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Old Glory Challenge helps Nellis remember 9/11

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis Air Force Base run with the U.S. flag during the Old Glory Challenge at Nellis AFB, Nev., Sept. 11. During the Old Glory Challenge, participants were charged with continuously running with the U.S. flag in 30-minute increments from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30…

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Suicide prevention: What you can do

http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/suicideprevention AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNS) — September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Prevention Week. However, many people are hesitant to get involved in the discussion on the topic of suicide prevention. This is concerning because the ability to get involved and intervene is critical to saving lives. Suicide and suicidal behavior affect all…

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FCC provides home away from home

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Brittany Morrill, a Family Child Care provider, shows memory cards to Sam and Ayden in her home on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. FCC providers are given free access to check out age-appropriate toys for the children in their care from the Lending Closet…

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Frag out! Airmen attend last Air Force-only grenade training class

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Preston Meier, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, throws a live M-67 fragmentation grenade during the last iteration of the M-67 fragmentation grenade training class at Silver Flag Alpha, Nev., Aug. 30. Silver Flag is the only Air…

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Intramural volleyball playoffs

Teammates from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work together to block a spiked volleyball during the intramural volleyball playoffs at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. The intense 30-minute game was tied until the last few minutes when the 99th Medical Group pulled together to score,winning the game 25 to…


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Helicopter maintenance keeps aircraft flying differently than others do

Posted  August 3, 2012

Airmen of the 823rd Maintenance Squadron here perform engine maintenance in a way no one else in the Air Force does.

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Hole in One…

Posted  August 3, 2012

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Alex Ackley, a fire emergency services accreditation manager with the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, tees off at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course July 31, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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DOD, VA release mobile app targeting post-traumatic stress

Posted  August 3, 2012

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have released a free Apple and Android smartphone mobile application for use with post-traumatic stress disorder treatment. The app is called PE Coach; PE stands for “prolonged exposure.” Psychologists at the Defense Department’s National Center for Telehealth and Technology, known as T2, and the VA National…

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Nellis ‘Goes for Green’

Posted  August 3, 2012

In a world where healthy and convenient does not always go hand in hand the Nellis dining facility is working to help those struggling to decide on food options to “Go for Green.”

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Ask the Doc – August 2, 2012

Posted  August 3, 2012

Q. I am ready to retire. Can I continue to see my military doctor?

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Wounded Warriors play basketball at Nellis Warrior Fitness Center

Posted  August 3, 2012

U.S. Air Force wounded warriors participate in the first all-Air Force wounded warrior basketball camp on July 27, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force base, Nev.

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Nellis holds memorial service

Posted  August 3, 2012

A memorial altar is displayed in memory of Senior Airman Derek Moore, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental systems journeyman, during a memorial service July 27, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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VA exceeds 2012 goal to improve online access to benefits information

Posted  August 3, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that 1.67 million Veterans and Servicemembers have registered for the secure, joint VA-Department of Defense, self-service web portal...

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Community Happenings – August 3, 2012

Posted  August 3, 2012

Settlement of Estate Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Senior Airman Derek Weston Moore, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Nellis AFB, should contact Summary Court Officer, 2nd Lt. Noah G. Demerly, 757th AMS at (702) 652-9010.   Nellis Exchange “Sound Off Survey” scheduled Nellis shoppers’ opportunity…

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Nellis holds memorial service for Airman

Posted  July 27, 2012

Nellis Air Force Base will host a memorial service today at 3 p.m. at the base chapel for Senior Airman Derek Moore.

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