Friday, March 4, 2016

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Runners needed
Volunteer runners are needed for Run for Fallen, a run remembering Arkansas’ fallen heroes who have died since 9/11. Trial runs are held every Wednesday and Friday at 4:15 p.m. starting near the EOD building on Marshall Road. Runners need to be able to run six miles in under an hour. For more information on the run visit The event will be March 18-20. 

Semi-annual inventory
The Munitions Storage Area will be closed from March 7 - 11 for its semi-annual 100 percent stockpile inventory. The MSA will only process emergency requests during this time. For more information, call Master Sgt. Anthony Buff at 987-6031.

Stork Air Support group
Stork Air Support, a group for those battling the ups and downs of infertility or pregnancy loss, meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Walters Community Support Center.

Medical Group construction
The 19th Medical Group will be undergoing multiple construction projects from now through the fall that will enhance capabilities and increase patient and staff safety. The clinic will remain fully operational during the construction projects. Visit the “19th Medical Group - Little Rock AFB” Facebook Page.

Legal office hours change
The base legal Office has new hours of operation began Feb. 1. Powers of attorney and notary services are available Monday - Friday, 9 - 11 a.m., and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 2 - 3 p.m. Active duty and family members walk-in legal assistance is available Mondays, 2  - 3 p.m., and Wednesdays, 9 - 11 a.m. Active duty and family member will executions by appointment only Mondays, 3 p.m., and Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Retiree legal assistance is available by appointment only the second and fourth Friday of the month, 9 - 11 a.m. Retiree will executions available by appointment only second and fourth Friday of the month, 11 a.m. The legal office closes Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. for training. For worksheets for wills, advance medical directives and powers of attorney visit For more information, call 987-7886.

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.  

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