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A blood drive to be held at Building 568

March 29, 2012

There will be a blood drive at Building 568 on Friday, April 6, between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in order to donate blood.

Such donations aid the peacetime and contingency requirements for military personnel and local community health care. 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.



Order of the Sword for Gen. Hoffman

March 29, 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.



5K Sexual Assault Awareness run

March 29, 2012

Monday, April 4, at 7:30 a.m. meet in front of the Warrior Fitness Center for a 5K run/1 mile walk to raise awareness for Sexual Assault/Child Abuse. For more information contact the Sexual Assault Prevention Representative office at 801-777-1985 or 801-777-1964.



Speed Mentoring March 22 at the JERC

March 22, 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 offer resources March 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Junior Enlisted Recreation Center (JERC). Pizza will be served. For more information contact Master Sgt. Chi Swanson at 801-777-7829.



Women's Luncheon to feature illusionist

March 22, 2012

Brad Barton, a certified speaking professional, will address the Federal Women's History Month luncheon on Thursday, March 22 at The Landing at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Linda Larsen at linda.larsen@hill.af.mil.



Thursday, March 15, special needs summit

March 15, 2012

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

An information fair will begin at 10 a.m. to provide resources on special needs, special education, adapative equipment, recreation, behavioral health and transition services.

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



Warrior Call focus on Special Ops command

March 15, 2012

Lt. Col. Tim Bailey, OO-ALC/GHA will speak on "Special Operations Command - Afghanistan" March 23 at 4 p.m.



Special needs family summit on March 15

March 15, 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.



Speed Mentoring March 22 at the JERC

March 15, 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 offer resources March 22, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Junior Enlisted Recreation Center (JERC).

Pizza will be served.

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



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.

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