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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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First Sergeants keep Airmen mission ready

Posted June 4, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Recognized by the diamond on their sleeves, first sergeants are vital members of every squadron across our Air Force because they keep the Airmen mission ready.

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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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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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Nominees sought for 2017 Joan Orr AF Spouse of the Year Award

Posted December 2, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Personnel Center is currently accepting nominations for the Air Force Association Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award. This award honors significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air Force military members. The nominee’s spouse must be an active duty Air Force, Air National…

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Creech dining facility wins ACC award

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph The Guardian Dining Facility at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has won the Air Combat Command-level Hennessy Trophy. They will now compete at the Air Force level. Founded in 1956, the award is given to the team presenting the best food service programs in the Air Force and is based on the entire…

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Weapons Instructor Course Class 15B — July 20-Dec. 19, 2015

Posted January 15, 2016 by

8th Weapons Squadron (ABM) Nellis AFB, 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. Garito…

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RPA support unit wins inaugural award

Posted March 29, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Fla.

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A family legacy: 65 years in the making

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Many families connect through movie nights, snacking on popcorn, rooting for their favorite sports team or singing those 1980s classics, but this major’s family founded a tradition within the years they dedicated to the U.S. Air Force.

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