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Airman participate in mass reenlistment: Air Force reduces SRB bonuses

Posted December 13, 2013 by Senior Airman Brett Clashman

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman Fourteen U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Nev., take the Oath of Enlistment during a reenlistment ceremony Dec. 4 inside the base theater at Nellis AFB. In an effort to take care of Airmen that qualify for a Selective Reenlistment…

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The Rock’s K9s receive new sun shade

Posted January 31, 2014 by Senior Airman Desiree Moye

The 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog section opened a new sun shade training pavilion recently, ensuring a safer training environment for their canine partners.

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Air Force presents fiscal 2015 budget request

Posted March 7, 2014 by AFNS

The Air Force presented its fiscal year 2015 President’s Budget request March 4, following similar briefings by the Department of Defense and its sister services. The fiscal 20 15 budget request repositions the force to focus on future challenges and opportunities, while continuing to recover readiness lost during sequestration in fiscal 2013, said Maj. Gen….

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Defenders offer year-round bike patrol

Posted April 25, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Staff Sgt. Jordan Young, 99th Security Forces Squadron training instructor (front), and Senior Airman Audrey Lorenson, 99th SFS patrolman, patrol on their bicycles throughout base housing April 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th SFS is patrolling the neighborhoods of base housing on…

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Permissive TDY allowed for voluntary force management separation

Posted June 6, 2014 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen who separate under voluntary and involuntary force management programs may be eligible for permissive TDY. Airmen should check their separation orders to ensure the statement is included in the remarks block. The statement should read “Member separating voluntarily under force management program and may be eligible for (permissive) TDY according…

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Team works to solve POV shipment issues

Posted August 8, 2014 by Mark Diamond

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and U.S. Transportation Command are standing up a team of transportation experts this week to quickly address the most significant challenges and concerns military customers are facing when shipping their privately owned vehicles. On May 1, International Auto Logistics, known as IAL, assumed…

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Weapons school integrates cyber warfare

Posted June 1, 2012 by By 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

Every day, an invisible war is being fought on the world’s communication networks – a war the Air Force’s cyberspace warriors are training to win. This June, eight students will complete the very first Cyber Weapons Instructor Course, taught at the 328th Weapons Squadron of the U.S. Air Force…

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Training exercises enhance international relations

Posted August 3, 2012 by By Charles Ramey

Central Colombia and southern Nevada are vastly different locations. The terrain, weather and operational environments between each location vary to the extremes. So what drives an air force to briefly trade the...

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William Harrell Nellis

Posted November 9, 2012 by

William Harrell Nellis was born in Santa Rita, N.M., March 8, 1916. He was still a child when his family relocated to Searchlight, Nev. Nellis lived with his grandmother for a time in Searchlight. When not attending school, he helped her run the Searchlight Hotel. Nellis remained in the town until he graduated the eighth…

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480th Fighter Squadron tackles both Red, Green Flags

Posted February 1, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Lt. Col. Marshall Chalverus, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, climbs into the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Red Flag 13-2 Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This is the first time the 480th FS has been taking…

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