Friday, January 15, 2016

BRIEFS >> 011516

Protestant parish coordinator
The base chapel is accepting sealed bids for a protestant parish coordinator. The individual is required to coordinate protestant parish programs, ministry volunteers and leaders, volunteer training, budget inputs and scheduled events. Interested bidders should have formal training relevant to this position or at least two years’ experience (work or as a volunteer) in a similar or related field. An associate’s degree is required, but higher education is preferred. Background checks will be required as directed by DoDI 1402. The award of the contract will be based upon the “best value” to the government. Bid documents including the Statement of Work, criteria of selection and general provisions can be obtained at the Chapel, Bldg. 950, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.  All sealed bids must be received no later than 9 a.m. Feb. 8. For more information associated with duties and bid submission for this contract position, call 987-6014.

Family Advocacy classes
Dad’s 101, a class for new dads taught by dads, is Jan. 25 from 9 a.m.  – 4 p.m. 

Pregnancy 101 is  Jan. 22 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Family Advocacy Office.

Anger Management, a two-part class, is held Jan. 20 &and 28 from 1-4 p.m. 

All classes are held in the Family Advocacy Office. For more information or to register, call 987-7377.

Money found at BX
On the morning of Jan. 4 a sum of money was found by a base exchange associate. The owner of the money may claim by a written request to the exchange general manager, citing detail of the loss, its location and adequately describing the money being claimed. For more information, call the BX at 988-2337.

2015 tax requirements
Effective for tax year 2015 is another form in MyPay under Taxes, the IRS Form 1095. The Affordable Care Act signed into law March 23, 2010, requires all U.S. citizens and legal residents to obtain and maintain a minimum standard of health care insurance. For 2015, taxpayers are required to prove that they have obtained the minimum essential coverage, TRICARE qualifies for this coverage. Proof of coverage is the Department of Treasury Internal Revenue Service Form 1095: Employer Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage. Active duty, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, retiree and civilians will need to have the IRS Form 1095 to file their 2015 taxes.  

Retiree breakfast Jan. 15
The January retiree breakfast is Jan. 15 at 8:15 a.m. at Hangar 1080. Cost is $6. Representatives from the 19th Security Forces Squadron will talk about Trusted Traveler base access.

No Catholic Mass

The chapel will not host Catholic Mass services Sunday, Jan. 17, and Jan. 24. A listing of local community services are available at the “Little Rock AFB Chapel” Facebook page.

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