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Old Glory Challenge helps Nellis remember 9/11

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of Nellis Air Force Base run with the U.S. flag during the Old Glory Challenge at Nellis AFB, Nev., Sept. 11. During the Old Glory Challenge, participants were charged with continuously running with the U.S. flag in 30-minute increments from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30…

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Suicide prevention: What you can do

http://www.airforcemedicine.af.mil/suicideprevention AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy (AFNS) — September 8 through 14 is National Suicide Prevention Week. However, many people are hesitant to get involved in the discussion on the topic of suicide prevention. This is concerning because the ability to get involved and intervene is critical to saving lives. Suicide and suicidal behavior affect all…

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FCC provides home away from home

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Brittany Morrill, a Family Child Care provider, shows memory cards to Sam and Ayden in her home on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. FCC providers are given free access to check out age-appropriate toys for the children in their care from the Lending Closet…

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Frag out! Airmen attend last Air Force-only grenade training class

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Tech. Sgt. Preston Meier, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, throws a live M-67 fragmentation grenade during the last iteration of the M-67 fragmentation grenade training class at Silver Flag Alpha, Nev., Aug. 30. Silver Flag is the only Air…

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Intramural volleyball playoffs

Teammates from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work together to block a spiked volleyball during the intramural volleyball playoffs at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. The intense 30-minute game was tied until the last few minutes when the 99th Medical Group pulled together to score,winning the game 25 to…


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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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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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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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Nellis commemorates Arbor Day

Posted  May 18, 2012

Nellis’ 99th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrated Arbor and Earth Day at the Lomie Gray Heard Elementary School with 300 students, teachers, and special guests. The school held an art contest where contestants created posters with the theme, “Trees Make a World of Difference.”

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Survey allows Airmen to speak frankly to leaders

Posted  May 18, 2012

Would you like to tell your leaders what you think? You have that opportunity through the 2012 Air Force Climate Survey.

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Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto visits

Posted  May 18, 2012

Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto (left) and Holly Petraeus, an assistant director at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for Servicemember Affairs, respond to…

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Palazzo hosts Wounded Warriors

Posted  May 18, 2012

On May 16, 2012, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending a “Salute Our Troops” welcome ceremony at the Palazzo. Wounded Warriors from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, were special guests of the Palazzo for an all-expense-paid, four-day vacation in Las Vegas.

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