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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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STARBASE Nellis seeks students

Posted  July 27, 2012

STARBASE — Science and Technology Academies Reinforcing Basic Aviation and Space Exploration — Nellis will hold a new class from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 30 July to 2 Aug. here at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Community Happenings – July 27, 2012

Posted  July 27, 2012

Breastfeeding Support Group: For all moms; expecting, breastfeeding, or interested. Partners and children are very welcome to attend. Join us August 10th, September 14th, October 12th and every 2nd Friday of the month at 5:00 pm in the Family Medicine Residency Lecture Hall (room 1806) in Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center. Join other military moms…

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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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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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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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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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