Events

July 5, 2013

Community Happenings – July 5, 2012

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.

Every Monday

  • Ready Set Grow at Youth Center 10 a.m.

Every Wednesday

  • Storytime at the Library 10:30 a.m.
  • Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.

Every Thursday

  • Walk-In GI Bill Briefing 2 p.m.

Every Friday

  • Social Hour at The Club (Robin’s Roost) 4 p.m.

July 9: Understand the Thrift Savings Plan: From 9 a.m. to noon at the Airman & Family Readiness Center come learn the fund types and how they work, understand where your investments are and risk associated. We will discuss allocating your investments and how these funds compare to other index funds.

July 10: Whazzup Nellis? Welcome Program for Spouses: From 9 a.m. to noon at the Airman & Family Readiness Center there will be a variety of folks to welcome you to your new home and provide information about the services and programs available. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

July 10: FREE Deployed and 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 (702) 652-3327 to register.

July 11: Walk-In GI Bill Briefing: Open to military members, spouses and dependents. No appointment necessary. Learn the basics of the Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill, conversions and transfers of benefits. For more information, call the Education Office at (702) 652-5280/5282.

July 13: Black Canyon Kayak Trip with Outdoor Recreation: Kayak/Canoe from below Hoover Dam to Willow beach. Enjoy Sauna Cave, Boy Scout Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs and more. Bring Photo I.D. and at least two quarts of water. Weight limits: tandem kayak =500 pounds, canoe =1,000 pounds. Depart 6:15 a.m. and return 5:30 p.m. The Cost is $50 and includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch.

July 16: Resume Tips and Job Search class: Held 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. To register, call (702) 652-3327.

July 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 a.m. at the A&FRC.

July 20: Sunset Barbecue Horseback Ride: As the afternoon heat fades into cooler evening temperatures, relax in the saddle as your horse follows the winding trail through the narrows. Enjoy the sunset against the colorful Spring Mountains and Red Rock Canyon. Anticipate a nice tasty meal under the evening sky. Adventure departs at 5 p.m. from Outdoor Recreation and returns at approximately 9:30 p.m.. Cost is $140 per person. Children 12 and below, active duty E-4 and below are $135 per person.

July 26: North Rim Grand Canyon Camp Out: Beat the Vegas heat in the cooler environment of the North Rim Grand Canyon. Visit the historic Grand Canyon Lodge and absorb the scenic views of the Canyon from several vantage points. A general store and coin operated hot showers are available just outside the campground. Adventure departs Friday at 9 a.m. from Outdoor Recreation and returns at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sunday. Cost of $90 includes transportation, food in campground and all camping equipment.

July 27: 27-Hole Partnership: Sign up today for this year’s 27-Hole Partnership. 7:30 a.m. Shot-Gun Formats: Eagle -1 Best Ball, Falcon Combined Score, Eagle Scramble; Make your own teams, Players will be awarded 80 percent handicap, Flights will be made based on combined handicaps. Entry fee is $65 for non-golf course members, $ 55 for golf course members, includes Green Fee, Cart Fee, Range Balls, Food and Prizes. For more information or to sign up, contact the Sunrise Vista golf course at (702) 652-4497.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Preventative healthcare: Key to overall wellness

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Mellissa Urban, 99th Medical Group contracted licensed practical nurse, gives a vaccination to Tech. Sgt. Allan Habel, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds quality assurance inspe...
 
 

F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats. The cracks were discovered following an immediate action time compliance technical order, or TCTO, to inspect all F-16D due to initial structural...
 
 
leadership-edit

Leadership Lessons: Do you know our Air Force Heritage?

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — On June 28, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist. One month later on July 28, the Austrian-Hungary Empire declared ...
 

 
U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

99th CES ‘plumbers’ keep mission flowing

U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Alan Franklin, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems maintenance craftsman, uses a hand auger, or plumbing snake, to unclog a drain pipe at the Nellis Inn on...
 
 
U.S. Air  Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Civil Air Patrol cadets gain insight on Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Maj. Jason Curtis, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron no. 6 pilot, interacts with Civil Air Patrol cadets at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 18. The CAP cadets were...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Microchips help return lost furry friends

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Dr. Michael Simpson, a Department of Army Civilian Veterinary medical officer, scans ‘P.J.,’ a military working dog, for a microchip number at the Nellis Veterinary Tre...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin