Events

May 18, 2012

Community Happenings May 18, 2012

Caring for People Forum School Support Group, May 24:  The Airman & Family Readiness Center is in need of 12-15 participants for the Caring for People Forum School Support Group, scheduled for May 24. Servicemembers, dependents, civilians, and teens with ideas and concerns about local military child education can lend their recommendations to a group discussion scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to noon. Forums such as this have produced lasting positions in use today, such as School Liaison Officers, Exceptional Family Member Program Coordinators and other positions meant to provide more support for Air Force families, so it’s definitely worth the time and effort. If you or anyone you know is interested, please call Ron Gibson, School Liaison Officer at (702) 652-3327 or (702)-521-5073 as soon as possible.

The Munitions Storage Area will be closed for a wall-to-wall inventory from Jun 12-18. All issue requests must be submitted no later than close of  business May 29. Munitions must be picked up and/or turned in no later than Jun 12. Emergency issue requests must be approved, in writing, by the Group Commander or equivalent. Scheduling errors that result in issue requests for daily use and training munitions are NOT considered an emergency situation. Contact Master Sgt. Ryland, Master Sgt. Yoder, or Tech. Sgt. Olive at Munitions Accountability, (702) 652-1162/1286.

40th Anniversary Aggressor Reunion, Fri-Sat, June 1-2:  For the first time, in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of aggressor units at Nellis, the annual aggressor reunion will include all components of aggressor units, including air, ground, space, cyber and information aggressors. To highlight the occassion, the 57th Adversary Tactics Group will host a series of events, open to all with base access, including a Family “Burger Burn” at Freedom Park, Noon, Friday and Saturday; guided tours of the Threat Training Facility (a.k.a. the “Petting Zoo”), Friday, every 45 minutes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Flightline static displays of historic aggressor aircraft and threat systems, including T-38, F-5, F-15, F-16 jets plus SA-6 and SA-8 surface-to-air missile systems.  Additional information is available through the aggressor private organization’s website, http://aggressor-reunion.com.

 

Weekly  Events Around Nellis 

Every Tuesday: 

  • Pizza Buffet at Time Out Sports Lounge 11a.m.
  • Specialty Burger Night at Time Out Sports Lounge 5p.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Wingman Wednesday at Time Out Sports Lounge 5p.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday: 

  • Dollar Daze at Bowling Center 4p.m.
  • Cook Your Own Steak at Time Out Sports Lounge 5p.m.
  • Taco Loco at Time Out Sports Lounge 11a.m.

 

Special Events

Check the Force Support Schedule of Events online at www.nellis.af.mil for other special events coming your way.”

NTTR Annual Goal Oriented Leadership Function (GOLF): Today at Nellis’ Sunrise Vista Golf Course. Registration from 6:30-7:15 a.m.; 7:30 a.m shotgun start. $45 includes green fees, cart, lunch and prize raffle entry. Select Shot – $5 Mulligans – 3 per person. Longest drive and closest to the pin prizes, must use two drives from each player. Open to contractors, family members and Nellis personnel. RSVP to Senior Master Sgt. Charlie Cook/Master Sgt. James Carpenter, (702) 653-4600 or nttr.ds@nellis.af.mil.

 

Other Events

May 19: Black Canyon Kayaking. This adventure begins downriver from Hoover Dam and continues 12 miles down the Colorado River to Willow Beach. Planned stops include sauna cave, Boy Scout Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs and other points of interest. Participants must bring ID card and at least 2 quarts of water per person. Cost $50, includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch; PLAYpass eligible. Showtime 6:15 a.m., return around 5:30 p.m. Weight limits: tandem kayak = 500 pounds, canoe = 1,000 pounds (canoes available upon request). Call Outdoor Recreation, 652-8967, to register.

May 19:  Deployed & Remote Families, come to the Base Theater to watch Chipwrecked for free! Popcorn, candy and drink included. Movie starts at 1 p.m. Call the Creech or Nellis Airman and Family Readiness Center at 404-0865 or 652-3327 to register.

May 20:  Customized Boating Adventure.  Arrange a kayak, canoe and/or pontoon boat adventure on the Colorado River or the lake for your family and/or friends. Cost depends on the details of the adventure; possibly PLAYpass eligible. Call 652-8967 for more information. Time to be determined.

May 24:  Memorial Day BBQ at Crosswinds Dining Facility.  Stop by the Crosswinds Dining Facility from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a hot and fresh BBQ meal. Open to all meal cards and authorized dining facility patrons.

May 25:  Zion Hiking/Camping. Join Outdoor Recreation for a Memorial Day weekend two night campout at Zion National Park. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the many scenic hikes of the park. Cost is $90.00; $70.00 E-4 and below and children 12 and under. Cost includes transportation, camping equipment and food while in camp. Departure is 9:30 a.m. Friday; Return is 6 p.m. Sunday PLAYpass eligible.

May 31:  Heart Link: Air Force 101 for Spouses. Join us from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fun-filled day of interactive games, presentations, and prizes as you learn about the Nellis mission, community services and much more!  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center,  652-3327, to register.




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