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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III Local

Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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

Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Health & Safety

Safety first, when encountering wildlife

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 57th Wing Safety Office’s Bird and Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard program has taken steps to decrease the likelihood of having wildlife on or around the flightline, but the program needs the help of base individuals to succeed. For 57th Wing Safety, the priority is to maintain safety on…


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Airmen stay fit during holiday season

Posted  December 4, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Airmen lift free weights at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. Free weights have many benefits such as strengthening muscles and burning calories. With the new year approaching, a common goal for Airmen is to start off right by…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  December 11, 2015

Q.   Does TRICARE cover services to help me quit tobacco? A.  Yes, TRICARE pays for services, drugs and support to help you quit tobacco. You don’t need to have a tobacco-related illness to get these services. For more information, visit the Tobacco Cessation Services page. TRICARE provides services, drugs and support to help you…

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Nellis gets into Holiday Spirit

Posted  December 11, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and his wife Leslie count down to the lighting of the holiday tree at the base chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 4. To celebrate the holiday season, the Chapel hosted the holiday tree and…

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Do you know a potential veteran of the month?

Posted  December 11, 2015

Nevada seeks nominations for 2016 Nevada’s Veteran of the Month award recognizes veterans statewide who contribute their time and energy in support of veterans and the military, and/or who take pride in caring and nurturing their local communities. A desire to serve is what leads men and women to join the military. But that desire…

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Nellis Main Exchange doubles savings on gas

Posted  December 11, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is keeping military shoppers’ wallets from running on empty this holiday season by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel. From Dec. 18 through Dec. 20, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Exchange gas stations will receive 10 cents…

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