U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Airman fights toward dream

Posted May 1, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Justin Krantz, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems apprentice, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., aspires to be on the U.S. Air Force boxing team. Krantz has gone to numerous tournaments and participated in about 50 amateur fights. He was the 2014 Texas…

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COMACC: ACC must set priorities, be innovative

Posted May 1, 2015 by Delanie Stafford

U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, visited here April 20 and 21 to see the mission firsthand and meet with Airmen at several locations around the base. 

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AF releases new integrated priority list

Posted May 1, 2015 by Roger Gragg

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The Air Force released its second comprehensive two-year integrated priority list this month. The IPL strategically orders requirements for facility sustainment, restoration, modernization, environmental, energy, dormitory and demolition projects across the Air Force. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center builds the IPL based on requirements developed in the field….

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AF top leaders hold event for Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

Posted April 24, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Airmen gathered in the Pentagon with the Air Force top leaders for a ‘chalk walk’ to raise awareness about sexual assault, April 20.

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AF begins testing phase for women in combat roles

Posted April 24, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs Command Information

WASHINGTON — In April 2015, the Air Force will begin conducting the physical evaluations required to explore opening the last six career fields currently closed to women. When the law prohibiting women in ground combat roles was rescinded, 99 percent of the positions within the Air Force were already inclusive of women. The current study…

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Luke Lightning strikes at Nellis

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., taxis to the runway for a training exercise at Nellis AFB, Nev., April 15. Maintainers and operations personnel from Luke AFB and Eglin AFB, Fla., came to Nellis AFB with 10…

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CSAF discusses Air Force’s need to reset

Posted April 17, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

WASHINGTON — The Air Force Association hosted its monthly Air Force breakfast with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III in Arlington, Virginia April 2. During his speech, Welsh addressed many topics and issues in today’s Air Force, including hitting the “reset button.” “For the last couple of years what we have…

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Operation Joint Medic tests combat casualty care skills in realistic setting

Posted April 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Independent duty medical technicians tend to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Silver Flag Alpha range complex, Nev., March 31. The event culminated in a full-spectrum response exercise, beginning with response to combat casualties at Silver Flag, evacuation to a simulated treatment facility…

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Nellis honors Holocaust victims, survivors

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Klodnicki, 99th Air Base Wing chaplain, lights the last of seven candles at the Holocaust commemoration and candle lighting ceremony at the chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7. During the ceremony, children of victims and survivors lit six candles in…

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AFMS follows aviation lead to high reliability

Posted April 10, 2015 by Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Over many years, the Air Force aviation community’s concept of high reliability has evolved from one of expected losses to today’s culture of safety, where fatal losses rarely occur. Now, following in the footsteps of aviators and nuclear engineers, the Air Force Medical Service is adopting the principles of high reliability…

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