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99th FSS in overdrive during Red Flag

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta Ika Senior Airman Darren Tomas, 99th Force Support Squadron food services journeyman, chops lettuce at the flight line kitchen Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 17. The 99th FSS kitchen staff normally prepares 500 meals weekly, during the Red Flag exercise they prepare more than 1,000 meals…

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I am second: USAFWC command chief bids farewell after 30 years

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Chief Master Sgt. Robert A. Ellis, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center command chief, poses for a photo outside of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center headquarters building at Nellis Air Force Base, N.V., July 16. Ellis, who will be retiring after serving 30 years in…

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Nellis to add another large solar plant

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Valenca The solar field, comprised of more than 72,000 panels, was completed after 26 weeks of construction and three years of planning. The array is expected to produce more than 25 percent of Nellis’ electricity. TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force is set to…

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Combat challenge 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Master Sgt. Kiosha Mitchell, 432nd Wing Commander’s Executive Administrations superintendent, left, and Capt. Bishane, 432nd Wing commander’s action group chief, flip a tire during a combat challenge July 11 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The combat challenge was part of the inaugural Creech Combat…

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Sports bring esprit de corps to Nellis community

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachael Loftis Intramural sports are a good way to take control of one’s fitness. Participating in intramural sports offers active duty, dependents and retirees the opportunity to compete with other members of the Nellis community. There are currently five coed intramural sports offered annually; flag football, basketball,…


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Community Happenings – September 14, 2012

Posted  September 14, 2012

Settlement of Estate: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of Airman Patrick W. Tomlinson, assigned to 99th Medical Support Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev. should contact Summary Court Officer, 2nd Lt Kristine M. Morris, 99th Medical Support Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev. (702) 653-2096. Retiree Appreciation Day: The annual Retiree Appreciation Day…

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‘Get Connected’ brings out families and friends . . .

Posted  September 14, 2012

Chaplain Lt. Col. Michael Rash, 99th Air Base Wing chaplain, addressed an audience at the Nellis Family Housing Community Center here Sept. 9, 2012. Chaplain Rash, with fellow chaplains and chapel assistants, provided information on what the chapel offers servicemembers and their families during a ‘Get Connected’ event. Everyone enjoyed food, music, and socializing.

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Posted  September 14, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A 2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony is scheduled to take place Sept. 21, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB. The guest speaker will be Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander. The National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of observance for all…

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Working at the carwash ….. no wait, the washrack!

Posted  September 14, 2012

Keeping the flightline nice and sparkling.....

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USAF Pioneer recounts secret MiG squadron

Posted  September 14, 2012

Being able to witness the operation effectiveness of the F-15C Eagle and F-22 Raptor pilots reminds retired Col. Gaillard Peck of how his contributions to the U.S. Air Force more than 30 years ago has affected the new era of fighter pilots today.

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Airmen volunteer to honor community heroes

Posted  September 14, 2012

Airmen from the United States Air Force Weapons School here at Nellis AFB supported the 17th Brigade Army National Guard and the 4th Annual Horses4Heroes “Red White and Blue Jeans Walk-Trot Spectacular” Sept. 7-9.

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HAWC promotes better lifestyle choices: Better Body Better Life

Posted  September 14, 2012

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Sanders Master Sgt. Antonio Shaheed, 823rd Maintenance Squadron specialist section chief, does a side plank as instructed by Lacy Puttuck, 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron Health and Wellness Center nutrition program manager during a Better Body Better Life Class Sept. 7, 2012, at the HAWC here. NELLIS AIR…

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Ask the Doc – September 14, 2012

Posted  September 14, 2012

TRICARE PLUS. . . Q. Can I dispose of my old or unused medications by just throwing them in the trash? A. No. It is important that medications are disposed of properly to avoid harm to others. You may dispose of most medications by mixing with unpalatable substances such as kitty litter or used coffee…

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Air Force celebrates 65th Birthday

Posted  September 14, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis Air Force Base will host a celebration of the Air Force’s 65th birthday at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., Sept. 22. All military and civilian employees assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range are invited to…

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Airmen help base, community with clean-up efforts

Posted  September 14, 2012

Airmen teamed up with the city of North Las Vegas to clean an area of the local community Sept. 9, 2012.

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