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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.

JUNE 22

RONALD KING MEMORIAL 5K

Come join the 375th Contracting Squadron in honoring the late Staff Sgt. Ronald King who lost his life during the bombing of the Khobar Towers in 1996. The 5K runners/walkers will meet at the parade field at 7:15 a.m. June 22 followed by a brief commemorative speech before the run starts at 7:30 a.m. The run will start and end at the parade fields. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information on the details of the event, contact Tech. Sgt. Mark Phillips 256-9277.

JUNE 23

CENTENNIAL GOLF CLASSIC

Celebrate Scott Air Force Base’s 100th Birthday at the Centennial Golf Classic on June 23. This four-person scramble has a noon shotgun start. Cost is only $65 for non-members, $45 for Premier/Eagle AGFs and includes greens fees, cart, sleeve of centennial golf balls, dinner and prizes. Hit a hole-in-one and win a vehicle compliments of Meyer Honda! Sign up today at www.golfoutingpro.com/event/centennialproamgolfclassic or by calling 256-2385. Event sponsored in part by Lockheed Martin. No federal endorsement of sponsors intended.

JUNE 23-24

FREE MOVIES AT THE LIBRARY AUDITORIUM

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

▪ June 23: 7 p.m. “Beauty and The Beast,” (PG-13); and

▪ June 24: 1 p.m. “Beauty and The Beast,” (PG-13).

For more information, call 256-5100/256-3028 or visit Facebook at www.facebook.com/scottafblibrary.

JUNE 24

R4R: HORSEBACK RIDING

Take a long scenic Horseback Ride through the Shawnee National Forest with the Outdoor Adventure Program on June 24. Trails offer scenic views of the forest, streams, waterfalls, caves and more. There is a weight limit for riding, ask staff for details. This event qualifies as R4R Initiative—provides exciting outdoor adventures for those in pre/post deployment and their families for a nominal fee, but everyone is welcome. Adventure open to ages 12 & up. Adventure fee: $120. R4R Adventure fee: $15. Time: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration required. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow OAP on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.

R4R: MOUNTAIN BIKE TRIP

Learn to climb, descend and ride over obstacles with the Outdoor Adventure Program on the SIUE Campus in Edwardsville. Hit the bike trails after completing the basic riding course. This event qualifies as R4R Initiative—provides exciting outdoor adventures for those in pre/post deployment and their families for a nominal fee, but everyone is welcome. Adventure open to ages 16 & up. Adventure fee: $30. R4R Adventure fee: $5. Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration required. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, follow OAP on Facebook at Scott AFB Outdoor Recreation, or call 256-2067.

JUNE 27-28

AFCEA MID-AMERICA CYBER CONFERENCE

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Scott-St. Louis Chapter announces the 2017 AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Symposium. The theme for this year’s Symposium is “Advancing Cyber Superiority ... Securing America's Future.” The event will be June 27-28 at the Regency Conference Center, 400 Park Drive, O’Fallon. For more information or to register please visit www.afceacyberconference.com/Home

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