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Events

First AFWERX storefront opens in Las Vegas

Posted January 17, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, along with guest of honor Vice President Mike Pence as well as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, opened the AFWERX-Vegas storefront Jan. 11, 2018, at the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas.

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WEPTAC 2018 – Developing multiple-domain tactics to support air ops

Posted January 15, 2018 by

The Air Combat Command’s Directorate of Operations in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center hosted the 2018 Combat Air Force Weapons and Tactics Conference, Jan. 2-12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Events

Vice President Mike Pence visits Nellis AFB

Posted January 15, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Vice President Mike Pence addresses Airmen during his visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 11, 2018. During his speech, Pence lauded the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center for its rigorous and realistic training via the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and Nevada Test and…

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COMACC visits Creech to discuss RPA enterprise future

Posted January 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, and ACC Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, visited the men and women of Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 6, 2018.

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AFWERX is smart risk for innovative solutions

Posted January 12, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Courtesy photograph The first AFWERX location will be near the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the Las Vegas storefront is scheduled to open in early 2018. AFWERX will serve as a collaborative, creative concept exchange hub existing to attract and maximize ideas from public, academic, small business and industry visionaries. Historically, the Air Force has remained…

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Next level of RPA operations, USAFCENT commander recognizes Airmen

Posted January 12, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Air Forces Central Command commander, visited the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, which played a key role in the liberation of more than 99 percent of ISIS-held territory in in 2017, Jan. 8, 2018.

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Local

Fight’s On: CSAF shares combat-minded perspective

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured Creech for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the many Airmen who work around the clock to assure mission success Jan. 9, 2018.

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Commentary

Healthier Life: Your brain on exercise

Posted January 12, 2018 by Guy Leahy

We have libraries of data documenting the benefits of exercise for the body. What about the brain? Quite a bit of research collected over the past several years points to the conclusion that, yes, when you exercise, your brain benefits, too. Exercise improves a variety of brain disorders, including chronic stress, anxiety, depression, memory loss,…

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Commentary

The power of communication

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Magbanua

The name of the English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton might not be familiar to many people, but they may know his famous quote, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” My objective is not to convince the reader that words win over swords, but to illustrate the ability communication has to influence masses and win conflicts….

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New Year’s Eve, 2018

Posted January 12, 2018 by

Army National Guard photograph by Sgt. Walter Lowell Soldiers assigned to the 1-221 Cavalry, Nevada Army National Guard keep watch as fireworks go off in the background during the 2018 New Year’s celebration on the Las Vegas Strip. The Soldiers were working with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in an exercise to defend a…

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