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Airman educates children on Native American culture

Posted December 6, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Airman 1st Class Emalee Dalrymple, 57th Wing knowledge operator, shows children mink attached to her braids, at the base Youth Center, Nov. 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Dalrymple is the tribe princess from the Ma Chis (pronounced Mashash) lower Creek tribe from Southeast Alabama. Dalrymple shared her roots with the youth in celebration…

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Warfighters gather for annual WEPTAC

Posted January 24, 2014 by Airman First Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler U.S. Air Force Pacific Air Forces Commander, Gen. Herbert Carlisle, addresses warfighters at the 13th annual Weapons and Tactics Conference at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 16. WEPTAC is an annual conference where warfighters from around the Air Force come together to discuss current…

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SecAF: Future force in ready, capable hands

Posted February 21, 2014 by Don Branum

U.S. Air Force photo by Benjamin Faske The Honorable Deborah L. James, Secretary of the Air Force, renders a salute during pass and review at the basic military training graduation Jan. 31 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. During her visit, James toured dormitory facilities and visited with officials at the 24th Air Force Headquarters before…

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99th SFS wins 2013 AF Large Security Forces Unit Award

Posted April 11, 2014 by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Staff Sgt. Jordan Young, right, 99th Security Forces Squadron training instructor administers pepper spray to Staff Sgt. Anthony Dykhuis, 99th SFS unit training manager, April 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The level one inoculation pepper spray training enhances the capability of SF members in…

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AF senior leader: more Air Force needed

Posted May 23, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe

The one thing everyone wants, and needs, is more Air Force, Undersecretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning told Airmen during a town-hall meeting and members of the Fifth Annual National Summit on Strategic Communications at the Washington Plaza Hotel recently.

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AF Assistance Fund may not hit 2014 goal

Posted August 1, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie

WASHINGTON — In spite of persistent economic difficulties, active-duty and retired Airmen have contributed more than $6 million to the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, during this year’s fund drive. Although the annual AFAF drive has yet to garner this year’s $6.4 million goal, contributions continue to roll in from the 79 assistance fund…

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End of an era: 65th AGRS set to deactivate

Posted September 26, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – After almost a decade of unyielding service, the 65th Aggressor Squadron will be deactivating. Since being reactivated Sept. 15, 2005, the 65th AGRS helped provide air combat training for military members from the different branches as well as foreign allies. The Aggressor program originally came into existence in the…

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Three bases identified as F-16 aggressor candidate bases

Posted November 21, 2014 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force officials announced Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and Nellis AFB, Nevada, as candidate bases to host the 18th Aggressor Squadron and its 18 assigned F-16 Fighting Falcons Nov. 19.

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Nellis readies for Red Flag 15-2

Posted February 27, 2015 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, approaches the runway for landing during Red Flag 15-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5. Red Flag exercises provide a series of intense scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel…

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Officials implement flexibilities for third round of VERA/VSIP

Posted April 27, 2012 by By Erin Tindell

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, Texas—As the Air Force continues a fiscal 2012 civilian workforce restructure through voluntary retirement and separation initiatives, officials have instituted new flexibilities to help minimize the impact of downsizing and workforce shaping. Unlike the previous two…

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