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May 22

May 22, 2018

Pre-Retirement Briefing – 25Aug18

Do you have 18 years of service or more? Are you considering retirement in the next two years? Would you like to learn about useful tools available to estimate retirement income and locate benefits? Attend this upcoming pre-retirement training: Saturday, August 25 from 8am-4pm Buckley AFB Register at https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=400154&k=066142087E53. For more information contact SFC Galloway at 720-250-1182 or crystal.a.galloway2.mil@mail.mil.  

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May 10

May 10, 2018

Vet Fest at the Sky Sox Stadium – 4Aug18

Active Duty Service Members, Veterans of all generations, and Families are invited to join us for a day of FREE events hosted by the Wounded Warrior Project and other Veteran Service Organizations. Saturday, August 4 from 9am-5pm Sky Sox Stadium (Security Service Field) – 4385 Tutt Blvd, CO Springs, CO 80922 Cost: All events are free for attendees. Event space is also free for vendors (but space is limited so respond early!). Activities include the following: VA Town Hall VA…

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May 8

May 8, 2018

Informative sessions available for transitioning Service Members, Spouses, Veterans, & Federal Employees

Classes for Transitioning Service Members, Veterans & Federal Employees       FEHB VIRTUAL SERVICE   1st Wednesday of every FEHB pay period | 9:00 – 10:00 am Hosted by Kaiser Permanente | 1 800 632 9700 | kp.org/feds   CONFERENCE LINE | 1 855 851 8843 | Code 570 038 434 # ONLINE | www.kpfedtalk.org kpfedtalk1 | Follow prompts for audio   BREAKFAST SERIES | TSP 101   May 8, 2018 | 8:00 – 9:00 am | CFEB Training…

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Feb 21

February 21, 2018

My Training Hub via Military OneSource

Did you know that Military OneSource offers free training through My Training Hub? My Training Hub is a web-based training site that provides self-directed, user-focused courses on quality-of-life topics for military families and useful information for the service providers who support them. It’s accessible 24/7, anywhere with an internet connection. VisitMy Training Hub https://www.militaryonesource.mil/web/mos/training-resources to view the latest course offerings on topics such as: Financial Readiness: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-readiness Five courses outline the fundamentals of money management and investment strategies, for service members…

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Jan 31

January 31, 2018

Buckley Bulletin – February 2018

Take a look at what’s happening at Buckley AFB in February! An updated calendar is also available online at http://www.buckley.af.mil/Events/.   *****COMMUNITY EVENTS***** 2 Feb, Hops N’ Hoppers Paintball – Launchpad Brewery CO, ODR, 1530-2000, Non-Military: $60, Military: $30, Minimum Age 18 (21 to drink) 4 Feb, Ski Trip to A-Basin – Arapahoe Basin CO, ODR, 0600-1700, Non-Military: $180, Military: $45, Minimum Age 16 5 Feb – 16 Mar, 6-Week Fitness Challenge, Fitness Center, Participation limited to 35 Active Duty and…

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Jan 25

January 25, 2018

24/7 VA Hotline – 855-948-2311

In a commitment to reform the VA, a 24/7 hotline was created to better address Veteran’s needs. This hotline is staffed by a team consisting of 90% Veterans and military family members. VA Secretary David J. Shulkin stated, “The White House VA Hotline provides our nation’s Veterans with a direct, dedicated contact line that allows them to interact with highly trained, live agents to answer their needs and concerns.” Hotline agents answer inquiries, provide directory assistance, document concerns about VA…

Posted in Government Resource, Health

Dec 20

December 20, 2017

Outdoor Recreation Offers Discounted Lift Tickets and Rentals

Visit your local military base’s Outdoor Recreation for discounted lift tickets and equipment rentals! Click the pricing guide below for Buckley AFB’s 2017-2018 prices or visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/460thFSSOutdoorRecreation/. Fort Carson information can be found on their website: https://carson.armymwr.com/programs/outdoor-recreation or Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FortCarsonODR/. Find out about Schriever AFB Outdoor Rec at https://50fss.com/outdoor-recreation/ and the USAF Academy’s Outdoor Recreation at https://www.usafasupport.com/outdoor-recreation.html. In addition to discounted tickets and rentals, Outdoor Recreation at each base offers discounted trips and tours.

Posted in Government Resource, Sports Activities

Nov 7

November 7, 2017

24/7 VA Vet Center Call Center

The VA Vet Center Call Center, formerly the Combat Call Center, makes referrals to 300 Vet Centers around the country for combat vets, their family members, and survivors of Military Sexual Trauma. Our phone number is 877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387). We are open 24/7/365 and are staffed by combat vets, some of whom are licensed mental health providers. We have a Memorandum of Understanding with the Veterans Crisis Line and often work hand in hand with them to provide services to veterans that are in crisis. Our mission…

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Nov 2

November 2, 2017

RSP Newsletter – November 2017

Check out what’s happening in the RSP (Recruit Sustainment Program)!

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Oct 13

October 13, 2017

October 13 – Pass it on!

Check out what’s happening at Fort Carson! Highlights include the following events: 14 Oct – Bark against Violence 5K run/walk 4 Nov – Ski/Snowboard Expo Visit https://carson.armymwr.com/categories/community-events for more details.

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