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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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From military son to military father, a tribute to military dads

In light of Father’s Day, I would like to reflect on my experiences as a military father and my experiences being a military child.

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

The F-35A is on track to be declared initially operationally capable between August and December 2016.

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Security clearance investigations to include social media activity

People who use social media are constantly reminded to be careful when posting and sharing information because it's almost impossible to know who might be monitoring their activity.

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Celebrating America’s flag

Posted  June 17, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A flag waves in the wind outside of the United States Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 13. Flag Day is held every year on June 14, and is a celebration of America’s adopting of the first national flag.

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Outdoor Rec: One stop shop for summer fun

Posted  June 17, 2016

With it being summer, it’s a prime time for travel, especially for families with kids who are about to be on summer break. Whether you’re a family or a single Airman craving adventure or relaxation, the 99th Force Support Squadron’s Outdoor Recreation provides budget-friendly options that cater to any type of getaway.

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Health & Safety

2015 Drinking Water Quality Report for Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  June 17, 2016

This report, required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is distributed by Nellis AFB as our communication to you, the consumer. The drinking water on the installation has been tested and certified as “safe to drink.” The information in this report is a snapshot of calendar year 2015 drinking water quality at Nellis AFB. This…

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Salutes & Awards

AMSC Class 16A Graduates

Posted  June 17, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated another milestone recently, graduating its thirteenth Advanced Maintenance Superintendent Course class on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 20. AMMOS graduates, who come from various maintenance and munitions units across the Air Force, will go back to their bases…

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Papa’s Song: Man, myth, legend

Posted  June 17, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—When it came to celebrating Father’s Day in my house; growing up it usually consisted of my brothers and me throwing a big slab of meat on the grill, you know, real man stuff, while my mom did most of the actual work cooking the other side-dishes. The gift giving usually…

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