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Red Flag 16-2 tests combat readiness

Posted March 11, 2016 by

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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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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