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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Nellis celebrates nurse, medical technician week

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The 99th Medical Group clinic celebrated National Nurse and Medical Technician Week May 8-12 to recognize nurses and medical technicians for tremendous contributions and invaluable service while providing quality care for our military members and their families.

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Exchange makes U.S. Veterans Magazine’s 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list

Posted September 23, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

DALLAS — U.S. Veterans Magazine has bestowed one of its highest honors on the Army & Air Force Exchange Service — a spot on its 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list, recognizing employers, government agencies and educational institutions that support employment and business opportunities for veterans and spouses. This year, the Exchange earned placement in…

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F-15C pilot reaches 4,000 flight hours

Posted October 2, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

An F-15C Eagle pilot achieved an elite milestone of 4,000 flight hours Sept. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty
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Creech improves resiliency, care for spouses

Posted November 6, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Families of Airmen were recently honored for their sacrifices and contributions to the mission with a special event here Oct. 24.

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Annual award winners

Posted February 3, 2017 by

99th Air Base Wing Civilian Category I: Carmel Fauni, 99th Medical Group Civilian Category II: Robert Tello, 99th Mission Support Group Civilian Category III: Honolito Directo, 99th MSG Civilian Category IV: John Thompson, 99th MSG Field Grade Officer: Lt. Col. Paul Fredin, 99th MSG Company Grade Officer: Capt. Brittany Hicks, 799th Air Base Group First…

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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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