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Creech spotlights the military child, sacrifice to serve

Posted April 8, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Fulks

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— During April, families can expect to have an eventful month with the spotlight on children in the military. Families can join in on any of the events honoring the themes “Month of the Military Child,” as well as “Child Abuse Awareness Month.” The “Month of the Military Child” recognizes the…

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‘It’s getting hot in here’ : 555th RED HORSE builds fire station

Posted April 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman, assigned to the 555th RED HORSE Squadron, kicks the dirt back from the freshly dug trench at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 2. The contributions that the 555th RHS is able to provide can in part be attributed to how closely the…

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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted April 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Nellis women honor history through leadership

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Senior Airman Jasmine Copeland, a cardiopulmonary laboratory specialist assigned to the 99th Surgical Operations Squadron, demonstrates how to perform a breathing test at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March, 21. The 99th MSGS provides medical care to DoD beneficiaries…

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ECARS to implement April 1 at Nellis AFB

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

The Employee-Certification and Reporting System program, which aims to control smog levels in Clark County, is scheduled to be implemented at Nellis AFB on April 1.

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Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted March 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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