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Experienced Airmen wanted: Continue your career in Reserve

Posted February 14, 2014 by Master Sgt. Shawn J. Jones

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. — Force management programs will push thousands of active-duty Airmen out of their jobs, but opportunities exist in the Air Force Reserve for Airmen who don’t want to hang-up their uniforms for good. “Force management will cost many Airmen their jobs, but not necessarily their careers,” said Col. Steve Fulaytar, the Air…

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Nellis participates in 2014 National Prayer Breakfast

Posted March 28, 2014 by

Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard Airman 1st Class Therman Thomas posts the Air Force flag during the National Prayer Breakfast at the Club March 25 at Nellis AFB, Nev. The National Prayer Breakfast was inaugurated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The President, members of Congress and other government leaders gathered to reaffirm the nation’s…

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99th MDG delivers comforts to new mothers

Posted May 16, 2014 by Senior Airman Timothy Young

Col. Kristen Benford, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron commander, welcomes visitors to the unveiling of the new Labor and Delivery ward in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center May 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The planning for the project began in October 2012 with construction beginning in September 2013. The upgrades were implemented after…

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Airmen encouraged to review vRED

Posted July 11, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — When Airmen go through major changes in their life, such as marriage, a permanent change of station, or having a child, one of the first things that should come to mind is, “I have to update my Virtual Record of Emergency Data,” or vRED. While this is not always the…

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Securing Nellis AFB flightline

Posted September 12, 2014 by 1st Lt. Julien Adams

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler With redundancy in the number of entry control points on the Nellis Air Force Base flightline, the 99th Air Base Wing and the 57th Wing collaborated to close numerous ECPs in order to make the flightline more secure. The proposal to close several ECPs was…

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Seymour Johnson enhances USAF Weapons School capability

Posted November 14, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing out of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., recently returned home from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where they were tasked with enhancing the F-15E Strike Eagle capability for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

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Air Force risks becoming too small to succeed under sequestration

Posted February 6, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Natalie Stanley

During testimony on Capitol Hill Jan. 28, Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, stressed the negative impact sequestration will have on future Air Force capabilities, emphasizing further budget cuts will lead to low morale and declined readiness in the Air Force.

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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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First week of RF 15-3 wraps up

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, flies during a Red Flag 15-3 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 13. The 366th Fighter Wing, assigned to Mountain Home AFB, is the lead wing of Red Flag 15-3, which…

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Air Force ends pilot travel card program

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WASHINGTON (AFNS) – The Air Force recently decided to transition existing Controlled Spend Account travel cards to an enhanced Government Travel Card by the end of fiscal 2012. “The CSA, a pilot travel card program, provided some enhancements for travelers, but also brought about significant challenges for our most frequent travelers and those with unique…

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