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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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Nellis’ Freedom Fest has small town feel, huge city sound

Posted  June 29, 2012

Three-year-old Landen Birzer has never missed a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Fourth of July Celebration. One of his first words was “Wow!” during last year’s show. This year’s show will feature Birzer’s “ooh’s...

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Ride like you’re invisible

Posted  June 29, 2012

Lt. Col. Clinton Burpo was in trouble. Just moments earlier he had been midway through his commute to work, riding his bicycle along the same route he did every morning. Without warning, something slammed into him from the side, knocking him off his bike and onto the pavement.

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NELLIS NOTAM – June 29, 2012

Posted  June 29, 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, NV, (702) 654-0189.

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Red Flag 12-4 to be held July 16-27

Posted  June 29, 2012

Southern Nevada residents may notice increased military aircraft activity as the Air Force conducts Red Flag 12-4 from July 16-27, 2012.

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Only ‘Safe and Sane’ fireworks allowed from June 28 to July 4

Posted  June 29, 2012

The Clark County Fire Department is reminding residents that only fireworks labeled “safe and sane” are legal for use in Clark County, and only from June 28 through July 4, when it’s legal for authorized...

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Nellis lights the way for energy conservation

Posted  June 29, 2012

Nellis Air Force Base, in a continuing effort to promote energy efficiency, is replacing the lighting in several aircraft hangars with more efficient fixtures. “The hangar project was identified in a 2010 energy audit...

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Wetzel award recognizes unsung heroes

Posted  June 29, 2012

Four installation Airmen were recognized for their exceptional efforts in a ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here June 21. The Rotary Club presented Staff Sgt. Dustin Holmes, Senior Airman Heather Kelly, Staff Sgt. Samantha Mendrop, and Airman 1st Class Blake Wirth with the Wetzel Award.

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Severing the chain reactions that can lead to suicide

Posted  June 29, 2012

Those last few words of the argument ring in your head as you pour another drink. Checking Facebook makes everything worse, and the more you drink the worse your thoughts become – and the worse your judgment about the situation gets.

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Ask the Doc – June 29, 2012

Posted  June 29, 2012

Q: I’m 45 year old female. Do I need to get a mammogram? A: Yes, it’s recommended for ages 40 through 69 every 12-24 months.

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Nellis medical center graduates first resident class

Posted  June 29, 2012

The 99th Medical Group Family Medicine Residency Program is graduating its first class today. The FMR graduation ceremony marks the end of the residents’ three-years of post-doctoral, supervised practice...

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