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Young impression leads Airman to career, RPA innovations

Posted June 19, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

During one’s life there’s often a moment when something is said or done that will stick with them for the remainder of their life.

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Airmen on the street: Father’s Day

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With Father’s Day fast approaching, the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office set out to find out how Nellis Air Force Base members celebrate the holiday, what they think about it, and what their favorite childhood memories are of their fathers.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle “Every weekend…

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Creech NCO, Filipino-American’s passion: Helping others

Posted June 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Asian Pacific American Association dance team completes a tinikling dance May 29 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team, led by Staff Sgt. Richard Quino, 799th Air Base Squadron vehicle management NCO in charge, front left, performed as part of the APAA luau in…

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IDC helps Airmen prepare for deployment

Posted June 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

With Nellis and Creech AFBs being a high-operations tempo bases, both installations see a large contingency of Airmen deploy throughout the year from all units around the bases.

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RED HORSE Airmen blast through ‘explosive’ training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Two Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE) Airmen from RED HORSE units around the Air Force prepare detonation cord to be wrapped around a telephone pole during explosive demolition training at the 820th RED HORSE explosive demolition range on Nellis Air…

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‘Challenger’ visits Airmen, families

Posted June 5, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

He stands almost three feet tall and despite his weighty appearance, only tips the scale at approximately six pounds. He embodies strength and is seen as a patriotic symbol of freedom.

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Archaeologist preserves heritage, history

Posted June 5, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Archaeology offers the present-day society a different perspective on human history and culture of the past by examining the cause and effects of changes that occurred in human cultures over time.

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Airmen sharpen expeditionary skills during Warrior Challenge

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter An Airman participating in the Warrior Challenge assembles a component of an M-9 pistol during the contest at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 29. Airmen had a total of five minutes to assemble two M-9s and two M-4 carbine rifles before point deductions were…

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IEDs, UXOs no problem for EOD

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Whenever an unexploded ordnance is found on base, a perimeter is set and a safety checklist is initiated. At the top of the list is to call the explosive ordnance disposal team to assess the situation and take care of the job.

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Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.

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