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First enlisted Airmen awarded Weapons School graduate patches

Posted July 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — History was made June 27, when five graduates of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Weapons Instructor Course became the first enlisted Airmen in the school’s 66-year mission to be awarded the Weapons School’s graduate patch. These graduates will now be recognized as subject matter…

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Health & Safety

Staying safe during flash flood season

Posted July 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Paul Fernandez

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — July is here with high temperatures and a high chance of flash flooding. The months with the highest probability for thunderstorms are July through September. Las Vegas’ annual rainfall is approximately 4.13 inches, and while this may not seem like a lot of rain, the elevation of Las Vegas…

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Commentary

Conquer fear, live your dream

Posted July 2, 2015 by Col. David Chiesa

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Are you living the dream? Do you wake up with energy each morning or do you need an energy drink to get you going? If you constantly hit the snooze button on your alarm, wake with no energy and low self-esteem, need lots of coffee, soda or energy drinks…

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Salutes & Awards

Weapons School honors newest graduates

Posted July 2, 2015 by

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School is pleased to announce the graduates from USAFWS Class 15-A

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Health & Safety

Hunters save lives through RPA Human Performance Team

Posted July 2, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As the persistent demand for remotely piloted aircraft support increases, the burden on the Airmen who fly, maintain, and support these operations also increases, often times leaving some questioning their ability to continue in this rewarding but highly stressful job.

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Events

Employment Assistance Program aids military members’ transition

Posted July 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

When a military member separates or retires from service, a reality check might kick in when they begin looking for new employment. Many don’t have a plan when they leave the military, but the Nellis AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center’s Employment Assistance Program can help ease the transition.

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Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award unveiled

Posted July 2, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry O. Spencer pull the shroud during the ceremonial unveiling of the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award, named in Spencer’s honor, June 29 at the Pentagon. The idea was conceived…

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Local

34th WPS celebrates 20th anniversary

Posted July 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

A small room slowly fills with people trickling in and big, boisterous laughs permeate the air. Officers and Airmen in flight suits and civilians who used to don the uniform are standing in groups and eating food as old friends greet each other and new acquaintances are made.

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Nellis pests ‘flea’ from 99th CES

Posted July 2, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Senior Airman Reuben Moss, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, aims a pellet rifle at his target on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 29. Pest management uses these rifles to control the bird population on the flightline.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted July 2, 2015 by 99th Medical Group

Q: When is the Hospital scheduling the 2015 school/sports physicals? A: July 14, 20, 22 and 30, and Aug. 5, 12, 18 and 20 at the Family Medicine Residency Clinic in the main hospital. We will have appointments available for children who are 6-18 years old with no chronic health conditions (i.e. uncontrolled asthma, diabetes,…

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