Events

March 22, 2013

Community Happenings – March 22, 2012

Warrior Fitness Center hosts Shamrock 5K

U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

 

Runners ran the Shamrock 5-kilometer run outside the Warrior Fitness Center March 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Warrior Fitness Center organizes 5-kilometer runs throughout the year to promote fitness and health. Brian Beachum, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, finished first during the 5-kilometer run. Originally from Wichita, Kan., Beachum finished the run with a time of 17 minutes and 56 seconds.

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, 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.

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.

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 27: Job Fair at Outdoor Recreation!! Representatives from local and out-of-state agencies will be be available 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.

March 28: Creech Job Fair: The Job Fair at Creech is March 28, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the Guardian Dining Hall. Come and meet representatives from a variety of local and out-of-state businesses. For more information, call the Creech Airman and Family Readiness Center, (702)404-0285, or 404-0864.

 




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