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.

AUG. 21

AIR FORCE BALL COMMITTEE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE VIEWING

The Air Force Ball Committee will host a Total Solar Eclipse viewing starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 21 at Pavilion 11 in Warrior Park. Viewing glasses will be provided and lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, please contact Tech Sgt. Dustin Rusan at dustin.g.rusan.mil@mail.mil or go to www.scotairforceball.com.

AUG. 23

FINANCIAL READINESS BRIEFING

Col. John Howard, 375th Air Mobility Wing commander, welcomes The Honorable Jay Clayton, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, for an informative briefing on financial readiness from the top regulator of the U.S. securities markets from 10:45 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Library Auditorium at Scott.

AUG. 25

SAFB TOP 3 GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Scott Air Force Base Top 3 welcomes people to play in their annual golf tournament Aug. 25 at the Cardinal Creek Golf Course at Scott AFB. The tournament will be a four-person team scramble/select shot format, with registration at 7 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Tournament fees are $55/person $40/eagle and premier members. The price includes green fees, lunch, and the opportunity to win door prizes. Proceeds from this tournament will directly benefit Scott AFB enlisted professional development opportunities. To help properly plan for this event, please pre-register at: http://www.golfoutingpro.com/event/scotttop3. Point of contact, Clarence Carpenter, can be reached at safbtop3golf@gmail.com or (863) 325-5177/(618) 229-1890.

AUG. 25-27

FREE FAMILY SPIRITUAL RESILIENCY RETREAT

The Scott AFB Chapel invites everyone to a family retreat at the YMCA Trout Lodge. Provided: Lodging, meals, most activities and transportation. Event includes four seminars and plenty of free time and activities: Zip lines, horse-back riding/lake-front water availability). Optional Protestant worship service Sunday morning.

▪ Who: Active Duty Military ID card holders, spouses, and children;

▪ When: 3:30 p.m. Friday-approximately 5 p.m. Sunday;

▪ Where: Leaving and returning to on-base MetroLink parking lot; and

▪ Cost: Free (meals, transportation, most activities, and lodging).

Contact POC: Chaplain Wells, barry.wells.1@us.af.mil; alternate POC: Senior Master Sgt. Esmeralda Aharon, esmeralda.aharon@us.af.mil; 256-4060.

People can get a registration application at https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm.

AUG. 26

2017 ST. LOUIS CARDINALS TICKETS & MILITARY SALUTE GAME

Information, Tickets & Tours has select discounted home game tickets available for purchase. Also, just released, tickets are now available for the Military Salute Game on Aug. 26. Tickets are only $19 and $28. For complete listing of game day tickets and pricing, visit www.375fss.com/itt/itt.htm. Prices subject to change.

AUG. 27

SCOTT AFB CHAPEL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY PICNIC

On Aug. 27, the Scott Chapel will host a Catholic community picnic at 10:30 a.m. after the 9:30 a.m. mass. Everyone is welcome to join. All food items will be provided. Ministry sign-ups and family activities will take place during the picnic. For more information, please call the Chapel at 256-4060 and ask for Hurley Thurston, Catholic pastoral coordinator.

SEPT. 22

BEREDA CANDLELIGHT 5K RUN/WALK

A candlelight 5K run/walk to celebrate the lives of Brennen and Finley Bereda will take place from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 22 at Rock Springs Park in O’Fallon, 1428 E. 3rd St. Registration is not required, as the 5K is free.

The 5K will be followed by: Lighting of luminaries, prayer led by St. Clare Church Deacon, local country pop star Coy Taylor singing “God, Your Mama, & Me,” food and fellowship. Parking is available at the park, on the street, and at the First Baptist Church of O’Fallon. Please contact Heather Braundmeier at heather.braundmeier.1@us.af.mil or (618) 660-5382 with questions or volunteer opportunities.

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