MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. --
To publicize an event on the Moody public website send all pertinent information to email@example.com. All submissions must be received by noon on Thursday the week prior to publication. The Valdosta Daily Times has assumed publication responsibility of the Moody Volunteer, so submission doesn't guarantee publication. All articles or briefs are subject to editing. For more information, contact the 23d Wing Public Affairs office at 229-257-4146.
Base Hunter Safety Brief
Hunting season is here and is open to active-duty military members, retirees, dependents and Department of Defense civilian personnel. If you have never hunted on the installation, we encourage you to attend one of the mandatory Base Hunter Safety Briefs. Participants will be assigned a number at the briefing which they will use to get their Moody Air Force Base hunting permit. Participants born after Jan. 1, 1961, must attend a Georgia Hunter Safety Course or provide proof of attendance at another state sponsored hunter safety course. Additionally, participants will need to bring a current hunting license and associated tags from Georgia. The brief's are August 14th and 16th in the Airfield Management Building Conference Room, 8163 Savannah Street, Moody AFB. For more information, please contact Dana Futch at 229-444-4487 or Tim Oropeza at 229-300-0279.
Couples Communication Seminar
The Moody AFB Couples Communication Seminar will be held on Sat, 18 Aug from 1030-1500 at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, 527 N. Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA. Lunch will be Chick-fil-A. Attire is casual. Engaged couples who attend can receive their Georgia Marriage License for $16.00 with certificate of attendance. The event is sponsored by the Community Action Team. It is free for all couples at Moody interested in strengthening their relationship and communication skills. For more information or to register, please contact 229-257-4805.
2017 Consumer Confidence Report Now Available
According to the Environmental Protection Agency Safe Drinking Water Act, community water systems are required to report water quality information to the consuming public - the 2017 Moody AFB report is now avilable on our environmental initiative page, located under the resources tab above, or by the direct link below:
AMERICANS CAN VOTE WHEREVER THEY ARE
The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) works to ensure service members, their eligible family members, DoD employees, federal contractors, and overseas citizens are aware of their right to vote and have the tools and resources to successfully do so - from anywhere in the world.
FVAP assists voters through partnerships with the Military Services, Department of State, Department of Justice and election officials from 50 States, U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
There are Primary Elections coming up and if you plan to vote on an absentee ballot, it is important you take action now as each state has a different deadline prior to the actual election date.
To find the voting suspense for your state, you can to the FVAP.gov website.
The Moody Installation Voting Assistance Office is also available to assist you. You can reach us at: DSN: 460-VOTE, Comm: 229-257-VOTE or via email at: 23WG/VotingAssistance.Program@us.af.mil
Disposition of Personal Effects
U.S. Air Force Lt. Alden Solon is authorized to make disposition of of the personal effects of Capt. Mark K. Weber, deceased, 38th Rescue Squadron, as stated in AFI 34-511, Disposition of Personal Property and Effects. Any Person having claims for or against Capt. Weber should contact Lt Solon at 616-446-6736 or the 38th RQS at 229-257-5331.
Air Force Office of Special Investigations Career Opportunity
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations is currently looking for sharp and highly motivated individuals to join our esteemed organization. The basic requirements are Staff Sergeants with 5 to 10 years time in service and Technical Sergeants with less than 1 year time in grade and less than 11 years time in service. Technical Sergeants with more than 1 year time in grade but under 11 years time in service will be considered on an exception to policy basis. Senior Airmen may be accepted on a case by case basis. Master Sergeants are not being considered at this time. In addition, foreign language skills are highly desired. If you feel AFOSI may be the career for you please feel free to contact AFOSI Detachment 211 at 229-257-3564 for more information.
Moody AFB Thrift Shop
The Moody AFB Thrift Shop is always seeking volunteers to help with daily operations including consignments and donations. Please contact us at 229-257-3965 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Intimate Partner Violence
If you have been a victim of intimate partner violence there is some information you should know before you file a report. To file a restricted report without notification to the victim or alleged offender’s chain of command you must file a restricted report. Restricted reporting can only be done with Family Advocacy, a military treatment facility healthcare provider or Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate. Reporting to anyone else will automatically initiate an unrestricted report. Restricted reporting allows you to seek medical care, support services, advocacy or information without initiating the investigative process. For more information, click on the following PDF link Intimate Partner Violence or to contact a Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate, call (912) 217-6661, available 24/7. Remember it can happen to anyone.
The 23d Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program actively commits to the safety and well-being of all Airmen, their adult dependents, and Air Force civilians assigned to Moody Air Force Base. Sexual assault is a crime and can be very traumatic for a victim of sexual assault. Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, physical threat or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. There are avenues for reporting sexual assault in the form of Restricted and Unrestricted Reporting. If you have been sexually assaulted or think you have been, go to a safe location away from the attacker and contact your local SAPR office at 229-257-7272. Assistance is available 24/7.
The Combat Arms range is a no trespass area. Trespassing is not only illegal but also dangerous because of gunfire. The address to the range is Bldg. 1316, Moody AFB, for any questions or concerns please contact TSgt Mansour, Brandon NCOIC, Combat Arms at 229-257-4000 in case there is a valid need for entry.
Pet Guardian Angels
Pet Guardian Angels coordinates foster/guardianship or permanent placement for pets of military members who deploy or are reassigned.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/themoodypetguardianangels?ref=hl.
Pharmacy refills and hours of operation
Call in your refills before 10 a.m. for next day service at 229-257-3455 or 800-292-8458 or use tricareonline.com to refill your prescriptions and check your prescription status.
Refills are dispatched at the BX pharmacy Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours of operation at the main pharmacy are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Civilian prescriptions are accepted daily until 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact the main pharmacy at 229-257-3221.
Moody Runners Group
Who: The Moody Runners Group is looking for members from Moody and the local communities.
What: Join the group to share experiences, work out tips, info on upcoming running events and to find the motivation to get moving
"Moody Talking Tigers" meets on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m., The Spot. Come experience and perfect the joy of public speaking among peers. For more info, access www.toastmasters.org.
Hometown News release submissions
Airmen can submit a DD Form 2266, Hometown News Release, electronically by clicking on the link via either the internal base website or the public website, www.moody.af.mil. Submissions can include a photo: minimum output 150 dpi, image size 4x5 to 5x7, JPEG format - compressed no lower than 60 percent, and saved as the submitter's last name.
Appropriate newsworthy events for submission include promotions, graduations, new assignments, awards, decorations, reenlistment, retirement, etc.
Submissions are reviewed by 23d Wing Public Affairs before forwarding to the Army and Air Force Hometown News Service. Incomplete forms and noncompliant photos will not be approved. For more information, contact the Public Affairs office at 229-257-3345.
Report all suspicious activity to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations at 229-257-3564 or Security Forces 229-257-3108. Lines are open 24 hours a day.