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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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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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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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2017 nominations sought for 12 OAY Award

Posted February 13, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

Air Force officials are seeking 2017 nominations for the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year Award. There are three categories for this award: airman, NCO and senior NCO. Major commands and the Air Force District of Washington may each nominate three candidates (one per category) to the Air Force OAY selection board, which will select…

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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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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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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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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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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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