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Tenth Air Force’s Critical Days of Summer: Strive for zero motor vehicle accidents in August

Posted July 15, 2016 by Brig. Gen. William Binger

NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE FORT WORTH, TEXAS — As we finish the 101 Critical Days of Summer, I’d like to ask that each one of us use just a little bit more caution than we normally do from August to mid-September in the final days of the CDOS. Last year during this period,…

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Local

Zuhlke takes command

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander and Lt. Col. Christopher Zuhlke, 561st Joint Tactics Squadron commander, pose for a photo as Zuhlke takes command of the squadron June 29 on Nellis Air Force Base. The 561st JTS serves as the sole publishers of Air Force…

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RED HORSE team drills wells in Iraq

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr. Tech. Sgt. Randy Blount (left), a well drilling technician assigned to the 557th Expeditionary RED HORSE Squadron, loosens a rod on a piece of well drilling equipment at Al Taqaddum Air Base, Iraq, June 5. The 557th ERHS well drilling team are obtaining an…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted July 15, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-E pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony June. 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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Reservists honored as Las Vegas’ newest police officers

Posted July 15, 2016 by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio

Integrity, service and excellence are three words all Airmen have heard many times throughout their career.

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NTTR welcomes new commander

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Gen. Glen VanHerck, United States Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Col. David Avila, Nevada Test and Training Range commander, pose for a photo after Avila assumed command July 8 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The NTTR, provides the warfighter a flexible, realistic and multidimensional…

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Quarterly Load Crew Competition tests abilities, timeliness

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Airmen watch crew chiefs from various squadrons during the 57th Wing’s quarterly load crew competition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 1. The load crew competition tests the Airmen’s abilities to load munitions onto their respective aircraft with the additive of being timed.

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Events

Celebrating America’s Birthday

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, 57th Wing command chief, wave during the Summerlin Council’s 22nd Annual Patriotic Parade in Las Vegas, Nev., July 4. Leavitt and Drinkard were parade marshals with more than 30,000 residents lining the streets…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted July 15, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Q. I’m getting divorced, what happens to my TRICARE eligibility?   A. Visit the TRICARE Life Events page to learn how your divorce affects your eligibility. Getting Divorced When there is a divorce, sponsors must update the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) with a copy of the divorce decree. • The sponsor’s eligibility for…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted July 15, 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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