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COMACC visits NAFB, wounded warriors

Posted March 4, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum General Hawk Carlisle, (center) commander of Air Combat Command, poses with athletes from both the Air Force Team and Team Australia during the track and field event at the 2016 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Mar. 1. The Trials…

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Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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ProCamps bring football stars to military youth

Posted June 24, 2016 by DeCA Corporate Communications

FORT LEE, Va. — Thousands of boys and girls in military communities, including Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, are seeing their pro football heroes up close and personal through youth football ProCamps sponsored by Procter and Gamble in partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency. The Nellis ProCamp runs June 26-27 with Andre Roberts, wide receiver…

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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets a makeover

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat replication and training.

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted November 4, 2016 by 432nd Wing

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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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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Airfield systems techs keep air traffic, ground controllers connected

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Senior Airman James Vrtis, 57th Operations Support Squadron airfield systems technician, talks to an air traffic controller at the ATC tower on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6. Airfield systems specialists work closely with air traffic controllers to ensure they always have a clear…

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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving meal at Crosswinds DFAC

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis leadership serve military retirees Thanksgiving Meals at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 26. Traditionally, commanders, chiefs, first sergeants, and installation leadership assist food service personnel each year in serving lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The…

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104th FW guardsmen honing skills during Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Loni Kingston

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — More than 125 Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, joined combat air force squadrons from around the world to participate in Red Flag 16-1, a large scale integration and combat training exercise. The 104th FW joins over 130 aircraft and 3,000 personnel from…

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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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