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Sun sets on Red Flag 14-3

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler The sun sets behind a row of F-16 FightingFalcons during Red Flag 14-3, July 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag provides a series of intense air-to-air combat scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel, which will in turn increase their combat readiness and…

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar Commentary

Lessons learned: Deployment exercise gives new insight

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kali L. Gradishar Master Sgt. Nicholas Alessi, New Horizons engineer 820th RED HORSE Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., lays block at the Edward P. Yorke school construction site April 9, in Belize City, Belize. The site is one of five sites throughout Belize receiving new facilities…

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CMSAF Cody visits Nellis Airmen

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, James A. Cody speaks to 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen about surveying equipment July 17, during a visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Cody visited various units to experience first-hand how Airmen in different career fields carry out their mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kiuta B. Ika Salutes & Awards

Dempsey takes reins of NTTR

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kiuta B. Ika Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, passes the Nevada Test and Training Range guidon to the new NTTR commander, Col. Thomas E. Dempsey III, during a change of command ceremony, July 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Dempsey and the…

1000-hours Air Force

Pilot reaches milestone, achieves 1000 flight hours

Maj. Matt Allen, a 706th Reserve Squadron full-time air reserve technician who is assigned to the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron as an F-22 test director, stands by an F-22 Raptor before flight July 21, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. On July 21, Allen officially became the seventh of all F-22 pilots, and the…


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Veterans

New VA mental health outpatient clinic to open in Reno

Posted  August 17, 2012

WASHINGTON — To better serve the mental health needs of Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new Mental Health Outpatient Clinic at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev. “VA is continuing to elevate its service to our Veterans by becoming the twenty-first century standard of excellence in health…

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Community Happenings – August 17, 2012

Posted  August 17, 2012

The 3rd Annual Nellis, Creech and NTTR Military Child Education and Special Needs Forum will be held on Aug. 22 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at the Club on Nellis AFB. To register or for more information call (702) 652-3327. Missoula Children’s Theatre presents: The Secret Garden. Performances will be held today at 6 p.m….

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SECAF visits Nellis and surrounding community

Posted  August 10, 2012

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley is greeted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, after landing Aug. 6, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David Miller
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Satellite pharmacy reopens drive-thru service

Posted  August 10, 2012

The 99th Medical Support Squadron Satellite Pharmacy reopened Aug. 6 after improvements to its three-lane drive-thru were finished...

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U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Kevin Wallace
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Health & Safety

Help arrives in my darkest hour

Posted  August 10, 2012

Just before leaving Afghanistan in May 2011, I had to accomplish an online post-deployment health assessment and was flagged by many of my responses...

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
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Local

Construction continues on water lines

Posted  August 10, 2012

Construction began on an existing 60-year-old water line along Tyndall Avenue and the flightline here in September 2010 and continues still, due to unexpected problems...

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David Miller
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Veterans

New VA Medical Center dedicated

Posted  August 10, 2012

The first Veterans Affairs Medical Center ever built in southern Nevada and the first built in the United States in 17 years was dedicated August 6th by VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, with more than 700 people in attendance.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P.Coleman
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Health & Safety

Personal protective equipment can save lives

Posted  August 10, 2012

Motorcycle personal protective equipment is a mandatory requirement for all military members both on and off-duty....

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
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Health & Safety

Back to School Physicals

Posted  August 10, 2012

The Nellis Pediatric Clinic is hosting additional Sports/School Physical Nights on Aug. 13 and Aug. 22. Parents can call the appointment line at 653-CARE(2273) to schedule.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Sanders
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Marines update annual aquatic training

Posted  August 10, 2012

Marines from the 6th Motor Battalion, a Marine Reserve Battalion participate in their annual aquatic training, Aug. 4, 2012, at the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center in the pool. The training in this allows the Marines to fulfill all their training requirements in a safe environment.

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