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New inspection system taking form at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika With the new Air Force Inspection System taking form, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Airmen will no longer spend weeks and months preparing for a one-week inspection, but rather be graded on their overall performance over a two-year cycle. Another important change brought on…

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15 seconds: A rude awakening

U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter Airmen and their families hit the road every summer to travel and enjoy a little relaxation. When making travel arrangements that involve driving long distances, be sure to get enough rest the night before and take breaks as needed. LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark….

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Nellis’ newest mayor discusses hopes, goals

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, shares a story with a member of the 99th Contracting Squadron during his unit immersion at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 12. Boutwell, who is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours, once served…

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Community outreach hosts Honorary Commander induction ceremony

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks to attendees of the Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 7, 2014. The goal of the honorary commander program is to acquaint community leaders with the missions here at Nellis, Creech and…

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young Health & Safety

Running toward better health, wellness

When someone first hears about the 99th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Health and Wellness Center’s six-week running program, they probably think of a program aimed only at improving an Airman’s 1.5 mile run time.


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Resiliency training for Senior Noncommissioned officers

Posted  July 27, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Resiliency training will be held Aug. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the base theater for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. For military members and their families resiliency is often associated with stressors that derive from being new to the…

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Colombia participates in Red Flag for first time

Posted  July 27, 2012

Red Flag exercises bring unique training opportunities to air forces from multiple nations, and for the first time, the Colombian air force...

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MiCare: Controlling your health care

Posted  July 27, 2012

The 99th Medical Group is encouraging patients to take more control of their healthcare by enrolling in MiCare. MiCare Secure Messaging is an online service that allows efficient electronic exchange between patients and their healthcare team.

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Ask the Doc – July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 2012

Q. I got sick after hours. How do I know if you have appointments? Do I have to go to ER?

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Salutes & Awards

Diamond Sharp Award presented

Posted  July 27, 2012

Butler received the May Diamond Sharp Award for his exemplary accomplishment leading a $14 billion dollar aircraft acquisition program completion with no delays, his efforts organizing a unit donation to a local shelter for over 160 residents and he completed his SNCOA...

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Winds of Change

Posted  July 27, 2012

During recent weeks, strong winds have hit the Las Vegas Valley. The National Weather Service has reported sustained winds reaching 30 mph and wind gusts between 40-55 mph.

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57th Wing holds successful blood drive

Posted  July 27, 2012

The 57th Wing and United Blood Services hosted a blood drive July 19 and 20 at the outdoor recreation center here at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Colombian air force flies for the first time in Red Flag

Posted  July 27, 2012

Colombian air force Maj. William Bello, pilot, uses the refueling probe on his Kfir, Israeli built fighter aircraft, to exit the cockpit July 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Events

STARBASE Nellis seeks students

Posted  July 27, 2012

STARBASE — Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration — Nellis will hold a new class from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 30 July to 2 Aug. here at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Community Happenings – July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 2012

Breastfeeding Support Group: For all moms; expecting, breastfeeding, or interested. Partners and children are very welcome to attend. Join us August 10th, September 14th, October 12th and every 2nd Friday of the month at 5:00 pm in the Family Medicine Residency Lecture Hall (room 1806) in Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center. Join other military moms…

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