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Commentary

Never Again

Posted May 20, 2016 by Holocaust Rememberance Committee

John Prendergast once said, “The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.

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Local

Advanced training course for special mission aviators puts theory into practice

Posted May 20, 2016 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s combat search and rescue squadron here put a training concept for enlisted flight certified service members through its paces March 21 to May 6 with the help of two local Airmen.

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JTS
Local

561st JTS revamps AFTTP 3-1 Threat Guide

Posted May 20, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

For Air Force operators in the sky, mission planning always starts with the Air Force Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Threat Guides. These guides provide key mission planning information where aircrew or cyber and space specialists can investigate targets and learn how to overcome them.

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DT3
Local

NAFB multi-assault counter terrorism exercise tests capabilities

Posted May 20, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. John Mitchell, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, uses a portable X-ray device to map out a simulated explosive device during a base exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 12. The exercise will be used as a learning tool and will provide feedback on what went right and what…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted May 20, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Q. Does TRICARE cover applied behavior analysis?    A. TRICARE may cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) or other therapeutic services for beneficiaries with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Visit the TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration page for information on how to get ABA care. Contact Information North Region Contractor (Health Net) 1-877-TRICARE (1-877-874-2273) www.hnfs.com South Region Contractor (Humana Military)…

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DoD

Exchange, DLA launch joint effort to offer frozen meat to U.S. forces in Iraq

Posted May 20, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

DALLAS—The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and the Defense Logistics Agency have teamed up to offer frozen meat to service members and others serving in Iraq. Exchanges at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center and Baghdad Embassy Complex started carrying the meat in early April. The initiative lets the Exchange offer U.S. meat at U.S….

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted May 20, 2016 by

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

Nellis EOD conducts counter-IED training

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war; the explosive ordnance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Salutes & Awards

Nellis celebrates nurse, medical tech week

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 6, Nellis AFB began a week-long celebration for Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week to recognize the contributions nurses and technicians make to healthcare.

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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Ryan Sparks

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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