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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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Armory: A home for weapons

Before members of the 99th Security Forces Squadron report for duty, they must receive all the weapons, munitions and any other gear they may need for the duration of their shift.

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Nellis Open House brings history to life

The Nellis Open House is scheduled to take place Nov. 8 and 9. This year there are more than 15 different aircraft scheduled to fly, spanning 71 years of aviation history.

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ADC: An undue influence to justice

In the event trouble attaches itself to an Airman; the Area Defense Counsel is available to provide confidential counsel. Whether the Airman is under investigation, facing an Article 15, letter of reprimand or other adverse actions, the ADC is available.

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Air Force basketball athlete defines resiliency

When the combat rescue helicopter Pedro 66 was brought down by enemy fire June 9, 2010, in Afghanistan, retired Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera, who was previously stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, thought his life was over, literally.


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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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Health & Safety

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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Fitnesss conditioning classes on schedule at the Health and Wellness Center

Posted  July 13, 2012

The Health and Wellness Center here develops new fitness programs to help train Airmen and family members to receive a proper workout to eliminate the threat of injury.

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NDI technicians’ integrity works

Posted  July 13, 2012

Technicians of the Nellis Non-Destructive Inspection Laboratory demonstrate “Integrity First” each and every day while performing potentially lifesaving inspections that ensure mission completion.

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