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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

Posted May 20, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.

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Reservists honored as Las Vegas’ newest police officers

Posted July 15, 2016 by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio

Integrity, service and excellence are three words all Airmen have heard many times throughout their career.

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Utility allowance to receive changes

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Air Base Wing held a town hall meeting at the Nellis Base Theater to discuss the upcoming changes to utility allowances Aug. 30.

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Wings of Blue — U.S. Air Force Skydiving Team

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Wings of Blue has a reputation for exceptional officers and great leaders … not just exceptional skydivers. Since the team’s inception, the Wings of Blue has produced four team members who have become astronauts, 10 team members who have become general officers, and countless others

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Creech Airmen train with Marines

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing participated in a non-combatant evacuation operation scenario Dec. 12 at Desert Rock Airport, Nevada.  

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Air Force prepares for all MQ-9 force

Posted February 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper.

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EOD technicians defuse threats before they occur

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron walk onto the range for training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world, making them are the specialists…

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Posted July 21, 2017 by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Nellis surgeons, UMC combine efforts to treat Las Vegas shooting victims

Posted October 13, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

“On Oct. 1, 2017, at 10:08 p.m., I was asleep in my bed like every Sunday before that,” said Maj. Charles Chesnut, a general surgeon assigned to the 99th Medical Group, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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