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Vehicle management keeps mission rolling

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Airman 1st Class Levi Powers, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight vehicle maintenance apprentice, removes a tire from a van to inspect the brakes at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7. Powers and fellow vehicle maintenance specialists ensure that government vehicles are kept to optimum performance.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman…

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Fisher House breaks ground in southern Nevada

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. (Dr.) Guillermo Tellez (fourth from left), 99th Medical Group commander, joins other distinguished guests in the ceremonial dig at the Fisher House ground breaking ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System campus in Las Vegas March 27. The Fisher House…

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Renter’s insurance obligation waved in privatized housing

Posted April 3, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renter’s insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an average…

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Operation Joint Medic trains medical personnel

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Colleen Urban Capt. Deborah Lichota, a clinical nurse assigned to the 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, applies a make-shift tourniquet to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 27. The exercise forced medical professionals to treat patients…

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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

Posted March 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Staff Sgt. Mike Radcliff, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, prepare to refuel an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at…

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Creech heats up

Posted March 27, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Nellis-Creech Fire Emergency Services Flight’s Fire Station 6 personnel applaud the speaker during the Fire Station 6 ribbon cutting ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 4. The new facility will keep the unit’s mission in line with Department of Defense emergency time and…

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Ground broken for new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. The new array will add to the power supply already being produced by the previous array located on the…

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Joint, total force space team highlights learning opportunities during Red Flag 15-2

Posted March 27, 2015 by 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A joint, total force representation of Space Operations experts gained beneficial experience during Red Flag 15-2 from Feb. 26 to March 13 here. This was the first linked exercise with tactical, operational and virtual tactical participants, according to Lt. Col. Trae York, director of Space Forces for 12th Air Force and…

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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. The 99th LRS Petroleum Oils and Lubricants flight…

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ACC commander visits Creech, recognizes exceptional performer

Posted March 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —  U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, his wife Gillian Carlisle, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald, ACC command chief, paid a visit to Las Vegas and the base, March 3 and 4. While visiting the area, the trio took the opportunity to meet with…

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