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DeCA announces its best commissary winners

Posted September 1, 2017 by

DeCA photographNellis Commissary, Halloween playhouse 2015: The not-so-scary haunted house in the Nellis Air Force Base Commissary, Nev., is large enough for children to walk through. The store finished in second place for DeCA’s Best Superstore. The Defense Commissary Agency recently announced the winners for the best Defense Commissary 2016 competition, and the commissary at…

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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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Doolittle heritage to MQ-9 firepower: 89th ATKS turns 100

Posted September 1, 2017 by

The 89th ATKS is a tenant unit at Ellsworth, and operationally falls under the command of the 432nd Operations Group at Creech AFB, Nev. Activated as the 89th Aero Squadron on Aug. 19, 1917, at Kelly Field in Texas, it quickly shipped out to join American Expeditionary Forces overseas in World War I.

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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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RPA support unit wins inaugural award

Posted March 29, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Fla.

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Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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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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A family legacy: 65 years in the making

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Many families connect through movie nights, snacking on popcorn, rooting for their favorite sports team or singing those 1980s classics, but this major’s family founded a tradition within the years they dedicated to the U.S. Air Force.

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2017 National Police Week

Posted May 26, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty A 799th Security forces team pushes a Humvee at the Warrior Fitness Challenge in support of Police Week May 15, 2016, Creech Air Force Base, Nev. National Police Week takes place annually to honor the service and sacrifice of civilian and military law enforcement members.  …

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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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