Events

May 10, 2013

Community Happenings – May 10, 2012

Health and Fitness fair: The annual Health and Fitness fair will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 17 at the Warrior Fitness Center.  It is open to the entire base community and will offer counsel and advice on a wide range of health and fitness related issues. Interactive booths will cover cholesterol, blood pressure, foot care, eye care and other health care concerns. Fitness merchandize and equipment will be showcased. A blood drive will also be conducted at the fair, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The ‘Run for Safety 5K’ will begin at 7 a.m. Dress in aloha clothes for the 5K in support of the Asian Pacific Heritage Month Running, shoes required.

Beale gate traffic detour: Begining May 13 and continuing through May 23, the Beale gate will be limited to inbound traffic only.  Please use other gates to exit Nellis.

Possible delays on base May 16: On May 16, Nellis Air Force Base will conduct a basewide exercise beginning at 4 p.m. Due to an increased security posture and the implementation of the barrier plan, it is anticipated that there will be significant traffic delays on base. Many intersections may be blocked and exiting and entering the base may be restricted. All personnel not participating in the exercise are strongly encouraged to complete activities on the base by the start of the exercise. The Base Exchange, Commissary and other services will be open as normal. However, personnel can expect ID checks and other security measures to be implemented at these locations. We encourage all personnel on Nellis AFB after 4 p.m. on May 16 to be patient and plan for delays. We appreciate your support and dedication to our training mission.

2014 Medical Service Corps accession board: The Medical Services Corps supports the provision of health care to all active-duty service members and all other authorized Department of Defense beneficiaries during peacetime and contingencies. MSC officers serve asprofessional health care administers throughout the world in various positions in clinics, hospitals, Major Commands, Air Staff, and Department of Defense. Interested applicants should email questions to afpc.dpams1@us.af.mil. Additional program information can be located on the Air Force Medical Service and Air Force Recruiting Service websites. Forms must be submitted by Aug. 13, 2013.

57th MXS Munitions Flight Quarterly Closed Warehouse Inventory: In accordance with AFI 21-201, Conventional Munitions Maintenance Management, paragraph 7.11, the Munitions Storage Area will be CLOSED for a wall-to-wall inventory from June 3 to 10. All issue requests must be submitted no later than close of business May 29. Munitions must be picked up and/or turned in no later than close of business June 2. 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. Ryland, Master Sgt. Yoder, or Tech. Sgt. Bruce at Munitions Accountability, DSN 682-1343 or (702) 682-1525.

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 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Monday of each month. For more information call (702) 652-3327.

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.

Every Friday:

  • Breakfast at The Club 7 a.m.
  • Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m.

Every Saturday:

  • Robin’s Roost open 4 p.m.-10 p.m.

May 10: Military spouse celebration: Join us for an evening in celebration of Military Spouse Day at The Club starting at 6 p.m. Come Aboard the Fantastic Voyage and enjoy free massages, dancing, games, prizes and more! For more information, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327.

May 11: Wrap Up Mother’s Day: Indulge in a relaxing and refreshing two-hour session. All guest will receive a facial mask and body treatment, sessions will end with a jewelry and wine gift bag. Each ticket costs $75. For reservations, call Desiree at (702) 375-7645 or Jennifer at (702) 322-4377.

May 11: Ice Box Canyon: This 2.6-mile roundtrip hike located within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a moderately strenuous hike that includes rock climbing. Other hikes may be explored. Bring water and pack a lunch. Trip departs at 8 a.m. and returns at 3 p.m. Cost is $10, and includes transportation and park entrance fee. For more information, call outdoor recreation at (702) 652-2514.

May 11: Running clinic: Efficient Running: The art and science of becoming a healthier runner will be held at the Warrior Fitness Center basketball courts. The class will cover aerobic development, running form and more. Class runs 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to all, running attire recommended. For questions, contact jacob.watters@nellis.af.mil.

May 18: Wounded Warrior Veterans Dinner: A dinner for veterans and spouses hosted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and a chef from the Culinary Art Institute. The free buffet-style dinner runs 6-9 p.m. at 2222 West Mesquite Avenue Las Vegas.

May 21: Resume Tips and Job Search: Resume Tips and Job Search class at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Get the latest trends on resume styles; learn interviewing techniques and how to network. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

May 22: Federal Resume Class: Learn tips at our Federal Resume Class from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on how to set up an account, look for federal jobs and get familiar with how to apply. To register, call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327.

May 24: Zion hiking/camping: Spend Memorial Day Weekend experiencing the magnificent Zion Narrows, Angels Landing and other scenic hikes. The three day adventure departs at 9:30 a.m. Friday and returns approximately 6 p.m. Sunday. Cost is $90; $70 E-4 and below and children 12 and under, cost includes transportation, camping equipment and food. For more information, contact outdoor recreation at (702) 652-2514.

 




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