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Colonel Cornish signs community action plan

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard Col. Steve Langford, Nevada Test and Training Range commander, Col. Stephen Waller, 57th Wing vice commander, and Col. Jim Cluff, 432nd Wing commander, watch as Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, signs the community action plan June 6, 2013, at Nellis Air Force…

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99th Aerospace Medicine Squadron keeps eyes on mission

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Staff Sgt. Christopher Hutchinson, 99th Aerospace Medicine Squadron optometry flight chief, cleans the dust off lenses June 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The lenses help the eye care professional select the correct prescription for patients’ eyes.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman…

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Families affected by childhood cancer tour Nellis

Posted June 14, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Gregory Brook

The carefree laughter of a group of children echoed across the flightline during a tour given by the 64th and 65th Aggressor Squadrons here June 8.

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‘Hunter’ pushes limits for self, others

Posted June 7, 2013 by Tech. Sgt. S.E

How did these Airmen find a fitness routine from the almost infinite number of programs, books, gyms and ‘ancient secrets’ that promise results? Several Airmen in the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron found the best fitness guru was within their own unit.

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Weapons School Class 13A Graduates

Posted June 7, 2013 by Deena Remigio

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The U.S. Air Force Weapons School traces its roots to the Aircraft Gunnery School established in 1949 at Las Vegas Air Force Base, Nev. This organization brought together a cadre of World War II veterans dedicated to the fundamental goal of teaching the next generation of pilots their combat-tested tactics and…

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Photo Essay: U.S. Air Force Weapons School executes JFEX

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JFEX is a U.S. Air Force Weapons School large-scale air mobility exercise in which students plan and execute a complex air-land operation on a simulated contested battlefield...

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JFEX drops in on Nellis

Posted May 31, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes U.S. Air Force equipment from the 820th RED HORSE descends for support during a previous Mobility Air Force Exercise in May 2012, over the Nevada Test and Training Range. Members of the 820th RED HORSE Airborne unit are capable of parachuting into heavily damaged airfields and rapidly…

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Ribbon cutting marks completion of F-35 simulator facility

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman From left: Brig. Gen. Charles Moore, 57th Wing commander; Ray Haj, Swinerton Builders Government Division vice president; Michael Zettler, F-35 Sustainment at Lockheed Martin vice president; Randy Black, United States Air Force Warfare Center honorary commander; and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, USAFWC commander, cut the ribbon…

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Honorary commander program bridges gap between base, local community

Posted May 31, 2013 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Community leaders in the Las Vegas valley have an opportunity to get involved with the Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases’ communities by becoming an honorary commander. The installation honorary commander program, which boasts approximately 100 participants, was established to promote public awareness of the Air Force’s missions, policies and programs….

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Permanent Change of Station Child Care Program expands eligibility

Posted May 31, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Permanent Change of Station Child Care Program here has changed its eligibility requirements to include members who are retiring from the military as well as those who are receiving a medical discharge. The PCS Child Care Program provides a voucher for 20 hours of free child care per child to…

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