Events

September 7, 2012

Community Happenings – September 7, 2012

Settlement of Estate: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Airman Patrick W. Tomlinson, assigned to 99th Medical Support Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev. should contact Summary Court Officer, 2nd Lt Kristine M. Morris, 99th Medical Support Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev. (702) 653-2096.

Get Connected: Nellis Family Housing Community Center, Sunday Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. Discover what the chapel offers you and your family. Free catered lunch, live music, activities for children and more.

AFSA CEO Visit Sept. 17: Retired Chief Master Sgt. John McCauslin, CEO of the Air Force Sergeants Association will visit Nellis on Sept. 17. From 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m a Town Hall will be held discussing “What’s up with the NCO today” and professional forums will be held throughout the day at the Base Theater.

Retiree Appreciation Day: The annual Retiree Appreciation Day will be held at the Thunderbird Hangar, 4445 Tyndall Avenue, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 15, 2012. All retirees of all Services and their guests are invited. There will be various booths with military-affiliated organizations, plus representatives to discuss Veterans Affairs issues, explosive ordnance disposal booth, fire department booth, finance, space available travel, and health services. For more information call (702) 652-8712 or (702) 652-9978 or e-mail Ms. Jean Putney, RAO Director for Nellis AFB at Nellisrao@cox.net or jeanputney@cox.net.

2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony: Nellis, Creech and Nevada Test and Training Range will host the 2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m. at Freedom Park. A post-reception will be held at The Club following the ceremony.

2012 Las Vegas Air Force Ball: The 2012 Las Vegas Air Force Ball will be held at the Bellagio Grand Ballroom on Sept. 22. Tickets are currently on sale. More information can be found at http://www.vegasafball.com/

57 MXS Munitions Flight Closure: IAW AFI 21-201, Paragraph 7.11, the Munitions Storage Area will be closed for a wall-to-wall inventory from Sept. 7-14. All issue requests must be submitted no later than Close of Business Sept. 3. Munitions must be picked up and/or turned in no later than Close of Business Sept. 6. 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. Gressick, Mater Sgt. Yoder or Tech. Sgt. Olive at Munitions Accountability, DSN 682-1256 or 682-1685

2012 Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge: The Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge, the ultimate test of physical skill, mental toughness and unfailing team work. Held at Olympia Weekend on Sept. 28-29 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall in Las Vegas, Nev., teams from the U. S. Air Force will engage in a battle for dominance on the most grueling fitness courses ever devised. Each team will compete head-to-head, pitting their strength, endurance and mental aptitude against each other for the chance to come out on top and earn the title, the 2012 Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge Champion! If you’re up for the test of your life and think you have the team to get the job done, enter the Olympia’s U.S. Air Force Xtreme Fit Challenge now! Open to all active military personnel. More info: www.MrOlympia.com. Team Registration: Contact Tech. Sgt. Charles Davis, 1-(801)-910-5716

Information Tickets and Travel: ITT has information on Las Vegas and surrounding points of interest. If you have any questions, we will find the answer! Tickets are on sale for most of the Las Vegas showrooms on the World Famous “Strip”. We sell dozens of tours and we have Front-of-the-Line and VIP packages to the hottest Night Clubs. Movie tickets are available for Galaxy and Regal theaters located all over Las Vegas. For more information on special tickets and tours, visit ITT at 4311 Carswell Ave., Nellis AFB, or call them at 652-2193. Normal days of operation are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Force Support Events September 2012

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow, Airman and Family Readiness 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Specialty Burger Night at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday Night Scramble, Golf Course 5 p.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Storytime, Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Wingman Wednesday at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

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

Every Saturday:

  • Deployed Family Bowling Special 3 p.m.
  • Club Vibe 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Upcoming Events:

Sept. 8: Land Sailing. Join up with Ft. Irwin Outdoor Recreation for a Land Sailing adventure near Primm, Nev. Depart Outdoor Recreation at 8 a.m. Land Sailing is easy and fun even for the beginner. Cost is $60 and includes transportation and sailing; PLAYpass eligible. Bring your own lunch or be prepared to stop on the way for food.

Sept. 15: Black Canyon Kayak Adventure: Enjoy an adventure downriver from Hoover Dam and continue 12 miles down the Colorado River to Willow Beach. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch; PLAYpass eligible. Showtime at the Recreation Center is 6:15 a.m., and group will return about 5:30. Call the Center, 652-8967 for more specifics on weight limits, etc.

Sept. 22: Defensive Pistol Shooting Clinic. Clinic will be held at the Recreation Center for the classroom portion and at the Gunfighter Village in Area II. Cost is $75; PLAYpass eligible. Call the Outdoor Recreation, 652-8967 for more specifics on this event.




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