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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

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

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Local

Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.


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Red Flag 16-4 challenge issued, challenge accepted, Pt. 2

Posted  August 26, 2016

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., awaits permission to take off on the taxi way between three Pakistani F-16C Fighting Falcons form the 39tgh Wing, 5th Squadron, Rafiqui AFB, Pakistan, and four F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., during a night sortie…

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Air Force

STEM scholarships available to college students

Posted  August 26, 2016

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eric Wineman completed both his undergraduate and master’s degrees with no student loan debt and now works for the Air Force as an electronics engineer, courtesy of the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. Part of the National Defense Education Program, SMART was established by…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  August 26, 2016

Q. What is the TRICARE deductible? A. An annual deductible only applies for the following TRICARE plans. The exact amount you pay depends on the type of care you receive, your sponsor’s status, and rank: • TRICARE Standard and Extra TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor’s military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  August 26, 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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Air Force

Airmen transitioning from active duty can keep shopping their Nellis Exchange

Posted  August 26, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service treats active-duty Airmen like family. When Airmen transition to Individual Ready Reserve status, they remain family to the Exchange, keeping the shopping benefit they’ve earned. “Airmen transitioning to IRR status are very much a part of the Exchange family and can still…

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