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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High Local

First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Veterans

Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Local

AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash Air Force

Fiscal stability, readiness key focus of service chiefs testimony

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein testified to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill Sept. 15 emphasizing the need for fiscal stability to combat the long-term modernization and readiness challenges facing the Air Force.


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AF to reduce additional duties

Posted  August 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — Airmen need more time to focus on their core missions. Air Force senior leaders said that’s the message they received from Airmen and it’s the reason they made the decision to reduce additional duties. In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force…

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Bomber trio participates in first integrated bomber operation in Pacific

Posted  August 26, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit fly over Guam after launching from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for an integrated bomber operation Aug.17. This mission marked the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s strategic bomber aircraft simultaneously…

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Red Flag 16-4 challenge issued, challenge accepted, Pt. 2

Posted  August 26, 2016

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., awaits permission to take off on the taxi way between three Pakistani F-16C Fighting Falcons form the 39tgh Wing, 5th Squadron, Rafiqui AFB, Pakistan, and four F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., during a night sortie…

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STEM scholarships available to college students

Posted  August 26, 2016

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eric Wineman completed both his undergraduate and master’s degrees with no student loan debt and now works for the Air Force as an electronics engineer, courtesy of the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. Part of the National Defense Education Program, SMART was established by…

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Ask the Doc

Posted  August 26, 2016

Q. What is the TRICARE deductible? A. An annual deductible only applies for the following TRICARE plans. The exact amount you pay depends on the type of care you receive, your sponsor’s status, and rank: • TRICARE Standard and Extra TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor’s military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or…

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