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Nellis EMT Rodeo Team wins 1st place in Commando Challenge

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

After two days of intense scenario run-throughs, the Nellis AFB Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo Team won first place in the Commando Challenge that was a part of the 2015 Annual EMT Rodeo event hosted by Cannon AFB, New Mexico, Sept. 17 through 18.

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Everybody loves Ramos

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo Senior Airman Edward Ramos, United States Air Force Weapons School command section administrator, poses in front of the USAFWS at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 4. Ramos assisted four passengers who were in a car wreck on March 25. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — What is it to be…

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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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99th ABW command chief retires

Posted February 12, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Chief Master Sergeant Steven J. Cleveland, 99th Air Base Wing command chief master sergeant, is presented a Certificate of Retirement by Col. (Ret) Robert Ramsden Feb. 5, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Cleveland is a native of Owasso, Okla., and entered the Air Force…

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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 Airman earns Tuskegee Airmen honors

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

In September 1940, the Tuskegee Institute began training African American pilots who would go on to fly more than 15,000 sorties during World War II, destroy or damage 273 German planes, and inspire the integration of U.S. armed forces.

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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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Las Vegas native named Marine Corps EO adviser of year

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Brandenburg Col. Mark Hollahan, branch head of Equal Opportunity and Diversity Branch, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, (left), presents a plaque to Master Sgt. Billy Richardson, the equal opportunity adviser for Marine Forces Reserve, for his selection as the Equal Opportunity Adviser of the Year during a ceremony…

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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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757th AMXS OIC challenges the status quo

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Everyday, Palm Springs, California native Madison Gilbert is a woman of faith. A true believer in the importance of Comprehensive Airman Fitness — the Spiritual, Mental, Social and Physical pillars — her first line of business to start the day is to imagine what the day will entail as she privately prays for her unit.

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