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Tribal heritage meeting celebrates Navajo Code Talkers

Members of the traditional Native American community joined senior leadership in gathering here Nov. 19 to reflect on their past, address concerns for their future, and recognize the efforts of one of their most outstanding surviving members — a veteran of World War II and a national treasure.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Sports

NAFB cyclist participates in Military World Games

Several thousand miles away from her usual terrain, Shannon Gaffney found herself racing against some of the world’s top athletes in a 45-mile road race and timed trial though Mungyeong, South Korea as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Events

Crosswinds DFAC, prepares for Thanksgiving meal

For Airmen residing in the dorms who don’t have the opportunity to spend time with their families, the holidays can be a lonely time.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Events

Annual Airman Cookie Drive preparation begins

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, the Nevada Test and Training Range, as well as the local community are working diligently to prepare for the annual Airman Cookie Drive.

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Eglin crew chiefs advance with F-35

As the Air Force continues to develop its newest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II, the 33rd Fighter Wing ensures the Airmen tasked with taking care of it receive the training they need to advance with it.

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Health & Safety

99th MDG providers receive acupuncture training

Posted  October 30, 2015

Medical providers assigned to the 99th Medical Group recently underwent training for first aid acupuncture here to become certified acupuncturists.

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Salutes & Awards

ALS honors Class 15-G graduates

Posted  November 6, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-five Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 15-G here Oct. 30. Twelve members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Ryan R. Ellsworth, 99th Medical Support Squadron, received the John L. Levitow Award. This award…

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Creech holds first NCO induction ceremony

Posted  November 6, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty Tech. Sgt. Daniel Villegas, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing NCO in charge of protocol, speaks to staff sergeant selects as the guest speaker during a NCO induction ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23. Approximately 50 inductees were honored for their promotion and received…

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Nellis F-35 flies 1,000th sortie

Posted  November 6, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline An F-35A Lightning II takes off from the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 22. The aircraft was preparing to fly its 1,000th sortie for Nellis AFB’s F-35A program. The F-35 is designed to provide the pilot with unsurpassed situational awareness, positive target identification…

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Air Force

F-35A successfully fires first airborne shots

Posted  November 6, 2015

For the first time, an F-35A Lightning II successfully fired the four-barrel 25 mm GAU-22/A Gatling gun while in flight Oct. 30.

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