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58th RQS trains so ‘… others may live’

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A Pararescuemen, assigned to the 58th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is pulled out of Lake Mead, into an HH-60G Pave Hawk during water operations training at Lake Mead, March 15. Pararescue specialists are highly trained experts who perform rescues in every…

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57 AMXS implements new procedure; saves time, money

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman First Class Kevin J. Tanenbaum

The F-16 Fighting Falcon has been a staple of the U.S. Air Force’s flying force since its inaugural flight on Jan. 20, 1974.

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From bullets to bombs, Ammo Airmen ‘bring the bang’ to RPA firepower

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Down a long, winding road that leads far away from the flight line exists a world all its own at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Red Flag 16-2 tests combat readiness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Senior Airman Cameron Docksteader, Offensive Avionics technician assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., performs pre-flight checks on a B-1B Lancer prior to a Red Flag 16-2 training sortie March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base. Nev. Exhaustive efforts are made…

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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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Coral Academy of Science Informational session for special needs children

Posted March 4, 2016 by

During the information session Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Chief Academic Officer and Special Education Director will discuss and answer questions on the school’s academic programs and special needs information for students. March 11 and 17: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nellis Air Force Base, Hunt Housing Center Note: Contact CASLV Special…

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Creech Ceremonial Team, providing honor to a unique base

Posted March 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Honor, dignity, service. These words describe members of the base honor guard which supports most Air Force installations; most, but not all.  Bases such as, Creech AFB, do not have the luxury of a full honor guard due to distance, location and manning.

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COMACC visits NAFB, wounded warriors

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum General Hawk Carlisle, (center) commander of Air Combat Command, poses with athletes from both the Air Force Team and Team Australia during the track and field event at the 2016 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Mar. 1. The Trials…

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Service members ‘lean’ on each other

Posted March 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — On Sept. 21, 2015, the Department of Defense launched a new initiative called Lean In Circles in conjunction with an organization called LeanIn.Org. The mission of this new program is to give service members the chance to speak and connect with other women and men in their respective units…

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