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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Air Force

Resiliency classes enable Airmen to be ‘best selves’

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…

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Taylor Queen Air Force

AF sends aircraft to support disaster-assistance operations in Nepal

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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Most Honorable Son

Courtesy photo Tech. Sgt. Ben Kuroki speaks at a post-war function in 1945. He is sharing the podium with Gen. Omar Bradley and Lt. Gen. Jimmy Doolittle among others. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Just days after Pearl Harbor, Shosuke “Sam” Kuroki, a farmer near Hershey, Nebraska, drove his oldest sons Ben and Fred…

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Air Force

Creech Airmen honor their military kids

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Creech Airmen and their families took part in the 2015 “Take Your Kid to Work Day” event April 23 as part of the Department of Defense observance of Month of the Military Child. During the day’s events the Creech Airmen and various base and local organizations…

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Air Force

Airman fights toward dream

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Justin Krantz, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems apprentice, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., aspires to be on the U.S. Air Force boxing team. Krantz has gone to numerous tournaments and participated in about 50 amateur fights. He was the 2014 Texas…


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Row, row, row across the Atlantic

Posted  March 13, 2015

Lt. Col. Dan McSeveney, 183rd Air Operations Squadron commander from the Illinois Air National Guard, Springfield, Ill., completes repetitions on the rowing machine at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 11. The fitness center provides military members, dependents and retirees many ways to do cardio, which helps increase heartrate and…

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Munitions ready to be taken to the flightline sit on a trailer, or mod, at the munitions storage area at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Munitions need to be received, processed and prepared before they can be attached to the aircraft.   U.S….

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Ask the Doc

Posted  March 13, 2015

Q:  How do I sign up for TRICARE e-mail notifications? A: To sign-up for eCorrespondence do the following: 1. Log into MilConnect — https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect (A Common Access Card, DS Logon or Defense Finance and Accounting Service MyPay Pin is required to log in) 2. Click on the “My Profile” tab 3. Select “Update and View…

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Community Happenings – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

Trap & Skeet League: March 17 at 5 p.m. at the Gun Club. For more information, call 702-652-1937 Demo Day: Try out the latest in golf equipment March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course. For more information, call 702-652-4497 Nellis, Creech Education Fair: The Nellis and Creech Education…

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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LVC integration takes Red Flag to next level

Posted  March 6, 2015

For 40 years, Red Flag exercises have sharpened the “tip of the spear” for its participants. While in the beginning that meant exposing warfighters to their first 10 combat sorties as a way to increase their survivability in aerial combat, the exercises have evolved

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Salutes & Awards

99th MDG wins Air Force level awards

Posted  March 6, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Two clinics and an Airman with the 99th Medical Group were the recipients of three 2014 Air Force Medical Service annual awards. The 99th Dental Squadron was named the Large Dental Clinic of the Year, the 99th MDG’s Patient Safety Program was named the Best Inpatient Facility Patient Safety…

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Financial readiness equals mission readiness

Posted  March 6, 2015

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — As a long-time military spouse, I have held various jobs — and I know many of you can relate. I served as a military and family life counselor at an Airman and Family Readiness Center and had the privilege of working with fellow military families to create budgets, develop…

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Red light special

Posted  March 6, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — So there I was in my early ‘90s sedan. I was sitting at the red light directly outside of the base driving towards West Craig to start my commute home after a long day of work. The very moment the light turned green, I noticed oncoming traffic didn’t stop….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Nellis Airman earns AFMS annual award

Posted  March 6, 2015

Staff Sgt. Danielle Thinnes, 99th Medical Group respiratory therapy department trainer, was named the Air Force Cardiopulmonary Laboratory Airman of the Year.

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40 Nellis, Creech Airmen selected for promotion

Posted  March 6, 2015

The following master sergeants at Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Nevada, have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant: James W. Andrews Raymond T. Artis Jr. Shane R. Baker Jamie E. Beam Guenther Bogensperger Shawn M. Bowman Michael P. Butler Noe Chavez Felix Cruz III Michael S. Culver Travis A. Eberly Kenneth J….

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