Scott Air Force Base News

Scott Air Force Base events

Note: Scott events are targeted for DoD ID card holders. Please direct questions about any event to the POC listed.

THROUGH NOV. 28

COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN

Federal employees have the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns now through Nov. 28. People have more than 380 local and 2,603 national/international organizations to choose from and the process is quick and easy. For more information, people should use the following website www.gatewaycfc.org and contact their unit’s representative, or Lt. Tahlia Clanagan, Vice Chair for Scott AFB.

THROUGH NOV. 29

HOLIDAY GREETING CARD COMPETITION

Calling all Squadrons and Organizations to once again get your holiday spirit on! It’s that time to enter Outdoor Recreation’s Annual Holiday Greeting Card Competition. The top winners will not only receive bragging rights, but also FSS Gift Cards with values of $200, $150, $75 or $100. The first 20 groups to register will receive free plywood. Don’t delay ... finished cards must be completed and delivered to Outdoor Recreation by 4 p.m. Nov. 29. All entries will be displayed on the base for public viewing. Photos of the cards will be placed on the Force Support website, www.375fss.com. The top three winners will be selected by judges. The People’s Choice Award will be selected by the Scott AFB Community via online voting, which will take place Dec. 2-4. The People’s Choice winner will receive $100 in the form of FSS Gift Cards. Note: In order to control the number of repeated votes, all SAFB personnel must vote from off-base computers (no LAN SAFB computers can be used). Vote once a day, as many days during the voting time frame. All votes identified as on-base votes will be automatically disqualified. Unit pride and bragging rights are on the line. For complete contest rules, contact Outdoor Recreation at 256-2067 or visit www.375fss.com.

THROUGH NOV. 30

2016 WORLDWIDE TALENT COMPETITION

Air Force Services Activity is looking for talented active duty, guard and reserve members to compete in the World Wide Talent Competition in the categories male vocalist, female vocalist, instrumentalist, musical variety, non-musical category and dance. Participants have a chance at winning monetary prizes, plus a trip to San Antonio for a professional video shoot of their act and the opportunity to compete for “Air Force Entertainer of the Year.” Submit entries through Nov. 30. For complete details, visit www.myairforcelife.com.

NOV. 25-26

HOLIDAY CLOSURE

The Scott Event Center, Zeppelins Food & Drinks and Student Union will be closed Nov. 25-27 the holiday. They apologize for any inconvenience. For more details, call 256-5501.

NOV. 26-27

HOLIDAY HOURS

The VCC will be closed Nov. 26-27 and Dec. 24 and 31 this year due to the holidays. The VCC will be open from 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. only Nov. 25. The VCC understands many of their customers have family visiting, so encourage them to get their passes in advance if possible to help avoid delays or long lines. To expedite the sponsorship process, those sponsors who have a CAC card and access to a “.mil” computer are encouraged to use the SFACS link to pre-announce visitors: private.amc.af.mil/sfacs/Passes.aspx.

NOV. 29

DADS: THE BASICS

Dads: The Basics is a three-part course specifically developed for both new and experienced dads to learn about caring for their baby, their partner, and themselves. This course will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 29 at the 375th Medical Group Family Advocacy Clinic Nov. Register by contacting Family Advocacy at 256-7203 or via Appointment Plus by visiting: booknow.appointment-plus/4b6q1qe/.

NOV. 30

HOLIDAY PARTY/TREE LIGHTING

Scott AFB’s Holiday Party and tree-lighting event will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Scott Event Center. This fun and family friendly event is free for all Team Scott members. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for pictures, there will be lots of activities for children, and plenty of holiday refreshments available. Trees for Troops will also be giving away live-cut trees. To pre-register for a free tree, please e-mail Tech. Sgt. Daniel Baker (daniel.baker.12@us.af.mil) or Capt. Travis Hough (travis.hough@us.af.mil).

NOV. 30

IN GEAR CAREER MEETING

In Gear Career provides a free forum for professional development, community support, information sharing, and networking to address the unique challenges faced by the career-minded Military Spouse. They will hold their next monthly meeting at noon Nov. 30 in the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Bring resume for a peer review.

DEC. 2-28

FREE MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY

Join the library at the Library Auditorium for exciting movies currently in theaters. The following movies are free and open to the base population.

▪ Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.: Star Trek Beyond (PG-13);

▪ Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.: Warcraft (PG-13);

▪ Dec. 21 at 1 p.m.: The Polar Express (G);

▪ Dec. 22 at 1 p.m.: A Christmas Carol (PG);

▪ Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.: It’s A Wonderful Life (PG);

▪ Dec. 26 at 1 p.m.: ELF (PG);

▪ Dec. 27 at 1 p.m.: The Santa Clause (PG); and

▪ Dec. 28 at 1 p.m.: Miracle on 34th Street.

For more information, call 256-5100/256-3028 or check the library out on Facebook, www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.

NOTES

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The 375th Force Support Squadron is looking for qualified applicants to fill many Non-appropriated Fund positions on Scott AFB. Open positions include automotive mechanic, bartender, chef, Child & Youth Program assistants, guest service representative, laborer, plumber, tractor operator, waiter and food service worker. For a complete listing, go to www.nafjobs.org and select “Scott” from the “Base” drop-down menu to apply. For more information, call (618) 256-3831.

NEW PROTESTANT WORSHIP SERVICE OPPORTUNITY—SUNDAYS

The Chapel Protestant Community is offering a “Community Worship Service” at 5:30 p.m. Sundays. The service begins with a fellowship meal. Children’s church is provided for kids 6 months-kindergarten. First grade and up are invited to participate in the worship service. For more information contact the Chapel at 375.amw.hc@us.af.mil or 256-4060.

NEW PROTESTANT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAM—WEDNESDAYS

Join the church at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays for the Protestant Community’s comprehensive, Bible-based, Religious Education program for all ages. The program begins with a fellowship meal, and then separates into age specific children’s classes from 6 months-high school, and topical adult classes for men, women, and couples. For more information, or to register for classes, contact the Chapel at 375.amw.hc@us.af.mil or 256-4060.

AIR FORCE RESERVE TRANSITION BRIEFINGS

Air Force Reserve Transition Briefings are from 12:30-1:30 p.m. every month at the MPF in room C101. The Palace Chase briefing is the second Thursday of the month. Palace Chase is for those wanting to separate from Active Duty early. The Palace Front Brief is held on the third Thursday of the month. Palace Front is for those wanting to go straight into the Reserve after their date of separation. For more information contact Master Sgt. Jeffrey Madden 256-8205.

DORM RESIDENT MEAL SCHEDULE

Resident meals are served at 5 p.m. Tuesdays. For more information or for units/professional organizations wishing to prepare a meal, please contact Staff Sgt. Jeremy Horton at 375.amw.hc@us.af.mil or at 256-4060.

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