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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson
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The golden hour: A military responder

Posted February 17, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Capt. James, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1 Predator instructor pilot, stands in front of an MQ-9 Jan. 31, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. On Aug. 11, 2016, James was off duty when he responded to a vehicular accident by taking…

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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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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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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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ALS honors new graduates

Posted March 3, 2017 by Airman Leadership School

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 17-B pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony Feb. 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Eighty Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Eighty Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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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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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Police Week: Honoring those who serve

Posted May 31, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Defenders from the 99th and 799th Security Forces Squadrons participate in a ruck march during National Police Week at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. May 16, 2017. Defenders, along with local law enforcement used the week to come together in a series of events to commemorate….

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