The 2021 Suicide Prevention Month theme is “Connect to Protect – Support is Within Reach.” In that spirit, the Vance Violence Prevention Office is hosting a random drawing for a gift card. To enter, answer this question: “What are three Helping Agencies on or off-base that could help an Airman, civilian, spouse or family member who may need someone to talk to?” Email your answer to email@example.com. For more information, call 580-213-5591.
Vance and the City of Enid will celebrate the base’s 80th anniversary with a heritage ceremony and hangar dance, Friday, Sept. 17, at the Woodring Regional Airport.
The heritage ceremony is free and open to all Vance’s friends and neighbors. The Hangar dance is by ticketed admission. Tickets are available at the following links.
General Admission Dance Tickets for civilian guests are available at https://stridebankcenter.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=GS:ENID:E21:AFB0917:&linkID=global-enid&shopperContext=&pc=&caller=&appCode=&groupCode=AFB&cgc=&dataAccId=484&locale=en_US&siteId=ev_global-enid.
Dance Tickets for Vance military and DOD civilians are available at https://stridebankcenter.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventInfo?ticketCode=PR:ENID:E21:AFB0917:AFB&linkID=global-enid&shopperContext=&caller=PR&appCode=&prc=AFB&ppc=AFB&dataAccId=484&locale=en_US&siteId=ev_global-enid.
The Vance Equal Opportunity Office will reopen for business Friday, Sept. 10, in Suite 103, Building 500. Tech. Sgt. Traci Lara has joined Team Vance as the Equal Opportunity director. For more information, contact EO at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 580-213-7328.
The Vance Thrift Shop has scheduled a $5-Bag-Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, in Building 312. The Thrift Store regular hours are Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, visit the “Vance AFB Thrift Shop” Facebook page.
All personnel, to include active duty, federal civilians, contractors and guests are required to wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status.
The Immunization Clinic has COVID-19 vaccinations available on walk-in basis. The clinic is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call 580-213-7209.
The 71st Force Support Squadron is hosting an Air Force Birthday golf tournament, beginning at 8 a.m., Friday, Sept. 17, at Meadowlake golf course. The tournament will be a 4-person team, 18-hole scramble. For more information and to register, go to www.vanceafb71fss.com/afbirthday.
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. The following recommendations are for children, parents, and everyone interested in living a healthy life. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, increase daily water intake, perform at least 60 minutes of daily activity and get a good night’s sleep. During September, visit the Clinic lobby promotion table for health tips, family activity ideas and fun worksheets for the kids. For more information, contact Paige Lee, clinical nurse, 580-213-5078.
The Vance Top III has scheduled a golf tournament from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15, at the Meadowlake Golf Course. All Team Vance military and civilians are invited to participate. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Bianca Jakeman, email@example.com, or Master Sgt. Katelyn Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 71st Force Support Squadron is hosting an Air Force Birthday 5K run, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Greven Crosswinds Club. The run is free and begins and ends at the Club. For more information and to register, go to www.vanceafb71fss.com/afbirthday.
The Retiree Activities Office reminds Team Vance members who changed their state of legal residence to Oklahoma in 2021 may need to provide proof of this legal change to the former state of residence. The date of the change must be filed with both the former state of residence and Oklahoma when taxes are filed. For more information, contact Greg Butterfield, 580-213-7859. For information on how to determine legal residence, contact the Vance Legal Office, 580-213-7404.
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