BASEWIDE ANNOUNCEMENTS -- Nov. 27
(updated each Friday)
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LAJES ON FACEBOOK
Visit the Lajes Field, Azores, Facebook page.
SHARE YOUR BYSTANDER INTERVENTION STORY
Have you intervened as a bystander and are interested in sharing your story? The Sexual Assault & Prevention Office is looking for successful bystander intervention stories and how Airmen are actively seeing and doing something to protect each other. Any intervention, big or small, is worth hearing. If you have a story and would like to share, please contact 1st Lt Maria Berardo at 535-2123/2124 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
POLAR EXPRESS/HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING DEC. 7
The Polar Express/Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Dec. 7 from 4 to 7:30 p.m.
- Polar Express Movie (English Version) in the Base Theater
- Polar Express Movie (Portuguese version) in the CAC
- Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony the Ocean View parking lot
The Polar Express movies will begin at 4 p.m. The children are asked to come in their pajamas. The movies are followed by a trip through Nascer do Sol for a recreation of the Polar Express and ending at the Ocean View parking lot for the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. There will be a "No Drive" in place in Nascer do Sol from 1645-1900. If you have a responsibility to be at the Terminal to meet new arrivals, you are asked to pre-position your vehicle outside of Nascer do Sol so as not to interfere with the "No Drive" that will be in place. POC: Ch, Capt Sean V. Knox, 535-4211
MLK BIRTHDAY COMMITTEE MEETING DEC. 9
A Martin Luther King's Birthday Committee Meeting is scheduled for Dec. 9 at 11 a.m. in the Café Bean Conference Room. The committee is seeking volunteers to assist with the Unity Walk. POC: SSgt LeKaya Williams, 65 MDOS, 535-6178
AAHC ALL STAR BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DEC. 14
The African American Heritage Committee is hosting an All-Star 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament scheduled for Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chace Fitness Center. Teams will consist of three people with an optional 4th sub. The entry fee is $20 per team. Games will be operated on a 10-minute running clock. Single or Double elimination will be determined by the number of teams registered. Bracketing will be randomly selected. The 3-point contest has a $5 entry fee. All participants will need to be there at 10 a.m. to receive further instructions. Bring your "A" game and let's enjoy some friendly Lajes competition.
RECOMMENDED DATES FOR MAIL DESTINED TO CONUS FROM EUROPE
These dates were established for mail destined to the CONUS from Europe to arrive in time for the holidays.
The following are the recommended mailing dates for the classes of mail available from USAFE APOs:
- First Class/Priority Mail - 10 Dec 13
- Priority Mail Express - 17 Dec 13
These dates are from HQ USAFE-AFAFRICA and are recommended, however, the Lajes Post Office suggests an additional 2 weeks to these dates just to make sure all mail will reach their destination before the holidays. For more information, contact the Lajes Field Postmaster, Tech. Sgt. Stephen McCool at 535-1203.
CFC ELECTIONS AVAILABLE IN MYPAY
MyPay ePledge allows military and civilian personnel to establish a CFC allotment within the CFC season (September 1 through December 15, 2013). ePledge will be available to 89 of the 169 Combined Federal Campaigns. This allows active duty military and civilian employees to establish CFC allotments electronically. For assistance, you may contact the 65 CPTF at 535-CASH (2274). POC: SSgt Cassandra Nutter, Financial Services, 535-2274.
ATTACHÉ OPPORTUNITIES (E5-E8) AND (O4-O5)
Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) and Secretary of the Air Force,
International Affairs (SAF/IA) are accepting applications for Operations
Coordinator (OPSCO) and Operations NCO (OPSNCO) Defense Attaché Specialist
duty, training during the period Jan 15 - Aug 15. All Active Duty E-5s to
E-8s are eligible to apply. Applications must be received no later than 30
days after official AFPC PSDM release date.
1. The Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) and Secretary of the Air Force,
International Affairs (SAF/IA) are accepting applications for Senior Defense
Official/Defense Attaché (SDO-DATT), Air Attaché (AIRA), and Assistant Air
Attaché (A-AIRA) duty, reporting for training during the period Apr 14 - Jan
15. Applications must be received no later than 12 Dec 13. Only line of
the Air Force, active duty officers are eligible to apply.
POC is SAF/IAPA, SAF/IAPA-Attache@pentagon.af.mil, Commercial telephone
MDG TRAINING EVERY 2ND TUESDAY
The 65th Medical Group clinic is closed for unit training every second Tuesday of the month. TRICARE On-line (TOL) is always available as an option for appointment booking. All beneficiaries must register at www.tricareonline.com for an account. For more information, call 535-3261. In case of emergencies, call 911 on-base or 295-571-911 off-base.