September UTA News and Notes

MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, Calif. -- This is a compiliation of news bits Airmen and families can use to prepare for the upcoming UTA weekend. 

Welcome new 129th members!
Maj. George Dona
Staff Sgt. Abdiel Tugaff
Senior Airman Brendan Baker
Senior Airman Bebedict Chan
Senior Airman Gabriel Nascimento
Airman 1st Class Danielle Dunker
Airman 1st Class Leonard Jackson
Airman 1st Class Samantha Llewellyn
Airman 1st Class Luis Sanabia
Airman 1st Class Rachael Stults
Airman 1st Class Niko Wallat

The following members were recently promoted to their current rank. Congratulations!
Tech. Sgt. Franklin Clay
Tech. Sgt. Adam Crockett
Tech. Sgt. Ernesto Godinez, Jr.
Tech. Sgt. Jeannie Lam
Tech. Sgt. Alfonso Martinez
Tech. Sgt. Brandon Sheldon
Staff Sgt. Albert Fouchy
Staff Sgt. Jessie Swift

The following members have retired, separated, or transferred to another unit. We wish them well and thank them for their service.
Col. Cheryl Speer
Chief Master Sgt. John DeCasto
Tech. Sgt. Leah Price
Tech. Sgt. Tihesha Smith
Staff Sgt. Nathaniel Bohn
Senior Airman Lawrence Anderson
Senior Airman Josephine Vaca-Corral

Congratulations, graduates!
Airman Leadership School
Senior Airman Lance Zhang

Squadron Officer School
Capt. Roshan Jessani
Capt. Natalie Rowell
Capt. Clayton Smith

Academy of Military Science
2nd Lieutenant Marcos Berrios
2nd Lieutenant Michael Foust

Wait at least 15 days before you inquire about travel claims
All personnel who submit travel claims/vouchers to finance for processing must wait at least 10 business days (Monday-Thursday are considered business days for 129 RQW/FM) or 15 calendar days, before you inquire on the status of your travel claim.
NOTE: Put your email account (work or home) on your travel voucher and you will automatically be notified of your processed travel voucher.

Religious Services Schedule
Services take place every Sunday morning of UTA drill weekend in Building 650.
Catholic Mass: 10:15-10:45
Non-denominational services: 11:00 -11:30

The 129th is on the Web!
YouTube: www.youtube.com/129thRescueWing  
Twitter: www.twitter.com/129RQW  
Delicious: www.delicious.com/129RQWPA  

Moffett Field Museum free for military and dependents
The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is located in Building 126 next to Hangar One. Admission is free for military and accompanied dependents. To learn more, go to www.moffettfieldmuseum.org or call 650-964-4024.

Volunteer as a Victim Advocate
Victim Advocates provide essential support, liaison services and care to a sexual assault victim. They are military personnel selected by the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator and who have completed a 40-hour training course. Victim Advocates are volunteers who must possess the maturity and experience to assist in very sensitive situations.
Responsibilities include:
* Crisis intervention, referral and on-going, non-professional support
* Providing information on available options and resources to assist the victim
* Services will continue until the victim states support is no longer needed
* May accompany the victim, at the victim's request, during investigative interviews and medical examinations
* Does NOT provide counseling or other professional services
For more information on becoming a Victim Advocate, please contact Capt. Alyson Teeter at 603-9152.

Home Community Care Program
The Home Community Care Program is a free UTA child care service open to military members who participate in a UTA weekend. For more information and access to the required forms, please go to the 129th Services CoP on the Air Force Portal or call Services at 603-9291.