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Healthier life: Controlling stress eating

Posted December 8, 2017 by Kirsten David

We all have multiple stressors in our life, whether it be due to work, home, exercising or not eating a nutritionally adequate diet. As Americans we have become accustomed to stress, but learning how to manage stress seems to be more difficult and often we turn to food for comfort. Any type of stress can…

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Events

Advent/Christmas at the Nellis Chapel

Posted December 8, 2017 by

Dec. 3 First Sunday in Advent Dec. 7 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5 p.m. Dec. 8 Trees for Troops Dec. 8 Holy Day of Obligation Catholic Mass (Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary) at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 12 Chanukah Candle Lighting, Dec. 12-15, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 12 Annual Airmen Cookie…

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Events

Living . . . Happenings . . . Things to do . . .

Posted December 8, 2017 by

NELLIS Happenings Snowmobile: Outdoor Recreation is offering a Single Airman Snowmobile Tour through Brian Head, Dixie National Forest and Cedar Breaks National Monument Dec. 16 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, snowmobile rental, waiver fee and three-hour snowmobile ride with a guide. This event is only open to active…

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Veterans

Veterans’ Resources

Posted December 8, 2017 by

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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Local

Thunderbirds commander relieved of duty

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lt. Col. Jason Heard, commander of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. The Thunderbirds, has been relieved of command upon the completion of the 2017 season. Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, commander of the 57th Wing commander at Nellis aIr Force Base, Nev., relieved Heard effective Nov. 20. While Heard led the team through a…

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Air Force

Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

Posted November 29, 2017 by

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.

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Local

Eagle Eyes enables Airmen to ensure security

Posted November 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The safety and security of each installation falls on the observations of the Airmen, civilians and retirees who occupy it. The Eagle Eyes program at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., is an anti-terrorism initiative that relies on the awareness of base occupants and connects them to the proper authorities. Eagle Eyes encourages people to familiarize…

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Events

Aviation Nation

Posted November 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing displayed an MQ-1 Predator and an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Aviation Nation Air and space Expo, Nov. 10-12, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Local

328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

Posted November 22, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Local

Predator accident investigation report released

Posted November 22, 2017 by

A mechanical failure of the left tail clamp and/or tail clamp bolts caused an MQ-1B Predator to crash Nov. 8, 2015 in the U.S. Central Command Area of responsibility, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released Nov. 21. The MQ-1B was assigned to the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force…

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