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71st Student Squadron Mentor Monday – Learn how to start your master’s degree at Mentor Monday, 9:45 to 10:30 a.m., Oct. 24, in the 71st Operations Support Squadron auditorium. Representatives from the Base Education office will break down the process of Air Force tuition assistance and other benefits. For more information, call 580-213-5204.

SIGMO – October’s Singles International Gourmet Meal Opportunity is scheduled from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m., Oct. 24, in the Community Chapel Activity Center. The free meal is hosted by the 33rd Flying Training Squadron and the Vance Chapel. The menu features Oktoberfest favorites. Single Airmen of all ranks, geographically separated Airmen and families of deployed Airmen are welcome. For more information, contact the Chapel, 213-7211.

Resilience Training Assistant certification course -- Learn the skills of resilience to help yourself and others face challenges and bounce back from adversity during a Resilience Training Assistant certification course offered Oct. 24, 25 and 26, in the Fitness Center Classroom. Graduates are expected to teach resilience skills to others at commanders’ calls, Wingman Day events and peer-to-peer contact. This training provides the foundation for becoming Master Resilience Trainers. For more information and to register, contact Kayce Garrett, Community Support coordinator, at 580-213-7709.

National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month luncheon -- -- Representative John Enns, District 41 Oklahoma State Legislature, is scheduled to be the guest speaker at the National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 25, at the Vance Club. The menu is a Mexican buffet costing $10.75 for members and $11.75 for all others. RSVP by Oct. 18 to Tech. Sgt. Bradley Hancock at 580-213-7128.

College 101 -- Learn how to choose a degree program, a college and funding options at College 101, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. For more information, call Connie Tucker Liles at 580-213-7664.

GI Bill of Rights – A Veterans Affairs representative is scheduled to discuss your benefits under the GI Bill of Rights from 10 to 11 a.m., Nov. 14, in the Professional Development Center, Building 455. For more information, call Connie Tucker Liles at 580-213-7664.

Enlisted Professional Military Education – Promotion testing in December will be limited due to the 17E8 Weighted Airman Promotion System cycle. Additionally, there will be no testing the last two weeks in December. If you need to schedule an EPME test, call 580-213-7027.

Anderson Street construction – Construction on Anderson Street has closed the intersection at Williams Avenue and Anderson Street and half of Hancock Avenue. The Anderson Street entrance to Building 500’s parking lot will be closed during the construction. Completion date is currently Dec. 5.


Volunteer opportunities

Basketball referees needed – Upward Basketball, a local fundamental youth basketball league, needs referees Saturdays through Dec. 3. Volunteers do not need to be certified refs, but it will help to know the rules of basketball. For more information, contact Chris Barnett, pastor of Oakwood Christian Church, at 580-233-1225.

Native American Heritage Month – If you want to be a Native-American Heritage Month committee member, call Tech. Sgt. Jessica Macias, 580-213-5719.

OSU & OU Air Force ROTC Career Days -- Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma Air Force ROTC detachments are looking for officers from all career fields to attend Career Days from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10. If you are interested in participating, call Capt. Aleks Layne at 720-289-5088, or email aleksander.layne@us.af.mil and copy to 71ftw.pa@us.af.mil.

Enid Lights Up the Plains -- Volunteers are needed to help set up Christmas lights downtown from 9 to 11 a.m., Nov. 5, 12 and 18. To volunteer, contact Cammeron Kaiser at ckaiser@mainstreetenid.org, or call 580-747-2700.