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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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CAOC-N receives first weapons system upgrade in over decade

Since the 1990s, the world has seen unprecedented advances in technology. Although these advances have led to countless benefits, and a revolution in the way we live our daily lives, they have also bring with them an ever increasing array of threats.

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

From military son to military father, a tribute to military dads

In light of Father’s Day, I would like to reflect on my experiences as a military father and my experiences being a military child.

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

The F-35A is on track to be declared initially operationally capable between August and December 2016.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.


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Health & Safety

Warrior Games conclude with medal ceremony, concert

Posted  June 24, 2016

WEST POINT, N.Y. — After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close here June 21 with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley reminded the audience that the competitors, representing all services, the U.S. Special Operations…

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

Posted  June 24, 2016

The F-35A is on track to be declared initially operationally capable between August and December 2016.

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DoD

Blended retirement system training now available

Posted  June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card — to include family members — via…

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A look around the 432nd wing

Posted  June 24, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell An Airman assigned to the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., runs during a 5k and 10k race June 10. To help promote physical readiness, obstacle courses, races and unit workout sessions are organized on a regular basis at…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  June 24, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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