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‘K-9 leads way’

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

To say that a strong bond between a military working dog and their handler is crucial is an understatement, particularly in a career field where the dog and the handler rely heavily upon each other in high pressure and potentially dangerous situations.

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104th FW supports USAFWS

Posted November 13, 2015 by By Maj. Mary Harrington 104th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Our most successful life achievements are collaborative … success is scarcely ever the result of one effort. Together, we combine our greatest skills and determinations to attain the ultimate accomplishments. This fact of life is quite evident at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Weapons Instructor Courses at Nellis…

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Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

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Third annual Air Force Trials competition begins

Posted March 4, 2016 by Staff Sgt. DeAnde Curtiss

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — U.S. Air Force and Australian wounded warriors gathered together here Feb. 26 to celebrate the opening ceremony of the third annual Air Force Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center. The Air Force Trials is an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously…

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted May 6, 2016 by Gerald White

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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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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Airman achieves life-long dream of becoming a professional bodybuilder

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

There he was standing on the 2015 National Physique Committee (NPC) National Bodybuilding Championships stage, Nov. 21, 2015, in Miami, Florida, in front of thousands of people.

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26 WPS integrates with US Navy SUSTEX to show Reaper capabilities

Posted February 12, 2016 by Capt. Brad Delloiacono

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The MQ-9 Reaper’s persistence, sensors, weapons and communication capabilities make it ideal for naval operations. To demonstrate, the MQ-9’s maritime prowess is a force multiplier, and in line with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander’s priority to maximize testing, tactics and training to enhance total force integration of…

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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

Posted May 20, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.

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