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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted May 13, 2016 by

Courtesy photograph Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-D pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony May. 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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Pistol team wins national title

Posted July 31, 2017 by

Army photograph by Maj. Michelle Lunato Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Franks, a U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Service Pistol Team Soldier, fires his pistol at Camp Perry, Ohio during the National Pistol Matches. The pistol matches are an annual competitive pistol shooting event sponsored by the Civilian Marksmanship Program and open to civilians, veterans, law enforcement,…

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One base, one boss: 355th wing strengthens mission competence

Posted January 5, 2019 by Senior Airman Giovanni Sims and Airman Frankie Moore

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cheyenne Powers Col. Mike Drowley, 355th Wing commander, speaks to Airmen during a re-designation ceremony at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Jan. 2, 2019. Previously home to the 355th Fighter Wing, Davis-Monthan AFB expanded its mission set by realigning with the 563rd Rescue Group. After winning the 2018 U.S….

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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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Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words begin to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfs the crowd that looks upon him as they listen with reverence. Respect is apparent just by gazing around at the Airmen who now hang on Farrar’s every sentence.

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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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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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ALS honors new graduates from class 17-C

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 17-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony April 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 79 Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Seventy-nine Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James ThompsonA U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on…

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Nellis celebrates nurse, medical tech week

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 6, Nellis AFB began a week-long celebration for Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week to recognize the contributions nurses and technicians make to healthcare.

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