Tuesday, October 16, 2007

NEWS BRIEFS >>10-05-07

Survival stories wanted

TORCH Magazine, the AETC safety magazine, is seeking winter survival stories for their November issues. Any former instructors or students who have attended the course interested in being interviewed about a success or failure, on or off duty, should contact the 314th Airlift Wing public affairs at 987-5855. The Drop Zone staff will facilitate all interviews and photos. For more information on the TORCH, visit http://www.torch.aetc.af.mil/

Retirement ceremony

Master Sgt. Todd Ross, 463rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, retires Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be held in the 463rd AMXS Green AMU auditorium. Call 987-5725 for more information.

On-base college classes start soon

Sign up now for Term II On-Base college classes. Classes for the Oct. 8 – December term are available in flexible formats: evenings, afternoons, lunchtime and weekends. Most classes meet twice a week. But some meet only one day per week such as Saturday or Tuesday. Classes are open to military, adult dependents and civilians. Visit the college offices at the Education Center, Bldg 840 Leadership Drive or call 987-3417 for more information.

Trigonometry offered

College trigonometry is being offered on-base Term II. Registrations ends soon. Math, science and engineering majors need this Trigonometry class for their majors. It is a prerequisite for calculus for AECP and some ROTC commissioning applicants. The class meets from 6-9:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays Oct. 23 through Dec. 11. Contact Nancy Shefflette at 988-4151 at ASU-Beebe or visit Rm 112 at the Base Education Center, Bldg 840.

Date change

The commissioning briefing scheduled for Oct. 18 has been rescheduled for Oct. 25. The Thursday, Nov. 15 briefing will meet as scheduled. In December, the briefing will be conducted on Dec. 13 rather than Dec. 20. All three briefings will meet at 1 p.m. in Room 111, Bldg 842 at the Education Center.  For questions and to sign-up, call 987-3417.

Sergeants Association meeting

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 658 general meeting is set for 11 a.m. Oct. 18 at Hangar 1080. The meeting is open to everyone. Arrive early to order lunch. As a reminder, they will draw names for two free memberships to any senior airman or below and any staff or tech sergeant who is not already a member.

Legal office now receives DD form

The Legal Office now receives the DD Form 1840/1840Rs from 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, 0800-1230 and 12:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays only. Those who are close to the 70-day mark in filing household good damage claims, should call the Legal Office at 987-6140 or 987-3803 to ensure they are able to file your form on time.


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