Events

August 22, 2014

Community Happenings – August 22, 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.

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 to 11 a.m., and 1 to 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 to 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 to 6:20 a.m., Mondays and Fridays in the Cardio Room; P90X, 5:15 to 6:20 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Cardio Room; and YogaX, 4:40 to 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.

Joint Forces Staff College Course Registration: The Joint Forces Staff College course registrations have resumed, but enrollments per class are now limited and registrations must be accomplished three to four weeks prior to actual CSDs. Registrations may also need to be accomplished from a personal or public computer because some of the .mil networks block the form from loading properly.

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. to 4 p.m., and are scheduled for:

  • Aug. 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.

Women’s Equality Day education fair: The Women’s Equality Day education fair will is Aug. 26 from 3 to 4 p.m. at 4337 N. Las Vegas Blvd. The event is to increase knowledge and awareness of our Constitution’s 19th Amendment, which secured the right to vote for America’s women. It will focus on the history of the women who made this possible as well as their struggles and success. Attire is uniform of the day and the guest speaker will be Col. Kristen Benford, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron commander. For more information, contact Master Sgt. Cassandra Glasco at 702-653-2178 or Tech. Sgt. Ann Stanford at 702-653-3268.

Retiree Appreciation Day: Retiree Appreciation Day is held Sept. 13 at the Thunderbird hangar, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Retirees of all services and their guests are welcome. For more information, contact the Retiree Affairs Office 702-652-8712 or 702-652-9978.
 
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