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Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami Local

Coral Academy breaks ground

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 28, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new campus will replace the current Nellis AFB facility that has been around since 1952. The Air Force strives to provide military children with the best education possible.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Local

Semi-annual meeting between Nellis, 17 Native American tribes

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., leadership and 17 Native American tribes came together for their semi-annual meeting, visited the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and came to Nellis to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 28-30.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Creech opens first morale, welfare, readiness facility

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a grand opening for its own recreational vehicle storage lot, Dec. 3, 2018. The lot is considered Creech’s first morale, welfare and readiness facility, and will allow Creech personnel the option to store their RVs on the base.

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New acute care ward to expand access to inpatient care

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System expanded access to VA inpatient care to local veterans Dec. 3, 2018, with the opening of a new acute care ward.


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Same-sex relationship

Posted  June 10, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—President Barack H. Obama once said, “Every single American — gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender — deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and in the eyes of our society.” In light of June’s LGBT Pride Month, the Air Force has made strides in how we regard…

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Returning home: 823rd MXS, 66th RQS

Posted  June 17, 2016

A C-17 carrying Airmen from the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron returning home from deployment taxis down the runway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 7. The Airmen were bused from the Nellis AFB flightline to the 823rd MXS hangar where their families awaited their arrival.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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Letter From a Survivor

Posted  July 13, 2018

Courtesy photograph by Capt. Tanya Wren Editor’s note: The following story includes references to an actual sexual assault that some readers, especially those who are sexual assault survivors themselves, may find disturbing. Some names have been changed. October 15, 2010, at 3:03 a.m.: I am a survivor. It has taken me more than seven years…

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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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Remember to not just celebrate but act

Posted  January 22, 2016

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed Public Law 98-144, creating a federal holiday honoring the birthday of Marin Luther King Jr. Later, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday as a national day of service in 1994. The day is observed on the third Monday of…

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