Friday, October 19, 2007

NEWS BRIEFS >>10-19-07

Clean Up Day Oct. 26

A Base Clean Up Day has been designated for Oct. 26 on Little Rock Air Force Base. Housing residents were inspected this week and will receive the results today of what needs to be cleaned in their area. Lawn equipment, top soil and mulch is available for occupants' use. There will be a one-time curb-side pick up of bulk items, and the dumpster located by the Town Hall will continue to be available. The rest of the base will be divided into sections and all units will be responsible for cleaning their section. Call Master Greg Wheelock, 314th Civil Engineer Squadron, at 987-5761 for details.

Free dinner Nov. 13

A free dinner for all families of Team Little Rock service members who are deployed, on remote tours of duty or on an extended TDY, will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Thomas Community Activity Center. There will be family activities and door prizes. Contact the chapel at 987-6014, the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 987-6801 or your first sergeant to sign up. Deadline is Nov. 1.

Festival scheduled

The base chapel will host a harvest festival, from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 for ages 3-12. Come as your favorite Bible character or superhero. There will be games, prizes, candy, hot dogs, snacks, etc. at the Thomas Community Activities Center, Bldg. 868. For more information call 987-6014.

MEO seeks volunteers

The Military Equal Opportunity Office is looking for a program coordinator and committee members for the 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr Birthday, and Black History Month Observances. The Little Rock AFB Special Observance Program is a wing program carried out by special observance committees. These committees come together for a limited time to plan, organize, and execute events and activities for DoD recognized special observances. LRAFB special observance committees are not private organizations and any person assigned to Little Rock AFB has an opportunity to be appointed program coordinator and participate as a member of any special observance committee. The first meeting will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the MEO classroom (bldg 842, behind the Education bldg).

Applications due

Commissioning applications are due soon for OTS. Attend the 1 p.m. Oct. 25 Commissioning briefing at the Education Center. Applications for the FY08 Non-rated OTS board are due to the LR Education Center counselor for final QC no later than Nov. 14. Only one non-rated OTS board is conducted per year. There are two Rated OTS boards per year (for pilot, navigator, air battle management and electrical engineers only). Rated packages are due to the Education Center counselor for QC two months prior to the board convening dates (May 08 and Oct 08). Applicants must attend a mandatory commissioning briefing on how to complete packages and on eligibility criteria. Call 987-3417 to sign-up.

NAF jobs avaiable

The following non-appropriated-fund jobs are available: Lodging, custodial worker, NA-02, flexible hours; Hangar 1080, waiter, NA-02, flexible hours and Auto Skills Center, tools and arts attendant, NA-04, flexible hours. For more information call 987-6440.

Estate claim

Anyone having claims or indebtedness to the estate of Tech Sgt. Aaron McCoy, 62nd Airlift Squadron, should contact Capt. Bryan Aulner, summary court officer, at 987-5079 or 501-442-6435.

Welcome reception set

The members of Holy Family Parish would like to welcome Chaplain, Lt. Col., Gary R. Breig to the Little Rock AFB community. Father Gary is not only our new priest, but he is also the new Wing Chaplain. Daily Mass is held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday and weekend Masses are at 5 p.m. Saturdays and 9:30 a.m. Sundays. A small welcome reception for Father Gary will be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the chapel annex. Contact the chapel at 987-6014 with any questions.


Post a Comment