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Deployed Nellis Chaplain helps build partnerships

Posted September 7, 2012 by By Maj. Sarah Schwennesen

Courtesy U.S. Air Force Photo Chaplain (Capt.) James Galyon FORWARD OPERATING LOCATION (FOL) CURACAO — The U.S. Forward Operating Location Curaçao operates 24/7 continuously enabling joint, interagency and multi-national aircraft operations that conduct detection, monitoring and tracking missions in support of regional counter-drug efforts. But that’s not all the FOL personnel do despite the mission…

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City and Nellis Air Force Base lead beautification effort

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North Las Vegas, Nev. — The City and Nellis Air Force Base active duty personnel are leading a community cleanup to clear out dumping areas and debris near Nellis Air Force Base, beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. The group will focus on the area roughly bound by East El Campo Grande Avenue,…

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Nellis Airmen excel during Logistics Compliance Assessment Program Inspection

Posted August 30, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Inspectors administering the Logistics Compliance Assessment Program arrived at Nellis AFB to evaluate all logistics functions and disciplines Aug. 20, 2012.....

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Nellis maintainer launches 100th F-35 mission

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NELLIS/EGLIN AIR FORCE Bases, Nev./Fla. — Staff Sgt. Shaun Whittington, of the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, watches the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter as the pilot performs shutdown procedures after a sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 16. The sortie marked the 100th F-35A mission flown at Eglin, but also was Whittington’s…

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Advanced Maintenance School graduates 16 senior noncommissioned officers

Posted August 30, 2012 by By Capt Jeremy B. McCraney

The United States Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Officer School continued to expand combat capability across the Air Force with the graduation of its fifth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course on Aug. 17, 2012.....

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‘Everyday heroes’ honored by Red Cross

Posted August 30, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Maj. Jeremy Kilburn, a cardio pulmonary physician at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, oversees a cardio-pulmonary procedure Aug. 28, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. He recently won the Red Cross Everyday Heroes award for his July 9, 2012, life-saving efforts. Two Nellis Airmen receive awards for saving lives Maj. Jeremy Kilburn On…

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Airman models while helping charity

Posted August 30, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Military members often help their local communities with volunteer work, but one Nellis Airman is aiding her favorite charities as an old-fashioned pin-up model.....

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Nellis units excel in inspection

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard Working the checklist . . . Airman 1st Class Brandon Lewis, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator journeyman, fills out a checklist prior to refilling his truck Aug. 22, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. R-11 fuel tanks hold a maximum capacity of…

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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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It ‘pays’ to have a club membership

Posted August 24, 2012 by By Master Sgt. David Miller

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Military members assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases have new reasons to become club members while current members are about to see their benefits expand. Nellis AFB has 739 current club members — which accounts for about 10.3 percent of the military population assigned. Membership dues will…

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