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Pilot aids downed colleague after mid-air collision

Posted May 16, 2014 by Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Siuta B. Ika Capt. Gregory Farrell, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon operational test instructor pilot, poses for a photo at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 13. Farrell was recently awarded the Aviation Safety Well Done Award for responding to a mid-air collision while he…

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Home alone: Ensure your children are ready, responsible

Posted July 3, 2014 by Heather Stiawalt

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Summer is upon us, and for most children school is out for the year. Many parents have already secured placement in summer programs and activities for their children. However, there are times when parents must decide if their child is old enough and responsible enough to be left home alone. The…

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Shedding light on patient advocates

Posted September 19, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Master Sgt. Bryan Anderson, 99th Medical Group patient advocate, speaks with a patient at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 15. Patient advocates are located in each clinic and at the group level to help patients with any medical…

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Satellite Pharmacy is Tops!

Posted May 4, 2012 by By Ron LaBar

I was talking to Barry Anderson of the Bullseye news staff last week when the subject of health and medications came up (as it invariably does sooner or later whenever us senior citizens get together).  Barry asked if I used the Satellite Pharmacy on Nellis for my prescriptions.  No, I replied, and admitted I had…

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99th Air Base Wing performs CBRNE incident exercise

Posted July 20, 2012 by By Master Sgt. David Miller

The 99th Air Base Wing held an exercise involving response to a simulated terrorist use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive incident here July 12.

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Promoting better lifestyle choices: HAWC offers amazing abs class

Posted October 5, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

The Health and Wellness Center here is promoting healthier lifestyle choices for Airmen and their families, by offering an Amazing Abs class.

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Ask the doc

Posted January 25, 2013 by 99th Medical Group

Q. What is MiCare and how do I sign up? A. Take Command of Your Healthcare. MiCare Secure Messaging is an online service that allows patients to take command of their healthcare by offering efficient electronic exchange between patients and their healthcare team. It allows for a more secure exchange of health information compared to…

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Ask the Doc

Posted May 3, 2013 by 99th Medical Group

Q. I saw my primary care provider three weeks ago and have not heard anything about my authorization for a dermatologist referal. A. We are having a few systems issues during the transition to United Healthcare. Please contact the Referral Management Center at (702) 653-2273 option #2. Our staff will assist you in getting your…

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Ask the Doc

Posted August 16, 2013 by

  Q. I have Medicare and TRICARE. What plan choices do I have? A. See the table below for your options.   Send your questions to askthedoc@nellis.af.mil.

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Air Force Surgeon General visits Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center

Posted November 8, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler U.S. Air Force Surgeon General Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Thomas Travis, , and Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Lambing (middle), USAF Surgeon General’s Enlisted Corps chief, receive a briefing from Col. (Dr.) Howard Reid, 99th Medical Operations Squadron commander, on the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center’s emergency…

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