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ACC Airmen of the Year 2018

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph ACC Outstanding Field Grade Officer of the Year, Maj. Quoc Vo, United States Air Force Warfare Center. Two of Nellis’ own took top honors in the 2018 Air Combat Command Airmen of the Year competition. Tech. Sgt. Joseph Olsen, Thunderbirds Airlift Operations, has been named Air Combat Command NCO of the year….

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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System designated ‘2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’

Posted May 4, 2018 by

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has designated the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System as a “2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in their 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index. A record 626 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2018 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at more…

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Soaring high: Red Tail WSO, mentor reaches 4,000 flying hours

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Krystal Wright

Members of 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron along with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership surprised a weapons system officer, or WSO, when he landed March 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

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Creech Airmen receive Las Vegas Citizen of the Month award

Posted April 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The men and women who execute the Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., were presented with the April Las Vegas Citizen of the Month award April 4, 2018 at the Las Vegas City Hall.

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VASNHS perioperative nurses earn TrueNorth Award

Posted March 9, 2018 by John Archiquette

VASHNHS photograph VASNHS perioperative nurses were recognized for their commitment to excellence as they were selected from more than 11,300 facilities nationwide as the 2018 recipients of the Competency & Credentialing Institute’s TrueNorth Award. VASNHS is the only VA facility that has ever received this honor. NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev.–The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Southern…

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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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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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USS Theodore Roosevelt 2018 deployment

Posted February 9, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Alex Corona Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 1st Class Ronald Giorgione, front, and Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 3rd Class Christian Sandoval share a laugh aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime…

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USAFWS pilot marks 3,000 flight hours

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tannenbaum Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, U.S. Air Force Weapons School deputy commandant, taxis an A-10 Thunderbolt II straight wing jet aircraft onto the flightline of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 19, 2018. The flight marked Rudolphi’s 3,000th flying hour in which he accomplished nearly 1,000 sorties.  …

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57th WG earns 13th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Posted December 22, 2017 by Dan Wheaton

For the thirteenth time in the 57th Wing’s history, and for the seventh consecutive two-year period, Air Force officials recently announced the wing, led by Brig. Gen. Jeannie M. Leavitt, 57th Wing commander as among the very best as it earned the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for the period of June 1, 2015 to…

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