Events

June 21, 2013

Community Happenings – June 21, 2012

EDC 2013 Gate Hours June 21-24:

Main Gate: Friday – closed from 5 p.m. Friday – 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Saturday – open: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday – open: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Tyndall Gate: Friday – open 24 hours; Saturday – open 24 hours; Sunday – open 24 hours

Area II Gate: Friday – open: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday – open: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday – open: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Beale Gate: Friday – open: 5:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday – closed Sunday – closed Monday – open: 5:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Cross traffic from Range Rd. Gate 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. All Las Vegas Blvd. lanes will be Southbound from Las Vegas Motor Speedway)

Range Rd. Gate: Friday – open 24 hours; Saturday – open 24 hours; Sunday – open 24 hours

The Landings Gate: Friday – open 24 hours; Saturday – open 24 hours; Sunday – open 24 hours

I-215 Gate: Open 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and Monday

Please direct gate closure questions to Senior Master Sgt. Paul Beuchat, 99th Security Forces Squadron, at (702) 652-4883.

57th Maintenance Group Change of Command: The 57th MXG change of command ceremony will be July 2, at 8 a.m. in the Flanker Hangar, building 244.

57th Operations Group Change of Command: The 57th OG change of command ceremony will be July 3, at 9 a.m. in the Flanker Hangar, building 244.

Freedom Fest 2013: Freedom Fest is July 3, at the Sports Pavillion Field (across from lodging). Noon – Burger Burn; 1 – 4 p.m. – Live Entertainment; 5 p.m. – After Party at The Club (18 and older)

4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-in: Save the date! The 4th annual Enlisted Combat Dining-In will be held 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.

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.

June 21: Lake Mead Moonlight Dinner/Camping: Enjoy a gourmet surf and turf accompanied by great wine on a moonlit beach by Lake Mead. After dinner have an adventure on the lake or just relax by the campfire. Next morning, enjoy a full breakfast and more time to explore. Trip departs Friday at 6 p.m. and returns Saturday about 1 p.m. Cost is $75 and includes transportation, food, beverages and camping equipment.

June 22: Lake Mead Moonlight Kayaking/Camping: Enjoy the sunset and moonrise while paddling across the lake. Relax on the beach under the night sky. Roast your favorite campfire snacks. Sunday breakfast will be served with more time to explore. Weight limits: tandem kayak = 500 pounds, canoe = 1,000 pounds (canoes available upon request). Suggested items include water bottle, waterproof headlight or flashlight and a beach towel. Depart Saturday at 5 p.m., return Sunday about 2 p.m. The cost $50, $40 for E-5 and below and those 12 years and under, and includes transportation, food and kayaking/camping equipment.

June 25: Retraining 101: Airmen interested in retraining opportunities, special duties, assignments, separation and information regarding CJRs or if you are in a constrained AFSC, are encouraged to attend this 45-minute brief offered two to three times per month. This course will provide Airmen with the knowledge to apply for career opportunities and assist them to be successful in the process. Supervisors and senior leaders are encouraged to attend this course. This course is for enlisted personnel only. To register for Professional Development Center courses, visit https://afkm.wpafb.af.mil/community/views/home.aspx?Filter=OO-DP-AC-56 or contact Master Sgt. Lisa Deal at (702) 652-8723.

June 28: Strongest on Nellis Power Lifting Competition: We want to see who’s the strongest here at Nellis AFB. If you think it is you, PROVE IT! Join the competition at the Warrior Fitness Center at 9 a.m.




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