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Time-Out to close temporarily

Posted April 12, 2013 by William H. Lane

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron will be temporarily closing the doors of the Time-Out Sports Lounge April 15 so they can address some operational and facility-related issues. They plan to reopen the operation after July 4. When the Time Out reopen you will see several changes. There will be…

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Honorary commander program bridges gap between base, local community

Posted May 31, 2013 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Community leaders in the Las Vegas valley have an opportunity to get involved with the Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases’ communities by becoming an honorary commander. The installation honorary commander program, which boasts approximately 100 participants, was established to promote public awareness of the Air Force’s missions, policies and programs….

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Commissaries return to normal hours Aug. 18-24

Posted August 16, 2013 by DeCA Public Affairs Division

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Phillip Holsey, picks fresh apples from the commissary at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Military commissaries worldwide, including the Commissary at Nellis, will return to normal operating schedules the week of Aug. 18-24. The Defense Commissary Agency announcement comes in…

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Maintenance makes RPA history possible

Posted November 1, 2013 by Senior Airman A.K.

Checklist were run, hatches checked, and missions briefed as the crew chiefs, support units and air crew carefully prepared an MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft for flight...

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Nevada sets law to curb human trafficking

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Gwendolyn Pascoe, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Task Force director, gives a human trafficking brief to the 99th Communications Squadron during their commander’s call at the Desert Oasis Jan. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department…

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Medical experts test Airmen’s lifesaving skills

Posted May 16, 2014 by Senior Airman Timothy Young

Airman 1st Class Jake Carter, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, hands off boxes of simulated human blood from the bed of a truck during the 99th Medical Group’s Life of a Warrior Challenge May 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Teams completed eight medical based objectives during the event, the team with…

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Volunteers ensure smooth operation at pharmacies

Posted August 1, 2014 by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Volunteering can be a great way to spend extra time by helping someone out. There are multiple personal benefits, as well as benefits for the organization receiving the assistance.

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First sergeant provides health, welfare for warriors

Posted October 17, 2014 by Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr.

General health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, well-being, career progression, professional development and recognition of all assigned Airmen and their families is all a part of the mission of an Air Force first sergeant — taking care of people.

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Control tower keeps watch over Nellis skies

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Staff Sgt. Martin Figueroa, 57th Operations Support Squadron tower air traffic controller, relays cloud height information to the 57th OSS weather center in the control tower at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec 2. In addition to controlling the airspace over Nellis AFB, the control tower…

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Nellis Honor Guard practices perfection

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Staff Sgt. Nicholas Cocco, Nellis Air Force Base honor guardsman, practices presenting the flag during a training session at Nellis AFB, Feb. 17. The flag was folded by a six-person flag sequence and would be presented to the next of kin during a funeral service….

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