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Weapons Instructor Course Class 15B — July 20-Dec. 19, 2015

Posted January 15, 2016 by

8th Weapons Squadron (ABM) Nellis AFB, Nevada Capt. Joseph S. Buckman-Ellis Capt. Joseph G. Butler Capt. Matthew B. Chapman Capt. Michael A. Ellsworth Capt. Christopher S. Huchingson (EC-130) Capt. Thomas B. Draper Capt. Blake S. Harness (RC-135) Capt. Shain L. Bestick 14th WPS (AC-130) Hurlburt Field, Florida Capt. Sarah K. Gagnon Capt. Philip N. Garito…

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57th Wing earns 12th AFOUA

Posted October 2, 2015 by Dan Wheaton

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the 12th time in its history, and for the sixth consecutive 2-year period, Air Force officials endorsed the 57th Wing as among the very best, as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for June 1, 2013 to May 31, 2015. The mission statement of the 57th…

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Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.

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Nellis EMT Rodeo Team wins 1st place in Commando Challenge

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

After two days of intense scenario run-throughs, the Nellis AFB Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo Team won first place in the Commando Challenge that was a part of the 2015 Annual EMT Rodeo event hosted by Cannon AFB, New Mexico, Sept. 17 through 18.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay
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Creech photojournalist wins DOD photography challenge

Posted October 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs NCO in charge, took 1st place in the 2015 San Diego Shoot-Off Ken Hackman Challenge Sept. 25-27 in San Diego. She, along with 30 other members of the Department of Defense, received training from top…

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AMMOS congratulates AMSC Class 15C graduates

Posted October 16, 2015 by

The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School celebrated a milestone recently, graduating its twelfth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class on Oct. 9. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will go back to their bases to produce, mentor, and advise others in all aspects of…

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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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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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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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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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