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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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AF civilian tuition assistance increases course limits

Air Force officials have raised the course limit for civilian tuition assistance from one course per semester or quarter to two courses for fiscal year 2018.

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AF men, women finish second, third in 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championship

The All-Air Force men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top three at the 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championships Nov. 8, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Texas.

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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.


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“75 Years of AirPower”

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A C-17 Globemaster III taxis to the runway before takeoff during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11. The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. It is capable of rapid…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  November 18, 2016

Q. I’m getting divorced, what happens to my TRICARE eligibility? A. Visit the TRICARE Life Events page to learn how your divorce affects your eligibility. Getting Divorced When there is a divorce, sponsors must update the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) with a copy of the divorce decree. • The sponsor’s eligibility for TRICARE…

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99th FSS helps cool-off Aviation Nation spectators

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Raquel Hightower, 99th Force Support Squadron, fitness center staff, watches the crowd while working a vendor booth during the Aviation Nationair show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. Airmen from all around Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range donated…

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Henderson, NAFB commander honor local veterans

Posted  November 18, 2016

The City of Henderson, Nevada, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the amphitheater adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Wall at City Hall on Nov. 5.

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  November 18, 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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