Blended Retirement System

Blended Retirement System
23 May | 1330-1600 | Bldg. 606 | Auditorium
Who: Military members with less than 12 years of Active Duty receive information on a new retirement
What: It combines a 20-year cliff-vested defined-benefit annuity or monthly retired pay with a defined-contribution plan that allows service members to contribute to a portable Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) account that also receives government contributions.
Why: With the introduction of the new BRS, Congress authorized a continuation pay which is provided to service members at the completion of 12 years of service for those who commit to an additional 4 years. Please call 720-847-6681 to register.

Retiree Survivor Benefit Plan Briefing

Retiree Survivor Benefit Plan Briefing
21 May | 0830-0900 | Bldg. 606 | A&FRC Conference Room
Who: Retiring members and spouses attend this briefing to receive information on a benefit family members can take advantage of if member incurs an untimely death after retirement. Mandatory for member to declare or decline this benefit prior to separating.
What: Seminar setting on Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) for AD members facing retirement from the USAF
Why: Declaration prior to retirement must be made by AD members and spouses or a selection will be made by the Air Force which will be difficult to change after retirement. Please call 720-847-6681 to register.

Hearts Apart Event

Hearts Apart Event
19 May | 1100-1330 | Dave and Busters – 2000 S Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80222
Register by 17 May
Who: Open to Leadership, EFMP families, single parents and immediate family members who has a loved one currently deployed, on a remote tour or TDY for 30 days or longer on Active Duty orders.
What: Monthly family focused support event sponsored by Mile High Friends of Military Families
Why: Facilitates the building of personal support networks and allows interaction with fellow deployed families and spouses from all branches of services. Please call 720-847-6681 to register.

Key Spouse Enhancement Session

Key Spouse Enhancement Session
17 May | 1700-1930 | Bldg. 606 | Auditorium
Who: Individuals that have been appointed as a Key Spouse or Key Spouse Mentor
What: Key Spouse Program supplemental training designed to provide the foundation for an effective program
Why: Key Spouse Program is an official Air Force unit family readiness program designed to enhance mission readiness and resilience and to establish a sense of community. Please call 720-847-6681 to register.

Commanders’ and First Sergeants’ Orientation Course

Commanders’ and First Sergeants’ Orientation Course
17 May | 0730-1200 | Bldg. 606 | Auditorium
Register by 16 May
Who: Unit/Wing Senior Leaders and First Sergeants
What: Orientation for newly arrived Buckley Leadership
Why: Provides AFI required briefs from numerous base agencies to First Sergeants, Chiefs, Senior Civilians and Commanders new to Buckley AFB or new to the senior leader position. One-stop shop for mandatory information. Please call 720-847-6681 to register.