cap (wheel cap).
6.2.2. The Women’s Service Cap (Bucket Cap). Will only be worn with the service dress, service and maternity service dress and service uniforms. Women are authorized to wear the men’s service cap. For placement of appropriate clouds, darts and cap insignia, refer to the AFI.
PUSHING UP FOR GLORY
Congratulations to Senior Airman Jason Blinstrub from 452d Maintenance Squadron for winning the March Field push-up competition, Oct. 4, with 135 push-ups. Staff Sgt. Rodell Martinez from 452d Operations Support Squadron came in second with 95 push-ups. If interested in competing in the next event, contact Pam Smith at 951-655-2284 or
BEACON SEEKS ORI STORIES
The Beacon will be running a series of informational articles to help prepare for the Operational Readiness Inspection. If you would like to submit a story to help personnel with one or more aspects of the ORI, please send it firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
2012-2013 FLU SEASON CAMPAIGN STILL ON
The 452nd Aeromedical Squadron will be providing flu shots and mist to military members (on military status) — those over 49 years old must take the shot. Hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Maj. Lorraine Assumma at 951-655-6261.
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE LOOKING TO FILL POSITIONS
The 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron has the following enlisted vacancies.
- KC-135 Instructor Boom Operators, 4
- C-17 Instructor Loadmasters, 3
- KC-135 Instructor Pilot, 1
- C-17 Instructor Pilot, 2
Air Reserve Technicians:
- KC-135 Instructor Boom Operators, 2
- C-17 Instructor Loadmasters, 2
For more information, contact Lt. Col. Jonathan Philebaum at DSN 866-6682 or 580-481-6682
STROLL INTO WINTER THE HEALTHY WAY WITH WEIGHT WATCHERS
All Team March employees and their family members are invited to attend a complimentary Weight Watchers meeting any Thursday at noon at Aces Sports Bar in the Hap Arnold Club to learn how the program works. Group members also pair up for walking and other fitness-related activities. The group has lost more than 425 pounds in 10 months! For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BUNDLES FOR BABIES CLASS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER
The Airman and Family Readiness Center will hold its next Bundles for Babies Workshop Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m., in the Mission Support Group conference room at Bldg. 2313, for all base personnel who are expecting or those with a newborn. Pre-registration is required by contacting Valerie Fioretta at email@example.com.
452D FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OFFERS DTS LAB
Financial Management will conduct DTS computer labs every Unit Training Assembly, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Building 466. The lab is for any member who has DTS issues or requires assistance with completing their voucher. For more information, contact John Florence at 951-655-5260 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER YELLOW RIBBON EVENT OPENS FOR REGISTRATION
Register for the November Yellow Ribbon event. The venue will be held at Tysons Corner, Va., Washington D.C. metropolitan area from Nov. 16 to18. There will be a host of programs, resources, referrals and services to minimize stress on families during all phases of deployment. For more information, contact Tech. Sgt. Margarita Jimenez at email@example.com or 951-655-2571.
EMPLOYER APPRECIATION DAYS POSTPONED
Due to preparations for the upcoming ORI/NORI, the Nov. 3 and 17 Employer Appreciation Days are being rescheduled to March 2013. If you submitted a nomination form, please inform your employers of the postponement. You will need to watch The Beacon for the new nomination forms at the beginning of the year and resubmit them. Sorry for the inconvenience
SINGLE AIRMAN’S PROGRAM SCHEDULE
The following trips, sponsored by the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, are open to all base personnel, although priority will be given to single Airmen:
- Nov. 10 – Vertical Rock Climbing at Joshua Tree, capacity 24 (FREE)
- Nov. 11 – Sailing in San Diego (FREE)
- Dec. 15 – Horseback Riding, capacity 24 (FREE)
- Jan. 12 – Shotguns and Single Airmen (shooting competition), capacity 24 (FREE)
For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at 951-655-2816.
STRUT YOUR STUFF AT THE JIVE TURKEY 5K/10K RUN/WALK
The Fitness Center is holding its annual Jive Turkey 5K/10K Run/Walk. The event will take place Nov. 6 at 11 a.m., across from the tower. Sign up at the gym or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
452D AMW MILITARY BALL
The 452d AMW Military Ball will be held Nov. 17, at the Pechanga Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. Tickets can be purchased from unit representatives. For more information, contact Chief Master Sgt. Krause at 951-655-2685 or email@example.com.
ATTENTION ALL MARCH PERSONNEL
Construction for the new running track and associated buildings is underway at the north end of the base near the softball field. It is imperative that all unauthorized personnel stay out of the area. For everyone’s safety please use the base 1.5-mile track. For more information, contact Jim Moats Ground Safety manager at 951-655-4481.