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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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Keep it right

Posted  July 6, 2012

We’ve all heard the piercing cry of the sirens while going about our day. ‘No worries, it can’t be headed this way,’ we think. But, what is that you see in your rearview mirror? It’s the flashing lights of an emergency response vehicle.

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A-10 first aircraft to use alcohol-based fuel

Posted  July 6, 2012

On June 28, the 40th Flight Test Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., made history flying the first aircraft to use a new fuel blend derived from alcohol. “The A-10 is the first aircraft ever to fly on this fuel," said...

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Summer Safety

Posted  July 6, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Summertime has hit with triple-digit temperatures likely to remain through August. There are many summer safety tips people must keep in mind to ensure they have a safe, fun and enjoyable summer with family, loved ones and friends.

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Too Busy? 10 ways to work exercise into your life

Posted  July 6, 2012

TRIWEST — Between your job, your kids, and maybe even your deployed spouse, you often wonder how you can exercise more, or even at all. Perhaps if the day expanded to 48 hours, regular exercise would seem more reasonable. Since that won’t happen, here are some tips to work more exercise into your busy life….

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2013 CDCs available online in September

Posted  July 6, 2012

(AFNS) — The Airman Advancement Division’s online library, e-WAPS Online Reference Library Database, or e-WORLD, will soon have 2013 promotion cycle study reference material available.

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Ask the Doc – July 6, 2012

Posted  July 6, 2012

Are you going to have a school physical day this year? How do I schedule my appointment?

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Fitness is only one component of total health

Posted  July 6, 2012

(AFNS) — If asked about their health, many Airmen would point to their physical condition or recent fitness test as an indicator. Being healthy is about more than just passing a fitness test.

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AF discontinues ITDY dependent travel, transportation allowances

Posted  July 6, 2012

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force officials announced a change to transportation and travel allowances for Airmen tasked with 365-day extended deployments, commonly referred to as an indeterminate TDY.

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Midway White III on the Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted  July 6, 2012

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Noah Putman, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, walks away after marshalling an F-15 Eagle...

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Managing your move: TMO breaks down moving myths

Posted  July 6, 2012

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — The summer season encroaches each and every day. Changes of command, farewell picnics and moving trucks mark this transitional time frame.

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