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USAFWS congratulates WIC Class 15B graduates

Posted January 8, 2016 by

8th Weapons Squadron (ABM) Nellis Air Force Base, 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….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words began to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfed the crowd that looked upon him as they listened with reverence.

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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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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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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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Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.

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Nellis celebrates nurse, medical tech week

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 6, Nellis AFB began a week-long celebration for Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week to recognize the contributions nurses and technicians make to healthcare.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.
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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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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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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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