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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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A lesson in wingmanship

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

With permanently changing stations already being a complex procedure for individuals, any way to simplify it is always welcomed by service members.

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted  May 6, 2016

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

Posted  May 6, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  May 6, 2016

Q. How long is my child eligible for TRICARE? A. Your child’s eligibility ends at age 21, but may continue to age 23 if he or she is enrolled at an approved institution of higher learning, unmarried, and dependent on the sponsor for more than half of his or her financial support.   To learn more,…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  May 6, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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Under a microscope: Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Posted  April 29, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week kicked off for the men and women of the 99th Medical Support Squadron’s Laboratory Pathology Flight on April 25. This week provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of, and appreciation for, laboratory personnel and the…

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