Happenings and Things to Do….

NELLIS Happenings

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.
Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m.

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Information Fair: Please join us at the National Disability Employment Awareness Month Information Fair noon to 3 p.m., Oct. 21 at the Desert Oasis. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Pranava Moody and there will be vendors from the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Opportunity Village, Veteran Ready, the USO, a Red Cross Veteran Employment Manager/MGM Veteran Recruiter, and many more! NDEA is a nationwide campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities, past and present. For more information, contact 2nd Lt. Jamie Olguin at 702-653-3093 or Master Sgt. Alphonso Green at 702-652-7847.

Las Vegas Honor Ride: Come out to the Las Vegas Honor Ride on Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. to ride your motorcycle down Las Vegas Blvd. with no stops as participants are escorted by police in this self-paced, non-competitive cycling event. Participants choose from three routes of 20, 40 and 70 miles to ride through Las Vegas. All routes will have fun rest stops along the way. Honor Ride raises funds and creates awareness for Ride 2 Recovery, which is a program where vets support other vets to restore hope and purpose. Once registered, participants are prompted to create a fundraising page, but there is no minimum fundraising amount required. All proceeds support Ride 2 Recovery programs at military installations and VA hospitals around the country, and the purchase of bikes for participating Veterans. Participants will end the race with a festival-like atmosphere that includes lunch and music!

Education Office Open House: The Nellis Education Office is conducting an open house on Oct. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Education Counselors will be standing by to answer questions you may have concerning your educational benefits. Food and beverages will be provided. For more information, contact the Education Office at 702-652-5282.

VA GI-Bill benefit briefing: The VA representative from UNLV will be at the Nellis Education Office on Oct. 28 at 1 p.m. Come to learn more about how to use your GI-Bill benefits! For more information, contact the Education Office at 702-652- 5282.

NV Aerospace Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: For their respective contributions to our state’s aviation heritage, the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame will add its four latest inductees on Nov. 7 at The Club on Nellis Air Force Base: Stanhope S. Boggs, Newton H. Crumley, Kathleen M. Snaper, and Richard G. Thomas. The NVAHOF is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of Nevada’s aerospace pioneers and to increasing awareness of Nevada’s unique aerospace history through educational programs and the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and dinner will be held at The Club’s Banquet Room. The public is invited but seating is limited. Advance reservations and payment must be received by Oct. 31. For reservations and payment, contact Robert Friedrichs at 702-792-3536, Robert.friedrichs@nvahof.org; or Patrick Newcomb at 702-592-3766, patrick.newcomb@nvahof.org.

2015 Navy Ball: Come join the Las Vegas Navy Operational Support Center and the Navy League Oct. 24 at the Aliante Hotel and Casino from 6 p.m. to midnight to celebrate 100 years of the Navy Reserve and the 240th Birthday of the U.S. Navy. The guest speaker will be Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Navy Reserve. For ticket information, visit NavyLeagueLasVegas.org.

Education Office: * Registration for fall semester college courses is upon us. Visit the Nellis Education Office for more information on colleges, available classes, fees, and start dates, or call the office at 702-652-5280.
* Take your CLEP/DSST with National University-Nellis AFB Testing Center (Bldg. 20, Room 300). Pass your College Composition Modular during the month of September and get a notebook.

Blood Drive Dates: The following dates will be located at Outdoor Recreation with the exception of two MDG drives:
Nov. 13
Dec. 10

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.

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

Resume Writing: The second Thursday of each month, from 9 to11 a.m. at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Topics include networking, cover letters, announcements, resumes and marketing Resume Writing

Love and Logic Parenting Series: Family Advocacy is hosting the Love and Logic parenting series at the Centennial Hills YMCA, Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Free childcare is provided for YMCA members. For more information, call 702-653-3880.

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 on 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.

Creech Happenings:

Need uniform items but don’t have time to go to Nellis? Creech is slated to have the ability to order uniform items and have them delivered next day. Talk to your squadron leadership for more information.

Reporting Suspicious Activities on or near Creech Air Force Base: Please report any suspicious behavior/activities observed on or near Creech AFB to law enforcement ASAP. AFOSI can be contacted at 702-404-1613 and Security Forces at 702-404-3333. Members are also asked to add these telephone numbers to cell phones so they are available to contact either agency quickly when needed. Additionally, if you are in a group and the entire group observes the activity in question please only have one individual from the group contact law enforcement. If anyone has observed any suspicious behaviors/activities not previously reported, contact AFOSI or Security Forces.

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