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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Col. Paul Murray assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Richard Boutwell at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar July 15.

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First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Health & Safety

Raising awareness for PTSD: You are not alone

When every service member signs their name on the dotted line to become of a part of the military, they agree to follow orders and even go to war.


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Health & Safety

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted  April 1, 2016

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to reduce the stigma that is often coupled with alcoholism.

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DoD

Air Force Retirees, National Guardsman win big in Exchange’s Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes

Posted  April 15, 2016

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service made wishes come true for three grand-prize winners of the worldwide MILITARY STAR Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes—and for one retiree, the prize was a way of saying “thank  you” for sacrifices made decades ago. Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Jones, retired…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  April 15, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. 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…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 15, 2016

New urgent care pilot program for Prime Beneficiaries To increase access to care, the Department of Defense is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization. The Urgent Care Pilot Program, scheduled to…

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Boom, Boom, Pow: 57th Wing’s Load Crew Competition

Posted  April 15, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tanenbaum Load crew members from Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit loads an armament during the 57th Wing’s Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 8. Strike AMU is responsible for the aircraft maintenance of the F-15 Strike Eagle at Nellis AFB.  …

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