Friday, May 2, 2014
BRIEFS >> 053014
Col. Patrick J. Rhatigan, 19th Airlift Wing commander, regretfully announces the death of Tech. Sgt. David N. Brown, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron. Anyone having claims against or indebtedness to the estate of Tech. Sgt. Brown should contact 2nd Lt. Rachael S. Beightel, 19th Logistics Readiness Squadron, at (501) 987-7130 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
REAL Talk Classes offered
The next REAL Talk class is scheduled for Thursday, June 5, at 3 p.m. An additional class will be held June 10, at 9 a.m. REAL Talk provides an environment for Airmen to feel empowered to share experiences and learn from their peers.
You will return to your workplaces with an enhanced respect for self and others, and a willingness to create positive culture change within your spheres of influence. Classes are open to active duty, Guard, Reserve, GS and civilian employees. Class is held in building 843, room 104 (left of DFAC), bottom floor. Attire is PT gear or ABU/no blouse.
Snacks and drinks welcome. Classes are limited to 15 participants. If you have any questions call (501) 987-2697. To register visit: https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/6brvd3tk.
Locker rooms close June 9-11
Due to work needing to occur by male subcontractors, the women’s locker rooms will be closed June 9 - June 11, from 1 - 4 p.m. and June 12- 13 all day long. During these dates and times, the women’s DV locker room will be open for changing purposes.
Base Pool Closure
The Little Rock Air Force Base pool will be closed until further notice. For more information, contact Outdoor Recreation at (501) 987-3365.
Youth Employment Skills program begins June 1
The Youth Employment Skills (YES) Program is an on-base youth volunteer program funded by the Air Force Aid Society and jointly administered by AFAS and the Airman and Family Readiness Center. It offers high school-aged dependents an opportunity to learn valuable work skills while having a positive impact on their base communities. The program will be effective June 1 through May 31, 2015.
The program is incentive based in the form of dollar credits for grant funding. Students may bank up to $1,000 over four years of high school.
Participating base youth program will bank base community credits up to a maximum of $10,000 per program year. Students who wish to participate must submit an application and will be notified by AFAS and the base youth director on enrollment. Specific eligibility requirements must also be met.
For more information and application forms, call (501) 987-6355.
Pediatric Clinic space available
The 19th Medical Group has current openings in Pediatrics due to patient capacity realignment. If your children are TRICARE Prime beneficiaries assigned to an off-base provider and you would like to enroll them to the Little Rock AFB Pediatric Clinic, please call HUMANA at (800) 444-5445. Choose the option to change Primary Care Managers.
Airman’s Attic has moved
The Airman’s Attic is now at the Crossroad’s Cafe! The Airman’s Attic has moved! You can find us at our new home, The Crossroad’s Café, building 864. Open to active-duty service members and spouses E-6 and below, on Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesday from 4-6 p.m.
Free items can include dishes, pots, beds, cots, clothing, furniture, and small appliances. Visit our Cinderella Closet where military dependents can borrow formal dresses for special occasions such as military balls and prom, free of charge.
The only requirement is the dress must be dry cleaned before it is returned. To shop or donate, please stop by our new location! Visit us at www.facebook.com/Little-Rock-AFB-Airman’s-Attic
Storing weapons on base
The Little Rock Air Force Base Security Forces members would like to inform military members of the rules regarding storing weapons on base and concealing weapons.
For military members to carry concealed weapons off the base, you must obtain a permit and abide by all state laws. Military members are not authorized to carry concealed weapons while in uniform. On base, concealed weapons are not authorized.
When transporting firearms, the firearm must be unloaded and ammunition placed in a separate compartment. Weapons are required to be registered with Security Forces before being stored in base housing.
If you live in the dorms or are residing in temporary lodging, weapons must be stored elsewhere. For more information, contact Security Forces at (501) 987-3221.