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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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Most Honorable Son

Posted  May 1, 2015

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…

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Creech Airmen honor their military kids

Posted  May 1, 2015

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…

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Released: Airman turns career around after confinement

Posted  May 1, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Council Jones, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron airman dormitory leader, poses for a photo in front of a dorm on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7. As a young Airman, Jones spent 30 days in a correctional confinement facility for an expletive-laced rant…

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Airman fights toward dream

Posted  May 1, 2015

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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99th SFS defends Nellis day, night

Posted  May 1, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Victor Morales, 99th Security Forces Squadron patrol leader, fills out a traffic citation at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 27. The 99th SFS provides flight line security, police services, antiterrorism and force protection for Nellis and Creech AFBs.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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COMACC: ACC must set priorities, be innovative

Posted  May 1, 2015

U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, visited here April 20 and 21 to see the mission firsthand and meet with Airmen at several locations around the base. 

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AF releases new integrated priority list

Posted  May 1, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The Air Force released its second comprehensive two-year integrated priority list this month. The IPL strategically orders requirements for facility sustainment, restoration, modernization, environmental, energy, dormitory and demolition projects across the Air Force. The Air Force Civil Engineer Center builds the IPL based on requirements developed in the field….

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Ask the Doc

Posted  May 1, 2015

Q: I just got married, how do I sign up my spouse for TRICARE? A: You need to register your spouse in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System by completing an application for uniformed services ID card and DEERS Enrollment, DD Form 1172, and providing the required documentation to a uniformed services ID card-issuing facility….

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Community Happenings – May 1, 2015

Posted  May 1, 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. Veterans Affairs ID card will no longer provide access to Nellis: Effective May 1, 2015,…

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57th AMXS TSgt saves AF $5 million

Posted  April 24, 2015

As a 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon specialist flight expediter, Tech. Sgt. Dennis Hertlein manages the avionics, electro-environmental and propulsions systems in the aircraft.

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