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99th FSS leads implementation of new evaluation, promotion system

Posted February 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Air Force is on the second of its three-year rollout of the most substantial changes in evaluation and promotion since 1970. The new evaluation and promotion system makes job performance the driving factor in promotions.

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A&FRC kicks off 10th annual Military Saves Campaign

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Base leadership joined the dedicated staff of the Nellis Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center Thursday in signing a proclamation declaring the start of the tenth annual Military Saves Campaign.

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‘Mission First’ joins Team Bullseye

Posted February 26, 2016 by 57th Maintenance Group

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s an exhausting and unforgiving world on the Nellis AFB flightline. Neither scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit heat nor the bone-chilling cold of a pitch black night can stop a maintainer. Recent news articles highlighted the resource and manpower constraints associated with the post-sequestration era; however, few acknowledge what is…

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Structural maintainers provide backbone of RPAs

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

When people have a blemish, they see a dermatologist. When they have a physiological problem, they see an orthopedist. For the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, aircraft structural maintainers fill both the aesthetic and structural maintenance roles to keep remotely piloted aircraft in check.

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Creech SFS Airmen participate in tactical training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty Tech Sgt. Christopher, 799th Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, leads a stretching exercise before training Feb. 19 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. To prevent injuries, SFS Airmen stretch prior to beginning their weekly combatives training.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty…

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NAFB powered by sun: Installation unveils DOD’s largest solar array

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The U.S. Air Force unveiled the Nellis Solar Array II during a dedication ceremony here Feb. 16, which combined with Solar Array I makes the installation’s photovoltaic field the largest in the Department of Defense.

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US Navy veterans from USS Nevada (BB-36) visit Nellis

Posted February 19, 2016 by Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Rizzo

Nearly 100 years after the battleship USS Nevada was commissioned, March 11, 1916, five of the dozen still-living Sailors assigned to the ship during World War II came to Las Vegas for the ship’s reunion. The veterans were welcomed by the Las Vegas Navy Operational Support Center staff Feb. 9.

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Coalition nations join forces at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 19, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

Three coalition nations joined forces here during the world’s premier advanced, realistic, combat air, space and cyberspace training exercise to build a capable, cohesive team.

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99th LRS refueling maintenance keeps Nellis AFB flowing

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

When it comes to the members of the 99th Logistics Readiness refueling maintenance unit, hard work is not an option, it’s a necessity.

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Out of the shadows: ACMS Airmen provide the missing link

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Preparing to support remotely piloted aircraft operations is no easy task. Still, Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing recently spent time showing leadership exactly what it takes to provide RPA intellegence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support 24/7, 365 days a year.

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