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Women's Luncheon to feature illusionist

March 15, 2012

Brad Barton, a certified speaking professional, will address the Federal Women's History Month luncheon on March 22 at The Landing. "Individuals and organizations who move beyond the illusion that bad things are bad develop extraordinary solutions to extraordinary problems," a news release quotes Barton. For members the luncheon is $11, nonmembers $13.

See page 9 for ticket information. For questions, contact Linda Larsen at linda.larsen@hill.af.mil.



Order of the Sword for Gen. Hoffman

March 15, 2012

The AFMC NCO Corps will be inducting Gen. Donald Hoffman into the AFMC Order of the Sword. All enlisted are invited to attend the ceremony March 30, 5:45 p.m. at the National Museum of the Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Attendees must be enlisted personnel (active duty, Guard/Reserve or retired). It is $30 per person and individuals have the option to pay for multiple people, but the payer must RSVP for each payee separately, to include payment information. Please RSVP via https://einvitations.afit.edu/OrderoftheSword399/anim.cfm by March 23. All attendees must use leave or have other official reasons to come to Wright-Pat to use official orders. For TDY guidance, contact local Financial Services Office. For Permissive TDY guidance/rules, contact FSS.



Speed Mentoring March 22 at the JERC

March 8, 2012

In addition to having an opportunity to talk with experts in commissioning, legal issues, education and Reserve opportunities, a mini education fair will also be available March 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Junior Enlisted Recreation Center (JERC).

There will be prize drawings for things helpful in a career, such as scholarships and guidance books on career achievement. Pizza will be served.

For more information contact Master Sgt. Chi Swanson at 801-777-7829.



Volunteer Excellence forms due Friday

March 8, 2012

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is looking for nominations for this year's Volunteer Excellence Award. Nominations are due Friday, March 9. Nomination packages will be accepted from supervisors or commanders for federal civilians, family members and retirees who performed outstanding volunteer work of a sustained and direct nature.

The award will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on April 16 at 8:30 a.m. at Club Hill. The breakfast is free for volunteers, their spouses and supervisors, leadership and co-workers, space permitting.

For more information and a list of the nomination packages guidelines, please contact Colette Geiss at (801) 775-6832.



Only 388th, 419th to use fitness room

March 8, 2012

Effective immediately the Building 120 Fitness Room may only be used by 388th Fighter Wing and 419th Fighter Wing and pilots get first priority use.



Volunteer Excellence forms due by March 9

March 1, 2012

The Airman and Family Readiness Center is looking for nominations for this year's Volunteer Excellence Award. Nominations are due March 9. Nomination packages will be accepted from supervisors or commanders for federal civilians, family members and retirees who performed outstanding volunteer work of a sustained and direct nature.

The award will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on April 16 at 8:30 a.m. at Club Hill. The breakfast is free for volunteers, their spouses and supervisors, leadership and co-workers, space permitting.

For more information and a list of the nomination packages guidelines, please contact Colette Geiss at (801) 775-6832.



Special needs family summit on March 15

March 1, 2012

"Keeping the Promise by Empowering Families," will be March 15 at The Landing.

A focus group will begin at 9 a.m. and an information fair will open at 10 a.m. Anyone can attend the information fair to get information on special needs, special education, adapative equipment, recreation, behavioral health and transition services.

A behavior management class, "Taming the Lion without the Whip" will be offered from noon to 2 p.m. Attendance is limited and an RSVP is needed for that class and focus group.

For more information or to provide an RSVP please call 801-777-4681.



Blood drive by ICBM Systems Directorate

March 1, 2012

On Tuesday, March 6, the ICBM Systems Directorate will hold a blood drive in the parking lot north of Building 1221.

It takes approximately 20 minutes for the donation process. A third of the donations go to troops. Every month 2,500 pints of blood are needed for critically ill patients - cancer patients, trauma victims, anemia patients and at-risk newborns.

To sign up go to: https://org.eis.afmc.af.mil/sites/526icbm/WSSCM/Blood Drive Sign up 6 March 12/Forms/Allltems.aspx.

For information call Staff Sgt. Christina Hildebrandt or Capt. Jeffrey Lassiter, at 801-586-5536.



More blood drives

March 1, 2012

There will be blood drives at Building 568 on March 9 and 23 and April 6, between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. and donate blood.

Donations aid the peacetime and contingency requirements for military personnel and local community healthcare. One pint of blood you donate can save up to three lives!. Walk-ins are welcome. Please request supervisor approval if during duty hours.

For questions contact Lt. Leonil Cruz, DSN 775-3137 or Lt. Ricardo Basora, DSN 777-4909.



Women's History Month Film Festival Free movies in Building 524

March 1, 2012

'The Early Films'

Monday, 7:15 p.m. - "The Scarlet Letter"

Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. - "The Awful Truth"

Wednesday, 7:15 p.m. - "Stella Davis"

Thursday, 7:15 p.m. - "Adam's Rib"

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