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Childhood adversity tests Airman’s resilience

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The alarm rings. Yelling is heard from the nearby hallway. As footsteps get closer, Vickie Tippitt knows she is in a world of trouble.

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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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Maintaining Air Force traditions while serving others: Protocol showcases RPA mission

Posted December 11, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Every day across military installations around the world, the dedication to duty is a solemn part of life. The time-honored traditions extend to fallen service members and distinguished visitors, and the flag separates those in the profession of arms from all others.

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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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Nellis Main Exchange doubles savings on gas

Posted December 11, 2015 by Army and Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is keeping military shoppers’ wallets from running on empty this holiday season by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel. From Dec. 18 through Dec. 20, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Exchange gas stations will receive 10 cents…

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Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents

Posted December 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.

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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving meal at Crosswinds DFAC

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis leadership serve military retirees Thanksgiving Meals at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 26. Traditionally, commanders, chiefs, first sergeants, and installation leadership assist food service personnel each year in serving lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The…

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Clydesdales visit NAFB

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Clydesdale horses trot along the Exchange parking lot at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. Nellis AFB Airmen and their families were able to take photos as well as hitch a ride on a holiday-adorned wagon.

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Creech fire fighters participate in semi-annual MSA exercise

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Carl Lambert (right) helps Kevin Searle, both 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, put a fire hose away after extinguishing a simulated munitions fire at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 24. The simulated munitions fire was part of a munitions storage area exercise to test…

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Airmen on the street: Favorite memories of a holiday

Posted November 25, 2015 by

“When I was at Bagram Air Field three years ago, my commander and I commandeered about 30 pies and took them to the different Airmen and NCOs who were working on the flightline.” — Senior Master Sgt. Lindsey Swan, 99th Medical Support Squadron family health clinic superintendent   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st…

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