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Police Week: Respect, honor, remember

Posted May 21, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nelis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted the annual National Police Week May 14-18 on base to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognize those who serve.

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Nellis Airman earns Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy

Posted May 18, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Lt. Col. Andrew Huntoon, 57th Maintenance Group deputy commander at Nellis Air Force Base Nev., received the Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy from Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson during a ceremony held May 2 at Nellis.

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Medical Airmen recognized as 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine

Posted May 18, 2018 by Shireen Bedi

On May 3, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine recognized four distinguished medical Airmen for their dedication to our nation’s service members at the 2018 Heroes of Military Medicine Awards held in Washington, D.C.

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ACC Airmen of the Year 2018

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph ACC Outstanding Field Grade Officer of the Year, Maj. Quoc Vo, United States Air Force Warfare Center. Two of Nellis’ own took top honors in the 2018 Air Combat Command Airmen of the Year competition. Tech. Sgt. Joseph Olsen, Thunderbirds Airlift Operations, has been named Air Combat Command NCO of the year….

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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System designated ‘2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’

Posted May 4, 2018 by

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has designated the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System as a “2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in their 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index. A record 626 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2018 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at more…

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Soaring high: Red Tail WSO, mentor reaches 4,000 flying hours

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Krystal Wright

Members of 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron along with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership surprised a weapons system officer, or WSO, when he landed March 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

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Creech Airmen receive Las Vegas Citizen of the Month award

Posted April 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The men and women who execute the Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., were presented with the April Las Vegas Citizen of the Month award April 4, 2018 at the Las Vegas City Hall.

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VASNHS perioperative nurses earn TrueNorth Award

Posted March 9, 2018 by John Archiquette

VASHNHS photograph VASNHS perioperative nurses were recognized for their commitment to excellence as they were selected from more than 11,300 facilities nationwide as the 2018 recipients of the Competency & Credentialing Institute’s TrueNorth Award. VASNHS is the only VA facility that has ever received this honor. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev.–The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Southern…

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RPA Wing celebrates 75 years of accomplishment

Posted March 9, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Members of the 432nd Wing celebrated its 75th anniversary and the many achievements the wing accomplished throughout its history, Feb. 22, 2018 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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Creech dining facility wins ACC award

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph The Guardian Dining Facility at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has won the Air Combat Command-level Hennessy Trophy. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Founded in 1956, the award is given to the team presenting the best food service programs in the Air Force and is based on the entire…

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