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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…

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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…

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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.

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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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Solar energy upgrade boosts efficiency

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Air Base Wing headquarters building is adding solar panels in an effort to make the building more energy efficient. Nellis is in the process of starting and...

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Medical ‘C-code’ not a deployment disqualifier

Posted  June 8, 2012

U.S. Air Force graphic by Corey Parrish JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – RANDOLPH, TEXAS (AFNS) — Contrary to common belief, a medical assignment limitation code, commonly known as the “C-code,” does not disqualify an Airman from deployment, and it does not identify an Airman for medical discharge. A “C-code” applied to a member’s profile for…

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Weapons School Mission Employment phase continues

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Southern Nevada residents may notice increased military aircraft activity as the United States Air Force Weapons School continues its Mission Employment phase. Ninety aircraft from both the Air Force and Navy are participating in the two-week-long event, held on the Nevada Test and Training Range; 90 students from 23…

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Auto Hobby Center to close up shop

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Due to Air Force Services funding reductions, the Nellis Auto Hobby Center will close permanently on June 30, 2012.

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Warfare Center vice joins alma mater’s wall of fame

Posted  June 8, 2012

HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center Vice Commander was among four new inductees into the Hammondsport Central School Wall of Fame June 1.

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Child Development Center pilots new DOD care system

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Families at Nellis Air Force Base will have access to a new Department of Defense request for care website as part of a 60-day pilot program to be launched installation-wide June 8, 2012.

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Top-3 council “pays it forward”

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — At the corner of G Street and McWilliams Avenue in Las Vegas, 45 Nellis Airmen prepare hot meals and serve cold water to a growing line of people stretching two blocks...

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Base Medical Center seeks qualified nurses

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center is actively looking for qualified nurses to join its staff. On June 13, 2012, the medical center will conduct a recruiting event...

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Airmen will have more assignment prep time

Posted  June 8, 2012

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Following a full review of the permanent change of station orders process, Air Force Personnel Center officials have implemented a new policy that will allow members more time to schedule move-related appointments, said Dave Faris, the…

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First responders: Potential victims?

Posted  June 8, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Arriving on scene, first responders rush to the aid of a summer heat victim. As one of the responders starts to treat the victim the unthinkable happens: the first responder is now victim number two.

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