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NAFB Honor Guard: ‘To honor with dignity’

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of the Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard practice properly carrying a casket at Nellis AFB, Nev., Oct. 13. For decades, the Nellis AFB Honor Guard has imparted tradition, ceremony and dignity to military funerals, public events and formal occasions.   U.S. Air Force…

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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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Airmen of WFC keep gym clean, functional

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis The Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., offers many amenities to its members. The WFC features a pool, saunas, equipment checkout, family room, weight room, indoor track, and cardio room. The WFC also features the Health and Wellness Center which offers a…

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From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted January 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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Creech detachment enhances RPA maintenance

Posted November 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Maintaining fully trained Airmen for the U.S. Air Force’s remotely piloted aircraft enterprise is a daunting task.

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Airman lifts into fitness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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Future 926th WG Airmen take Oath of Enlistment

Posted October 16, 2015 by U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Ross R. Anderson (foreground, center), 926th Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to future Airmen of the 926th WG at Thunderbird Hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 9. The 926th WG is headquartered at Nellis AFB and consists of two groups, 12 squadrons and one detachment located across the nation. Through…

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Childhood adversity tests Airman’s resilience

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The alarm rings. Yelling is heard from the nearby hallway. As footsteps get closer, Vickie Tippitt knows she is in a world of trouble.

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Creech revives IDS to improve quality of life

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

In an effort to improve quality of life for Airmen here, the Integrated Delivery Service program re-emerged July 2015 to help serve the Airmen with issues in areas such as career field manning, financial troubles, resiliency, and quality of life concerns.

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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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