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.

Holiday Gate Closure: From Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, the Area II Gate will be closed for a construction project. Commercial vehicle entry operations will be conducted at the Hollywood Gate, located on North Hollywood Blvd. The Hollywood Gate Hours are 5:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Thunderbirds Museum closed temporarily: The Thunderbirds Museum will be closed to the public from Nov. 19, 2015 to April 1, 2016 for a building renovation project. Tours for the general public will not be given during the remodel but will begin next spring. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your interest in our history and the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. Updates and general information will be provided by the team’s public affairs staff through social media and the official website during the closure.

549th Combat Training Squadron change of command: Come out to the 549th Combat Training Squadron change of command ceremony 9a.m., Dec. 7 at the Green Flag Auditorium. Presiding official Col. Kenneth Smith, 57th Operations Group commander, will oversee the event as Lt. Col. Cameron Dadgar relinquishes command to Lt. Col. Jordon Grant. For More information, contact Airman 1st Class Nevil Ewell at 702-652-8843 or Capt. Tonya Satchell at 703-652-8787

National Anthem Auditions: Calling all singers! If you have a voice you would like to share come audition to join the Nellis/Creech National Anthem Team. We’re looking for good singers to support community and base functions. Auditions at Nellis are scheduled for Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Base Theater. Auditions at Creech are scheduled for Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. All military and civilians (over 18 years old) are welcome. For more information, contact Mary Jo Wheeler at mary_jo.wheeler@us.af.mil.

Exciting news for November at the Testing Center: To thank our Veteran’s during the month of November, the National University test center will waive the $20 proctoring for all CLEP and DSST tests for all veterans and proctored exams for the month of November. If you pass your DSST — Ethics in America exam anytime during the month of November, you will get a USB (while supplies last). There is also a new CLEP/DSST testing information pamphlet. Feel free to stop by the education office, the testing center, or email nywakiem@nu.edu with any questions.

Blood Drive Dates: The following date will be located at Outdoor Recreation with the exception of two MDG drives:
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 to 11 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. The group meets 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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