In Brief December 11, 2015

DFAC Christmas Day lunch

The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will serve Christmas Day lunch 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner from 4 to 6 p.m.
Dec. 25 in Bldg. 545. Active-duty, retirees and their dependents are welcome. For more information, call 623-856-6396.

Exchange doubles gas savings

Drivers fueling up with a Military Star card will receive 10 cents off per gallon of fuel Dec. 18 through 20 at the Exchange gas station. For more information, go to

DFAC closes for two weeks

The Ray V. Hensman Dining Facility will close Jan. 11 through 27, 2016, to replace the fire suppression system. Essential Station Messing card members will be placed on base allowance for subsistence during that time. The Falcon Inn Flight Kitchen will be open, however; if meal card members choose to eat there, they will be considered cash paying customers and charged a surcharge. For more information, call the DFAC at 623-856-6396.

Scholarships for military children

The Scholarships for Military Children Program will begin accepting applications beginning Tuesday at the Luke Air Force Base Commissary and commissaries around the world. Applicants must be a dependent, unmarried child, younger than 21, or 23 if enrolled as a full-time student at a college or university, of active-duty service members, Reserve or Guard members, retirees or survivors of a military member who died while on active duty, or survivor of a retiree. Applications must arrive by close of business Feb. 12, 2016. For more information, visit, or call 856-616-9311, or email

Club Five Six change

Club Five Six is open for lunch 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. They are now offering soup, salad, sandwiches, hamburgers and wraps from the grill Monday through Friday. The buffet is available Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call Melissa Arnold at 623-856-6446, ext. 226.

Relationship group

Building trust, love and loyalty is a brief relationship group that meets 9 to 10 a.m. Mondays Dec. 14 through Jan. 4 at the behavior health clinic, 2nd floor of the 56th Medical Group medical clinic. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Home-buying seminar

The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Housing Management Office and 56th Force Support Squadron Airmen and Family Readiness Center will be conducting a home-buying seminar 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at the A&FRC, Bldg. 1113, for active-duty military members, retirees and their families. A representative from Veterans Affairs will provide information on the VA loan program and an A&FRC representative will answer questions related to the finances of home buying. For more information or to sign up, call Rodney Marks at 623-856-7643. Not open to real estate agents or financial institutions.

Dorm inspection

The next dorm room inspection is at 8 a.m. Monday. The outstanding dorm room of the quarter inspection is 8 a.m. Tuesday. For more information or to obtain a dorm room inspection checklist, contact the unit first sergeant.

A&FRC closure

The 56th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center will be closed noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 18 for an official function. In the case of an emergency, call 602-738-3492.

Retirement 101 classes

The Air Force Personnel Center will host two enlisted retirement process webinars at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday Central Standard Time. The briefing provides information on retirement eligibility requirements, changes to the retirement instruction and more. Webinars are intended for regular component Airmen, as well as military personnel section representatives. Airmen approaching retirement eligibility are invited to attend the webinar. For more information, email or call 210-565-2508.

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