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Children ‘deploy’ during Nellis event

Posted November 20, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event carry a litter into a tunnel that was part of an obstacle course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants had to work as a team to carry a litter and water containers through the obstacle…

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Gone but not forgotten

Posted February 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter A kennel with a paw imprint, water bowl and photograph of Military Working Dog Mike were put on display during a memorial service Jan. 28 at the base chapel on Nellis Air Force Base. The memorial service was held in honor of MWD Mike, who passed…

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2015 CFC drive underway at Nellis AFB

Posted October 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off here Sept. 1 and is scheduled to wrap up Dec. 15. The CFC is an annual workplace charity campaign that helps support eligible non-profit organizations that provide benefits throughout the world.

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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Defense Secretary talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted February 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary Ash Carter came here Feb. 4, during the last leg of his defense-budget installation visits, and spoke to Nellis Air Force Base Airmen to preview the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and discuss its impact on the Air Force.

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26th WPS exports classroom to Europe

Posted November 6, 2015 by Capt. Nicholas Meyers

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The most dynamic learning at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School often takes place outside the classroom when students participate in real-world events. The 26th Weapons Squadron’s cadre and students seized that opportunity in September, expanding upon already-programmed curriculum events in Europe to also participate in remotely piloted aircraft…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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Airmen on the street: Favorite memories of a holiday

Posted November 25, 2015 by

“When I was at Bagram Air Field three years ago, my commander and I commandeered about 30 pies and took them to the different Airmen and NCOs who were working on the flightline.” — Senior Master Sgt. Lindsey Swan, 99th Medical Support Squadron family health clinic superintendent   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st…

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Airmen powered by innovation, continuous process improvement for 2016, beyond

Posted February 5, 2016 by Sean McCully

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Employees of the Department of Defense, and more specifically the Air Force, must be accountable stewards of taxpayer dollars and ensure that the daily work processes supporting mission requirements, tactical and strategic goals, are effective and ultimately efficient in their execution and sustainment. Focusing on innovation, strategic alignment, problem…

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Fire Muster spreads fire prevention awareness

Posted October 23, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Lt. Col. John Ethridge, 432nd Operations Support Squadron director of operations, puts on a fire helmet during the 5th annual Fire Muster at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 9. Over 12 teams competed in the event, which aims to spread fire prevention awareness through…

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