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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…

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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.

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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…

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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

VA uses technology to provide rural Veterans greater access to specialty care services

Posted  July 13, 2012

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a new initiative, Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (SCAN-ECHO), to increase access to specialty care services for Veterans in rural and medically under-served areas through the use of videoconferencing equipment. “We are committed to providing increased access to high-quality health care to Veterans…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
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Events

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
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Air Force

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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Events

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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Air Force

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
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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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