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Retired CMSgt, GS employee retires after 52 years

Posted August 7, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Courtesy photograph Chief Master Sgt. John Malone, right, retires after serving 26 years on active duty at a ceremony held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in 1990. Malone served a combined 52 years on active duty and in civilian service. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The year is 1963, U.S. President John F….

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Vet visits NAFB first time in 75 years

Posted June 5, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Boisterous laughs and smiles as wide as the sea engulfed the room as friends and family surrounded a wooden conference room table to hear 92 year old Jobie Hammock recall decades-old memories of his time in service.

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Honor Guard pays respects during Memorial Day ceremony

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Airman 1st Class Esteban Castillo, Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard member, plays Taps during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Davis Funeral Homes and Memorial Park in Las Vegas, May 25. The funeral home, Veterans of Foreign Wars post and the local community paid special tribute to honor those who sacrificed their lives in…

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Disabled veterans discover ‘Hope’ through golf program

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Losing a part of yourself, literally or figuratively, can be hard to imagine. Being confined to a wheelchair, not being able to get around without the use of a walker, or struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder are harsh realities many disabled veterans face every day.

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Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Posted March 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisneros awoke from his coma 30 days after the accident, but suffered a traumatic brain injury that would eventually lead…

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Nellis Airmen remember Pearl Harbor, remain vigilant for future

Posted December 12, 2014 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Lt. Col. Jason Camilletti, 57th Operations Support Squadron commander, shares a laugh with Ed Lun, a retired Air Force pilot and veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, at the Southern Nevada Honor Flight World War II vets lunch at the Club at Nellis Air…

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Veterans Day abroad: A moment of silence for the fallen

Posted November 14, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jarad A. Denton Rows of crosses line the Cambridge American Cemetery, England, Nov. 11. The cemetery was dedicated in 1956 as the final resting place of 3,812 American service members. CAMBRIDGE AMERICAN CEMETERY, England — A cold wind swept across the grounds as leaves of red, yellow and…

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Nellis remembers POWs, those MIA

Posted September 26, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika U.S. Armed Forces veterans bow their heads in remembrance during the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 19. During the ceremony, these former service members were honored for their commitment and service to the nation…

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President pledges support to veterans

Posted August 29, 2014 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON — The country is welcoming home a new wave of veterans, and Americans have a sacred trust to get them the benefits they earned, President Barack Obama said Aug. 26. In a speech to the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Obama said more than a million service members will return to…

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TAP prepares service members for life after military

Posted August 8, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Ellie Bogensperger, 99th Force Support Squadron community readiness specialist, instructs a class during the Transition Assistance Program on Goals, Plans, Success and Resiliency at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 4. The TAP is designed to teach military members…

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