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May 11, 2012

Around Nellis May 11, 2012

Rozita Villanueva Lee, who serves on the White House Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, speaks during the Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month luncheon May 4, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. APAH month was originally introduced as Pacific/Asian Heritage Week by Congressmen Frank Horton and Norman Mineta on July, 1977.

Debby Stockdale, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron chief of asset management, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Aaron Young, 99th CES commander, Tracie Dyer, Principal of Lomie Heard Elementary School, Adria DeCorte, Nevada Division of Forestry park ranger, and Susan Breckon, Nellis Family Housing director, plant a tree during an Arbor Day ceremony at Lomie Heard Elementary School May 03, 2012, on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis was acknowledged by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its beautiful trees and its continual dedication to environmental improvement.

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. select Steven Garland, 99th Air Base Wing commander, presents Nancy McAllister, with the Nellis Air Force Base Volunteer Excellence Award during the Volunteer Appreciation event April 20, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. McAllister has been an outstanding volunteer at Nellis for over 50 years.

Angie Hutchinson, Volunteer Resource Program manager, and Terri Robinson, head of the volunteer appreciation event committee, present a check for over $2.22 million to U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. select Steven Garland, 99th Air Base Wing commander, during the Volunteer Appreciation event April 20, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The check represented the amount the volunteers saved the base during the volunteer year, which runs from April of 2011 through March of 2012. In an average year, over 550 volunteers contribute 102,082 hours of their time. The Nellis AFB Volunteer Resource Program hosted a 1950’s sock hop to thank the volunteers.




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First enlisted Airmen awarded Weapons School graduate patches

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Weapons School honors newest graduates

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

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