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Creech child care: Taking care of the Hunter family

Posted June 29, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson A child gazes at an MQ-1 Predator during bring your child to work day April 27, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Creech recently received its own Family Child Care coordinator facilitates all child care questions and needs. In an effort to address child care needs…

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USAFWS holds first Loadmaster advanced instructor course

Posted June 29, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The inaugural iteration of the Loadmaster Advanced Instructor Course (AIC) for the C-130J Super Hercules participated in the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Advanced Integration from May 21 to June 13.

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AFWERX’s innovation strengthens perimeter security

Posted June 29, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Approximately 75 military members, small businesses, entrepreneurs and academia innovators presented technology designs to address Air Force perimeter security issues, at the inaugural AFWERX Fusion Xperience June 20 and 21 at the Enclave in downtown Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas native serves on a “city at sea” aboard Navy’s largest amphibious warfare ship

Posted June 29, 2018 by PO1 James H. Green

Courtesy photo A Las Vegas native and 2002 Desert Pines High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sherelle Merino is an aviation boatswain’s mate (fuels) aboard the amphibious assault ship operating out of San Diego. An aviation boatswain’s mate (fuels) is…

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Green Flag: Preparing for Close Air Support

Posted June 29, 2018 by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno

Since the 1980s, the United States of America has been crowned with air superiority by using the F-15E Strike Eagle’s dual-role fighter capabilities in air-to-air and air-to-ground missions.

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Nellis Exchange shoppers can save on eating healthy with Salad Wednesdays

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Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can keep their bodies and their wallets healthy every Salad Wednesday at Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants. On Wednesdays, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants, including: • Boston Market • Taco Bell • Arby’s…

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Nellis AFB Exchange Hours of Operation – Independence Day, July 4

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Retail Main Store 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS Closed Express/Class Six Open 24 Hours Creech Express/Subway Closed, Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station Closed, Unattended Fueling 24/7 Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s Drive Through: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza Closed Taco…

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Nellis Exchange shoppers can save on eating healthy with Salad Wednesdays

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Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can keep their bodies and their wallets healthy every Salad Wednesday at Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants. On Wednesdays, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants, including: * Boston Market * Taco Bell * Arby’s…

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57th Wing bids farewell to Leavitt, welcomes Novotny

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt during a change of command ceremony, June 8, 2018, in the Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Leavitt bids farewell to 57th Wing

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Air Force photographs Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt returned from her final flight as the 57th Wing commander on May 5, 2018, to a traditional ‘fini’ flight ceremony. Leavitt relinquished command of the wing to Brig. Gen. Robert G. Novotny at a ceremony June 8. During her tenure at Nellis, Leavitt was responsible for the most…

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