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Soaring high: Red Tail WSO, mentor reaches 4,000 flying hours

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Krystal Wright

Members of 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron along with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership surprised a weapons system officer, or WSO, when he landed March 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

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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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Air Force, Walt Disney Co. receive operations research award

Posted April 21, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Members of the Air Force Studies, Analysis and Assessments directorate received the INFORMS Prize April 3, 2017, at a gala in Las Vegas, Nev. The award is given to organizations that have repeatedly applied the principles of operations research in pioneering, carried, novel and lasting ways. Members of the Air Force Studies, Analysis…

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MQ-9 squadron earns AFA honors for innovation, lethality

Posted September 19, 2018 by Capt. Annabel Monroe

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. DeoAndre Curtis Select members of the 89th Attack Squadron accepted the Air Force Association’s 2018 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Trophy from Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright and F. Whitten…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted July 15, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-E pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony June. 30 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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Doolittle heritage to MQ-9 firepower: 89th ATKS turns 100

Posted September 1, 2017 by

The 89th ATKS is a tenant unit at Ellsworth, and operationally falls under the command of the 432nd Operations Group at Creech AFB, Nev. Activated as the 89th Aero Squadron on Aug. 19, 1917, at Kelly Field in Texas, it quickly shipped out to join American Expeditionary Forces overseas in World War I.

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Operation Homefront seeks Military Child of the Year nominations

Posted October 23, 2015 by Operation Homefront News Release

WASHINGTON — Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization, is accepting nominations for the 2016 Military Child of the Year awards. Operation Homefront leads more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. The eighth annual awards will recognize six outstanding young…

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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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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System designated ‘2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader’

Posted May 4, 2018 by

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has designated the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System as a “2018 LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” in their 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index. A record 626 healthcare facilities actively participated in the HEI 2018 survey, with HRC Foundation proactively researching key policies at more…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony March 24 at on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-three Airmen completed their first Professional…

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