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561st JTS rolls out AFTR

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom was quoted saying in a 1981 Air University Review article: “It may be said that warfare has acquired a new phase—technological war. In the past, research and development were only preparation for the final and decisive testing of new systems in battle. Today, the…

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted May 6, 2016 by Gerald White

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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An Art of an Art

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

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Brig. Gen. Leavitt assumes command of 57th WG

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

On April 15, during a change of command ceremony, Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Christopher Short at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar on Nellis AFB.

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Creech opens new full-time SAPR office

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —In an effort to better facilitate immediate care and support to members of Creech AFB, Nevada, the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program opened its first office on the installation April 5. The opening comes as the Air Force observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) in…

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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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99th FSS to open Auto Skills Self-Help Center

Posted April 22, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Airmen and all DOD ID cardholders who may be car enthusiasts, mechanics or just like working on their vehicles in general will now have access to work on their vehicles at the new Auto Skills Self-Help Center that the 99th Force Support Squadron will be opening April 28.

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