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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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Nellis hosts United States Air Force Warfare Center Change of Command

Posted  July 20, 2012

Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren will assume command and responsibilities of the United States Air Force Warfare Center from Maj. Gen. James W. “Bill” Hyatt during a change of command ceremony 9 a.m. today at...

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Veterans

U.S. Air Force Weapons School veteran visits Nellis

Posted  July 20, 2012

Retired Col. Ronald E. Catton, a graduate and former instructor from the weapons school, visited U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen July 13 to share his knowledge and experiences.

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Be careful what you post; It could hurt your career

Posted  July 20, 2012

Social media quickly became a widespread form of interactive communication and has been incorporated in the way people conduct business, including the military.

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57th Wing’s blood drive benefits community

Posted  July 20, 2012

The 57th Wing and United Blood Services will host a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 19 and 20 at the Outdoor Recreation Center.

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Senior Enlisted Advisor to CJCS visits Nellis

Posted  July 20, 2012

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited Nellis, Creech and the Nevada Test and Training Range to see and better understand...

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Health & Safety

Ask The Doc – July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 2012

Q. My mother is my dependent. Can she see a military doctor?

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Health & Safety

Back to school? Don’t forget this!

Posted  July 20, 2012

That time of year is right around the corner: back-to-school madness! So when you’re driving around to pick up new clothes and pencils, don’t forget the most important stop for your child: The doctor’s office.

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Overseas extension incentives changes ahead

Posted  July 20, 2012

Joint Base San Antonio – Randolph, Texas — Airmen stationed at overseas long tour locations who extend their tour Aug. 1 or later may be eligible for incentives, Air Force Personnel Center officials said.

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Repairing a street light…

Posted  July 20, 2012

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Calixto Escamilia, (left) and Senior Airman Steven Black (right) 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, repair a street light in front of a water tower July 10, at Nellis. CE Airmen are responsible for most structural maintenance on base.

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99th Air Base Wing performs CBRNE incident exercise

Posted  July 20, 2012

The 99th Air Base Wing held an exercise involving response to a simulated terrorist use of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive incident here July 12.

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