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NELLIS Happenings

Cookie Drive: The Nellis Area Spouses Club is sponsoring the Airmen Cookie Drive. Please help deliver 800 dozen cookies to Airmen living in the dorms. There are two drop off dates and locations:
Dec. 18: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at Centennial Hills YMCA
Dec. 19: 6-11 a.m., at the Base Chapel
Volunteers are still needed to accept and package the cookies on both days. To sign-up, visit
For more information, email

Commissary holiday hours: The Nellis Commissary (located at 4200 Mountain Home Street, Nellis AFB), will keep the following hours over the holiday period:
Dec. 24: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 31: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed
For more information, call 702-652-3125.

Snowmobile Tour: Outdoor Recreation is sponsoring a Snowmobile Tour that will pass through Brian Head, Dixie National Forest and Cedar Breaks National Monument 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Dec. 15. Cost is $50 per person, and is open to active duty, Air Reserve component personnel and their immediate family members permanently assigned to Nellis or Creech. For more information, call 702-652-8967.
Nellis Movie Theater: The following movies are showing at the Nellis Movie Theater in November:
Dec. 15 – A Bad Mom’s Christmas (R), 3 p.m.
Dec. 15 – Tyler Perry’s: A Madea Christmas (PG-13), 6 p.m.
Dec. 16 – The Star (PG), 12:30 p.m.
Admission is free and concessions are: Popcorn, $1; drinks, $2; and candy, $2. For more information, call 702-652-0967.

Pro Shop Annual Holiday Sale: The Sunrise Vista Pro Shop Annual Holiday Sale runs through Dec. 23. Bring your merchandise to the check out, pick a stocking off the holiday tree and reveal your special discount. Discounts from 10 percent to 50 percent off your purchase are available. The discount does not apply to special orders. For more information, call 702-652-4497.

Jingle Bell Open: Sunrise Vista Golf Course is hosting the Jingle Bell Open, 9 a.m., Dec. 16. Four-person scramble (put your own team together, or the golf course will pair you up), shot gun start, and open to all. Cost is $25 for members and active duty military, or $45 for non-members. The price includes golf, cart, range balls and lunch after play. For more information, call 702-652-4497.

Indoor Pool: The indoor pool at the Warrior Fitness Center is open for lap swimming Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, and holidays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The pool is open for recreational swimming Monday-Friday, 10-11 a.m., Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, and holidays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact Outdoor Recreation for information about scuba classes and swimming lessons at 702-652-2514.

Thrift Store: Volunteers needed: The Nellis Area Spouses’ Club Thrift Shop is looking for volunteers. There are many opportunities including donation sorting, pricing, straightening shelves, stocking the store, bagging, assisting the cashier and many more. Volunteer hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers with small children will be reimbursed for childcare costs. For more information, mail

Nellis PWOC: The Nellis Protestant Women of the Chapel meet 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays, and 6-8 p.m., Wednesdays at the Nellis Chapel Annex. For more information, email

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 8 to 10 a.m. at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Topics include networking, cover letters, announcements, resumes and marketing resume writing. The A&FRC also offers a Federal Employment Workshop on the third Thursday of each month from 8-10 a.m.

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.Please visit for more information.

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