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Health & Safety

Safety during the holidays

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Chance Whitmore

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—As families are coming together to spend time decorating their Christmas tree and constructing that award winning lighting display for the Holidays, it is important to keep safety at the forefront of our minds this Holiday season. Christmas trees are many families’ way of welcoming in the Christmas season and tree…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline
Local

First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted December 16, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7. The 12-week ASPC course — which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers…

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Events

57th Wing planning annual awards ceremony

Posted December 16, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Jerome Washington

The 57th Wing is proud to recognize the outstanding work and dedication of the wing’s top performers during the annual awards ceremony on Jan. 20, 2017. The ceremony will be hosted by Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, commander of the 57th Wing, and will be located at the Aliante Hotel and Casino Ballroom. This event will…

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

Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron clinical nurse in the critical care unit, poses in front of the critical care unit sign at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Critical care nursing is a complex and…

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

EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance 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 Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

757th AMXS OIC challenges the status quo

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Everyday, Palm Springs, California native Madison Gilbert is a woman of faith. A true believer in the importance of Comprehensive Airman Fitness — the Spiritual, Mental, Social and Physical pillars — her first line of business to start the day is to imagine what the day will entail as she privately prays for her unit.

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Salutes & Awards

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo Senior Airman Edward Ramos, United States Air Force Weapons School command section administrator, poses in front of the USAFWS at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 4. Ramos assisted four passengers who were in a car wreck on March 25. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — What is it to be…

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Local

Trees for troops

Posted December 16, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Airmen assist in the delivery of Christmas trees for the “Trees for Troops” event held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. The event was open to Staff Sgt. and below, families of deployed members as well as all active duty, retirees and veterans.  …

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words begin to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfs the crowd that looks upon him as they listen with reverence. Respect is apparent just by gazing around at the Airmen who now hang on Farrar’s every sentence.

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