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Pope Briefs May 17-21

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Reilly Street Repairs
43rd Civil Engineer Squadron will begin repair of the asphalt on Reilly St, south of the Pope Bowling Center, May 25 at 8 a.m. The portion of the road will be closed all day. Traffic heading northeast will be detoured to Apollo St, then to Virgin St, and back down Armistead St. The detour is scheduled to last until 6 a.m. May 26. Traffic heading southwest on Reilly St will not be affected.

2010 Endurance Relay and Strong Man Competition
Airmen, Soldiers, families and friends are invited to sign up and participate in the 2010 Endurance Run and Strong Man Competition April 29 through 30 at the Fitness Center. The run, hosted by Pope's Company Grade Officers' Club, is scheduled to include a 12- and 24-hour relay, a strongman competition and a wide variety of family activities to raise money and benefit the Air Force Assistance Fund. To register, visit the EIM site at to sign up. Fort Bragg members, contact 2nd Lt. Daniel Galleghar at 394-5243.

Dorm Cook-Out
The Pope Dorm Council is hosting a cook-out and basketball tournament for all dorm residents April 29. The events begin at 2 p.m. in the dorm courtyard. Come to enjoy the sunshine, food and friends. For more information, call Airman 1st Class Jessica Lyles at 394-7365.

Pope Shirts Available
"Property of Pope AFB" T-shirts are now available at the Bowling Center, Frame and Design and the Pope Club. Shirts are $10 each and hats are $12. Visit to see the design.

Airman Leadership School Graduation
Class 10-D graduates with a banquet at the Pope Club on May 18. If you received an invitation from a student, please RSVP directly to them or by leaving a message at 394-4366. If you received an invitation from the Airman Leadership School Staff, please RSVP to the staff at 394-4417. Please respond only if you will attend. Due to the expected number of personnel wishing to attend and the limited number of seats available, we will be unable to accept any RSVPs after May 7. Military uniform is semi-formal or mess dress; after six attire for civilians. For more information, call the Airman Leadership School at 394-2320/4370.

Military Youth Football Game
Military youth and their families get in free at the 2010 Kay Yow Spring Red vs White football game April 17. Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. After the game, military families are invited onto the field to meet the players, coaches and staff. The event is hosted by the N.C. Operation Military Kids and N.C. State University Athletics. For more information, call 919-515-8500.

Frame and Design Classes
Registration is now open for fine silver jewelry class held at the Frame and Design Arts Center, April 24. Participants must be at least 15 years old. To register or for more information, call 394-4192.

DePLAYment Tags
Those whose spouse or sponsor was or will be deployed between July 1, 2009 and July 31, 2010 may be eligible for a special DePLAYment Tag that brings free or reduced price benefits for the family. For more information, call 394-1189.

AFROTC Scholarship
The Scholarship for Outstanding Airmen program allows commanders the opportunity to select outstanding active duty Airmen for an ROTC scholarship. If selected, Airmen will be discharged from active duty to pursue a commission through AFROTC. The scholarship pays for college tuition and fees, plus a textbook allowance. A monthly, non-taxable allowance is also earned during the school year. AMC has nine quotas for SOAR, with Sept. 15 being the established deadline for applications to be received at MAJCOM. For more information, contact the Education Center at 394-4692.