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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

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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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Celebrating America’s Birthday

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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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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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Las Vegas native serves onboard USS Porter

Posted July 9, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Robert S. Price MEDITERRANEAN SEA–Petty Officer 1st Class Jaquez Francisco, from Las Vegas, uses a plotting diagram during a general quarters training exercise aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) July 1, 2016. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet…

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Changing Air Force healthcare through innovation

Posted July 9, 2016 by J.D. Levite

FALLS CHURCH, Va.– Innovation is a buzzword often associated with new technology platforms or successful sports teams, but in reality innovation can apply anywhere someone comes up with a new idea or way of doing something. When it comes to health innovation and research, it’s all about finding new solutions to improve healthcare throughout the…

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Nominations for first Air Force enlisted RPA pilots being accepted

Posted July 9, 2016 by Kat Bailey

The Air Force is accepting nominations to fill its first class of enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots as part of a deliberate approach to enhance the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission. The first enlisted RPA pilot selection board will convene at the Air Force Personnel Center, Jan. 23-26, 2017, with application packages due to AFPC…

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Goldfein swears in as 21st CSAF

Posted July 9, 2016 by SSgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

Gen. David L. Goldfein was sworn in as the Air Force’s 21st chief of staff by Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James during a ceremony at the Pentagon July 1, 2016.

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Around the Air Force: July 6

Posted July 9, 2016 by

In this look around the Air Force, an F-35A Lightning II makes a trans-Atlantic flight, an Airman runs 694 miles for post-traumatic stress disorder awareness, and the Minnesota Air National Guard deploys to South Korea.

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