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CDOS 2014 comes to a close

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Many people view the Labor Day weekend as the end of summer and a last chance to travel, hit Lake Mead, fire up the grill or indulge in their favorite outdoor activity. No matter what activities Airmen choose to partake in during the long…

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Joint U.S. forces train together during integrated Green Flag exercise

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., taxis to the runway during Green Flag-West 14-10 at Nellis AFB, Nev., Aug. 21. Green Flag exercises give visiting units the opportunity to train in air-to-ground combat operations. Many of the…

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Local

Get your caffeine at Coolbeans café

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay The Coolbeans Café, a coffee shop serving Starbucks is now open in Hangar 1003 to serve the Airmen of Creech Air Force Base. Airmen interested in getting out of their work centers can visit the shop to have a cup of coffee, a pastry or even…

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Local

Re-sale lot helps owners sell vehicles

The Nellis re-sale lot, or “lemon lot,” here is a place where Department of Defense ID cardholders can sell their privately-owned vehicles.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Health & Safety

Preventative healthcare: Key to overall wellness

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Mellissa Urban, 99th Medical Group contracted licensed practical nurse, gives a vaccination to Tech. Sgt. Allan Habel, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds quality assurance inspector, at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 19. Receiving immunizations for preventable diseases is one…


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Nurses needed

Posted  July 20, 2012

The 99th Medical Group is looking to expand their nursing staff. After upgrading to the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center...

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VA deploys new processing model for compensation claims

Posted  July 20, 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced it is deploying a new model for processing compensation benefits claims at 16 VA regional offices.

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Community Happenings – July 20, 2012

Posted  July 20, 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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Salutes & Awards

Aerial gunner receives Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor

Posted  July 13, 2012

Staff Sgt. Justin Tite, 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron aerial gunner, received the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor here July 9.

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Doctor provides life-saving medical care despite broken leg

Posted  July 13, 2012

A 34-year-old critical care pulmonologist assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron here went from needing rescue to providing emergency medical attention to a California Highway Patrol officer...

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From the bottom to the top

Posted  July 13, 2012

(AFNS) — Have you ever noticed how every leadership commentary comes from the top of the chain? What about the opinions of our largest population segment in the military — our junior enlisted? Since it was my turn to write an article, I decided to take it to the troops and reverse the commentary process…

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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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