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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

An Art of an Art

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Introspection

At each person’s unique period in life, they begin to look back, wondering if they truly made a difference.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell Local

Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Air Force

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges.


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A resolution for a lifestyle

Posted  February 26, 2016

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Are you one of the millions of people who started this year with a resolution to improve your life? Maybe you promised yourself that you would lose weight, fit into those old favorite jeans or even improve your physical fitness test score. You, along with many others have done this—so…

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Health & Safety

Security Incidents, a Year in Review

Posted  February 26, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — 2015 proved to be a year of catastrophic electronic security breaches in the United States, with electronic media being one of the biggest contributors to violations of security procedures. Last year, we saw an Office of Personnel Management data breach of approximately 20 million government employees’ background investigation information….

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DoD

Military Spouse Employment Partnership reaches milestone

Posted  March 4, 2016

WASHINGTON—The Defense Department announced on Feb. 29 that the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program has now partnered with 300 employers, according to officials from the DOD Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Office. The program, launched in June 2011 by Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, is an employment and career partnership connecting military…

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Salutes & Awards

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

Posted  January 15, 2016

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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Air Force

A look back at Desert Storm, 25 years later

Posted  January 22, 2016

WASHINGTON — Twenty-five years ago, the Air Force participated in Operation Desert Storm, the largest air campaign since the conflict in Southeast Asia. The campaign’s purpose was to drive the Iraqi military out of Kuwait, release the country from Saddam Hussein’s invasion and reestablish its sovereignty. On the morning of Aug. 2, 1990, Iraq invaded…

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