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New dorm opens with Airmen’s needs in mind

Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Martini, 99th Security Forces Squadron, cut the ceremonial ribbon of the new 240-person, 85,000 square foot dormitory facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 3, 2017.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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NELLIS/CREECH/NTTR vulnerable for CCRI

Posted  November 4, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Members of the 99th Communications Squadron Cyber Readiness Inspection team speak with Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander during a mock readiness inspection on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The CCRI is conducted by the Defense Information Systems Agency and it is…

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Creech reaps benefits from all MQ-9 force

Posted  November 4, 2016

Maintainers assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tiger Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their first-ever MQ-9 Reaper, at Creech AFB, Aug. 25.

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The importance of cybersecurity

Posted  November 4, 2016

U.S. Air Force illustration by Senior Airman 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.—In today’s…

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted  November 4, 2016

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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Tele-ICU: future of intensive care

Posted  November 4, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum The Mike O’Callahan Federal Medical Center provides medical treatment for Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 1. The Mike O’Callahan Federal Medical Center, partnering with Veteran Affairs, will become the first Critical Care Unit in the Air Force to install a…

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