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November 9, 2012

News Briefs | November 9, 2012


MARCH MEMBERS NEED TO COMPLETE IMPORTANT EMPLOYEE COMMUTE SURVEY 

The Air Program/Rideshare program requires all full-time employees to access the Employee Commute Survey and fill in the required information. The dates should reflect your actual travel-to-work for the week of Oct. 10 to Nov. 4, 2012. To access the webpage, go to https://www.ridematch.info/rp/ridepro3employerinterface.asp?rp3Action=ClientCollection&C=D&SummaryId=16764&CompanyCode=113101&FD=False&AD=0&Config=1 to access the survey. For more information, contact Paul Pitman at 951-655-5062.

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. Healthy living is easy with this group! Total weight lost in 11 months for the Weight Watcher’s Group is 415 pounds. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email linda.welz@us.af.mil.

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.

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 valerie.fioretta@us.af.mil.

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SLOTS AVAILABLE

Los Angeles Air Force Base will conduct fiscal year 2013 TAP classes for interested military and family members. As of Oct. 24, the following dates are available:

  • Dec. 10 through 14
  • Jan. 14 through 18

Reservists will not be reimbursed for travel or per diem. To make reservations, call 310-653-5428.

BEACON SEEKS INFORMATIONAL OPERATIONAL READINESS INSPECTION 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 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil or darnell.gardner.1@us.af.mil.

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE LOOKING TO FILL POSITIONS

The 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron has the following enlisted vacancies.

Traditional Reservists:

  • 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

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 to 18. 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 margarita.jimenez@us.af.mil or
951-655-2571.

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.

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 karen.krause@us.af.mil.

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.

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 john.florence@us.af.mil.

WEAR OF MILITARY UNIFORM FOR THE MILITARY BALL

The Air Force Dress and Appearance Uniforms web page includes interactive slideshows to show Airmen how to appropriately wear every Air Force uniform combination. For more information, go to http://www.afpc.af.mil/dress/uniforms.asp.

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.




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