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

Under a microscope: Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week kicked off for the men and women of the 99th Medical Support Squadron’s Laboratory Pathology Flight on April 25. This week provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of, and appreciation for, laboratory personnel and the…

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

An Art of an Art

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Commentary

Introspection

Posted April 29, 2016 by Chief Master Sgt. Jack Johnson Jr.

At each person’s unique period in life, they begin to look back, wondering if they truly made a difference.

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Health & Safety

Should My Child Have Dental Insurance?

Posted April 29, 2016 by Lt. Col. John Davis

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — As the month wraps up, I’d like to focus on one of the questions we receive quite often: “Should I sign up my child for dental insurance?” The answer is like many in life — it depends. First, the military offers two great dental insurance plans through TRICARE. For…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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

34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan
Air Force

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

Posted April 29, 2016 by Lisa Ferdinando

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges.

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DoD

Exchange honors military spouses with $5,000 vacation giveaway

Posted April 29, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

DALLAS — Military Spouse Appreciation Day falls on May 6 this year, but the Exchange will celebrate the contributions of military spouses all month by offering a chance to win a resort vacation package for two valued at more than $5,000. One lucky winner will have their pick of more than 2,000 resort locations worldwide,…

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Events

5K Color Run/Walk

Posted April 29, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman gets two different colors of chalk thrown on her during the 5K Color Run/Walk to raise awareness for April campaigns at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 22. The green and red chalk thrown during the color run represent the Chapel and Mental…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted April 29, 2016 by

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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