Events

March 15, 2013

Community Happenings – March 15, 2012

Dental Clinic Renovation: The 99th Dental Squadron Dental Clinic at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital will be undergoing a treatment room renovation project through -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.

Las Vegas Hospitality Association Nellis AFB Spouse’s Scholarship: Applicant must be the spouse of a Nellis AFB military ember, 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 and also a 400-500 word which says. “How will this scholarship assist ou with your post-secondary education?”(first time applicants only).The website to apply is thepef.academicworks.com. You must fill out the general application and submit the required documents.

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 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.

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 .- 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.

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.

March 19: 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.

March 23: Valley of Fire hike/picnic with Outdoor Recreation. Be awed by the beauty of multicolored sandstone formations that were once part of the ocean floor. Follow trails to 3,000 year-old Indian petro glyphs. Visit Mouse’s Tank, an area used as a hideout by a renegade Native American known as Mouse. Depart at 9 a.m.

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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