Events

March 25, 2013

News Briefs | March 22, 2013

ALL AVAILABLE PERSONNEL NEEDED FOR FOD WALK

There will be a base Foreign Object Debris walk, Apr. 10, Air Passenger Terminal, flightline side, at 7:30 a.m. Participants should bring a plastic trash bag and hearing protection. For more information contact the base Foreign Object Damage or Debris and Dropped Object Prevention office at 951-655-7488.

GET YOUR RECREATION ON

RecOn is a new Air Force program operated by Outdoor Recreation, that offers free trips to Airmen who have deployed within the past year, including their immediate family members. The following trips have been scheduled:

• Apr. 20 – Tandem hand gliding (San Bernardino mtns) Deadline – Apr. 12

• Apr. 27 – Tandem hand gliding (San Bernardino mtns) Deadline – Apr. 19

• May 18 to 19 – Whitewater rafting (Kern River) Deadline – May 3

• May 31 to Jun. 2 – Whitewater rafting (Kern River) Deadline – May 17

For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at 951-655-2816.

JUMP WITH THE SKYHAWKS

The Canadian SkyHawks are offering tandem sky dive jumps to Team March members, during the month of April. Participants must be less than six feet tall and 200 pounds or less; anyone 50 or older must be physically cleared to jump with a doctor’s note. If interested please email your name, age, height, weight, cell number, squadron and job title to Megan Crusher at megan.crusher.1@ us.af.mil. Slots and times are limited and on first-come, first serve basis; first-time jumpers with the team have priority. Jumps are subject to cancellation at the discretion of the SkyHawks.

PARTICIPATE IN 2013 SALUTE TO VETERANS PARADE

The 8th annual Salute to Veterans parade will take place Saturday, Apr. 20, beginning at 10 a.m., in downtown Riverside, Calif. The parade staging area will be located in the lower parking lots of Riverside City College and the parade route will be the same as previous years. Participants can register via website at asalutetoveterans.com, or mail registration form to 6322 La Sierra Ave., Riverside, Calif. 92505. The deadline for entry is Mar. 22. For more information, call 951-687-1175 or email sixdog1175@aol.com.

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SLOTS AVAILABLE

Los Angeles Air Force Base will conduct Fiscal Year 2013 TAP classes for interested military and family members. The following dates are available:

Apr. 8–12 May 13–17

Jun. 10–14 Jul. 15–19

Aug. 12–16 Sept. 16–20

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

452D FM 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 email john.florence@us.af.mil.

WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS AT NEW LOCATION

All March employees, friends and family members are invited to attend a Weight Watchers meeting any Thursday, noon, at Bldg. 317, first floor, to learn how the program works. Physical address of building is 2250 Dekay Ave. Current members include civilian, military, men and women. Group members also pair up for walking and other fitness-related activities. Healthy living is easy with this group! For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655- 2862 or email linda.welz@us.af.mil.

REGISTER TO ATTEND YELLOW RIBBON EVENTs

Registration is now open for 2013 Yellow Ribbon events. The events will provide programs, resources, referrals and services to minimize stress on families during all phases of deployment. The following upcoming events are now open for registration: – Apr. 19-21, Denver, CO (Open for registration) – Apr. 26-28 Orlando, FL (Open for registration) For more information, contact SMSgt. Jo Carrillo at 951-655-2571 or email josephine.carrillo@us.af.mil.

SAFETY ADVISORY CONTINUED

Drivers and pedestrians traveling near the Air Traffic Control Tower, Bldg. 1220, should proceed with caution due to the construction of the new tower. In addition, the gate entering the Flightline at Base Ops (F18) is now closed. All personnel needing access will still sign in at Base Ops, then enter the Flightline through the gate at Security Forces (Bldg. 470). The gate will be closed for approximately one year.




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


 
 

 
breast-cancer-awareness

A story of survival and resilience

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — On April 16, 2007, I got a call no expecting mother would dream of receiving. “We got the results from your biopsy and it came back malignant.” Did the doctor just say I had cancer? I fi...
 
 

UltimateMe to help military families get healthier

The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) is working with the Sharecare team to support the launch of UltimateMe, a secure, personalized online wellness platform to help members of the military community assess, manage and improve their health and performance. The new platform expands the access to wellness programs and resources for service members and...
 
 
U. S. Air Force artwork

Hundreds in 452nd held as POWs in WWII

U. S. Air Force artwork Depiction of a crippled B-17 settled on the ground. (Tenth in an 11-part series that was first run in the Beacon in 2007) More than 750 men from the 452nd Bombardment Group were shot down in B-17 Flying ...
 

 
Nuke-Medal-graphic

Air Force releases criteria for new service medal

U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force officials released nomination criteria for the new Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal, following Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James’ May 2...
 
 
DoD

Obama activates reserves for Operation United Assistance

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — President Barack Obama has authorized the Defense Department to call up a small number of National Guard or reserve troops that possess special skills needed to aid efforts in stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa. Obama issued an executive order yesterday authorizing the secretaries of Defense and...
 
 
Halloween-Safety

Halloween safety tips for 2014

Here are a few safety tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission can protect children who plan to go trick-or-treating this Halloween. Costume Designs: Purchase or make costumes that are light and bright enough to be...
 




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