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99th MDG welcomes new commander

The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”

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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.


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Commentary

Pregnancy in military

Posted  April 1, 2016

Honestly, being pregnant can be a blessing for those who don’t experience the many symptoms of morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others like me, it can be a nightmare.

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted  April 1, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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Local

RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted  April 1, 2016

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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Health & Safety

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted  April 1, 2016

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to reduce the stigma that is often coupled with alcoholism.

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Health & Safety

BOMC … what’s new in Air Force Medicine

Posted  April 1, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Medical Group’s Base Operational Medicine Cell is a new way of delivering operational and occupational medicine to Airmen while continuing to deliver injury and illness care through assigned primary care managers in the manner everyone is accustomed too. In bringing the Air Force Medical Service in line…

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