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Biking brings hope to wounded, recovering veterans

Air Force members from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nev.

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

606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III Local

Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell Local

Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…


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AF Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program list triples

Posted  February 5, 2016

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials released details on the fiscal year 2016 Selective Re-enlistment Bonus program Feb. 1. This year’s program, consisting of 117 Air Force specialties eligible to receive bonuses, is a substantial increase from the previous year’s program where 40 Air Force specialty codes were eligible. The program’s expansion coincides with Air Force…

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Airman lifts into fitness

Posted  February 5, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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Aircrews, maintenance specialists keep Red Flag 16-1 airborne

Posted  February 5, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young Airman 1st Class Alex Ritsema (left) aircraft armament systems specialist and Airman 1st Class Wilbenis Cardona, assistant dedicated crew chief, both assigned to the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., secure a panel after inspecting internal components on an F-15E Strike Eagle…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  February 5, 2016

Proof of Minimum Essential Coverage For Tax Year 2015 • The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) will report your health care coverage to the IRS • You will get IRS Form 1095 which documents minimum essential coverage for you and your family members • You can opt to get the form electronically by using…

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Make Your Valentine Swoon with Flowers from the Nellis Express

Posted  February 5, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day on Nellis Air Force Base, where shoppers can pick up fresh flowers, including roses, starting Feb. 11 at the Express. A wide variety of floral arrangements will be available, ranging from single roses to dozen-rose bouquets. “The Express loves to make…

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