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NAFB Honor Guard: ‘To honor with dignity’

Posted October 16, 2015 by

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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Nellis Airman ‘LEAPs’ into language program

Posted October 9, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

She speaks Russian, Bulgarian and English while possessing master’s degrees in economics, law, business administration as well as international relations.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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RPA maintainers accomplish mission despite low retention

Posted October 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

The constant and insatiable demand for remotely piloted aircraft airpower places stressors on nearly every career field within the RPA enterprise.

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34th WPS launches new HC-130J weapons instructor course

Posted October 9, 2015 by Susan Garcia

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Acknowledging a critical shortage of weapons officers with advanced training in the Air Force’s newest fixed-wing rescue aircraft, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III approved the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s first HC-130J Combat King II weapons instructor course in August. This new WIC will…

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Exchange doubles gas savings Oct. 9-11 for MILITARY STAR® cardholders

Posted October 9, 2015 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DALLAS — To celebrate the launch of the MILITARY STAR® rewards program, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is pumping up gas savings by doubling the discount for MILITARY STAR® cardholders. From Oct. 9 to Oct. 11, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR® card at AAFES gas stations will receive 10 cents off…

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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Kline
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99th CONS, CES facilitate repair of ‘various intersections’

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Kline

The construction that took place here on Washington Boulevard — which began March 16 — was officially completed Sept. 11.

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RPA community reflects on 1-year anniversary of airdrop, aid for thousands

Posted October 2, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Between August and October 2014, the Remotely Piloted Aircraft community participated in operations which provided aid to Iraqi citizens who were being threatened by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Mount Sinjar, Iraq.

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