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Local

Brig. Gen. Leavitt assumes command of 57th WG

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

On April 15, during a change of command ceremony, Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Christopher Short at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar on Nellis AFB.

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Salutes & Awards

99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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Commentary

#NotJustApril: Know your part, do your part

Posted April 22, 2016 by Lorinda Pirrie Peterson

PETERSON AIR FORCE AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Working in the field of sexual assault prevention and response, it’s presumable that I think about the subject more frequently than the average person. As such, my children have been subjected to a plethora of discussions regarding risk reduction and effective bystander intervention — far too many…

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Commentary

Please give tomorrow a chance

Posted April 22, 2016 by Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va.—In March 1983, I was 16 years old and a senior in high school. I had a sister who was 17 and a brother who just turned 19. Through interesting circumstances, we were all seniors together. On March 4, 1983, my brother committed suicide. That was a tough time for our…

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Local

Creech opens new full-time SAPR office

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —In an effort to better facilitate immediate care and support to members of Creech AFB, Nevada, the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program opened its first office on the installation April 5. The opening comes as the Air Force observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) in…

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Cyber
Local

14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Local

99th FSS to open Auto Skills Self-Help Center

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Airmen and all DOD ID cardholders who may be car enthusiasts, mechanics or just like working on their vehicles in general will now have access to work on their vehicles at the new Auto Skills Self-Help Center that the 99th Force Support Squadron will be opening April 28.

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Health & Safety

Realistic simulator shows dangers of drinking, texting while driving

Posted April 22, 2016 by

Senior Airman Jeremy Berndt, assigned to the 820th Red Horse Squadron, participates in a simulator that portrays a scenario in which the driver of a vehicle is well over the legal alcohol limit at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 18. The Arrive Alive Tour uses a realistic simulator to show the dangers of drinking…

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Events

Weird Science: National Lab Week kicks-off April 24

Posted April 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Senior Airman Vianey Wainright, 99th Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory technician, holds a petri dish at the laboratory in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on April 15, 2016. A petri dish is a shallow cylindrical glass or plastic…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted April 22, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Q. How do I add or delete my other health insurance information? A. Go to the Other Health Insurance (OHI) forms page to download your regions’ or program’s other health insurance questionnaire, and send it to your contractor. You must also report your other health insurance to: TRICARE Pharmacy Program Express-Scripts Stateside and U.S. Territories:…

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