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ProCamps bring football stars to military youth

Posted June 24, 2016 by DeCA Corporate Communications

FORT LEE, Va. — Thousands of boys and girls in military communities, including Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, are seeing their pro football heroes up close and personal through youth football ProCamps sponsored by Procter and Gamble in partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency. The Nellis ProCamp runs June 26-27 with Andre Roberts, wide receiver…

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Air Force

Welsh: Joint force in excellent shape, but needs resources, prioritization

Posted June 17, 2016 by Jim Garamone

The joint force is in excellent shape, but leaders must pay attention to it, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III told the Defense Writers Group in Washington, D.C., June 15. Welsh, a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to the group as one of his last public acts in…

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

Posted June 17, 2016 by Paul Stevenson

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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823rd MXS, 66th RQS return from deployment

Posted June 17, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

Approximately 80 Airmen from the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron were welcomed home June 3 and 7 after being deployed for approximately four months.

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Communications Focal Point: New and Improved

Posted June 17, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Handling the load of over 11,000 Airmen’s communication on Nellis Air Force Base is a job that rests on the shoulders of the 99th Communications Squadron.

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Commentary

Unique is not necessarily special

Posted June 17, 2016 by Chaplain (Capt.) John W. Schuetze

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—Although our Armed Forces provides a unique type of service, it is not necessarily special. There are many different types of service even within the Armed Forces: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Within each of those we have active-duty personnel, reservists and National Guard as well. Each member…

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Commentary

Papa’s Song: Man, myth, legend

Posted June 17, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—When it came to celebrating Father’s Day in my house; growing up it usually consisted of my brothers and me throwing a big slab of meat on the grill, you know, real man stuff, while my mom did most of the actual work cooking the other side-dishes. The gift giving usually…

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Salutes & Awards

AMSC Class 16A Graduates

Posted June 17, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated another milestone recently, graduating its thirteenth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 20. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will go back to their bases…

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Health & Safety

2015 Drinking Water Quality Report for Nellis Air Force Base

Posted June 17, 2016 by

This report, required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is distributed by Nellis AFB as our communication to you, the consumer. The drinking water on the installation has been tested and certified as “safe to drink.” The information in this report is a snapshot of calendar year 2015 drinking water quality at Nellis AFB. This…

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Outdoor Rec: One stop shop for summer fun

Posted June 17, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

With it being summer, it’s a prime time for travel, especially for families with kids who are about to be on summer break. Whether you’re a family or a single Airman craving adventure or relaxation, the 99th Force Support Squadron’s Outdoor Recreation provides budget-friendly options that cater to any type of getaway.

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