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Suicide Prevention month promotes resources, awareness

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The month helped promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm. “Suicide is a growing concern not only for the Air Force and…

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Popular social media trend may violate DOD regulations

Posted October 7, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett

WASHINGTON — A young woman paced herself as she ran around her neighborhood, her breath visible as the brisk morning air cycled through her lungs, the wind blowing her hair back, and her cheeks stinging from the elements. She dodged people walking their dogs, trash cans left out for pickup, and finally reached a pausing…

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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour visits NAFB

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis The Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour poses for a photo outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 21. While at Nellis AFB, the recruited priests were taken on a tour of the base, were introduced to a variety of units and organizations,…

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2016 Fire Prevention Week proclamation is signed

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, signs the 2016 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation with members of the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight and Sparky on Sept. 19, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Fire Prevention Week starts on Oct. 9 and…

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Health & Safety

Time to get your flu shot

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Col. David Avila, Nevada Test and Training Range commander receives a flu vaccine from Staff Sgt. Mark Butanis, 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron medical technician, on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 29. The flu, also known as influenza, is a highly contagious virus that is spread every year, usually between October and May. The flu…

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Veterans

NAFB celebrates Retiree Appreciation Day

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Veterans stand and salute during the opening ceremony of Retiree Appreciation Day at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 19. The celebration honored the men and women who retired from the U.S. military. Nellis AFB, local and national organizations had tables set up to distribute information….

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NDI: catching microscopic problems

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Charles Duke, Mission First Support Services non-destructive inspection technician, attaches a laser pointer prior to taking an x-ray in the NDI Lab on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Sept. 28. The NDI Lab is manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week due to…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted October 7, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Express Scripts Inc., the TRICARE pharmacy contractor, will implement a change to the TRICARE retail pharmacy network Dec. 1, 2016. This change adds all Walgreens pharmacies to the network, and removes all CVS pharmacies, including those in Target stores. Beneficiaries who continue to fill a prescription at CVS after the change will pay the full…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted October 7, 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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Nellis AFB Exchange

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Hours of operation Columbus Day, Oct. 10 Retail Main Store – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS – Closed Express/Class Six – 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express/Subway – Closed (unattended fueling 24/7) Hospital Express – Closed Landing Express – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station – Closed Food Papa Johns – 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s DT, 10:30…

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