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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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NTTR welcomes new commander

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Gen. Glen VanHerck, United States Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Col. David Avila, Nevada Test and Training Range commander, pose for a photo after Avila assumed command July 8 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The NTTR, provides the warfighter a flexible, realistic and multidimensional…

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Quarterly Load Crew Competition tests abilities, timeliness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Airmen watch crew chiefs from various squadrons during the 57th Wing’s quarterly load crew competition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 1. The load crew competition tests the Airmen’s abilities to load munitions onto their respective aircraft with the additive of being timed.

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Las Vegas native serves onboard USS Porter

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Navy photograph by PO3 Robert S. Price MEDITERRANEAN SEA–Petty Officer 1st Class Jaquez Francisco, from Las Vegas, uses a plotting diagram during a general quarters training exercise aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) July 1, 2016. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet…

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99th MDG welcomes new commander

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.

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Airmen drive RPA innovation with 1st-ever electronic combat officer course

Posted July 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In war and thinking about moves and countermoves, “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting,” said Sun Tzu as written in ‘The Art of War.’ In an effort to neutralize the enemy and their ability to impact combat operations, the 57th Wing and 26th…

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MQ-1s, MQ-9s provide ‘buddy lase’ capability against ISIL

Posted July 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—As U.S. Central Command approaches the two year anniversary of supporting Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing reflect on their contributions using the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. The OIR campaign…

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”

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USAF Weapons School performs JFEX

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An A-10 Warthog, assigned to the 66th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, preforms close air support during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range, June 16. A-10s are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used…

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