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99th FSS in overdrive during Red Flag

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta Ika Senior Airman Darren Tomas, 99th Force Support Squadron food services journeyman, chops lettuce at the flight line kitchen Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 17. The 99th FSS kitchen staff normally prepares 500 meals weekly, during the Red Flag exercise they prepare more than 1,000 meals…

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I am second: USAFWC command chief bids farewell after 30 years

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Chief Master Sgt. Robert A. Ellis, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center command chief, poses for a photo outside of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center headquarters building at Nellis Air Force Base, N.V., July 16. Ellis, who will be retiring after serving 30 years in…

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Nellis to add another large solar plant

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Valenca The solar field, comprised of more than 72,000 panels, was completed after 26 weeks of construction and three years of planning. The array is expected to produce more than 25 percent of Nellis’ electricity. TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force is set to…

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Combat challenge 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Master Sgt. Kiosha Mitchell, 432nd Wing Commander’s Executive Administrations superintendent, left, and Capt. Bishane, 432nd Wing commander’s action group chief, flip a tire during a combat challenge July 11 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The combat challenge was part of the inaugural Creech Combat…

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Sports bring esprit de corps to Nellis community

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachael Loftis Intramural sports are a good way to take control of one’s fitness. Participating in intramural sports offers active duty, dependents and retirees the opportunity to compete with other members of the Nellis community. There are currently five coed intramural sports offered annually; flag football, basketball,…


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Ask the Doc – July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 2012

Are you going to have a school physical day this year? How do I schedule my appointment?

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Fitness is only one component of total health

Posted  July 6, 2012

(AFNS) — If asked about their health, many Airmen would point to their physical condition or recent fitness test as an indicator. Being healthy is about more than just passing a fitness test.

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AF discontinues ITDY dependent travel, transportation allowances

Posted  July 6, 2012

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force officials announced a change to transportation and travel allowances for Airmen tasked with 365-day extended deployments, commonly referred to as an indeterminate TDY.

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Midway White III on the Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted  July 6, 2012

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Noah Putman, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, walks away after marshalling an F-15 Eagle...

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Managing your move: TMO breaks down moving myths

Posted  July 6, 2012

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — The summer season encroaches each and every day. Changes of command, farewell picnics and moving trucks mark this transitional time frame.

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Community Happenings – July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 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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Air Force leaders issue Independence Day message

Posted  July 3, 2012

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy...

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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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