Events

February 8, 2013

Community Happenings – February 8, 2012

57th MXS Munitions Flight Quarterly Closed Warehouse Inventory: In accordance with AFI21-201, Conventional Munitions Maintenance Management, Paragraph 7.11, the Munitions Storage Area will be CLOSED for a wall-to-wall inventory from March 18 to 25, 2013. All issue requests must be submitted no later than close of buisness Feb. 28. Munitions must be picked up and/or turned in no later than close of buisness Mar. 20. 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. Flores, Master Sgt. Gressick, Master Sgt. Yoder or Tech. Sgt. Bruce at Munitions Accountability, DSN 682-1076 or 682-1525.

Black History Month Gospel Concert: Tonight. A night of praise, prayer, and celebration hosted by the Nellis AFB Gospel Service Community 7 p.m. at the Nellis Chapel. Featuring the Nellis Gospel Choir, the GMWA Choir, the Victorious Men of Praise, Jesus Property, Genesis, Fame Drama Ministry, and Choose Dance Ministry.

Bluefin LLC, a roof asset management company, has been contracted by HQ/ACC (Contract FA4890-11-D-0002) to survey, evaluate, and perform minor maintenance on all roof sections at Nellis AFB. Bluefin will have teams of inspectors speaking with facility managers and accessing these roofs using ladders, lifts and access hatches. If you have any questions, the Project Manager for Bluefin is Steve Milhollin, cell phone 706-809-0389. The anticipated dates for this contract are 28JAN2013-01MAR2013.

Gate Closure: The Landings gate will be closed from Feb. 11 – March 16 for construction of force protection improvements at the gate. The Manch Manor gate will be open during the construction period.

Town Hall meeting: Feb. 11. The Military Personnel Section will be having Town Hall meetings to brief Officer and Enlisted Voluntary Force Management Programs and answer any questions. Briefings will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Nellis base theater.

New Pharmacy Copays: New TRICARE Pharmacy prescription copayments will take effect Feb. 2013. Prescription costs are based on the prescription type and where the prescription is filled. There will be some increase to current prescription costs. For more information call the TriCare office at (702)653-2129 or visit www.tricareonline.com.

DLA Closure: The DLA Disposition Services Office (formerly known as DRMO) will be closed from Feb. 18 through March 1. It will reopen on March 4. This is due to the DLA Disposition Services updating our inventory process.

Deployed Spouses supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information call (702) 652-3327.

Gate Changes: 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, the Hollywood and VA gates are closed 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.

First Aid: Feb. 8 and 9: Wilderness First Aid certification: topics include Primary & Secondary Assessments; Head, Neck & Spinal Injuries; Heat-Related Emergencies; Hypothermia; Altitude-Related Illnesses; Allergies & Anaphylaxis; Burns; Bone & Joint Injuries; Wounds & Wound Infection. A current adult CPR/AED certification is required before participating in this 16-hour course. Classes will be at the Outdoor Adventure classroom from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Cost $95.00

Common Sense Parenting: Today. Join the Airman and Family Readiness Center for a 4-week Common Sense Parenting course focused on toddlers and pre-schoolers. 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 at the end of the sessions. Call the A&FRC at 652-3327 to register.

Kids’ Club Membership Afternoon: Feb. 9. All Children welcomed from 2-5 p.m. Bring the kids to enjoy a tasty buffet at The Club. Children 8 and under eat for free. There will be a buffet for both adults and children along with a movie, bouncy castle, balloon art and face painting. The price is $8.95 for non-members and $6.95 for members. Call The Club at 652-9188 for more details.

Guys and Gals Golf Scramble: Feb. 10. Couples, let’s play some golf! Sunrise Vista is the place for couples fun. Join us in a 18 hole scramble. $65 per couple | $55 annual members. Start time is 1200. Price includes Green Fee, Cart Fee, Range, Prizes and Dinner. Call 652. 4497 for more information.

Preparation for Parenthood at the Chapel: Feb. 11. 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. Start time is 6 p.m.

Cupid Shuffle 5k Run: Feb. 14. This Valentine’s Day show off your fitness at the monthly 5k run. Run will start at 7 a.m.

Youth Photography Class: Feb. 14. Youth welcome to learn about cameras and how to take pictures. This 2 hour class will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. Classes will be $15 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Force Support Events

Every Day:

  • The Club serves breakfast Monday – Friday: 6 – 9 a.m. in the Atrium.
  • Both The Club and Time Out Sports Lounge have social hour Monday – Friday: 4 – 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 – 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 – 6 p.m.
  • Steak Night at The Club: 5 -8 p.m.

Every Thursday:

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

Every Friday:

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

Every Saturday:

  • Club Vibe: 4- 7 p.m. and 7 – 10 p.m.

Every Saturday and Sunday:

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

The Nellis Area Spouses’ Club (formerly, the Nellis Officers’ Spouses’ Club) is sponsoring $25,000 in scholarships for graduating high school seniors and dependent spouses who exhibit potential and desire to complete a college degree or certification license. Application packets are available at the Base Library, Education Office, Airman and Family Readiness Center, Thrift Shop, and online at http://www.nellisasc.com/. All applications must be mailed and postmarked no later than March 1, 2013 to: NASC Scholarship Awards, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 9785, Nellis AFB, NV 89191. For more information please email nellisasc@hotmail.com.




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