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57th OSS integrates new ATC radar system

Over the last month, the Nellis Air Traffic Control facility activated a new radar system called the Standard Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement System, or STARS, to replace capacity-constrained, older technology systems.

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

Open House to celebrate Nellis’ legacy of liberty

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in attendance when the base opens its doors for the 2014 Nellis’ Open House Nov. 8 and 9.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson Local

799th SFS turns up heat, wins Fire Muster traveling trophy

The Nellis/Creech Fire Department hosted the 4th annual Fire Muster at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, in culmination of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 10, 2014.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brittain Crolley Local

Seymour Johnson hosts latest round of Joint Aircrew Flight Equipment testing

Over the past few years, the Air Force has seen the introduction of several weapons systems that have pushed its aviation capability to new heights.

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr. Local

First sergeant provides health, welfare for warriors

General health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, well-being, career progression, professional development and recognition of all assigned Airmen and their families is all a part of the mission of an Air Force first sergeant — taking care of people.


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Health & Safety

I’ve been profiled, now what?

Posted  August 17, 2012

Getting a profile exempting a person from one or more part of the fitness assessment is different than a profile that limits a person from doing certain things at work, and knowing the difference in the process can save service members unnecessary aggravation down the road....

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99th Civil Engineer Squadron constructs new parking lot

Posted  August 17, 2012

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel HughesNELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Senior Airman Nickolas Van Hoorebeck, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron heavy equipment and pavements journeyman, directs a front end loader full of asphalt to the next segment of sidewalk Aug. 15, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Construction has been…

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Veterans

New VA mental health outpatient clinic to open in Reno

Posted  August 17, 2012

WASHINGTON — To better serve the mental health needs of Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new Mental Health Outpatient Clinic at the VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System in Reno, Nev. “VA is continuing to elevate its service to our Veterans by becoming the twenty-first century standard of excellence in health…

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Community Happenings – August 17, 2012

Posted  August 17, 2012

The 3rd Annual Nellis, Creech and NTTR Military Child Education and Special Needs Forum will be held on Aug. 22 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. at the Club on Nellis AFB. To register or for more information call (702) 652-3327. Missoula Children’s Theatre presents: The Secret Garden. Performances will be held today at 6 p.m….

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SECAF visits Nellis and surrounding community

Posted  August 10, 2012

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley is greeted by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey G. Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, after landing Aug. 6, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Satellite pharmacy reopens drive-thru service

Posted  August 10, 2012

The 99th Medical Support Squadron Satellite Pharmacy reopened Aug. 6 after improvements to its three-lane drive-thru were finished...

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Health & Safety

Help arrives in my darkest hour

Posted  August 10, 2012

Just before leaving Afghanistan in May 2011, I had to accomplish an online post-deployment health assessment and was flagged by many of my responses...

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam
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Local

Construction continues on water lines

Posted  August 10, 2012

Construction began on an existing 60-year-old water line along Tyndall Avenue and the flightline here in September 2010 and continues still, due to unexpected problems...

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Veterans

New VA Medical Center dedicated

Posted  August 10, 2012

The first Veterans Affairs Medical Center ever built in southern Nevada and the first built in the United States in 17 years was dedicated August 6th by VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, with more than 700 people in attendance.

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Health & Safety

Personal protective equipment can save lives

Posted  August 10, 2012

Motorcycle personal protective equipment is a mandatory requirement for all military members both on and off-duty....

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