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March 29, 2013

Nellis Living

Medical Group agencies limited staffing:
The 99th Medical Group, radiology, lab, immunizations and the pharmacy, will be minimally staffed April 4, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. The satellite pharmacy will close at 12:30 p.m. Normal duty hours will resume April 5.

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 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. – 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.

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      li>Every Friday:
    • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
    • Social Hour at The Club and Time Out 4 p.m.

April 2: Resume Tips and Job Search. At the Airman & Family Readiness Center from 9 to 11:30 am; Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. Call 652-3327 to register.

April 3: Moving Out of the Dorms. Determine what you have and what you need to set up housekeeping, and figure what it will actually cost you to live off-base besides rent and utilities. Project a budget for living off base and learn how to start your BAH. Start time is 10:00 a.m. at the A&FRC

April 3: 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

April 6: Mojave Preserve hike/picnic. Join this exploration of a small portion of the 1.6 million acre Mojave National Preserve. Enjoy hiking and a picnic lunch at Hole-in-the-Wall, climb the Kelso Sand Dunes and visit the historic Kelso Depot. Adventure departs at 8 am and returns about 6 p.m. Cost of $35.00 covers transportation, guided hike and picnic lunch. PLAYpass eligible

April 9: Financial Foundations. From 9-11 a.m. create & establish a working budget to manage savings, checking and reduce debt based on your goals! Learn basic investing – CDs, mutual funds, Thrift Savings Plan, etc., and learn how to obtain your credit report and repair options. Call AFRC at 652-3327 to register.

April 10: Whazzup Nellis? – Welcome Program for Spouses will be 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. We will have a variety of folks to welcome you to your new home and provide information about the services and programs available. Call 652-3327 to register.

April 13: Mosaic Canyon hike: Mosaic Canyon is considered a geologic “outdoor museum”; a showcase of geologic features as well as a beautiful example of one of Death Valley’s many canyons. From the parking area it is an easy 1/4 mile walk in to the canyon narrows, where the surrounding rock walls are composed of smooth, water-polished marble. Another 2 miles of hiking brings you to a dry waterfall. Other possible stops during this Death Valley adventure include Rhyolite Ghost Town, Goldwell Open Air Art Museum, Furnace Creek Ranch, etc. Bring water bottles and a lunch or be prepared to purchase food at stops along the way. A water cooler for refilling water bottles and an ice chest for keeping food/beverages cool will be provided. Depart 7 a.m. with estimated return 8 p.m. Cost is $25.00, PLAYpass eligible

April 13: Masters Cha-Cha Golf. Sign up today for this year’s Masters Cha-Cha Golf Tournament. Two Player Teams; make own teams; teams will be awarded 80 percent of Combined handicap. Teams will be broken into flights based on Handicap. Men Play White Tees, Women Play Red Tees. Format will be Individual Stroke Play Cha-Cha Scoring. 7:30 a.m. shotgun start. Entry Fee is $55.00 per player/$45.00 for advanced green fee holders. Entry includes Green fee, Cart Fee, Range, Prizes, and Lunch. For more information call the golf shop 702.652.4497

April 16: 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.

April 17: Start Your Own Business. Experts will present this thought-provoking workshop, which will provide you with the tools necessary to be your own boss! Learn how to be effective in developing, managing and marketing your own business. Presentations start at 9 a.m. Call 652-3327 to register.

April 17: Moving Up and Out of the Dorms: Determine what you have and what you need to set up housekeeping, and figure what it will actually cost you to live off-base besides rent and utilities. Project a budget for living off base and learn how to start your BAH. Start time is 10:00 a.m. at the Airman and Readiness Center.

April 17: EFMP Respite Care Workshop. Parents will be provided information about respite care programs that are available on- and off-base. Workshop is at the Airman and Family Readiness Center and will start at 11 a.m. Feel free to bring your lunch.

April 18: Heart Link: Air Force 101 for Spouses: Join us at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a fun-filled day of interactive games, presentations, and prizes as you learn about the Nellis mission, community services and much more! Childcare and brunch are provided.




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