U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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99th SFS captures Air Force level award again

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

For the second time in three years, the 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nellis AFB has been recognized with the Air Force Outstanding Large Security Forces Unit Award. Previously in 2013, and once again in 2015.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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EOD flight pays tribute to fallen Airman

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

On Sept. 21, 2010, in an effort to provide cover for fellow Airmen, Senior Airman Michael J. Buras was killed in action by an improvised explosive device while deployed at Operating Location Bravo, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

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vU.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Guardian Angel retires after 41 years of service

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The year is 1974. The Vietnam War is on its way to an end after almost 15 years of fighting. The U.S.Air Force was trying to give America the upper hand.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson
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On Fire! 99th CES Fire Protection wins DOD Awards

Posted October 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

When it comes to fire protection and emergencies, Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases rely on trained specialists, prepared for anything. The men and women of the Fire Emergency Services department have risen to the challenge and they’ve earned the awards to prove it.

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ALS honors Class 16-A graduates

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman Leadership School staff

Ninety-four Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here as part of Class 16-A, Dec. 10.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

Posted May 6, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia
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USAFWS scheduler’s award-winning expertise is ‘backbone’ of school

Posted October 21, 2016 by Susan Garcia

The new squadron commander pauses in the delivery of his speech at the change-of-command ceremony. He searches the crowd until he finds a person standing in the back of the aircraft hangar.

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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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