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Salutes & Awards

ACC Airmen of the Year 2018

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph ACC Outstanding Field Grade Officer of the Year, Maj. Quoc Vo, United States Air Force Warfare Center. Two of Nellis’ own took top honors in the 2018 Air Combat Command Airmen of the Year competition. Tech. Sgt. Joseph Olsen, Thunderbirds Airlift Operations, has been named Air Combat Command NCO of the year….

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen
Air Force

New Horizons Training Exercise

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen Tech. Sgt. Kane Cavanaugh, 346th Air Expeditionary Group Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer, or REDHORSE, pavement and heavy equipment operator who is deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., uses a strap to tie down medical cargo during Exercise New Horizons 2018 April 14,…

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Air Force photograph by 1st Lt. Annabel Monroe
Air Force

MQ-9 Reaper makes 2018 debut at Columbus Air and Space Expo

Posted May 4, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

The MQ-9 Reaper display made its debut for the 2018 season at the Wings Over Columbus Air and Space Expo April 21, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

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Salutes & Awards

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System designated ‘2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’

Posted May 4, 2018 by

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has designated the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System as a “2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in their 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index. A record 626 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2018 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at more…

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Sports

Air Force men take Armed Forces Bowling Gold

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Orlando Quintero Staff Sgt. James McTaggart of Creech AFB, Nev., wins gold in the 2018 Armed Forces Bowling Championship at Ten Strike Bowling Center at Fort Lee, Va., April 13-17. The annual tournament features doubles, mixed doubles, individuals and team challenges. McTaggart’s gold medal performance came down to the wire with…

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Local

Outdoor Rec hosts workshop

Posted May 4, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Participants play a game of tag during a Leave No Trace workshop at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28, 2018. The game simulated how invasive species can have a negative impact on the environment. Nellis Outdoor Recreation recently hosted a workshop to educate service…

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Events

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

Posted May 4, 2018 by

NELLIS Happenings Nellis Movie Theater: The following movies are showing at the Nellis Movie Theater May 5: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13), 3 p.m. May 5: Daddy’s Home 2 (PG-13), 6 p.m. May 6: Hotel Transylvania (PG), 12:30 p.m. May 12: Game Night(R), 3 p.m. May 12: Jurassic Park (PG-13), 6 p.m. May 13:…

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Local

Exchange shoppers can ‘Give and Get Back’ starting May 15

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The Nellis Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Airmen and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods. From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief and Air Force Assistance Fund, which provide emergency…

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
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Air Force Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

Posted May 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The Air Force Action Shooting Team competed in the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship April 20 to 22 in Boulder City, Nev.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens
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Creech AFB makes strides against sexual assault

Posted May 2, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, signed a proclamation declaring April 2018 the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for Creech Air Force Base, March 21, 2018, at Creech AFB, Nev. The proclamation states that “…together, we can reduce, with the goal to…

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