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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted  April 1, 2016

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Lawson
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AF Hangar acceptance testing checklist paves way for new standards

Posted  April 1, 2016

Fire protection engineers convened recently for the final acceptance test of an aircraft hangar foam fire suppression system at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer
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Pregnancy in military

Posted  April 1, 2016

Honestly, being pregnant can be a blessing for those who don’t experience the many symptoms of morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others like me, it can be a nightmare.

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted  April 1, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
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RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted  April 1, 2016

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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