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Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree

Posted December 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Two Creech Air Force Base members decorate a Christmas tree Dec. 2, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Diamond Resorts International donated the tree and decorations as a thank you to Creech service members and their families. Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to…

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Air Force release NTTR military land withdrawal draft LEIS1

Posted December 13, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force has prepared a Draft Legislative Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada Test and Training Range Land Withdrawal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., that analyzes the potential environmental consequences of the proposal to extend and potentially expand the existing range withdrawal. The proposal would support long-term test and training, and other…

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57th WG earns 13th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Posted December 11, 2017 by

For the thirteenth time in the 57th Wing’s history, and for the seventh consecutive two-year period, Air Force officials recently announced the wing, led by Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, 57th Wing commander as among the very best as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the period of June 1, 2015 to…

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Motivating Sheepdogs: Army colonel shares knowledge

Posted December 8, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman recently visited team Creech to discuss the importance of mental fitness, the effects the fight against terrorism has on military members and why each Airman is necessary to accomplish the Air Force mission.

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Commentary

Growing as a leader through others

Posted December 8, 2017 by Col. Josh Olson

Many consider leadership a trait you’re born with, while some consider it a trait you hone and develop through reflection and feedback. I contend it is both — we all have leadership qualities within us, and it is our life experiences and interactions that shape them. My kindergarten teacher, Ms. Gleason, was easily one of…

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Effective followership: a path for all Airmen

Posted December 8, 2017 by Lt. Col. Michael L. Boswell

Every leader is a follower, but not every follower is a leader. We do an exceptional job of training leaders, but more often than not, don’t focus enough on effective followership. Society tends to equate effective followership to nothing more than “brown-nosing.” We relish identifying as good leaders versus good followers, but one cannot exist…

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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

Posted December 8, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Raqqah liberated: Combat RPAs in the fight

Posted December 8, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

U.S. forces, coalition partners and Syrian Democratic Forces liberated Raqqah, Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s control in early October. ISIS used the city as its capital for terrorist operations since January 2014.

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Project Homeless Connect 2017

Posted December 8, 2017 by John Archiquette

Veterans Administration photograph A Homeless PACT Team outreach member talks with a veteran during the 25th annual Project Homeless Connect in Las Vegas Nov. 14. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System continued its efforts to support the local homeless community by participating in the 25th annual Project Homeless Connect in…

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ITT hosts winter travel fair

Posted December 8, 2017 by Courtesy photographs

On Dec. 1, Information, Tickets and Tours hosted their first Winter Travel Fair at the Nellis Club. Local vendors were on hand – along with vendors from Arizona, California and Florida — to ‘show off’ cool winter vacation deals and destinations. Information, Tickets and Tours is located at 4311 Carswell Ave., Nellis AFB — Bldg….

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