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Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise involves a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to, fighters, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, airlift support,…

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell Air Force

Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell An F-35A Lightning II, tail number AF-2, fires a burst of rounds down range at the Edwards Gun Harmonizing Range on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., July 17. The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset;…

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Raptor pilots reach 1,000 flight hours in F-22

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Majs. Ethan Waitte and Thomas Borrego, 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron pilots, stand with Lt. Col. Matt Allen, 422nd TES F-22 Raptor test director, after returning from a training sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27. Waitte and Borrego flew as wingmen throughout the…

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Creech Airmen showcase RPA at Canadian airshow

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Kaitlyne LaRocque, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MQ-1 Predator crew chief, left, and Staff Sgt. Craig Stewart, 432nd AMXS MQ-1 crew chief, prepare a Predator to be lifted out of its “casket” in Lethbridge, Alberta province, Canada, July 24. The crew chiefs, along with…

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Salutes & Awards

USAF AMMOS graduates 11th AMSC class

Posted  June 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School celebrated another milestone recently, graduating its 11th Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 4. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will…

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Creech NCO, Filipino-American’s passion: Helping others

Posted  June 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Asian Pacific American Association dance team completes a tinikling dance May 29 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team, led by Staff Sgt. Richard Quino, 799th Air Base Squadron vehicle management NCO in charge, front left, performed as part of the APAA luau in…

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CMC luncheon brings Airmen, community leaders together

Posted  June 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Ross Anderson, 926th Wing commander, gives a speech to local community leaders during a quarterly Civilian Military Council luncheon at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 9. Local community leaders came to Nellis AFB to gain a better understanding of the activities the base…

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Household goods make it home through TMO

Posted  June 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Tech. Sgt. Aileen Boyd, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of household goods and passenger travel, provides an Airman information for their permanent change of station at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 3. Included on the sheet is information regarding move.mil, where Airmen…

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LGBT month teaches love, not hate

Posted  June 12, 2015

Courtesy photograph June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month and Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., will be hosting events to spread awareness about the importance of the month and recognize the struggles individuals have faced because of their sexual orientation. On Sept. 20, 2011, the “don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal went into full…

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New program prepares Airmen, families to bounce back after deployments

Posted  June 12, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — Air Force services recently added a new tool to encourage service members and their families who are affected by deployments to participate in morale, welfare, and recreation programs and activities. The “Recharge for Resiliency” (R4R) initiative was designed to help Airmen readjust to life at home and also include…

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IDC helps Airmen prepare for deployment

Posted  June 12, 2015

With Nellis and Creech AFBs being a high-operations tempo bases, both installations see a large contingency of Airmen deploy throughout the year from all units around the bases.

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RED HORSE Airmen blast through ‘explosive’ training

Posted  June 12, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Two Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE) Airmen from RED HORSE units around the Air Force prepare detonation cord to be wrapped around a telephone pole during explosive demolition training at the 820th RED HORSE explosive demolition range on Nellis Air…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  June 12, 2015

Q: What is the Nurse Advice Line? A: The Nurse Advice Line is a toll-free number that puts you in contact with a team of live, registered nurses who can answer your urgent healthcare questions 24/7. It helps you decide if you should get care from a doctor or if there are other home options…

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Community Happenings – June 12, 2015

Posted  June 12, 2015

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Every Friday: Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m. Base Construction: Stafford Drive will be undergoing construction which will be broken up into five…

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