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A legacy of valor: 489th ATKS achieves centennial

The 489th Attack Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has played an important part of airpower and reached its centennial anniversary on Aug. 13, 2017, despite multiple duties and designations.

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Inspired by air show, boy becomes USAF pilot

Inspiration can be fleeting or it can be enduring. As seven-year-old boy, Richard felt this powerful drive during a family outing to an air show, he had no idea it would shape his future career helping him become a U.S. Air Force pilot.

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Providing freedom from terror: RPAs help reclaim Sirte

In May 2015, Sirte, Libya, still recovering from the fallout of civil war, fell to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces. It took a year until the United Nations backed government of Libya, the Government of National Accord, launched an offensive to retake the city.

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CSAF describes future of conflict

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein addressed the future of the Total Force, operations in space and the importance of a multi-domain, networked approach to warfare during an Air Force Association breakfast at the Mitchel Institute in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2017.

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SecAF: Nellis is where we bring it together

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases in Nevada from July 17 to 21, 2017, to meet with Airmen and witness Red Flag, the U. S. Air Force‘s premiere multi-domain integration training exercise.


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Events

Coach Sanchez mentors NAFB Airmen

Posted  March 17, 2017

The 57th Operations Group hosted University of Nevada-Las Vegas head football coach Tony Sanchez, as part of an on-going brown bag lunch mentorship series on February 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The U.S. Air Force encourages mentoring and networking for Airmen to build leadership and maximize their strengths, in order to more effectively…

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America’s oldest RPA unit celebrates 75 years

Posted  March 17, 2017

Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated the 11th Attack Squadron’s 75th anniversary of providing America with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities here since March 2, 1942.

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Life of a Warrior continues at Creech

Posted  March 17, 2017

The first two lines of the Airman’s Creed are, “I am an American Airman. I am a warrior.” Like the creed suggests, every Airman who wears the uniform has a responsibility to embody a lifestyle and mindset that reflects these values.

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Veterans

Hesed Shel Emes: The truest form of kindness

Posted  March 17, 2017

Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone -- that is, until recently.

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  March 17, 2017

Q. I’m confused about TRICARE’s new requirement for testing to be done as part of a two-year review process for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) coverage. I understand my child needs to get testing done before TRICARE authorizes care for another two years. My child’s authorization ended in January 2017. Does he have to wait for…

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