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Exchange doubles gas savings Oct. 9-11 for MILITARY STAR® cardholders

Posted October 9, 2015 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DALLAS — To celebrate the launch of the MILITARY STAR® rewards program, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for MILITARY STAR® cardholders. From Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR® card at AAFES gas stations will receive 10 cents off…

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Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents

Posted December 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.

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606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

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ECARS to implement April 1 at Nellis AFB

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

The Employee-Certification and Reporting System program, which aims to control smog levels in Clark County, is scheduled to be implemented at Nellis AFB on April 1.

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Advanced training course for special mission aviators puts theory into practice

Posted May 20, 2016 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s combat search and rescue squadron here put a training concept for enlisted flight certified service members through its paces March 21 to May 6 with the help of two local Airmen.

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Quarterly Load Crew Competition tests abilities, timeliness

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Airmen watch crew chiefs from various squadrons during the 57th Wing’s quarterly load crew competition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 1. The load crew competition tests the Airmen’s abilities to load munitions onto their respective aircraft with the additive of being timed.

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Team Nellis/Creech/NTTR set to undergo Command Cyber Readiness Inspection

Posted September 9, 2016 by Major Robert Curran

NELLIS AIR FORE BASE, Nev. — Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases will be vulnerable for a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection or CCRI as early as October with a specific date still to be announced. Throughout the rigorous assessment window, inspectors will be examining the installation’s classified and unclassified computer networks to validate security compliance…

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C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The C-17 Globemaster III Demonstration Team is hosted by the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

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AFSVA to implement new RPA childcare

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — When it comes to being stationed at Creech Air Force Base, service members with small children have a full plate. In addition to supporting a 24/7/365 mission, parents worry about the availability, quality and cost of care their child is receiving. The base’s remote location and limited access to…

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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise held here.

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