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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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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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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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A legacy of valor: 489th ATKS achieves centennial

Posted August 16, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The 489th Attack Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has played an important part of airpower and reached its centennial anniversary on Aug. 13, 2017, despite multiple duties and designations.

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Key spouse gives back

Posted May 26, 2017 by

Behind every good Airman is a great support system. Meredith, a key spouse of the 17th Attack Squadron, not only cares for her husband, an MQ-9 Reaper pilot, but also works for spouses married to military members across Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, Nev.

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman Leadership School

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-six Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 17-D May 11th, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Ten members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Justin Sorge, a member of the 99th Civil Engineer…

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DeCA announces its best commissary winners

Posted September 1, 2017 by

DeCA photographNellis Commissary, Halloween playhouse 2015: The not-so-scary haunted house in the Nellis Air Force Base Commissary, Nev., is large enough for children to walk through. The store finished in second place for DeCA’s Best Superstore. The Defense Commissary Agency recently announced the winners for the best Defense Commissary 2016 competition, and the commissary at…

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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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Weapons Instructor Course Class 16A

Posted July 1, 2016 by

Feb. 1-June 25, 2016 8 WPS (ABM) NELLIS AFB, Nevada 1. Capt. Jesus M. Burciaga Jr. 2. Capt. Craig S. Harms 3. Capt. Eric S. Haupt 4. Capt. Peter L. Hickman 5. Capt. Aaron E. Hoff 6. Capt. Brian D. Hucks 7. Capt. Taylor C. Jones (EC-130) 8. Capt. Jacob A. Jordan (RC-135) 9. Maj….

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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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