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NTTR supports first F-35B integration into USMC’s weapons school exercise

Posted April 24, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Nevada Test and Training Range was part of history April 21, when four U.S. Marine Corps-assigned F-35B Lightning IIs participated in its first Marine Corps’ Final Exercise of the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course on the NTTR’s ranges. The Final Exercise, or FINEX, is the capstone event to…

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Nellis celebrates Earth, Arbor Days

Posted April 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Lt. Col. Brian Hartless (far right), 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander, joins distinguished guests at the Earth and Arbor Day 2015 celebration in planting a new tree at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 20. Nellis AFB is acknowledged annually by the National Arbor Day Foundation for its continual dedication to planting new trees. The…

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NAFB invited to ‘Move With a Medic’

Posted April 24, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

Lisa Stammers, 99th Medical Group continuing medical education coordinator, Jessica Johnson, 99th MDG clinical health promotion coordinator, and Staff Sgt. Heather McClendon, 99th MDG NCO in charge of graduate medical education, walk around the hospital track during Move With a Medic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 20, 2015. The program is open to…

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Collaborative 5K ‘Breaks Silence’ on sexual assault, child abuse, alcohol abuse

Posted April 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Members of the 99th Security Forces Squadron run in formation during the Break the Silence 5K at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 17. The Family Advocacy program, Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program collaborated to provide public awareness for sexual assault, child abuse prevention, and alcohol…

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Pharmacy provides exceptional patient care

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter James Duggins, a volunteer at the satellite pharmacy, scans a bar code on a bin used for pharmacy supplies at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 17. At the satellite pharmacy, civilians volunteer over 240 hours a week to support operations and help patients.  …

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Chaplain assistant follows voice of God

Posted April 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

When one thinks of a security forces member, images of a weapon toting, straight-to-the point Airman who only talks when pulling someone over may come to mind.

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General Elwell honors Dunaway with new Reserve center

Posted April 17, 2015 by Capt. Fernando Ochoa

U.S. Army Reserve photo by Capt. Fernando Ochoa Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Expeditionary Sustainment Command commanding general, and Brig. Gen. Kurt Hardin, 79th Sustainment Support Command deputy commanding general, and other VIPs were in attendance at the Grand Opening of the George W. Dunaway Army Reserve Center Memorialization Ceremony, named after the the second…

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57th MXG load crew competition tests speed, accuracy, teamwork

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Staff Sgt. Travis Brown, Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, loads a munition onto an F-15 Eagle during a quarterly weapons load crew competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 10. Weapons load crews compete in the quarterly competition for a chance…

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Stand-out teen strives to inspire

Posted April 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Davin Watson, 99th Force Support Squadron youth center teen director, and Caleb Franceschini, Nellis Air Force Base Youth of the Year, pose for a photo at the Youth Center on Nellis AFB, Nev., March 15. Franceschini also won Nevada’s Military Youth of the Year award…

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Fed coyotes dangerous to Airmen

Posted April 10, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

Courtesy photo A coyote walks across the road near the air traffic control tower on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 26. With coyote sightings becoming more frequent on base, Airmen need to be aware of the risk they pose not only to people but aircraft as well. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Coyotes…

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