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Technology

Aviation Nation app innovates interactive air show

Posted November 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Nellis Air Force Base presented the Southern Nevada community with the “75 Years of Airpower” Aviation Nation air show and open house, Nov. 12 and 13.

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Events

“75 Years of AirPower”

Posted November 18, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A C-17 Globemaster III taxis to the runway before takeoff during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11. The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. It is capable of rapid…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted November 18, 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 TRICARE…

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Local

99th FSS helps cool-off Aviation Nation spectators

Posted November 18, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Raquel Hightower, 99th Force Support Squadron, fitness center staff, watches the crowd while working a vendor booth during the Aviation Nationair show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. Airmen from all around Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range donated…

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Veterans

Henderson, NAFB commander honor local veterans

Posted November 18, 2016 by Lawrence Crespo

The City of Henderson, Nevada, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the amphitheater adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Wall at City Hall on Nov. 5.

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted November 18, 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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FYI: Blended Retirement System

Posted November 10, 2016 by

The new Blended Retirement System is on its way, and with that comes some changes. In this episode of FYI, Tech. Sgt. Holly Roberts-Davis gives us some general comparisons to help us make an informed decision.

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Around the Air Force: Nov. 8

Posted November 10, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force enlisted pilots take their first solo flight and a World War II bomber pilot is awarded the Silver Star.

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Local

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American airmen.

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Local

U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The Center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center in October 2005. The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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