Events

April 25, 2014

Community Happenings – April 25, 2014

Weekly events

Monday: Ready, Set Grow Parent Group, 10 a.m. at the youth center.

Tuesday: Artistic Expression, 5:30 p.m. at the youth center.

Wednesday: Grill your own steak, 5 p.m. at The Club.

Thursday: Right Start Newcomers Orientation, 8:30 a.m., at The Desert Oasis.

EFMP Parent Support Group: Share common experiences unique to special needs families and learn about new information and resources. We meet the third Wednesday of every month at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

Nellis Company Grade Officer’s Council: The Nellis CGOC provides a source of social and professional development for all company grade officers at Nellis. Volunteer and leadership opportunities are available as well as the chance to network with other like-minded professionals at Nellis. Monthly meetings are held the last Thursday of every month at Robin’s Roost in the Club from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call (702) 652-9623.

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.

The legal office expands appointment availability: The legal office has expanded its appointment availability to better serve you. Appointments are now available 9-11 a.m., and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9-11 a.m., Friday. Due to the expanded appointment availability, walk-in hours are no longer available. To book an appointment, call the legal assistance phone line at (702) 652-7531.

Air University temporarily suspended: The Air University has temporarily suspended all active duty enrollments in the NCO Academy Distance Learning Academy Distance Learning Course. Active cuty students who were enrolled in the course have been dis-enrolled. The course is open only to reserve and guard members at this time.

Work out group: Work out with the AM-Extreme Group at the Warrior Fitness Center. Classes include: Insanity and Ab Ripper, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Mondays and Fridays in the Cardio Room; P90X, 5:15-6:20 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Cardio Room; and YogaX, 4:40-6:20 a.m., Wednesdays at Racquetball Court three. For more information, contact Staff Sgt. Armelyn Braceros at armelyn.braceros.2@us.af.mil.

Resume writing: The second Thursday of each month, 9 to 11 a.m. at the airman and family readiness center. Topics include networking, cover letters, announcements, resumes and marketing yourself. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.

Transition Assistance Program: The airman and family readiness center has scheduled Transition Assistance Program Workshops for 2014. The workshop is designed to teach students how they can apply their military-acquired skills in the civilian sector and prepare for their next career.

Classes run 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and are scheduled for:

  • May 5 to 8, 12 to 15 and 19 to 22
  • June 2 to 5, 16 to 19, and Jun 30 to Jul 3
  • July 14 to 17 and 28 to 31
  • Aug. 4 to 7, 18 to 21, and 25 to 28
  • Sept. 8 to 11 and 22 to 25
  • Oct. 6 to 9 and 20 to 23
  • Nov. 3 to 6 and 17 to 20
  • Dec. 1 to 4 and 15 to 18

To register, call (702) 652-3327.

Military Personnel Section new customer service hours: The Military Personnel Section introduced new customer service hours March 31. New customer service walk-in hours will be from 8 a.m. to noon; customers may also be seen by appointment only from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. These changes come in response to an increase in training requirements and a surge in operations that correspond with new force management programs. In addition to that surge, the MPS is simultaneously preparing for vast deployment requirements in support of AEF NEXT. These changes will allow MPS members to provide efficient service to customers as well as improve the overall quality of the customer’s experience during MPS visits. Appointment requests should include the reason for their requested appointment, the name of their counselor if known and any other pertinent information related to their request. Customers are encouraged to make appointments with their counselors via the organizational email addresses: 99fss.fsmpd@us.af.mil

April 26: Yard Sale: The 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is hosting a base wide donation yard sale 7 a.m., April 26 at Bldg. 625. Hotdogs drinks and popcorn will be available during lunch. For more information or to donate items, contact Airman 1st Class Wesley Defee at (229) 947-2275.

April 28: Ready, Set, Grow: Airmen and Family Readiness Center playgroup 10-11 a.m. For more information, call (702) 652-3327.

April 29: Smooth Move Workshop: Airmen and Family Readiness Center 9-10:30 a.m. To sign up, call (7020 652-3327.

April 25: Time Out Sports Lounge: Open Mic night 7 p.m. Live DJ food and beverage specials. Share your poems, voice, and other talent. To sign up, call the Time Out Sports Lounge at (702) 644-4373.

April 26: Barbecue horseback ride: Outdoor Recreation 9 a.m.-3 p.m. To sign up, call (702) 652-2514.

May 9: Medical Center closure: Due to a Medical Group training and an official function May 9, the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center will be closed for normal operations with the exception of the emergency room and inpatient services. All outpatient clinics, including the main pharmacy, satellite pharmacy, laboratory and radiology will be closed for normal operation in support of the exercise. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.

May 9: Commencement Ceremony: The Community college of the Air Force and the graduating class of spring 2014 are hosting a commencement ceremony 3 p.m., May 9 at the Nellis Air Force Base Club. The event is open to all DOD card holders and their families. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Consuelo LaGrone-Smith at (702) 652-5577.

May 17: Golf Tournament: The Nevada Healthcare Forum 3rd Annual Golf Tournament will be held May 17 at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort – Snow Mountain. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the shotgun start at 9 a.m. The event is held to support and honor wounded troops and their families in the Las Vegas area. Visit https://www.regonline.com/2014nevadahealthcareforumgolftournamentcopy to register early for the event. For more information, call David Bondurant at (702) 480-8066.




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