Veterans Affairs ID card will no longer provide access to Nellis Air Force Base
Effective May 1, 2015, non-DoD ID card holding veterans requiring access to Nellis Air Force Base for the sole purpose of medical treatment will be required to obtain a pass from the Visitor Control Center at the Main Gate prior to every appointment. For more information and for any questions regarding base access requirements please call the Visitor's Control Center at 702-652-0301.
Pharmacy services consolidated to satellite pharmacy
The main outpatient pharmacy at Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center is undergoing reconstruction and has moved operations to the satellite pharmacy. Construction is expected to be completed in the spring of 2016. The new location, Bldg. 340, is located next to the Information, Tickets and Travel office, and across the parking lot from the base theater. Patients who see a provider at the medical center and have prescriptions entered at their appointment will still be able to check-in at the hospital pharmacy, but will need to pick up the completed prescriptions at the satellite pharmacy. To have prescriptions filled that aren't entered at the medical center from an appointment, visit the satellite pharmacy to have the prescription filled. The satellite pharmacy drive-thru will only be available for picking up new or refilled prescriptions. Checking in or dropping off prescriptions must be completed inside. The procedures for getting a refill will not change. To have prescriptions filled, call 702-652-5359.
Base Construction on Stafford Drive
Stafford Drive will be undergoing construction which will be broken up into five phases.
Fifth Phase June 23-July 14
For more information call 702-652-0469
820th RED HORSE Change of Command ceremony
The 820th RED HORSE will be hosting a change of command ceremony Tuesday, June 30 at 8:20 a.m. at building 10156 at the 820th RED HORSE squadron. Lt. Gen. Mark Nowland, 12th Air Force commander, will be the presiding official as Col. Aaron Young will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Shawn Thompson. Military dress code will be uniform of the day and civilians will be business casual. Individuals interested in going must R.S.V.P. by June 19 by contacting Capt. Mercy Teo at 702-652-6486 or Master Sgt. Micah Learing at 702-652-1407.
99th Dental Squadron Seeks Qualified Patients
The 99th Dental Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base is seeking patients in need of multiple dental procedures that include but not limited to; root canals, crowns, dentures, fillings, gum disease, and tooth extractions. To qualify the patient must present a need for two or more of these procedures. There are very limited screening appointments. Applicants must be active duty, military retiree, military dependent or active duty dependent. Patients will be selected by the Advanced Education in General Dentistry director based upon what best fits the needs for the program. If selected, the patient must be available anytime at least weekly throughout the residency year August 2015 through July 2016. Selectees will be called in mid July 2015 to set up their first appointment. If interested, please call Senior Airman Stefanie Stewart at 702-653-2623 during normal business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be scheduled for a short consultation/screening exam appointment. Note: No treatment will rendered at this time. We will stop screening patients by July 31, 2015.
Nellis Area Spouses' Club is pleased to announce the Scholarship Award
Congratulations! A total of $30,000 was awarded! The Nellis Area Spouses' Club sponsors academic achievement scholarships for military dependent graduating high school seniors, current military dependent undergraduate students and dependent military spouses who exhibit potential and a desire to complete a program leading to a college or vocational degree. The Nellis Area Spouses' Club Scholarships are funded from the proceeds of the Nellis Thrift Shop, which is run by the Nellis Area Spouses' Club.
The Nellis Area Spouses' Club is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize and sponsor social and charitable activities; whose goal is to provide information of interest to its members and foster the ideals of charity, community, and fellowship.
We are pleased to announce the Scholarship Award recipients for the 2015-2016 school year:
High School Seniors:
Brian Lambert, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts--$3,000; Krista Thompson, The Meadows School--$2,000; Allison Jae Lenon, Advanced Technologies Academy--$2,000; Emma Saint-Preux, Northwest Career & Technical Institute--$1,000; Megan Holmquist, Nevada State High School--$1,000; Hannah Breazeale, Canyon Springs High School--$1,000; Kristen Muller, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts--$1,000; Pengxiang Tian, College of Southern Nevada High School-East--$1,000; Kolby O'Malley-Dertien, Coronado High School--$1,000; India Brown, Shadow Ridge High School--$1,000; Brandon Eason, College of Southern Nevada High School-East--$1,000
Holly Reeves, University of Nevada Las Vegas--$3,000; Joshua Klimchak, University of Nevada Las Vegas & College of Southern Nevada--$2,000; Kayla Knock, Pacific University--$1,500
Colleen Crabtree, ATP Flight School--$3,000; Tina Parkes, University of Nevada Las Vegas--$2,000; Adrienne Almazan, Franklin University--$2,000; Camie Coombs, College of Southern Nevada--$1,500
Blood Drive Dates
The following dates will be located at Outdoor Recreation with the exception of two MDG drives
Aug.19 (Medical Group blood mobile)
Airman Leadership School (blood mobile)
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 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.
Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m.
Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m.
Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m.
Social hour at the Robin's Roost 4 p.m.
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.
Nellis PWOC (Protestant Women of the Chapel)
Classes are held: Tues. 9:30 a.m. and Wed. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Nellis Chapel Annex
For more information contact the Nellis PWOC at email@example.com
Sunday School Class for Couples
Class begins Sunday Jan. 11 at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel Annex room 12.
Tues and Thurs: 11:30 a.m.
Sunday Mass: at 9:45 a.m.
Gospel Service Sunday at 8 a.m.
Praise Service Sunday at 11:15 a.m.
Sundays during worship for ages 18 months-Pre K in the Annex and Kindergarten-5th Grade meet in the Chapel basement.