Events

May 17, 2013

Community Happenings – May 17, 2012

Nellis Youth Center summer camp: The Youth Center is hosting a summer camp for children who have completed kindergarden and older.  Registration in now taking place.  Camp will include activities such as swimming, art, sports/fitness, life skills and field trips.  Meals will be included.  Fees are based on total family income.  Parents can register for the camp at www.myfirst.com or call (702) 652-9307.

Health and Fitness fair: The annual Health and Fitness fair will be held May 17,  9 a.m. until 2 p.m., 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/equipment will be showcased. A blood drive will also be conducted at the fair 9:30 a.m. until 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: Continuing through May 23, the Beale gate will be limited to inbound traffic only.  Please use other gates to exit Nellis.

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 as professional health care administers throughout the world in various positions in clinics, hospitals, major commands, air staff, and the 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 June 3 to 10.  All issue requests must be submitted no later than close of buisness May 29. Munitions must be picked up and/or turned in no later than close of buisness 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. For more information, 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 from 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 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 is scheduled from 6 to 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. Call (702) 652-3327 to register.

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. Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at (702) 652-3327 to register.

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 approx. 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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