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Airmen ’unload’ skills during load crew competition

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Airmen from the Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit work together to load a munition during a quarterly weapons load crew compteition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23. Weapons loaders work in teams of three, with the highest ranking member being the team chief.   Staff Sgt. Colton Covill, Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit weapons team…

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Creech education office deliberately develops Airmen

Posted January 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The education office continues to provide Airmen here opportunities to further both their personal and professional education requirements. Currently, the education office offers career development course testing, skill-level testing, professional military education testing, and GI Bill and Community College of the Air Force counseling. Airmen can complete PME and…

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Coalition nations join forces at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 19, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

Three coalition nations joined forces here during the world’s premier advanced, realistic, combat air, space and cyberspace training exercise to build a capable, cohesive team.

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Boom, Boom, Pow: 57th Wing’s Load Crew Competition

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tanenbaum Load crew members from Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit loads an armament during the 57th Wing’s Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 8. Strike AMU is responsible for the aircraft maintenance of the F-15 Strike Eagle at Nellis AFB.  …

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99th LRS: Movin’ on up

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Wendell Belford, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron F-35 Aircraft Parts Store supervisor, reaches for a box while preparing to move parts from the old to the new location, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 6. The amenities that the new facility provides will…

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Planes by day, cars by night: Airman’s passion brings balance

Posted November 13, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

During the day he sits in a cushy, thick seat in a ground control station flying yet another eight-hour sortie in a remotely piloted aircraft, the MQ-9 Reaper. By night he sits in a thin, lightweight racing seat harnessed into a raw, stripped out track monster.

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Nellis Airmen take time to give back

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Volunteering can be an amazing experience. Sharing those volunteer experiences can often inspire others to take time out and give back to the community. Airmen from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron took time on their day off to volunteer at the Nellis AFB Recycling Center Jan. 26. “I wanted to…

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Coral Academy of Science Informational session for special needs children

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During the information session Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Chief Academic Officer and Special Education Director will discuss and answer questions on the school’s academic programs and special needs information for students. March 11 and 17: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nellis Air Force Base, Hunt Housing Center Note: Contact CASLV Special…

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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Two B-2 Sprit’s, assigned to the 325th Weapons Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxi down the runway as they prepare to takeoff during Deliberate Strike Night at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16. Since the focus of DSN is on fifth generation stealth…

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