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NELLIS Happenings

Road Closure: There is a road closure on Tyndall Avenue at Nellis Air Force Base that runs until Nov. 6 for sewer repairs. Personnel should allow extra time to reach their destination. Buildings affected are 232, 233, 236 and 237. Motorists are urged to be cautious as this is an active construction zone.

Fall Harvest Festival: Nellis’ Force Support is hosting a Fall Harvest Festival 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Oct. 28 at CDC III. There will be a pie eating contest at 11 a.m., and a costume contest at noon. Join the Nellis child and youth programs in the 100 Acre Wood for free food, games, sweets, treats and lots of family fun.

Monster Mash: The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting Monster Mash, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 28 at Community Commons. There will be free food, a bounce house, coloring contest, trick or treat, baby crawl race, toddler run/walk race, prices, give-aways and a costume contest. For more information, call 702-652-3327 or visit the Airman and Family Readiness Facebook page.

Zombie Fun Run: Nellis’ Force Support is sponsoring a ‘Run For Your Life’ 5K Zombie Fun Run, and Trunk or Treat 6:30 p.m., Oct. 27 at the gym. All are welcome to bring their decorated vehicles and hand out treats to the children. Security Forces will be on hand to help the children go from car to car. Prizes will go to the first two runners who finish the run and survive the zombies (finish without getting silly stringed). Prizes will also be given for two best costumes.

Land Sailing: Outdoor Recreation is sponsoring two Land Sailing trips to Ivanpah, Calif., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov.4 and Nov. 26. Cost is $30 per person. Transportation, equipment, instruction and snacks will be provided. Pack a lunch and remember to bring your camera. The trip is available for those 10 years and older. For more information, call 702-652-2514.

Paintball: Outdoor Recreation is sponsoring a paintball trip to Summerlin, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 11. Cost is $45 per person (or $20 per person if you bring your own equipment). Participants will play as many games as they can tolerate, and you name the game. Package price includes entrance fee, 500 rounds, snacks and transportation. Additional rounds may be purchased on sight. For more information, call 702-652-2514.

Trunk or Treat: Community Commons is sponsoring Trunk or Treat starting at 3 p.m., Oct. 28 in the Exchange parking lot. Pick up a map of participating locations at the services table in the Mall in front of the Nellis Exchange. Get your map stamped and pick up treats at each of the locations, finishing at the Haunted House. Families dressed in costumes can register to win a $50 AAFES gift card. For more information, call 702-643-3526.

AAFES discount: Wear a funny or crazy hat to the Nellis Exchange Oct. 30 and receive 10 percent of any one item. Maximum discount is $50.

Exchange Landings Express hours: The Exchange Landings Express has new hours of operation July 1-Oct. 1. The new hours are:
Monday-Thursday: 6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

GI Bill Briefings are held on a walk-in, one-on-one basis at the Education Center, Bldg. 20, Room 330.

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.

Veterinary clinic: Are you PCSing overseas? Do you have a pet? If the answer to both questions is yes, then contact the Nellis AFB Veterinary Treatment Facility. The Nellis VTF is the only vet clinic here in the greater Las Vegas area that can fully complete your pets International Travel Documents. The VTF is located at 4146 Mountain Home Street, Nellis Air Force Base. For more information or an appointment, call 702-652-8836.

Workout Group: Workout with the AMExtreme 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

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 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.

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 & Family Readiness Center 11 a.m. to noon, the first and third Monday of each month. For more information, call 702-652-3327.

Creech Happenings:

Shuttle bus: Nellis dorm and Base Housing residents who work at Creech now have another option for transportation to and from work — a new FEDVAN Shuttle option to/from Creech. All costs are covered under the Mass Benefits Transportation Program. For more information, contact Sommer Loftin, 79th Air Base Group, at 702-404-1731 to sign up.

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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