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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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A lesson in wingmanship

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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

Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

With permanently changing stations already being a complex procedure for individuals, any way to simplify it is always welcomed by service members.

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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210th RQS brings CSAR to desert for Red Flag 16-1

Posted  February 19, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — This time of year, Alaska is usually blanketed in snow and has temperatures so low that you will want to wear an extra pair of socks. Usually you will see evergreen that are still full of life, the occasional moose or elk walking down the road and can usually…

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Alaska ANG feels the heat at Red Flag 16-1

Posted  February 19, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Airman 1st Class David Hayes, 210th Rescue Squadron member, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, looks out the side of an HH-60 helicopter before taking off during Red Flag 16-1 Feb. 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Being from Alaska, the 210th RQS participates in Red Flag…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  February 19, 2016

Q.  What’s a transitional survivor?   A.  Spouses and children are “transitional survivors” for the first three years after their active duty sponsor dies.  During this time, they’re covered as active duty family members and their health plan options and costs don’t change. For more information, go to TRICARE’s Survivors of Active Duty Service Members…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  February 19, 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. Chapel vacancy: Protestant Children’s Ministry Coordinator: This Chapel Tithes and Offerings Fund Non-Personal Service Contract is available for bid Feb. 16-29, 2016.  This contractor coordinates all children’s ministry for Protestant chapel programs for Nellis. The…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted  February 12, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter came here Feb. 4, during the last leg of his defense-budget installation visits, and spoke to Nellis Air Force Base Airmen to preview the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and discuss its impact on the Air Force.

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