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DoD

2016 Federal Benefits Open Season runs through Dec. 12

Posted December 2, 2016 by Kat Bailey

The Office of Personnel Management has set the dates for the 2016 Federal Benefits Open Season from Nov. 14 through Dec 12, which includes the Federal Employees Health Benefits program, the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance program and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts program. Open season gives federal employees and retirees the opportunity to…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

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Events

Holiday Traditions: ‘Tis the season to connect with what’s important

Posted December 2, 2016 by Chap. (1st Lt.) David Jenkins

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The holiday season snuck up on me this year. I blinked and it was November! Thanksgiving approached quickly; Christmas and Hanukkah aren’t far behind. With this in mind, it has me reminiscing about the past, specifically holiday traditions. What are yours? One of my favorite holiday traditions happens on…

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Commentary

Just Say No! Easy answer to marijuana use question for military members

Posted December 2, 2016 by Major Simone V. Davis

On Jan. 1, 2017, recreational use of marijuana will become legal in Nevada. Does that mean you, a military member stationed at or temporary duty to Nellis (or Creech), will be able to light up? Not so fast! Marijuana use is and will continue to be a crime under military law. The fact that Nevada…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

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Local

MAN ON THE STREET: What are your holiday plans?

Posted December 2, 2016 by

“My wife and I have plans to go to the Bahamas for the holidays.” — Adam   “For Christmas I plan to visit my uncle and nephews who I have not seen for years in Phoenix. It shall be a wonderful surprise.” — Jonathan   “The holidays are my favorite time of the year. Who…

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Events

Nellis’ Thanksgiving 2016

Posted December 2, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A turkey is displayed in the Crosswinds Dining Facility during the Thanksgiving meal on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 24. More than 240 individuals were served for the holiday.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Airmen serve food during…

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Local

Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

Posted December 2, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney
Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.

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