Events

May 24, 2013

Community Happenings – May 24, 2012

Changes at the Crosswinds Dining Facility: As of May 20, the Crosswinds Dining Facility is limiting carryout service to all patrons with the exception of the security forces, fire fighters and emergency services personnel.

57th Wing blood drive: The 57th Wing will be holding a blood drive at the Outdoor Recreation Center 8 a.m.-3 p.m., May 31.  Walk-ins and appointments are accepted. For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Staff Sgt. Arthur at (702) 652-1661.

North Nellis coalition: The North Nellis coalition family day celebration will be June 15 in the Walmart parking lot at 4350 N. Nellis Blvd. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. and run until 2 p.m. Come out and enjoy games, entertainment, static displays and more.

4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-in: The 4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-In will be Sept. 6 at Freedom Park. Come take part in the festivities, tickets will be available for pre-sale mid-July through September. E1-E4 – $5; E5-E6 – $10; E7-E9 – $15.

Nellis Youth Center summer camp: Registration is now taking place for the Youth Center’s camp open to children who have completed kindergarden and older.  Camp will include activities such as swimming, art, sports and 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 by calling (702) 652-9307.

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 eneficiaries 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 fpc.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 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 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 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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