Events

April 5, 2013

News Briefs | April 5, 2013

452 AMW COMMANDER’S CALL SATURDAY

There will be a 452 AMW commander’s call on Saturday, 3 p.m., in LeMay Park. Several units will be recognized for their contributions to the recent Operational Readiness Inspection. The club will be hosting a live band and free starter food after commander’s call. There will be random drawings for prizes.

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 hang gliding (San Bernardino mtns) Deadline – Apr. 12

• Apr. 27 – Tandem hang 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 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.

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. 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.

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 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 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.

March Commissary holds Coupon contest

The March commissary will hold a contest to see which customer can redeem the most coupons in a single transaction during the month of April. To enter, write your name, address and phone number on the receipt and drop in the entry box located at the ID desk. The top three winners will be announced at the end of the month.

1st place – $150 in gift cards

2nd place – $100 in gift cards

3rd place – $50 in gift cards

VOLUNTEER FIT TO FIGHTER’S NEEDED FOR MARATHON

Lt. Col. Jason Ausdemore, 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.




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