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823rd MXS decreases aircraft maintenance time, saves AF money

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Senior Airman William Georgen [left], 823rd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural mainframe journeyman, and Staff Sgt. Nate Mainville, 823rd MXS aircraft structural mainframe craftsman, replace the structural strap on the tail pylon of an HH-60G Pave Hawk during an accelerated inspection phase, July 25 at Nellis…

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Newcomer’s orientation offers useful information

Incoming members of the Nellis community gather together for a Right Start Newcomers Orientation briefing at The Club, July 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During the peak permanent change of station season, approximately 750 people attend Right Start, and each week approximately 50 people attend in-process orientation, visit vendors at the information fair,…

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Lightning lights up skies over Nellis

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron takes flight July 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighters at Nellis returned to flight July 18 after a runway fire took place June 23 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., resulting in the fleet being…

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Volunteers ensure smooth operation at pharmacies

Volunteering can be a great way to spend extra time by helping someone out. There are multiple personal benefits, as well as benefits for the organization receiving the assistance.

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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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Veterans

Nellis, Creech, NTTR, Retiree Appreciation Day on the horizon

Posted  July 13, 2012

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and the Nevada Test and Training Range, have announced the date for their annual Retiree Appreciation...

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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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