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November 21, 2012

News Briefs | November 21, 2012


A&FRC OFFERS TSP ‘LUNCH AND LEARN’ WORKSHOP

The Airman & Family Readiness Center will be offering a Thrift Savings Plan workshop on Friday, Dec. 7, in the Mission Support Group conference room, Bldg. 2313, from noon to 1 p.m. Discussions will be held on how you can make TSP a part of your financial wellness plan. For more information, or to reserve a seat, contact Valerie Fioretta at 951-655-5322.

MARCH MEMBERS EARN GOAL DAY

To recognize the accomplishments that our people have made to date, Friday, November 23 is established as a goal date. This means the 452 AMW will encourage liberal leave for all its members. There will be several goal dates during the fiscal year and they will be announced in the Beacon.

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.

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.

UC RIVERSIDE HOSTS MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY

The UC-Riverside men’s basketball team is scheduled to play the U.S. Air Force Academy on Dec. 22. Free tickets will be offered to military, civilian, retired, dependent ID card holders.  For additional information call 951-827-4653, or visit gohighlanders.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.

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 to 452amw.paworkflow@us.af.mil or darnell.gardner.1@us.af.mil.

STROLL INTO WINTER THE HEALTHY WAY WITH WEIGHT WATCHERS

All Team March employees and their families 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. Total weight lost in 11 months for the group is more than 425 pounds. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or email linda.welz@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
  • C-17 Instructor Loadmasters
  • KC-135 Instructor Pilot
  • C-17 Instructor Pilot

Air Reserve Technicians:

  • KC-135 Instructor Boom Operators
  • C-17 Instructor Loadmasters

For more information, contact Lt. Col. Jonathan Philebaum at DSN 866-6682 or 580-481-6682

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 more than 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.

SINGLE AIRMAN’SPROGRAM 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:

  • 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.

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.




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