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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…

U.S. Air Force illustration by Staff Sgt. Jamal D. Sutter Commentary

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….

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Local

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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Top Enlisted visits

Posted  July 13, 2012

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman,Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke to enlisted Airmen and their spouses about the CJCS’ top four priorities for the military enlisted corps July 10, 2012.

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Resiliency: A challenge at any pay grade

Posted  July 13, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Promotion to chief master sergeant is often seen as one of the ultimate accomplishments in an enlisted members’ career. Yet as a Chief, it can seem like one is expected to be impervious to outside pressures simply because we have years of experience in dealing with personnel issues of…

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Ask the Doc – July 13, 2012

Posted  July 13, 2012

Q. Can I choose a civilian network provider?

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Understand your prescription labels

Posted  July 13, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Prescription directions can be confusing for many patients, and misinterpreting the directions on a label could result in serious health injuries. Directions should not be taken lightly so never be afraid to ask questions if you don’t understand them. Before leaving your doctor’s office, have your doctor confirm how…

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Fitnesss conditioning classes on schedule at the Health and Wellness Center

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Health and Wellness Center here develops new fitness programs to help train Airmen and family members to receive a proper workout to eliminate the threat of injury.

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NDI technicians’ integrity works

Posted  July 13, 2012

Technicians of the Nellis Non-Destructive Inspection Laboratory demonstrate “Integrity First” each and every day while performing potentially lifesaving inspections that ensure mission completion.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo
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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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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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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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