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First MQ-9 model debuts at Tyndall Air Show

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., showcased an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute Open House and Air Show April 22 and 23, 2017, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver Local

Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

With more than 130 guests in attendance, the 99th Air Base Wing hosted the annual Honorary Commanders’ Induction Ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Local

57th MXG: Day in, day out

As the desert sun rises over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. flightline, temperatures climb, topping off at 115 degrees. Jets engines ignite and the heat emitted brings the already blazing temperatures to nearly 130 degrees.

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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

U.S. Air Force photo by Keith Keel Air Force

505th CTS provides unique capability for Army Warfighter Exercise

More than 95 percent of the Airmen assigned to the 505th Combat Training Squadron prepared for and participated in the Army’s Warfighter Exercise 17-4, April 3-11.


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11th ATKS paves way with training

Posted  March 31, 2017

As technology on the battlefield changes and evolves, remotely piloted aircraft such as the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, continue to provide combatant commanders with unblinking eyes and attack capabilities from the sky.

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Are your running shoes spying on you?

Posted  March 31, 2017

Five or 10 years ago, such a statement might have been appropriate for a cartoon matinee or slapstick farce, but in a new world defined by the Internet of Things, this statement isn’t just a possibility, but an actual cyber vulnerability to be aware of.

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Events

Nellis celebrates National Doctor’s Day

Posted  March 31, 2017

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — National Doctors’ Day was established to recognize physicians, their work, and their contributions to society and the community. National Doctors’ Day falls on March 30 each year. Though the holiday was officially signed into U.S. law in the early 1990s by President George H.W. Bush, observance of the day…

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Money talks: 99th CONS participates in multi-base training exercise

Posted  March 31, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A contracting officer posts solicitations outside a simulated U.S. Embassy building during an exercise hosted by the 99th Contracting Squadron on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 16. Airmen had the opportunity to develop and exchange solutions with their peers from other contracting squadrons and…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  March 31, 2017

What TRICARE coverage counts as minimum essential coverage under the Affordable Care Act?  

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