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AFAF gives all Airmen a chance to pay it forward

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Master Sgt. Dennis Hutchison, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Tomahawks Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent, fills out a pledge form for the 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund drive at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Hutchison’s father passed away in 2005 and he did not…

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Detour ahead

Cars wait at a stop stop sign on Washington Avenue while navigating a road detour on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18. The detours were put in place March 16 to make way for road construction. The project will take four months to complete and will occur in two phases. Traffic will remain open…

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First AF female general paves way for military women

U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Jeanne Holm, pictured here as an Army company commander in 1948, was the first woman to attend the Air Command and Staff School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., in 1949. Her awards include two Distinguished Service Medals and a Legion of Merit. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Jeanne…

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Health & Safety

Fitness trainer inspires with infectious personality

When working out with Nikki Harris, Warrior Fitness Center fitness trainer, one can’t help but be drawn into the infectious atmosphere that surrounds her.

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Austin Woosley, left, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight crew member, and Senior Airman Forrest Patten, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., 55th Maintenance Squadron stockpile surveillance member, prepares a munition before it can be attached to an aircraft at the munitions storage area…


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Intermediate, senior developmental education opportunities available

Posted  March 13, 2015

Eligible active-duty officers and Department of the Air Force appropriated-fund civilian employees can apply for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities beginning this month. The civilian application window opened March 2, and applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than May 1. Officer nominations, with senior rater endorsements, will be accepted…

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Red Flag 15-2 provides realistic combat training

Posted  March 13, 2015

A Royal Norwegian air force C-130J Super Hercules flies during a training exercise during Red Flag 15-2 over the Nevada Test and Training Range, March 6. Since 1975, 28 countries have participated in Red Flag exercises. See additional photos on page 9.   A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force…

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RF 15-2 comes to end

Posted  March 13, 2015

A NATO AWACS from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, taxis for take-off during Red Flag 15-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. and its allies.   An F-16CJ Fighting Falcon assigned to 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C, takes off…

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Row, row, row across the Atlantic

Posted  March 13, 2015

Lt. Col. Dan McSeveney, 183rd Air Operations Squadron commander from the Illinois Air National Guard, Springfield, Ill., completes repetitions on the rowing machine at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 11. The fitness center provides military members, dependents and retirees many ways to do cardio, which helps increase heartrate and…

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Munitions ready to be taken to the flightline sit on a trailer, or mod, at the munitions storage area at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Munitions need to be received, processed and prepared before they can be attached to the aircraft.   U.S….

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Ask the Doc

Posted  March 13, 2015

Q:  How do I sign up for TRICARE e-mail notifications? A: To sign-up for eCorrespondence do the following: 1. Log into MilConnect — https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect (A Common Access Card, DS Logon or Defense Finance and Accounting Service MyPay Pin is required to log in) 2. Click on the “My Profile” tab 3. Select “Update and View…

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Community Happenings – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

Trap & Skeet League: March 17 at 5 p.m. at the Gun Club. For more information, call 702-652-1937 Demo Day: Try out the latest in golf equipment March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course. For more information, call 702-652-4497 Nellis, Creech Education Fair: The Nellis and Creech Education…

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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LVC integration takes Red Flag to next level

Posted  March 6, 2015

For 40 years, Red Flag exercises have sharpened the “tip of the spear” for its participants. While in the beginning that meant exposing warfighters to their first 10 combat sorties as a way to increase their survivability in aerial combat, the exercises have evolved

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Salutes & Awards

99th MDG wins Air Force level awards

Posted  March 6, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Two clinics and an Airman with the 99th Medical Group were the recipients of three 2014 Air Force Medical Service annual awards. The 99th Dental Squadron was named the Large Dental Clinic of the Year, the 99th MDG’s Patient Safety Program was named the Best Inpatient Facility Patient Safety…

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Financial readiness equals mission readiness

Posted  March 6, 2015

FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — As a long-time military spouse, I have held various jobs — and I know many of you can relate. I served as a military and family life counselor at an Airman and Family Readiness Center and had the privilege of working with fellow military families to create budgets, develop…

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