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40 years of Red Flag ends on high note

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., flies to the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 15-4, Aug. 25. With a range of over 2,500 miles, the C-17 is capable of carrying 102 troops or paratroopers…

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From throttle to brakes: ACMS maintainers make RPA missions possible

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Airman 1st Class Stephen Parker, 432nd Aircraft Communications Maintenance Squadron ground control station maintainer, powers a ground data terminal used to transmit signals needed to fly both the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 19. The…

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RPA Airmen save time, money with new NDI technology

Non-destructive inspection technicians assigned to the 432nd Maintenance Squadron are among the first Airmen to receive training on a new technology used to maintain and fix remotely piloted aircraft and parts.

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AMU ‘Strikes’ Nellis with mission-ready aircraft

The blazing rays of the hot summer sun beat down on them as they work. The heat is reflected off the pavement. Greasy hands grip onto tools, which could become scalding if left sitting in the sun for even a short period of time.

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CJCS, USA Basketball leaders enlighten Nellis Airmen

DOD News photo U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Jerry Colangelo, the USA Basketball chairman and managing director; and Mike Krzyzewski, USA and Duke University’s head men’s basketball coach, hold a leadership panel discussion with Airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 13. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE,…


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Salutes & Awards

99th GCTS garners first ACC Order of the Shield unit award

Posted  February 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen The Order of the Shield Detail waits to present the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron commander with the honorary shield during an Air Combat Command Security Forces Order of the Shield ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 6. The shield represents defenders as…

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Air Force Medicine: A vision for future

Posted  February 13, 2015

WASHINGTON  — The United States Air Force’s core missions are air and space superiority, ISR (intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance), rapid global mobility, global strike, and command and control. These are almost identical (but in different terms) to the missions the Air Force had in 1947. But we now do these missions in three domains: Air, space…

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Air Force Medicine: A vision for future

Posted  February 13, 2015

The United States Air Force’s core missions are air and space superiority, ISR (intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance), rapid global mobility, global strike, and command and control.

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Local

823rd MXS vital to world-wide rescue operations

Posted  February 13, 2015

Years of violent conflict and natural disasters has led to catastrophic situations around the world. These catastrophic events call for humanitarian relief missions, many of which are conducted by the U.S. Air Force and its HH-60G Pave Hawks and crews.

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A-10s provide close air support for Green Flag exercise

Posted  February 13, 2015

Members of the 357th Fighter Squadron were given a unique opportunity to participate in Green Flag-West 15-03 from Jan. 18 to Feb. 1.

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Local

Self-Help Tax Center up, running

Posted  February 13, 2015

What was formerly known as the Nellis AFB Tax Center has evolved into a self-help tax center where clients can complete their own taxes on computers provided at Bldg. 324 in the Desert Oasis Lounge now through April 15.

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99th LRS Creech Support Center: One-stop-shop for Creech Airmen

Posted  February 13, 2015

The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Creech Support Center here, is the hub for moving equipment on or off base, as well as the focal point for all personal property moves and other logistical needs.

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AF officials announce FY16 budget force structure changes

Posted  February 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials released force structure changes resulting from the fiscal year 2016 President’s Budget, Feb. 6. The fiscal year 2016 budget will continue the Air Force’s divestment strategy presented in fiscal year 2015, but will re-phase the retirement of several weapons systems later into the Future Years Defense Program in order to…

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Local

Conducting night ops at Red Flag

Posted  February 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann Capt. Robert Louder, 66th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot, and Airman 1st Class Daniel Cowan, 66th RQS flight engineer, prepare for a mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., Feb. 5. Search and rescue operations during Red Flag improve efficiency and readiness for…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  February 13, 2015

Q:  Does TRICARE for Life have a deductible? A:  If Medicare doesn’t pay and TRICARE is the only payer, you’re responsible for the TRICARE deductible, which varies based on your sponsor’s status — active duty vs. retired — and rank: Sponsor Status and deductible: Active Duty E-4 and below •$50 per individual •$100 per family…

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