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In Memoriam….

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  Staff Sgt. Ryan Hines, Honor Guard flight chief, renders a salute after placing a flag on Senior Airman Jimmy Rivera’s altar during a memorial service Sep. 28, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Honor Guard was on-hand to render military honors during the ceremony, which was held at Nellis as an opportunity for friends,…

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Rescue squadron remembers fallen hero

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  Airmen from the 58th Rescue Squadron and others pay tribute and take part in a road dedication to fallen Airman, Capt. Joel Gentz, Sept. 28, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 58 RQS held a memorial service and road dedication for Gentz, who was killed in action June 9, 2010 in Afghanistan.

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Memorial service for Airman set

Posted September 28, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Senior Airman Jimmy Rivera, 22, 823rd Maintenance Squadron weapons load-crew member, from Pasadena, Calif., died at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sept. 23.

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Nellis helps Make-A-Wish come true

Posted September 28, 2012 by By Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

There are many people who wish for the opportunity to see the home of the fighter pilot. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Georgious Kalevrosoglou, an 18 year old from Greece, diagnosed with leukemia, was able to do just that.

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Nellis says farewell to contracted gate guards

Posted September 28, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

Effective Oct. 1, contracted gate guards will no longer man entry control points to the base.

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Homeland Security conducts a field training exercise at Nellis

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  Marcus Custer, Homeland Security Investigations special agent, instructs other HSI special agents, during the Rapid Response Team Field Familiarization and Disaster Response Training exercise Sept. 20, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. HSI special agents selected Nellis AFB for the training location because of its ideal facilities, equipment, and military support, as well…

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Honoring the Prisoners of War and the Missing in Action

Posted September 28, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

  Laying the wreath . . . Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Prisoner of War survivors watch Senior Airman Brandon Wells, Nellis Honor Guard trainer, lay the ceremonial wreath on a stand during a remembrance ceremony as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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STARBASE NELLIS celebrates community partnerships with grand opening

Posted September 21, 2012 by By Maj. Jessica Martin

The 926th Group hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for its STARBASE NELLIS academy here Sept. 12.

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Airmen conduct out of cycle FOD walk due to construction

Posted September 21, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

A FOD walk is a necessary step to ensure pilot and aircraft safety by removing bits of debris from areas where it may do damage to airframes.

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Good Grades Pay Off at Exchange

Posted September 21, 2012 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — According to the Military Child Education Coalition, an estimated 80 percent of military connected children are forced to move between six to nine times as they complete their K-12 education, and with geographical moves comes changes in educational settings and curriculums. With these unique challenges in mind, the Army…

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