Events

February 22, 2013

Community Happenings – February 15, 2012

Nellis hosts National Prayer breakfast: The National Prayer Breakfast observance is scheduled for 8 a.m. March 1 at the Club. The featured speaker is Chaplain (Maj.) Kenneth Beale, a 99th Air Base Wing chaplain. The focus of this year’s breakfast is “God and Country” based on the lessons learned during Beale’s deployment experiences. The National Prayer Breakfast is a tradition that dates back to the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Tickets to the National Prayer Breakfast are $5 for officers, civilians and family members; enlisted service members can attend for free. Tickets can be purchased at the chapel or from your unit chaplain. For more information, call the chapel at 652-2950.

Nellis Area Spouses’ Club is sponsoring scholarships: 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 email nellisasc@hotmail.com.

Las Vegas Hospitality Association Nellis AFB Spouse’s Scholarship: Applicant must be the spouse of a Nellis AFB military member, grade E-5 and below and plan to enroll in at least six credits per 16 weeks, at an accredited college, university or trade school. Including online programs through Nellis AFB Schools/Education Office. A 3.0 GPA is a minimum requirement. Up to six scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be offered. Verification of enrollment and class schedule are required. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition only. If a student drops out of school the pro-rated tuition refund is to be returned to The Public Education Foundation and deposited in the LVHA scholarship fund. These funds are for tuition only. Include a copy of the most recent end of month LES of active duty military member. Also, a 400-500 word essay. “How will this scholarship assist you with your post-secondary education?” (FIRST TIME APPLICANTS ONLY).The website to apply is thepef.academicworks.com Must fill out the general application and submit the required documents.

Dental Clinic Renovation: The 99th Dental Squadron Dental Clinic at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital will be undergoing a treatment room renovation project Feb. 25-March 25, 2013. In order to maintain base dental readiness, the dental clinic will extend clinic hours of operation to Monday thru Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. during this renovation period.

57th MXS Munitions Flight Quarterly Closed Warehouse Inventory: In accordance with AFI21-201, vonventional 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.

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.

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 18 Feb. through 1 March. It will reopen on 4 March.

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.

Base Tax Center: Nellis and Creech Tax Centers provide free tax advice, tax preparation and tax assistance to include electronic filing to active duty, reservists on orders, retirees and military family members possessing a valid United States Uniformed Services Identification Card. The tax center at Nellis AFB is located in the Nellis Community Center, Building 625, Suite 320. The tax center at Creech AFB tax center is located in USAF Building 81 on Third Street. Nellis AFB tax center hours of operation are: Mondays and Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 6:30 a.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Creech AFB tax center hours of operation are: Fridays 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. From 8 a.m.- 9 a.m., the tax center will accept walk-ins for Short Forms 1040EZ (basic return) and 1040A (basic return plus Forms 2441, 8863, and 8880 and Schedules B, M and R) tax returns only. Long Form 1040 tax returns which require schedules and forms will be completed by appointment only. To make an appointment for tax assistance, call the tax center appointment line at (702) 652-2645 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Resume Tips and Job Search class: Resume Tips and Job Search class at the Airman & Family Readiness Center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. Call 652-3327 to register.

Force Support Events

Every Monday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Ready Set Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Tuesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.

Every Wednesday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Storytime at the Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Cook Your Own Steak at Time Out Sports Lounge 5 p.m.

Every Friday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Social Hour at The Club and Time Out 4 p.m.

February 22: Teen Dating and Violence Event. An event for teenagers to raise awareness for teen dating violence. 5:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. at the Base Chapel. For information contact the Family Advocacy Outreach Manager at 653-3880.

February 24: The United States NAVY BAND 2013 National Tour concert. The United States NAVY BAND will be in concert at the UNLV Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call 702-895-2787

March 2: Talking Money with Your Honey: Do you and your significant other have different ideas on how to spend your money and what to spend it on? Become aware of the differences, assess your individual “money history” and learn to compromise at Talking Money with Your Honey from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call the Airman and Family Readiness center at 652-3327 to register.

March 5 & 6: STOMP- Specialized Training of Military Parents will provide parents with individual assistance and information about parents’ rights and responsibilities in achieving special education services for their children, plus much more. Training is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 652-3327 to register.

March 6: Deployed and Remote Family Dinner at Crosswinds Dining Facility: FREE Deployed & Remote Family Dinner at Crosswinds Dining Facility from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Meet and socialize with other deployed and remote families and get a night off from cooking! Call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 652-3327 to register.

March 9: Irish 4 Ball Golf Tournament. Irish 4 Ball golf tournament at Sunrise Vista Golf Course. Four player teams, starts at 8 a.m. Call 652-4497 for more details.

March 9: Deployment Seminar. Learn to build coping strengths and provide emotional support to one another during the deployment cycle at the Deployment Seminar held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children will be able to make memory boxes. Lunch will be served! Call 652-3327 to register.

March 19: Resume Tips and Job Search class.Resume Tips and Job Search class at the Airman & Family Readines Center from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. Call 652-3327 to register.

March 27: Job Fair. Job Fair at Outdoor Recreation. Representatives from local and out-of-state agencies will be here from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to speak about employment opportunities with their companies. Come prepared: Bring resumes, portfolios, and necessary papers to complete an application. Call the Airman & Family Readiness Center at 652-3327 for more information. Registration not required.




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