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March 30, 2013

News Briefs | March 29, 2013

JUMP WITH THE SKYHAWKS

The Canadian SkyHawks are offering tandem skydiving 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 with a doctor’s note to jump. 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 served basis; first-time jumpers with the team have priority. Jumps are subject to cancellation at the discretion of the SkyHawks.

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.

VOLUNTEER FIT TO FIGHTER’S NEEDED FOR MARATHON

Lt Col Jason Ausdemore, the March Company Grade Officer Council and the Knights of Heroes are forming a team to run the upcoming San Diego Rock and Roll Marathon, June 2. The Knights of Heroes empowers children who have lost their fathers during military service by providing positive adult mentorship, character development and lasting friendships during their annual wilderness adventure camp in Colorado. Military and civilian personnel and their families are welcome to join. For more details visit www.knightsofheroes.org or contact Lt. Col. Ausdemore at 951-719-9978 or jasonausdemore@msn.com.

WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS ONE LAST TIME ON BASE

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. Our last meeting will be April 4. After that date, you will need to locate an outside meeting to attend. For more information, call Linda Welz at 951-655-2862 or E-mail linda.welz@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. 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.

SINGLE AIRMAN’S PROGRAM SChEDULE

The following free trip, sponsored by the Airmen & Family Readiness Center, is open to all base personnel, although priority will be given to single Airmen:

• Apr. 13 K-1 Speed Go-karting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Deadline for sign up – Apr. 3.

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

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, Colo. (waitlist only – B UTA)

• Apr. 26-28, Orlando, Fla. (register by COB Apr. 5)

For more information, contact SMSgt. Jo Carrillo at 951-655-2571 or E-mail josephine.carrillo@us.af.mil.

 




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