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F-35 on time to deliver global security, Air Force official said

Posted September 19, 2014 by Master Sgt. Angelita Colón-Francia

WASHINGTON — Work leading up the completion of the multinational F-35 program is largely on track, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office executive officer said in remarks during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 15. Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan reported steady progress across all elements of…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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FSS Airmen go above and beyond, drive FY14 force management success

Posted September 19, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Syreeta Weems, 799th Force Support Squadron NCO in charge of career development, left, and Staff Sgt. Jennifer Obeng-Duro, 799th FSS NCO in charge of retirements/separations, pose for a photo at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 11. Weems and Obeng-Duro completed over 266…

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Old Glory Challenge helps Nellis remember 9/11

Posted September 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis Air Force Base run with the U.S. flag during the Old Glory Challenge at Nellis AFB, Nev., Sept. 11. During the Old Glory Challenge, participants were charged with continuously running with the U.S. flag in 30-minute increments from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30…

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Air Force revamps air expeditionary force construct

Posted September 12, 2014 by Air Force Public Affairs Agency OL-P

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a…

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Suicide prevention: What you can do

Posted September 12, 2014 by Capt. Relinda Hatcher

http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/suicideprevention AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNS) — September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Prevention Week. However, many people are hesitant to get involved in the discussion on the topic of suicide prevention. This is concerning because the ability to get involved and intervene is critical to saving lives. Suicide and suicidal behavior affect all…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed
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FCC provides home away from home

Posted September 12, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Brittany Morrill, a Family Child Care provider, shows memory cards to Sam and Ayden in her home on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. FCC providers are given free access to check out age-appropriate toys for the children in their care from the Lending Closet…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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Frag out! Airmen attend last Air Force-only grenade training class

Posted September 12, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Preston Meier, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, throws a live M-67 fragmentation grenade during the last iteration of the M-67 fragmentation grenade training class at Silver Flag Alpha, Nev., Aug. 30. Silver Flag is the only Air…

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Intramural volleyball playoffs

Posted September 12, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Teammates from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work together to block a spiked volleyball during the intramural volleyball playoffs at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. The intense 30-minute game was tied until the last few minutes when the 99th Medical Group pulled together to score,winning the game 25 to…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler
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Securing Nellis AFB flightline

Posted September 12, 2014 by 1st Lt. Julien Adams

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler With redundancy in the number of entry control points on the Nellis Air Force Base flightline, the 99th Air Base Wing and the 57th Wing collaborated to close numerous ECPs in order to make the flightline more secure. The proposal to close several ECPs was…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler
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57th OSS assumes radar control from 99th CS

Posted September 5, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler The Airport Surveillance Radar, ASR-9, keeps track of air traffic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept., 3. The 57th Operations Support Squadron took control of the responsibilities of maintaining the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems from the 99th Communications Squadron on Sept. 1….

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