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Airmen save drowning child

Posted October 25, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Airmen receive training throughout their career to help them perform during stressful situations and to focus on the mission. That’s exactly what Lt. Col. Ryan Messer, 17th Weapons Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Edward Casey, 388th Operations Support Squadron commander, at Hill AFB, Utah, did during a weekend vacation Oct….

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Thunderbirds welcome new commander

Posted January 16, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel Martinez Brig. Gen. Christopher Short, 57th Wing commander, Lt. Col. Greg Moseley and Lt. Col. Chris Hammond, outgoing and incoming U.S. Air Demonstration Squadron commander, render a salute during the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds change of command ceremony at the Thunderbird hangar at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center holds first research symposium

Posted July 20, 2012 by By Jill Teixeira

The 99th Medical Group Clinical Investigation Program held its first research symposium June 27, attended by approximately 65 physicians, nurses and staff.

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Airman Leadership School Class 13-C graduates 64

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Sixty four Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School Class 13-C on March 28. Class 13-C’s Award winners are: John L. Levitow Award: Senior Airman Matthew Butler – 432nd Operations Support Squadron; Distinguished Graduates: Senior Airman Scott Molino – 57th Maintenance Squadron; Senior Airman Richard Neuharth – 57th OSS;…

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Bataan Death March survivor receives final military honors

Posted February 21, 2014 by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

Courtesy photograph Retired Maj. Fredric Foz passed away Feb. 7 in Las Vegas. He was a Bataan Death March Survivor and a decorated World War II Veteran. Soldiers were marched down the only paved road in Bataan until they reached Camp O’Donnell, which was 65 miles away from their starting point. Each group of 100…

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RPA maintainers win Load Crew of Year

Posted March 27, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs The Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit, which maintains the MQ-9 Reaper, took the victory by outperforming Tiger AMU, which maintains the MQ-1 Predator, in this year’s Load Crew of the Year competition. Both units belong to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assigned to Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The…

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Warrior of the Week Condra

Posted March 24, 2012 by

Staff Sgt. Kurt Condra 99th Communications Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Project Manager Time at Nellis: 2 years Time in Air Force:  8 years Hometown: Jacksonville, N.C.   What does your job consist of?   I manage communication installation requirements and projects for Nellis AFB.   Why did you join the Air Force?   A family…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted November 2, 2012 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Sixty-four Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 12-G Oct. 11.

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Nellis celebrates life of one of its best

Posted June 21, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

Courtesy photo Capt. Bill Sparks and his Electronic Warfare Officer Maj. Carlo Lombardo, 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron, pose with their F-105 Thunderchief during a deployment to Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base during the Vietnam War in support of Operation Rolling Thunder in 1967. Sparks and Lombardo carried out the “Wild Weasel” mission, attracting North…

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Freedom, fortitude, sacrifice: CMSAF commemorates fallen

Posted May 30, 2014 by Air Force News Service

Air Force senior leaders and members of the Air Force Association and Air Force Sergeants Association gathered for a Memorial Day service and wreath laying ceremony May 26, 2014, at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va.

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