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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.

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First Marine graduates USAF AMMOS

In June 2015, commander of the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron-One, Marine equivalent to the Air Force Weapons School, Col. James Adams visited Nellis AFB.

U.S. Air Force photo by Dale Eckroth Air Force

Priests get first-hand look at the Air Force chaplain way of life

As a Roman Catholic priest, Father John Tran has followed his spiritual calling by serving parishioners in Portland, Oregon, and by providing community service in New Orleans as a member of the religious order Domus Dei Clerical Society of Apostolic Life.

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John Prendergast once said, “The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.


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Local

Nellis EOD conducts counter-IED training

Posted  May 13, 2016

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war; the explosive ordnance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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

Nellis celebrates nurse, medical tech week

Posted  May 13, 2016

On May 6, Nellis AFB began a week-long celebration for Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week to recognize the contributions nurses and technicians make to healthcare.

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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted  May 13, 2016

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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Health & Safety

After five decades of warnings, tobacco use still kills 1,300 Americans every day

Posted  May 13, 2016

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.—In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General released a report linking smoking to ill health. The report highlighted dozens of studies from various scientists that all linked tobacco use to various diseases including: Lung Cancer, Bronchitis and Emphysema, Larynx Cancer, Oral Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Stomach Ulcers, Circulatory Disease, Liver Cirrhosis, Bladder Cancer,…

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Local

Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted  May 13, 2016

Quality assurance Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears,” and even “sharks in the water” for their ‘no nonsense’ attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

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