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Nominees sought for 2017 Joan Orr AF Spouse of the Year Award

Posted December 2, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Personnel Center is currently accepting nominations for the Air Force Association Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award. This award honors significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air Force military members. The nominee’s spouse must be an active duty Air Force, Air National…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia
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USAFWS scheduler’s award-winning expertise is ‘backbone’ of school

Posted October 21, 2016 by Susan Garcia

The new squadron commander pauses in the delivery of his speech at the change-of-command ceremony. He searches the crowd until he finds a person standing in the back of the aircraft hangar.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson
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On Fire! 99th CES Fire Protection wins DOD Awards

Posted October 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

When it comes to fire protection and emergencies, Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases rely on trained specialists, prepared for anything. The men and women of the Fire Emergency Services department have risen to the challenge and they’ve earned the awards to prove it.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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EOD flight pays tribute to fallen Airman

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

On Sept. 21, 2010, in an effort to provide cover for fellow Airmen, Senior Airman Michael J. Buras was killed in action by an improvised explosive device while deployed at Operating Location Bravo, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

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26th WPS members named AFA Gen. John P. Jumper award winners

Posted September 23, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Two U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen assigned to the 26th Weapons Squadron were recently named the Air Force Association Gen. John P. Jumper Award winners in the remotely piloted aircraft crew sensor operator and pilot categories. Tech. Sgt. Tyler and Maj. Ryan of the 26th WPS were recognized…

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Exchange makes U.S. Veterans Magazine’s 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list

Posted September 23, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DALLAS — U.S. Veterans Magazine has bestowed one of its highest honors on the Army & Air Force Exchange Service — a spot on its 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list, recognizing employers, government agencies and educational institutions that support employment and business opportunities for veterans and spouses. This year, the Exchange earned placement in…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted July 15, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-E pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony June. 30 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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Weapons Instructor Course Class 16A

Posted July 1, 2016 by

Feb. 1-June 25, 2016 8 WPS (ABM) NELLIS AFB, Nevada 1. Capt. Jesus M. Burciaga Jr. 2. Capt. Craig S. Harms 3. Capt. Eric S. Haupt 4. Capt. Peter L. Hickman 5. Capt. Aaron E. Hoff 6. Capt. Brian D. Hucks 7. Capt. Taylor C. Jones (EC-130) 8. Capt. Jacob A. Jordan (RC-135) 9. Maj….

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AMSC Class 16A Graduates

Posted June 17, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated another milestone recently, graduating its thirteenth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 20. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will go back to their bases…

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