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Creech education office deliberately develops Airmen

Posted January 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The education office continues to provide Airmen here opportunities to further both their personal and professional education requirements. Currently, the education office offers career development course testing, skill-level testing, professional military education testing, and GI Bill and Community College of the Air Force counseling. Airmen can complete PME and…

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Commentary

Staying resilient in dark times

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The holiday season can be hectic for Airmen here. Some have the opportunity to go to their hometowns or have family come see them. But, some Airmen don’t have the opportunity to spend time with their loved ones during the holiday season or they don’t have anyone to turn…

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DoD

AAFES spreads holiday cheer to BMT recruits at Lackland

Posted December 18, 2015 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Trainee Michael Bacos leaned over the jewelry counter at the Exchange here, looking for the perfect sparkling gift to send to his wife back home in Dothan, Alabama. The 21-year-old Airman, in fourth week of Basic Military Training, is spending his first holiday away from his wife, Courtney. “It’s…

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Sports

CFC golf tournament tees off

Posted December 18, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Doug Fitzpatrick, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron deputy civil engineer, hits a golf ball during the Combined Federal Campaign Annual Golf Tournament at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 11. During the tournament, 68 golfers signed up, raising approximately $1,000….

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted December 18, 2015 by 99th Medical Group

Q: Does TRICARE cover applied behavior analysis?   A: TRICARE may cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or other therapeutic services for beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Visit the TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration page for information on how to get ABA care. How long has TRICARE covered applied behavior analysis (ABA)? • We’ve covered ABA…

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Cookie Drive spreads holiday cheer

Posted December 18, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika A donator to the Airman Cookie Drive hands over a bag of homemade cookies during the cookie drive’s drop off at the chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 14. After cookies were collected, volunteers packaged them up and delivered them to Airmen living…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted December 18, 2015 by

Gate Closures: • From Nov. 30 to Dec. 26, the Area II Gate will be closed for a construction project. Commercial Vehicle Entry Operations will be conducted at the Hollywood Gate (which is open from 5:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) located on North Hollywood Blvd. • From Dec. 20, 2015, to Jan. 4, 2016, the…

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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Childhood adversity tests Airman’s resilience

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The alarm rings. Yelling is heard from the nearby hallway. As footsteps get closer, Vickie Tippitt knows she is in a world of trouble.

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Commentary

Stories behind the names

Posted December 11, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — One night I was driving to my residence in base housing when my kids started asking questions. If you have kids or have been around kids for more than two minutes, you know they ask a lot of questions — which I am used to fielding and happily answering….

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