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Combat Kings train at all hours during Red Flag

Posted September 9, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum HC-130J Combat King IIs assigned to the 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, undergo preflight preparation on the flightline before Red Flag 16-4 night operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 25. Red Flag missions are conducted on the 2.9 million acre…

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September sales boost shoppers’ savings

Posted September 9, 2016 by Defense Commissary Agency Public Affairs

FORT LEE, Va.—Commissary shoppers will see various sales events throughout their store in September with Labor Day promotions, football fever events, Oktoberfest celebrations, case lot sales and lots of coupons to help save even more money. The Nellis Commissary Case Lot Sale is Sept. 15-18. “September is a busy month for commissaries, and there are…

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Exchange gives shoppers chance to win Polaris RZR off-road desert vehicle

Posted September 9, 2016 by Conner Hammett

DALLAS — Shoppers with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service have the chance to get a taste of off-road action with their very own Polaris RZR desert vehicle this fall. Through Sept. 29, authorized shoppers worldwide can enter the Rockstar Polaris RZR sweepstakes at shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes. One lucky winner will receive a Polaris RZR XP…

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Who’s your real-life superhero?

Posted September 9, 2016 by

Let the Exchange know for a chance at $10,000 in prizes DALLAS — Day in and day out, Soldiers, Airmen and their families have real-life proof that superheroes exist. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Hasbro and Lindt Chocolatier are giving military shoppers a chance to tell about their real-life superheroes for their share…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted September 9, 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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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted September 9, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Q. What is the TRICARE deductible? A. An annual deductible only applies for the following TRICARE plans. The exact amount you pay depends on the type of care you receive, your sponsor’s status, and rank: • TRICARE Standard and Extra TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor’s military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or…

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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

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AF opens enlisted RPA pilot program to all AFSCs

Posted August 29, 2016 by Master Sgt. Amaani

Using a phased-application approach, Air Force senior leaders are casting a wider net to ensure more active-duty enlisted Airmen are eligible to apply for the service’s RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft program, a Pentagon official said Aug. 29. The program expands the eligibility pool from career-enlisted aviators to all Air Force specialty codes with…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: Archie Williams

Posted August 29, 2016 by

As an Olympic gold medalist and command pilot, Lt. Col. Archie Williams proved time and again his skill, discipline and determination were among the best.

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AF selects 16,506 for promotion to staff sergeant

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kat Bailey

Out of the 39,064 eligible senior airmen, 16,506 were selected for promotion to staff sergeant, Air Force officials announced Aug. 25. The overall selection rate was 42.25 percent, with an average selectee overall score of 360.88. Officials selected 2,318 Airmen with a promote now recommendation for 14.04 percent of the total selects; 5,762 Airmen with…

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