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Operation Homefront seeks Military Child of the Year nominations

Posted October 23, 2015 by Operation Homefront News Release

WASHINGTON — Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization, is accepting nominations for the 2016 Military Child of the Year awards. Operation Homefront leads more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. The eighth annual awards will recognize six outstanding young…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony March 24 at on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty
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Creech improves resiliency, care for spouses

Posted November 6, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Families of Airmen were recently honored for their sacrifices and contributions to the mission with a special event here Oct. 24.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Everybody loves Ramos

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

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ALS honors Class 15-G graduates

Posted November 6, 2015 by Staff Reports

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-five Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 15-G here Oct. 30. Twelve members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Ryan R. Ellsworth, 99th Medical Support Squadron, received the John L. Levitow Award. This award…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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99th SFS captures Air Force level award again

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the second time in three years, the 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nellis AFB has been recognized with the Air Force Outstanding Large Security Forces Unit Award. Previously in 2013, and once again in 2015.

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vU.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Guardian Angel retires after 41 years of service

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The year is 1974. The Vietnam War is on its way to an end after almost 15 years of fighting. The U.S.Air Force was trying to give America the upper hand.

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99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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ALS honors Class 16-A graduates

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman Leadership School staff

Ninety-four Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here as part of Class 16-A, Dec. 10.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

Posted May 6, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

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