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Local culinary art high school students bake cookie for Airmen

Posted November 22, 2017 by Lawrence Crespo

Air Force photograph by Lawrence Crespo Master Sgt. Keelye Coffins, U.S. Air Force Weapons School first sergeant, selects a box of cookies from Northwest Career and Technical Academy culinary art students at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Community Common on Nov. 17. The culinary arts students baked 10,000 assorted cookies for Nellis and Creech…

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Crosswinds Inn gives thanks

Posted November 22, 2017 by Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airman 1st Class Sulema Ruelas and Airman 1st Class Garrett McCulley, 99th Force Support Squadron culinary specialists prepare sides for lunch at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 20, 2017. The Crosswinds dining facility will be open to all service members, civilians and retirees on…

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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Commentary

Room at the table

Posted November 22, 2017 by Chaplain (Maj.) Kelvin Francis

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is coming together around the dinner table and enjoying good food. I will never forget my first Thanksgiving at Grandma Ethel’s house. Grandma Ethel is my wife’s grandmother and no one prepared me for my first taste of her food. After we sat down, gave thanks and I…

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Take a mindful approach to your personal happiness

Posted November 22, 2017 by Col. Bret Burton

The subject of “mindfulness” is getting a lot of press, which may raise the question, “Where does it fit in my life?” Mindfulness is being fully aware of where you are and what you’re doing, not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. The opposite of mindfulness is “absent-mindedness,” autopilot experiences such…

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AF civilian tuition assistance increases course limits

Posted November 22, 2017 by by Kat Bailey

Air Force officials have raised the course limit for civilian tuition assistance from one course per semester or quarter to two courses for fiscal year 2018.

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Air Force photograph by Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Gilleland
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Racing toward a healthy marriage

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Gilleland Couples who participated in a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. chapel-sponsored marriage enrichment event pose after completing a sporting activity, Oct, 27, 2017. The marriage enrichment seminar was followed by an “Amazing Race”-style activity, which had couples racing against each other in various events. In an effort…

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Thanksgiving dinner

Posted November 22, 2017 by Air Force photographs

Leadership from the 99th Air Base Wing served Thanksgiving dinner at the 99th Medical Group dining facility Nov. 16, 2017.

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Sports

AF men, women finish second, third in 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championship

Posted November 22, 2017 by Steve Warns

The All-Air Force men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top three at the 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championships Nov. 8, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Texas.

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Health & Safety

Keep safety in mind in seasonal, holiday plans

Posted November 22, 2017 by Darlene Y. Cowsert

Temperature changes, shorter daylight hours, increased travel and emotional overload are hallmarks of the fall, winter and holiday seasons that safety officials say result in preventable mishaps. “It’s as simple as taking the same safety practices and procedures we use on duty and applying them to our off-duty activities,” said Air Force Chief of Safety…

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