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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Local

Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destinee Sweeney Local

Guest speaker addresses millennials

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.


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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  December 2, 2016

Q. I was previously informed that I could not get care on base once I turned 65. What changed? A. By Law, Medicare becomes your primary insurer once you turn 65. Most military treatment facilities do not have the resources to take care of seniors. However, select bases around the country that have robust medical…

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U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons
DoD

Two-year probationary period now in effect for new civilians

Posted  December 2, 2016

U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons All new Department of Defense civilians appointed to permanent positions in the competitive service are now required to serve a two-year probationary period. JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — All new federal employees appointed within the Department of Defense to permanent positions in the competitive service…

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Salutes & Awards

Nominees sought for 2017 Joan Orr AF Spouse of the Year Award

Posted  December 2, 2016

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Air Force Personnel Center is currently accepting nominations for the Air Force Association Joan Orr Air Force Spouse of the Year Award. This award honors significant contributions made by non-military spouses of Air Force military members. The nominee’s spouse must be an active duty Air Force, Air National…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  December 2, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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Army photograph by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
Defense

U.S. service members mark Thanksgiving serving on global missions

Posted  November 23, 2016

While the vast majority of Americans will be sitting down with family for a Thanksgiving feast, hundreds of thousands of U.S. service members will be on guard around the world, ensuring their fellow citizens enjoy a day of peace. 

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