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AF leaders: Total force essential to readiness

Air Force senior leaders testified on the current state of the total force readiness before the House Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., March 22, 2017.

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Goldfein: Future of war is networked, multi-domain

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the Air Force’s role in a networked and multi-domain environment during the Future of War Conference 2017 in Washington, D.C., March 21.

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Rock to Recovery serves as ‘musical medicine’

Although many of this year’s Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials participants are now reveling in the celebration the event brings through competition and companionship, every single one of them could tell you what they were doing and exactly how they felt when they hit rock bottom.

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Gen. James Holmes takes command of ACC

Service members of Air Combat Command welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony, March 10.

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Family first: Honoring Creech families

Creech Airmen and their families were honored with a Family Day here, March 1 that highlighted the missions of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 799th Air Base Group.


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Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

Posted  December 2, 2016

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

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CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

Posted  December 2, 2016

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

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Holiday Traditions: ‘Tis the season to connect with what’s important

Posted  December 2, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The holiday season snuck up on me this year. I blinked and it was November! Thanksgiving approached quickly; Christmas and Hanukkah aren’t far behind. With this in mind, it has me reminiscing about the past, specifically holiday traditions. What are yours? One of my favorite holiday traditions happens on…

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Just Say No! Easy answer to marijuana use question for military members

Posted  December 2, 2016

On Jan. 1, 2017, recreational use of marijuana will become legal in Nevada. Does that mean you, a military member stationed at or temporary duty to Nellis (or Creech), will be able to light up? Not so fast! Marijuana use is and will continue to be a crime under military law. The fact that Nevada…

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Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

Posted  December 2, 2016

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

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