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June Briefs

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  • By 43rd Airlift Wing
  • 43rd Airlift Wing
Register to Vote

Armed Forces Voters Week is June 28 to July 7. The week encourages citizens voting under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act to register to vote or request an absentee ballot.

Airmen can talk to their squadron and group Voting Assistance Officers for assistance in registration.
The Web site, provides information about voting registration as well as the latest information regarding June, July and August State Primaries and the General Election, Nov. 2.

For questions regarding the registration process or how to obtain an absentee ballot, contact the Voting Assistance Officers. VAOs are standing by.

Youth Bowling Clinic

A bowling clinic is available June 21 to 25 at the Pope Bowling Center for children ages 5-18. The clinic includes 15 hours of bowling instruction, lunch and a $20 gift certificate for the Pope Bowling Center. The cost is $30 per child and payment is due at registration. Space is limited, so sign up today. For more information, call 394-2891.

'Donuts' with Dad

Come enjoy a free breakfast of doughnuts, coffee and juice June 29. The Pope New Parent Support Program is hosting a breakfast for dads and their children in the Pope Mental Health Classroom, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Children up to 10 years old are welcome. For more information, call 394-4700.

Pope Regatta

Pull out your paddles and start building those boats; it is time for the annual Pope Regatta. The 43rd Force Support Squadron invites Team Pope to participate in the annual boat race at the Pope Pool July 8. For more information, to register and pick up supplies, call 394-2779.

Pool Closures

The Pope Pool is closed for maintenance June 21 to 25. For more information about pool hours and availability, call 394-4386.
Legal Assistance Web site

Legal Assitance Web site

A new Web site, service members legal assistance. This Web site has three features. The Web site provides information about legal assistance topics that commonly affect military members, such as consumer affairs, family law, wills, or powers of attorney.

Legal worksheets expedite service by allowing service members to fill out an online legal worksheet prior to visiting the legal office. Worksheet topics include wills, advance medical directives, and powers of attorney. To help the JA office improve their services, service members are invited to submit anonymous comments through the online survey.
Note: No legal documents can be printed from this Web site. Service members are required to visit the nearest Air Force legal office to obtain legal documents. The information provided is for educational and general information purposes only. It is not legal advice. Speak with a licensed attorney before relying on the information contained within the Web site to make a decision or take any action.

Video Competition

The Air Force Safety Center is hosting a Critical Days of Summer video competition through July 31.

The competition is open to the entire Air Force family including active duty, Guard, Reserve, Air Force civilians, spouses and children.

Entrants may upload original videos to their YouTube page. Then go to the AFSC YouTube page and click on send a message. Within the message, attach the uploaded video from your page and provide contact information for yourself and/or the point of contact.

The videos should convey effective ways to safely conduct off-duty activities, such as, but not limited to car/ motorcycle/ATV driving, use and handling of privately owned weapons, water- related activities or sports activities, home and child activities, weather, alcohol prevention, risk management, BBQ/grilling, and countering fatigue. The video may be up to 180 seconds in length on one or more topics relating to off-duty safety.

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