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66th RQS remembers fallen Airmen 20 years later

Posted September 21, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

The 66th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., paid their respects to their fallen brothers during a memorial marking the 20th anniversary of their deaths. A total of 12 Airmen were lost when two HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters, call signs Jolly 38 and Jolly 39, assigned to the 66th RQS were involved in a midair collision over the Nevada Test and Training Range during a routine night exercise Sept. 3, 1998.

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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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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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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Police Week: Respect, honor, remember

Posted May 21, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nelis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted the annual National Police Week May 14-18 on base to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognize those who serve.

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AMSC Class 16A Graduates

Posted June 17, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated another milestone recently, graduating its thirteenth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 20. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will go back to their bases…

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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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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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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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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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Everybody loves Ramos

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo Senior Airman Edward Ramos, United States Air Force Weapons School command section administrator, poses in front of the USAFWS at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 4. Ramos assisted four passengers who were in a car wreck on March 25. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — What is it to be…

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