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Fire Prevention Week turns up heat!

Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct. 9 to 15. This year’s campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represented the final of a three-year effort to educate the public about essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Salutes & Awards

USAFWS scheduler’s award-winning expertise is ‘backbone’ of school

The new squadron commander pauses in the delivery of his speech at the change-of-command ceremony. He searches the crowd until he finds a person standing in the back of the aircraft hangar.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Salutes & Awards

On Fire! 99th CES Fire Protection wins DOD Awards

When it comes to fire protection and emergencies, Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases rely on trained specialists, prepared for anything. The men and women of the Fire Emergency Services department have risen to the challenge and they’ve earned the awards to prove it.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Events

Nellis celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 was National Hispanic Heritage Month and was a time to recognize the contributions and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett Air Force

Past, present, future: AF Memorial 10th anniversary

For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served.

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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

Posted  June 24, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Two B-2 Sprit’s, assigned to the 325th Weapons Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxi down the runway as they prepare to takeoff during Deliberate Strike Night at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16. Since the focus of DSN is on fifth generation stealth…

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Warrior Games conclude with medal ceremony, concert

Posted  June 24, 2016

WEST POINT, N.Y. — After a week of intense international competition, the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games drew to a close here June 21 with a medal ceremony and concert, followed by fireworks. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley reminded the audience that the competitors, representing all services, the U.S. Special Operations…

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10 Questions on F-35A Lightning II

Posted  June 24, 2016

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

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Blended retirement system training now available

Posted  June 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — Online training designed to educate Airmen about the new Blended Retirement System, the Defense Department system with changes on the current military retirement system, is now available via Joint Knowledge Online course number P-US1330. The course is also available to those without a Common Access Card — to include family members — via…

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A look around the 432nd wing

Posted  June 24, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell An Airman assigned to the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., runs during a 5k and 10k race June 10. To help promote physical readiness, obstacle courses, races and unit workout sessions are organized on a regular basis at…

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