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USAFWS WIC Class 16B Graduates

Posted January 20, 2017 by tomlear

July 11-Dec. 17, 2016 8th Weapons Squadron (ABM), Nellis AFB, Nevada Capt. Nicholas G. Detloff (ACC) Capt. Gregory A. Gerrard (ACC) Capt. Erik M. Grimes ACC) Capt. John J. Manthe (PACAF) * Capt. Steven E. Verbarendse (ACC) (EC-130) (RC-135) Capt. Christopher R. Kean (ACC) Capt. Timothy C. Williams (ACC) 14th WPS (AC-130), Hurlburt Field, Fla….

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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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99th CES Fire Protection Flight takes home prestigious awards

Posted March 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight was awarded four Air Force-Level Awards on Feb. 24 at Nellis AFB, for their accomplishments during 2015.

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

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words begin to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfs the crowd that looks upon him as they listen with reverence. Respect is apparent just by gazing around at the Airmen who now hang on Farrar’s every sentence.

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57th WG earns 13th Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

Posted December 11, 2017 by

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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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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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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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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A U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on a military operation, without being exposed to hostile action or immediate danger.
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Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James ThompsonA U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on…

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