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2015 Year in Review

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform their demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2, 2015. The Thunderbirds perform their show multiple times a year at various locations across the United States….

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99th LRS refueling maintenance keeps Nellis AFB flowing

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

When it comes to the members of the 99th Logistics Readiness refueling maintenance unit, hard work is not an option, it’s a necessity.

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Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted April 8, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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Hustler Trough II

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U.S. Army photograph by Sgt. Jessica R. Littlejohn Airmen assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., check the flight line for debris at Biggs Army Airfield during Hustler Trough at Ft. Bliss, Texas, Nov. 2. Hustler Trough, a joint training exercise, combining the expertise of Soldiers and Airmen from…

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Warfighters convene at NAFB for WEPTAC

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Air Force senior leaders, industry executives, joint and coalition warfighters converged for the 2016 Annual Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted here by Air Combat Command, Jan. 3-16.

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Creech Ceremonial Team, providing honor to a unique base

Posted March 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Honor, dignity, service. These words describe members of the base honor guard which supports most Air Force installations; most, but not all.  Bases such as, Creech AFB, do not have the luxury of a full honor guard due to distance, location and manning.

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An Art of an Art

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Exchange doubles gas savings Oct. 9-11 for MILITARY STAR® cardholders

Posted October 9, 2015 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DALLAS — To celebrate the launch of the MILITARY STAR® rewards program, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for MILITARY STAR® cardholders. From Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR® card at AAFES gas stations will receive 10 cents off…

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Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents

Posted December 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.

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606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

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