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End of an era: 65th AGRS set to deactivate

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – After almost a decade of unyielding service, the 65th Aggressor Squadron will be deactivating. Since being reactivated Sept. 15, 2005, the 65th AGRS helped provide air combat training for military members from the different branches as well as foreign allies. The Aggressor program originally came into existence in the…

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Nellis celebrates Air Force birthday

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Lt. Col. Tammy Johnson, 99th Force Support Squadron commander, and Airman Scott Chatwin, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator apprentice, cut a ceremonial U.S. Air Force 67th birthday cake at the Crosswinds dining facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Sept. 18. The cake was served to…

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

Nellis remembers POWs, those MIA

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika U.S. Armed Forces veterans bow their heads in remembrance during the Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 19. During the ceremony, these former service members were honored for their commitment and service to the nation…

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Drug take back campaign coming to NAFB

The National Drug Take Back Day will be held at the Exchange here from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 26 and 27.

U.S. Air Force photo by Scott Ash Air Force

Air Force leaders sign Total-Force Aircrew Management charter

Senior Air Force leaders signed a Total Force Aircrew Management charter Sept. 18, during the Aircrew Summit at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.


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Sports

A week of sports with Nellis and the community

Posted  July 20, 2012

NBA Hall of Fame member Lenny Wilkens, along with NBA Star Gary NBA legends Gary Payton, Jerome Williams, Chris Mullin, Spencer Haywood, WNBA legend Teresa Edwards and more than 75 youth...

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NBA Recognition

Posted  July 20, 2012

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Bill Hyatt, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Robert Ellis, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center command chief, stand with Andre Iguodala, USA Olympic...

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Health & Safety

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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