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Weapons School honors newest graduates

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School is pleased to announce the graduates from USAFWS Class 15-A

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay Health & Safety

Hunters save lives through RPA Human Performance Team

As the persistent demand for remotely piloted aircraft support increases, the burden on the Airmen who fly, maintain, and support these operations also increases, often times leaving some questioning their ability to continue in this rewarding but highly stressful job.

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Employment Assistance Program aids military members’ transition

When a military member separates or retires from service, a reality check might kick in when they begin looking for new employment. Many don’t have a plan when they leave the military, but the Nellis AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center’s Employment Assistance Program can help ease the transition.

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34th WPS celebrates 20th anniversary

A small room slowly fills with people trickling in and big, boisterous laughs permeate the air. Officers and Airmen in flight suits and civilians who used to don the uniform are standing in groups and eating food as old friends greet each other and new acquaintances are made.

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31st TES F-35s take on Green Flag 15-08

F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army’s primary close air support platform during the latest iteration of the Green Flag exercise, GF 15-08, as the Air Force’s program works toward its goal of declaring initial operational capability by the end of this year.


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Historian gives insight to past, present

Posted  May 8, 2015

Everything has a history. From the moment of anything’s inception, its history begins. History is an expansive word as it relates to the remembrance, discovery, analysis and recording of past events.

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Stables help ease boarding costs

Posted  May 8, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Chanel Jernigan, wife of retired U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Stacy Jernigan, watches as her horses Zuli, left, and Zeb play with one another at the stables on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 6. Jernigan rides her horses recreationally on trails. The stables are…

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Det. 2, 318th COG reaches 10 year anniversary

Posted  May 8, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The year was 2004 when Col. Larry “Turbo” Thompson, Air Force Information Warfare Center commander, decided to bring life his vison of information operations integration into the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. Thompson gathered his key leadership and started on the path to bring requisite knowledge of what is…

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Victims, witnesses in need deserve VWAP indeed

Posted  May 8, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — With the many different support functions and services Nellis AFB offers, it may come as no surprise that numerous service members and their families might not have heard about a particular service offered by the legal office called the Victim Witness Assistance Program. The mission of the program is…

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Hidden truth found in diagnostic imaging

Posted  May 8, 2015

At the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, broken bones, pregnancy, cancer, torn ligaments all can be seen in one clinic: diagnostic imaging.

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CBRN training prepares Airmen for worst-case scenarios

Posted  May 8, 2015

Tech. Sgt. Dave Rivera, 99th Medical Group, holds his gas mask in place on his face during a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense survival skills training course on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 30. The course consists of individual and team demonstration performance objectives that provide hands-on training and evaluation of knowledge acquired….

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Ask the Doc

Posted  May 8, 2015

Q: How do I sign up for TRICARE e-mail notifications? A: To sign-up for eCorrespondence: 1. Sign in to MilConnect (you need a common access card, DS logon or DFAS MyPay pin to log in) 2. Click the “My Profile” tab 3. Click “Update and View My Profile” 4. In the “Email Addresses” section, add…

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Community Happenings – May 8, 2015

Posted  May 8, 2015

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Every Friday: Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m. SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any persons or person having claims for or against the estate of…

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Resiliency classes enable Airmen to be ‘best selves’

Posted  May 1, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Jenna Lightfoot, right, 99th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center lead master resiliency instructor, and Master Sgt. Marcy Holland, 99th FSS career assistance adviser, talk with a resiliency class on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 23. The class identified character strengths and…

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AF sends aircraft to support disaster-assistance operations in Nepal

Posted  May 1, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Queen Service members load relief supplies for victims of the Nepal earthquake into a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., at March Air Force Base, Calif., April 26. The U.S. Agency of International Development’s relief cargo included eight pallets, 59 Los Angeles County Fire…

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