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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Salutes & Awards

EOD flight pays tribute to fallen Airman

On Sept. 21, 2010, in an effort to provide cover for fellow Airmen, Senior Airman Michael J. Buras was killed in action by an improvised explosive device while deployed at Operating Location Bravo, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

U.S. Air Force photo by Lorenz Crespo Local

Nellis finishes end of year close out

Sept. 30 marked the end of the 2016 fiscal year. Members of the 99th Comptroller Squadron and 99th Contracting Squadron worked long days and nights throughout the final weeks of September to close out the fiscal year budget for both Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High Local

First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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Posted  October 7, 2016

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo.—When the phone rings in the middle of the night, it’s like an alarm going off in your brain. No one calls at one in the morning to say they were “just thinking of you.” I received one of those calls 13 years ago and woke to my mom telling me…

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As long as it takes: Pursuing chaplaincy, one career field at a time

Posted  October 7, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — From the time I decided to join the Air Force back in 2005, I knew I wanted to help support our Airmen. I had a journalism background, and was excited to enlist in a broadcasting career. I got to listen and see all that our Airmen are doing worldwide,…

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Air Force

‘Protect Power’, your pockets

Posted  October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON — Though monthly observances and themes come and go, the practices promoted in October’s Energy Action Month are encouraged year-round. The Defense Department is arguably the United States’ biggest energy consumer, and the Air Force is responsible for at least half of that consumption. According to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, the Air…

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Health & Safety

Suicide Prevention month promotes resources, awareness

Posted  October 7, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The month helped promote resources and awareness around the issues of suicide prevention, how you can help others and how to talk about suicide without increasing the risk of harm. “Suicide is a growing concern not only for the Air Force and…

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Popular social media trend may violate DOD regulations

Posted  October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON — A young woman paced herself as she ran around her neighborhood, her breath visible as the brisk morning air cycled through her lungs, the wind blowing her hair back, and her cheeks stinging from the elements. She dodged people walking their dogs, trash cans left out for pickup, and finally reached a pausing…

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