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Airman uses running to better himself

Posted November 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

“Everything in moderation,” is a saying that Master Sgt. Luke McCarthy, 99th Security Forces Squadron flight chief, lives by. That phrase applies to all decisions he makes in his life... except running.

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POL Airmen ensure clean fuel at Nellis

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How they test the water and fine sediment inside the fuel lab.

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Airmen evade undead during Zombie 5 kilometer run

Posted November 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

An airman from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., runs from zombies down Tyndall Road Oct. 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Zombie 5 kilometer Run, hosted by the Nellis and Creech AFBs’ Dorm Council, began at Freedom Park and concluded at the Nellis Sports Pavilion. Each participant wore flags similar to flag football…

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Maintenance makes RPA history possible

Posted November 1, 2013 by Senior Airman A.K.

Checklist were run, hatches checked, and missions briefed as the crew chiefs, support units and air crew carefully prepared an MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft for flight...

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From chevrons to brass: LEAD Program helps Airmen commission

Posted November 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Enlisted Airmen interested in getting commissioned can reach their goal through the Leaders Encouraging Airman Development Program. Approximately 170 highly competitive slots are available for direct entry to the Air Force Academy and the Preparatory School. Eighty-five of these slots are only open to active-duty Airmen. In order to apply directly…

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PMEL Airmen maintain, calibrate equipment

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PMEL uses pressure-temperature test sets and other techniques to simulate in-flight pressure conditions.

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AADD receives new computer to coordinate pickups, track volunteer hours

Posted November 1, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Staff Sgt. Jessica Brown and Senior Airman Thomas Jara, 99th Communications Squadron executive communication team members, set up the new Airmen Against Drunk Driving computer Oct. 28 in the Samek Airmen’s Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new computer will help to log volunteer hours and coordinate pick-ups for Airmen who request a…

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RPAs then and now Part I: Reaching 2 million hours

Posted October 25, 2013 by Senior Airman A.K.

The U.S. Air Force’s MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft accumulated 2 million flight hours Oct. 22 not only marking a significant milestone, but also demonstrating the evolution of the program.

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Crosswind Dining Facility staff prepares meals for Nellis Airmen

Posted October 18, 2013 by U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Airman 1st Class Kimberly Kimble, 99th Force Support Squadron services journeyman, cleans a table in the kitchen of the Crosswinds Dining Facility Oct. 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Crosswinds Dining Facility is one of two dining halls located on Nellis AFB.

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Government shutdown impacts FSS services

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A look at possible delays while the government, and by association the Air Force, recovers from shut down.

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