Events

January 18, 2013

Community Happenings – January 18, 2012

DFAC Closure: The Crosswinds Dining Facility will be closing the kitchen for midnight meal Jan. 18 to fumigate. The front of the DFAC will remain open to Grab and Go and continental style breakfast (cereal, muffins etc.).

NTTR Assumption of Command: Col. Stephen Lanford will assume command of the Nellis Test & Training Range at a ceremony presided by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren Jan. 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. at The Club.

Martin Luther King Observance: This year’s Martin Luther King Jr. observance celebration will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, 3 p.m. at the Nellis Base Chapel.

MPS Town Hall Meeting: Nellis Base Theater Jan. 17, 2013 10 a.m. Town hall meeting is to inform base populace on potential career impacting decisions/actions due to upcoming MilPDS (Military Personnel Data System) upgrade. Upgrade is scheduled for March 2013. Outage of 23 days is expected.

NTTR Assumption of Command: Col. Stephen Lanford will assume command of the Nellis Test & Training Range at a ceremony presided by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren Jan. 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. at The Club.

Gate Changes begin Oct. 1: On Oct. 1, Nellis AFB will lose contract gate guards services due to expiration of the federal law that permitted this arrangement after 9/11. As a result, the 99th Security Forces Squadron will experience a significant manpower shortfall over the next several months which will drive a reduction in some services and base entry points. Starting Oct. 1, the Range Road gate will no longer conduct commercial vehicle searches or issue base passes. All commercial traffic will be rerouted to the Area II commercial gate for inspection and all visitors will be processed at the Main Gate Visitor Center 24/7. In addition, on Oct. 6 the Hollywood and VA gates will close until further notice. Traffic that would normally use the Hollywood gate can use the Tyndall, Main, or Area II gates, while traffic for the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center should use the Range Road gate. Any questions can be addressed to the 99th Security Forces Squadron Base Defense Operations Center at (702) 652-2311.

Family Fun Night at the Library: Where: Base Library When: Jan. 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. All are welcomed at the Library for specialextended Friday hours. Fun starts at 6 p.m.  Come by and see what’s in store for you this month!

San Diego Adventure: Where: Outdoor Recreation When: Jan 19, 4:00 AM – Jan 20, 9:00 PM Description: This overnight adventure provides theopportunity to explore the Zoo, Balboa Park, SeaWorld and/or Old Town as wellas partake in a Whale Watching tour, shop at Seaport Village or visit otherareas of interest. Cost of $100.00 for adults, $50.00 for children 12 and under, includes roundtrip transportation,limited shuttle service in San Diego and a double-occupancy room; cost is$150.00 for a private room; PLAYpass eligible. In order for participants to take full advantage of the Zoo or Sea Worlddeparture is scheduled for 0400 hours on Saturday. Estimated return 2100 hours on Sunday. Lodging is at The Comfort Inn at the Harbor

Resume Tips and Job Search class: Where: Airman & Family Readiness Center When: Jan 22, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Description: at the Airman & Family Readiness Center from9 to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learninterviewing techniques and how to network. Call 652-3327 to register.

How to Apply for Federal Jobs: Where: Airman and Family Readiness Center When: Jan 23, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Description: Stop by A&FRC to learn tips on how to setup an account, look for federal jobs and get familiar with how to apply. We’ll discuss the common features of the site, while also learning how to maximize your time when applying for a federal job. Start time is 9 a.m.

Commando Interview: Where: Airman and Family Readiness Center When: Jan 25, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Description: Learn something new and get “real life” examples and practical tools as you prepare for your next career right here on base! Identify and market you military experience, prepare for an interview and learn what is important to employers! Feel free to bring your lunch. Start time is 11 a.m.

Common Sense Parenting: Where: Airman and Family Readiness Center When: Jan 25, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Description: Join us for CommonSense Parenting, a four week course to learn practical, skill-based parenting that can be applied to every family. All parents will receive a free copy of the Common Sense Parenting book and a certificate of completion. Feel free to bring lunch. Start time is 11:30 a.m.

Eagle Point & Brian Head Skiing: Where: Outdoor Recreation When: Jan. 26, 4:30 AM – 7:30 PM Description: Whether you are a skier or a snowboarding enthusiast, Outdoor Recreation can get you to the slopes. With over 9,000 foot base altitudes, Eagle Point and Brian Head Resorts both provide excellent terrain for novice through experienced skiers/snowboarders. Weather forecast will primarily determine the destination of each adventure. Every effort will be made to accommodate customer preference but be prepared to go to either resort. Cost of $30.00 covers transportation only; PLAYpass eligible. Lift ticket and equipment rental are extra. Showtime 4:30 a.m., estimated return 7:30 p.m.

Potluck and Pages (Book Club): Where: Base Library When: Jan 27, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Description: Treat your taste buds and enhance your mind with food and books at the Library. The fun starts at 1 p.m. Call 652-4484 for more information.

Preparation for Parenthood at the Chapel: Where: Base Chapel When: Jan. 28 Description: This is a 4-week course held every Monday for expectant parents. Topics include budgeting for a new baby, caring for a newborn, breast/bottle feeding, child safety, infant CPR, and child development. Call the A&FRC at 652-3327 to register.

Force Support Events

Every Day:

  • The Club serves breakfast Monday – Friday: 6 to 9 a.m. in the Atrium.
  • Both The Club and Time Out Sports Lounge have social hour Monday – Friday: 4 to 6 p.m.

Every Monday:

  • Ready Set Grow at the Airman and Family Readiness Center: 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Taco Tuesday at The Club and the Time Out Sports Lounge: 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday Night Scramble at the Golf Course: 5 p.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Storytime at the Library: 10:30 a.m.
  • Wine Down Wednesday at The Club and the Time Out Sports Lounge: 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Steak Night at The Club: 5 to 8 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Steak Night at the Time Out Sports Lounge: 5 to 8 p.m.

Every Friday:

  • The Club and Time Out Sports Lounge have DJ entertainment: 5 to 10 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Club Vibe: 4 to 7 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m.

Every Saturday and Sunday:

  • The Time Out Sports Lounge is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

 




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