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New bone marrow clinic opens at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center

Posted September 13, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center took a step forward in the assistance of bone marrow treatments across the world by opening a bone marrow clinic. Of the 30,000 people in need of a bone marrow transplant each year, 500 are Department of Defense members. “By establishing the program here, we…

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Course of Fire exercise tests Military Working Dogs

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Tech. Sgt. Tanner Grutz and Staff Sgt. Bobbie Ohm, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, play with Habo, 99th SFS military working dog, during a military working dog Course of Fire exercise at the firing range Nov. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev….

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Firefighters protect airfield during Red Flag

Posted March 14, 2014 by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — As aircraft engines throttle up for Red Flag, so does the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Department. Daily operations for the 99th CES firefighters include responding to any airfield or base emergencies, hazmat response, technical rescue and medical aid, but with a Red Flag exercise the emergency calls are increased….

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Fitness guru leads ‘Life of a Warrior’ workout

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley Members of the Nellis community work out during a Warrior Trained Fitness event hosted by Tony Horton, fitness expert and instructor, June 17 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During his visit to Nellis Horton also spoke to Airmen at the base theater about how to…

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Microchips help return lost furry friends

Posted August 22, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Dr. Michael Simpson, a Department of Army Civilian Veterinary medical officer, scans ‘P.J.,’ a military working dog, for a microchip number at the Nellis Veterinary Treatment Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 20. Military working dogs are required to have microchips due to…

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Welcome to the Nellis Air Force Base Open House

Posted November 7, 2014 by Maj. Gen. Jay B. Silveria

Dear Aviation Nation 2014 Guests On behalf of all our Airmen and their families welcome to Nellis Air Force Base and Aviation Nation! We are honored by your visit. Thank you for joining us as we salute the men and women who have served in the past and demonstrate the power and precision of the…

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57th Wing welcomes new commander

Posted March 31, 2012 by By Senior Airmen Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The 57th Wing bid farewell to Brig. Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy as he relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Charles L. Moore Jr. at a change of command ceremony March 26, 2012. “Everything I hold dear about our Air Force is represented here within the 57th…

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Finding purpose, finding community

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Maj Mae-Li Allison

At first glance it may seem unlikely that a shy computer technician would become a leader and mentor at Nellis Air Force Base and within the Las Vegas Filipino-American community, but with some self-initiative and the encouragement of others, Leon Madarang of the 99th Force Support…

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President Obama visits Nellis Air Force Base

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President Barack Obama greets Airmen and family members during a visit to Las Vegas Aug. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev...

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Preliminary aircraft demonstration lineup for Aviation Nation 2012 announced

Posted October 12, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

A preliminary Aviation Nation 2012 demonstration lineup has been announced for the Nellis Open House Nov. 10 and 11.

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