The Mississippi Kite is a small falcon-like bird that nests in trees throughout the base, but particularly in the housing area. Between June and August, the kites on base can be pretty aggressive in protecting their newly hatched young. Attached are suggestions on protecting yourself from the federally protected kites at Vance.
The Vance Education Office is now offering the Federal Aviation Administration MCN and MCI exams. For more information, call the Education Office, 580-213-7388.
For the safety of Military Personnel Flight folks and their customers, visitors to the MPF in Building 500 are required to wear a mask. The MPF hours for ID cards are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The MPF closes at 3 p.m. Thursdays for training. For more information, call 580-213-7075.
The Falcon’s Nest Bowling Center has reopened. Hours of operation are 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday; closed Sunday. For more information, contact the Bowling Center, 580-213-7331.
The Air Force Assistance Fund 2020 campaign starts July 13 and runs through July 24. COVID-19 interrupted the annual AFAF campaign. During this “summer session,” squadron POCs will be conducting in-person campaigning with proper social distancing. The Air Force family is in need now more than ever. No gift is too small! Donations can be made with payroll deductions, and by texting “AFAF” to 50155. For more information, contact your squadron representative or email Capt. Chauncy Rockwell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vance Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Office is available 24/7. If you need help or have questions, call 580-541-7095.
The movies and show times this week at the PDC Free Theater (Movie schedule subject to change):
“Fantasy Island,” PG-13, 7 p.m., Friday, July 10;
“Sonic the Hedgehog,” PG, 12 p.m., Saturday, July 11;
“Broken City,” R, 7 p.m., Saturday, July 11;
“Spies in Disguise,” PG, 12 p.m., Sunday, July 12;
“The Turning,” PG-13, 7 p.m., Sunday, July 12.
Popcorn, candy, sodas, adult beverages and water available for purchase. Masks required for access and while purchasing snacks. Mask can be removed once seated. Every other row of seating is closed. May sit as a group/family, with distance from other groups. Seats will be disinfected/cleaned after each movie. Snack bar/customer areas frequently cleaned. Employees are wearing masks/gloves.
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Customers requiring VI services must fill out an AF Form 833 and SUBMIT at least 48 hours prior to any event.
It is the customer’s responsibility to confirm emailed request by calling Photo 213-7659, Graphics 213-7458 or Video 213-7735.
Appointments are required for all on-site photo assignments, official portraits to include full length and passport photos.
To schedule your appointment, call 213-7659. Our studio hours are Monday and Friday 7:45 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 4:15 p.m. We do our best to ensure we keep our studio open during hours, however they are subject to change based upon mission requirements.
It's the customer's responsibility to ensure they arrive on-time to their appointments and prepared with proper uniforms and/or necessary clothing. Late arrivals, no-shows, and those unprepared will be rescheduled.