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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…

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Local

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…

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Local

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Health & Safety

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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Nellis AFB lieutenant to compete at national racquetball tourney

Posted  May 24, 2012

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Maurice Mckoy, 99th Comptroller Squadron financial officer, dives to hit the racquetball May 17, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. McKoy has been playing competitive racquet ball for more than 12 years and was hand-picked by the chief of…

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Caring for People Forum School Support Group, May 24

Posted  May 24, 2012

Caring for People Forum School Support Group, May 24:  The Airman & Family Readiness Center is in need of 12-15 participants for the Caring for People Forum School Support Group, scheduled for May 24. Servicemembers, dependents, civilians, and teens with ideas and concerns about local military child education can lend their recommendations to a group…

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Memorial Day, May 28, 2012 – Facilities Hours of Operation

Posted  May 24, 2012

Commissary Operating Hours, May 28: Commissary is closed for the holiday   Nellis Exchange Memorial Day hours of operation: Retail Operations – May 28: Main Store: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Military Clothing Store: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 24 Hr Express\Class 6: Normal hours   Creech Air Force Base, May 28: Creech Expresses: Closed  …

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Turboprop Aircraft challenge Weapons School pilots

Posted  May 18, 2012

A low-flying aircraft will take to the Nevada skies this month, offering Air Force pilots a new threat to reckon with. For the first time ever, the T-6A Texan II will fly as an aggressor aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
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Security Forces sergeant becomes 9th female sniper

Posted  May 18, 2012

A security forces sergeant from the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron completed Air Force sniper school April 27, becoming the U.S. military’s ninth officially-qualified female sniper.

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Memorial Day Safety

Posted  May 18, 2012

The 2012 Memorial Day holiday period begins at 6 p.m., Friday, May 25, and ends at 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 28, which means millions of travelers are about to hit the road, traveling to see family and friends for the long weekend.  For the past six years, the Memorial Day holiday weekend has averaged 11.5…

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Finding purpose, finding community

Posted  May 18, 2012

At first glance it may seem unlikely that a shy computer technician would become a leader and mentor at Nellis Air Force Base and within the Las Vegas Filipino-American community, but with some self-initiative and the encouragement of others, Leon Madarang of the 99th Force Support…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
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Salutes & Awards

Diamond Sharp Award

Posted  May 18, 2012

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Tina Cooper, 57th Test and Evaluations Group first sergeant, presents the Diamond Sharp Award to Airman 1st Class Ana Escalante-Venezuela, 57th Maintenance Squadron small bombs crew member, as members of the first sergeants...

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Playing with Clowns

Posted  May 18, 2012

Children at the Nellis Air Force Base Youth Center play a game of “Where is Mrs. Cherie the Clown?” with Dave and Cherie Gregg, Ringling Brothers circus clowns. The Greggs visited with base children and their parents as “Ambassadors of Laughter” for the circus.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard
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Military Spouse Appreciation Day event

Posted  May 18, 2012

Nellis Air Force Base held a Military Spouse Appreciation Day event May 11 to recognize the contributions of military spouses.

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