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Salutes & Awards

Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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Local

MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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Local

Firefighters from Creech and Nellis turn up the heat

Posted April 14, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Nellis and Creech Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire on the exterior of a mockup aircraft March 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team extinguished both the exterior and interior of the aircraft and…

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Local

57th Fighter Group’s remember ‘Palm Sunday Goose Shoot’

Posted April 14, 2017 by Daniel Wheaton

U.S. Air Force photo Col. Arthur Salisbury (far right), group commander, reads a telegram of congratulations to group pilots from Chief of Staff Gen. George Marshall soon after the “Goose Shoot.” NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— April 18 marks an important day in the history of the 57th Wing and the U.S. Air Force. In…

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Local

EW Airmen increase productivity through data-mining automation

Posted April 14, 2017 by Capt. Amanda Farr

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain…or rather the men and women deep in a secured vault, jamming out critical electronic warfare missions.

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Air Force

Civilian Strategic Leadership Program accepting nominations

Posted April 14, 2017 by Richard Salomon

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH — Air Force officials are accepting nominations for the 2017 Civilian Strategic Leadership Program. Applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center by May 1. CSLP, the Air Force’s senior civilian career broadening program, is designed to develop multiskilled GS-13, GS-14 and GS-15 leaders by placing them in leadership positions…

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Local

34th WS load HH-60s into C-17

Posted April 14, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Airman from the 34th Weapons Squadron finish loading the first of two HH-60 Pave Hawks into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 57th Weapons Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., March 28. The Pave Hawk is a highly modified version of the Army Black…

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Salutes & Awards

ALS honors new graduates from class 17-C

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 17-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony April 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 79 Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Seventy-nine Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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Events

EGGStravaganza!

Posted April 14, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Children ride a train during Eggstravaganza April 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Multiple base agencies provided games, prizes and train rides for Nellis families.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Children compete to find the most…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted April 14, 2017 by 99th Medical Group

Q. How does the Affordable Care Act affect TRICARE? A. The Affordable Care Act doesn’t have a direct effect on TRICARE since a different set of statutes under the authority of the Department of Defense and the Secretary of Defense apply to TRICARE. Eligibility, covered benefits, cost shares and all other features of the TRICARE…

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