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Absentee voter tips for military members

Posted September 28, 2016 by

DOD photograph Members of the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team pass on the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s message for U.S. military and overseas citizens to submit their absentee ballots in time for the upcoming general election. With less than two months until the general election on Nov. 8, absentee voters are beginning to receive their…

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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted September 23, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

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26th WPS members named AFA Gen. John P. Jumper award winners

Posted September 23, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Two U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen assigned to the 26th Weapons Squadron were recently named the Air Force Association Gen. John P. Jumper Award winners in the remotely piloted aircraft crew sensor operator and pilot categories. Tech. Sgt. Tyler and Maj. Ryan of the 26th WPS were recognized…

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Bringing clarity: tapping breaks

Posted September 23, 2016 by Chaplain (Maj) Jack Stanley

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — I grew up on the plains of northcentral Ohio where winters can be harsh. So I thought I knew a lot about driving in harsh conditions. But most of the roads around my town were flat as a pancake with sometimes not a single curve for miles. I had…

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Achieving “excellence” through continuous process improvement

Posted September 23, 2016 by Sean McCully

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The third core value of the Air Force is “Excellence in All We Do.” According to Air Force Instruction 1-1, the “Little Blue Book,” Excellence in All We Do, directs us to develop a sustained passion for continuous process improvement and innovation that will propel the Air Force into a long-term,…

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First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

Posted September 23, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Posted September 23, 2016 by Susan Garcia

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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NCO Academy class 16-6 grads

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin S. High

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Noncommissioned Officer Academy is a six-week course designed to build upon leadership skills needed as Airmen progress through the junior NCO ranks. It also prepares NCOs for positions of greater responsibility as supervisors, unit managers and combat leaders. The most recent graduating class held at Sheppard Air Force Base,…

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Nominations for first Air Force enlisted RPA pilots being accepted

Posted September 23, 2016 by Kat Bailey

AFPC courtesy graphic The Air Force has plans to integrate enlisted pilots into RQ-4 Global Hawk flying operations, placing highly capable enlisted forces in a position to support the future threat environment. The call for nominations is open and the first selection board for enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots will convene at AFPC in November….

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