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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Staff Sgt. Mike Radcliff, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, prepare to refuel an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at…

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Creech heats up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Nellis-Creech Fire Emergency Services Flight’s Fire Station 6 personnel applaud the speaker during the Fire Station 6 ribbon cutting ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 4. The new facility will keep the unit’s mission in line with Department of Defense emergency time and…

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Ground broken for new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. The new array will add to the power supply already being produced by the previous array located on the…

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Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisneros awoke from his coma 30 days after the accident, but suffered a traumatic brain injury that would eventually lead…

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RPA maintainers win Load Crew of Year

432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs The Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit, which maintains the MQ-9 Reaper, took the victory by outperforming Tiger AMU, which maintains the MQ-1 Predator, in this year’s Load Crew of the Year competition. Both units belong to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assigned to Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The…


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‘Bug’ transforms Airman into actor

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Capt. Ryan Hess, Air Force officer, right, towers over a fellow co-star as he plays the fictional character Jerry Goss in the play “Bug,” Jan. 25 at the Cockroach Theatre in Las Vegas. Ryan is often found starring as an emcee in military balls, hosting fundraisers…

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Health & Safety

Pharmacy services to consolidate at satellite pharmacy

Posted  March 13, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Beginning March 23, 2015, the main outpatient pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center will move most of their operations to the satellite pharmacy in order to allow for complete reconstruction. Patients who see a provider at the medical center and have prescriptions entered at their appointment will…

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Putting face on prevention training

Posted  March 13, 2015

The Air Force recently changed its annual suicide prevention training from a computer-based course to face-to-face training. The new, in-person training, which went into effect Feb. 11, 2015, replaces the annual computer-based training for active-duty and Reserve Airmen, while civilians have the option to attend the face-to-face training or complete the CBT. The goal is…

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Intermediate, senior developmental education opportunities available

Posted  March 13, 2015

Eligible active-duty officers and Department of the Air Force appropriated-fund civilian employees can apply for intermediate and senior developmental education opportunities beginning this month. The civilian application window opened March 2, and applications are due to the Air Force Personnel Center no later than May 1. Officer nominations, with senior rater endorsements, will be accepted…

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Red Flag 15-2 provides realistic combat training

Posted  March 13, 2015

A Royal Norwegian air force C-130J Super Hercules flies during a training exercise during Red Flag 15-2 over the Nevada Test and Training Range, March 6. Since 1975, 28 countries have participated in Red Flag exercises. See additional photos on page 9.   A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force…

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RF 15-2 comes to end

Posted  March 13, 2015

A NATO AWACS from NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen, Germany, taxis for take-off during Red Flag 15-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. and its allies.   An F-16CJ Fighting Falcon assigned to 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C, takes off…

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Row, row, row across the Atlantic

Posted  March 13, 2015

Lt. Col. Dan McSeveney, 183rd Air Operations Squadron commander from the Illinois Air National Guard, Springfield, Ill., completes repetitions on the rowing machine at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 11. The fitness center provides military members, dependents and retirees many ways to do cardio, which helps increase heartrate and…

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Munitions ready to be taken to the flightline sit on a trailer, or mod, at the munitions storage area at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. Munitions need to be received, processed and prepared before they can be attached to the aircraft.   U.S….

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Ask the Doc

Posted  March 13, 2015

Q:  How do I sign up for TRICARE e-mail notifications? A: To sign-up for eCorrespondence do the following: 1. Log into MilConnect — https://www.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect (A Common Access Card, DS Logon or Defense Finance and Accounting Service MyPay Pin is required to log in) 2. Click on the “My Profile” tab 3. Select “Update and View…

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Community Happenings – March 13, 2015

Posted  March 13, 2015

Trap & Skeet League: March 17 at 5 p.m. at the Gun Club. For more information, call 702-652-1937 Demo Day: Try out the latest in golf equipment March 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sunrise Vista Golf Course. For more information, call 702-652-4497 Nellis, Creech Education Fair: The Nellis and Creech Education…

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