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Top AF leaders speak at Nellis AFB

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks to Airmen April 7 during a town-hall style meeting at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Cody, along with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, and their spouses, Athena and Betty, visited…

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Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials begin

U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera, an Air Force Wounded Warrior participant lights the cauldron signifying the beginning of the Air Force Wounded Warrior Trails April 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Aguilera, who is a survivor of the June 9, 2010 “Pedro 66” helicopter crash in southwest Afghanistan,…

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99th SFS wins 2013 AF Large Security Forces Unit Award

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Staff Sgt. Jordan Young, right, 99th Security Forces Squadron training instructor administers pepper spray to Staff Sgt. Anthony Dykhuis, 99th SFS unit training manager, April 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The level one inoculation pepper spray training enhances the capability of SF members in…

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Academy of Country Music ‘salutes troops’ during concert

Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen were honored as well as performed during the Academy of Country Music’s “An All-Star Salute to the Troops” concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas April 7.

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‘Life of a Warrior’ strengthens resiliency pillars

There are many different workout programs available, but most are concentrated on just the physical fitness only. Very few fitness platforms focus on the whole-person concept to include the physical, mental, social and spiritual pillars of resiliency. Luckily though, the Life of a Warrior practiced on Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases does just that.


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Freedom Fest and community activities for 4th of July a blast for all…

Posted  July 13, 2012

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kirk Benda, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron specialist section chief, kisses his wife Melissa, during...

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Red Flag 12-4 begins Monday

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Red Flag 12-4 combat training exercise begins Monday at Nellis, bringing in aircraft from countries as far away as the United Arab Emirates, the Republic of Columbia, and the United Kingdom.

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Doc begins ‘service before self’ at 61

Posted  July 13, 2012

Walking into the office of Lt. Col. (Dr.) Joseph Keenan, one could possibly imagine him in private practice in his home town — the warm, caring doctor the community has known for many years.

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NELLIS NOTAM – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Attention Military Spouses: The US Dept of Education senior policy advisor, Dr. Karen Gross, would like to hear from you during a roundtable meeting 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 24 at the Nellis Golf Course. She would like to discuss issues facing military families including: frequent moves (career licensing, school transitions), deployment, and higher education opportunities…

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Community Happenings – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Settlement of Estate Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Staff Sgt. Antonio Clayton Tucker, assigned to 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Creech AFB, Nev. should contact summary court officer, Capt. Zalika R. Mims, 432nd Aircraft Communication Maintenance Squadron, Creech AFB, Nev., at 702-404-0187, or Blackberry, 702-533-0902.   NOTAM Anyone having…

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Voting assistance available for absentee voters

Posted  July 6, 2012

Elections have begun and the Federal Voting Assistance Program here has geared up to help military and U.S. citizens to register to vote. The FVAP can help people request their ballots for absentee voting…

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AF members gain PLAYpass use, discount opportunities

Posted  July 6, 2012

As mid-summer approaches, eligible Airmen and their families have the opportunity to use the PLAYpass Get Out and PLAY program to save hundreds of dollars with discounts in recreational and life skills classes.

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Salutes & Awards

U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Officer School graduates 24th class, 300th student

Posted  July 6, 2012

The United States Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Officer School achieved a significant milestone...

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Health & Safety

Keep it right

Posted  July 6, 2012

We’ve all heard the piercing cry of the sirens while going about our day. ‘No worries, it can’t be headed this way,’ we think. But, what is that you see in your rearview mirror? It’s the flashing lights of an emergency response vehicle.

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A-10 first aircraft to use alcohol-based fuel

Posted  July 6, 2012

On June 28, the 40th Flight Test Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., made history flying the first aircraft to use a new fuel blend derived from alcohol. “The A-10 is the first aircraft ever to fly on this fuel," said...

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