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2016 Year in review

Posted December 16, 2016 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For Nellis AFB, the year 2016 was a time of new improvements, recognition, first times, and wonderful changes. Here is a short list of the major highlights for Nellis AFB in 2016. First Quarter • Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, addressed senior Air Force leaders and policy…

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USAFWS hosts joint integrated hostage rescue

Posted December 16, 2016 by Maj. Rich Harr

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 14th Weapons Squadron hosted 17 diverse units and other government agencies during a hostage rescue exercise, as part of the Weapons School Integration phase Dec. 2, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted December 16, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7. The 12-week ASPC course — which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers…

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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Trees for troops

Posted December 16, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Airmen assist in the delivery of Christmas trees for the “Trees for Troops” event held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. The event was open to Staff Sgt. and below, families of deployed members as well as all active duty, retirees and veterans.  …

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CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

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MAN ON THE STREET: What are your holiday plans?

Posted December 2, 2016 by

“My wife and I have plans to go to the Bahamas for the holidays.” — Adam   “For Christmas I plan to visit my uncle and nephews who I have not seen for years in Phoenix. It shall be a wonderful surprise.” — Jonathan   “The holidays are my favorite time of the year. Who…

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Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

Posted December 2, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

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Guest speaker addresses millennials

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.

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