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The Three-Million Acre Classroom

Posted June 1, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Weapons Instructor Course students simulated “kicking down the door” into a enemy country by air-dropping an entire brigade of troops to seize a runway, May 23.

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‘Honoring our Past – Ensuring our Future’: Tuskegee Airmen mentor Las Vegas youth

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Las Vegas youth, Tuskegee Airmen and Air Reserve Command Airmen filled the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino event room this year to listen to key note speakers and International Black Aviators Convention members...

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99th Ground Combat Training Squadron – Silver Flag Alpha

Posted November 9, 2012 by

(Current as of July 2012) The primary mission of the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron (GCTS) is to prepare Security Forces Airmen for combat. 99 GCTS accomplishes its mission by instructing tactical courses aimed at providing Airmen with mission specific skills to defend airbases around the globe. This mission is accomplished by placing a strong…

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Be proactive before MilPDS downtime

Posted February 1, 2013 by Caitlin Kenney

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Thinking of returning to the “real world” of civilian life or still loving the Air Force enough to give some more years? Make sure your paperwork has been updated in the Military Personnel Data System by Feb. 15 or you could be in for a big headache. Nellis’ Military…

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34th WPS participates in T.E. Phase

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman Identifying the landing zone . . . A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk identifies the landing zone from green smoke during the terminal employment phase, March 13, at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman Departing for…

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Airmen hone search, recovery skills during squadron exercise

Posted May 10, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles Senior Airman Travis Michel, 99th Force Support Squadron assignments counselor and casualty search and recovery team member, examines a simulated body part from a simulated victim of a C-17 Globemaster III crash for personal identifiable belongings May 6 during a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Casualty…

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Fanning becomes acting Air Force secretary

Posted June 28, 2013 by

Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning became the acting secretary of the Air Force June 21, succeeding Michael Donley, who departed the position after more than five years.

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Deadline nears for completing SNCOA course

Posted August 9, 2013 by Phil Berube

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Students enrolled in Senior NCO Academy Course 14 Version 5 have until the end of September to complete the course or they will be automatically disenrolled and will have to complete the new version of the course. Airmen who haven’t completed version 5 by Sept. 30 will not receive…

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Service members celebrate Air Force’s 66th birthday at Air Force Ball

Posted September 27, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

  Retired Col. James Ruffer and Airman 1st Class Collin Reaves, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II crew chief, cut the Air Force birthday cake during the Air Force Ball Sept. 21, at South Point Casino in Las Vegas. It is tradition for the oldest and youngest Airmen in attendance to make the ceremonial…

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Service members defend DOD networks during Cyber Flag 14-1 training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Cyber Flag 14-1 participants analyze an exercise scenario in the Red Flag building Nov. 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Cyber Flag strategically focuses on exercising the command’s mission of operating and defending the Department of Defense networks across the full spectrum of operations…

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