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Weathers it all; another ACC win for weather flight

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing weather flight received its second consecutive Air Combat Command Weather Flight of the Year award Feb. 29, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. To receive the award, a flight must submit an Air Force form 1206 with a list of team accomplishments,…

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Sports

Intramural softball season begins at Nellis

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

On March 14, Nellis AFB kicked off the intramural softball season where 14 teams from around the base will compete to see who can call themselves the champions.

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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ryan Sparks

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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Commentary

Be the ‘Wolf’

Posted March 25, 2016 by Col. Robert Novotny

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — There are three meetings I attend every week, and they’re the most important meetings in my current job. The first is wing stand-up, held three days a week, where we cover the status of our aircrew, pararescuemen, all 81 combat aircraft, the airfield, communications and logistics. Our mission is…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Local

Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Local

USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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Health & Safety

Exchange has military motorcyclists covered with personal protective equipment

Posted April 1, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

Courtesy photo DALLAS—With the weather warming up to ideal outdoor activity temperatures this spring, many Soldiers and Airmen are taking to motorcycles as their recreational activity of choice. But riding a motorcycle isn’t without its dangers: According to a 2015 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 4,668 fatal motorcycle crashes on…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted April 1, 2016 by

Civilian Professional Development Briefing A Civilian Professional Development briefing, open to all Government Service employees, at 8 a.m., April 14 at the Threat Training Facility Auditorium. The seminar will include a question and answer panel on civilian career progression, opportunities and mentorship. NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m….

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Sports

Softball in full swing

Posted April 1, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A team member from the 57th Maintenance Squadron intramural softball team swings at a pitch during a practice before a game at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28. Intramural softball provides a feasible outlet for Airmen and their families to strengthen their four pillars…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony March 24 at on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional…

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