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Robotic arm tool poised to save costly inspection time

A common problem for aircraft maintainers may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to an Air Force Research Laboratory advanced inspection robotics research effort.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Devante Williams Air Force

F-35 Program Makes Significant, Solid Progress, Official Says

Production of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter is on a good trajectory and is a necessary aircraft in the military’s arsenal to battle high-end threats, service leaders told a House Armed Service Committee panel Feb. 16.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Salutes & Awards

Danger zone: Weapons Airman awarded Bronze star

Master Sgt. Christopher Boscoe, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons section chief, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal here Feb. 3.

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

Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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

Air Force ink: A cultural evolution

Culture is an ever-changing manifestation of arts and intellect. It allows for people of all shapes, ethnicities and backgrounds alike to express themselves through tattoos where their pride, beliefs or imaginative elements are forever inked on their skin.


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Veterans

AF Reservists turned nursing students graduate with assistance from NDVS

Posted  October 30, 2015

LAS VEGAS — It’s long been known that many individuals who serve in the military are taught specialized skills in various disciplines. But at the same time, when these veterans return to civilian life and apply for jobs or enroll for college within their skill sets, they are often not given credit for the talent…

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U.S. Air Force graphic by Adarius Petty
Commentary

Staying vigilant with cyber security

Posted  October 30, 2015

U.S. Air Force graphic by Adarius Petty October is cyber security awareness month and members are advised to stay mindful about what they say and post on social networks. In recent years military members and their families have faced dangers due to information leaked on social media. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Cyber security…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline
Health & Safety

99th MDG providers receive acupuncture training

Posted  October 30, 2015

Medical providers assigned to the 99th Medical Group recently underwent training for first aid acupuncture here to become certified acupuncturists.

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Sports

Flag football season ‘kicks off’

Posted  October 30, 2015

Members of the 99th Force Support Squadron intramural flag football team prepare to kickoff during a game against the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 27. The flag football season began Oct. 26 with 20 teams around the base participating. Teams are scheduled to play games Monday through Thursday.

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Airmen ’unload’ skills during load crew competition

Posted  October 30, 2015

Airmen from the Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit work together to load a munition during a quarterly weapons load crew compteition on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23. Weapons loaders work in teams of three, with the highest ranking member being the team chief.   Staff Sgt. Colton Covill, Eagle Aircraft Maintanence Unit weapons team…

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