Salutes & Awards

March 28, 2014

Nellis celebrates Women’s History Month

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Senior Airman Lea Gleason, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management journeyman dons a Level B hazardous materials protection suit March 20 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Level B protection suit protects against vapor and liquid contaminants.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Senior Airman Courtney Sanchez, 99th Security Forces Squadron security forces leader, stands post at the Range Road Gate March 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th SFS provides vital security and law enforcement at the gates and throughout the installation.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Senior Airman Liberty Renigen (right), 99th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician journeyman, administers a tetanus shot to Staff Sgt. Shanae Gallashaw, 99th MDOS aerospace medical technician craftsman March 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Originally from San Francisco, Renigen has been serving in the Air Force for three years.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

Monica Cooley, 99th Dental Squadron orthodontist assistant, changes the wiring in a patient’s braces at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center March 21 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Some of Cooley’s responsibilities include performing monthly orthodontic adjustments and assisting the orthodontist to prepare patients for surgery.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Staff Sgt. Brittney Burton, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron structural civil engineer, cuts wood using a radial arm saw March 19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Structural civil engineers are responsible for metal work, carpentry, locks, sheet metal, welding, roofing, masonry and printing on the base. Originally from Michigan, Burton has been serving in the Air Force for six years.
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Senior Airman Susie Binsol, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron structural engineer, fabricates sheet metal using a drill March 19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Structural civil engineers are known for being jacks of all trades and masters of none. Originally from Malibu, Calif., Binsol has been serving in the Air Force for two and a half years.




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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Preventative healthcare: Key to overall wellness

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Mellissa Urban, 99th Medical Group contracted licensed practical nurse, gives a vaccination to Tech. Sgt. Allan Habel, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds quality assurance inspe...
 
 

F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats. The cracks were discovered following an immediate action time compliance technical order, or TCTO, to inspect all F-16D due to initial structural...
 
 
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Leadership Lessons: Do you know our Air Force Heritage?

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — On June 28, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist. One month later on July 28, the Austrian-Hungary Empire declared ...
 

 
U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

99th CES ‘plumbers’ keep mission flowing

U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Alan Franklin, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems maintenance craftsman, uses a hand auger, or plumbing snake, to unclog a drain pipe at the Nellis Inn on...
 
 
U.S. Air  Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Civil Air Patrol cadets gain insight on Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Maj. Jason Curtis, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron no. 6 pilot, interacts with Civil Air Patrol cadets at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 18. The CAP cadets were...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Microchips help return lost furry friends

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Dr. Michael Simpson, a Department of Army Civilian Veterinary medical officer, scans ‘P.J.,’ a military working dog, for a microchip number at the Nellis Veterinary Tre...
 




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