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ProCamps bring football stars to military youth

Posted June 24, 2016 by DeCA Corporate Communications

FORT LEE, Va. — Thousands of boys and girls in military communities, including Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, are seeing their pro football heroes up close and personal through youth football ProCamps sponsored by Procter and Gamble in partnership with the Defense Commissary Agency. The Nellis ProCamp runs June 26-27 with Andre Roberts, wide receiver…

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Aggressor’s paint scheme gets a makeover

Posted August 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since 1972, the 64th Aggressor Squadron has prepared combat air forces by providing realistic threat replication and training.

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted November 4, 2016 by 432nd Wing

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

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New course focuses on sortie production at tactical level

Posted February 8, 2017 by Col. Curtis R. Hafer

Congress, former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James stated, “less than half our combat forces are ready for a high-end fight.” Then, she added “the Air Force is the smallest, oldest and least ready…across the full spectrum of operations in our history.”   However, today, we’re one step closer to alleviating readiness impacts…

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Airfield systems techs keep air traffic, ground controllers connected

Posted October 9, 2015 by

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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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving meal at Crosswinds DFAC

Posted December 4, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis leadership serve military retirees Thanksgiving Meals at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 26. Traditionally, commanders, chiefs, first sergeants, and installation leadership assist food service personnel each year in serving lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The…

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104th FW guardsmen honing skills during Red Flag

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Loni Kingston

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — More than 125 Airmen from the 104th Fighter Wing, Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts, joined combat air force squadrons from around the world to participate in Red Flag 16-1, a large scale integration and combat training exercise. The 104th FW joins over 130 aircraft and 3,000 personnel from…

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Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted March 18, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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561st JTS revamps AFTTP 3-1 Threat Guide

Posted May 20, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

For Air Force operators in the sky, mission planning always starts with the Air Force Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Threat Guides. These guides provide key mission planning information where aircrew or cyber and space specialists can investigate targets and learn how to overcome them.

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