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Weapons school grad challenges Airmen as new AU commander

U.S. Air Force photo by Henry Hancock Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, Air University commander and 1994 outstanding graduate from Fighter Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., addresses Airmen Nov. 12 at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Ala. At his all-call sessions, the general shared his expectations and vision on how the university will reinvent…

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Blowing away ashes

Courtesy graphic Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet more than 45 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. However, more than half of these smokers have attempted to quit for at least one day in the past year. As of 2010, there were also 13.2 million…

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Creech commandeers career counseling capability

Trying to re-enlist? Have a career question? If so, we have some great news for you. Creech AFB Airmen can now receive career assistance from the new base Career Assistance Advisor.

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820th RHS defeats 99th CS 27-26 to win base flag football championship

In a matchup of undefeated flag football titans, the 820th RED HORSE defeated the 99th Communications Squadron 27-26 in the 2014 intramural flag football championship held on the Warrior Fitness Center field, Nov. 20, 2014.

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Continued education inspires new Creech tradition

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey Master Sergeant Bryan Teeples, 15th Reconnaissance Squadron first sergeant, takes a selfie with Col. James Cluff, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Chief Master Sergeant Butch Brien, 432nd WG/432nd AEW command chief, at Creech Air Force Base’s first-ever Community College of the Air Force graduation,…


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Health Benefits Program open season dates set

Posted  November 14, 2014

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program runs through Dec. 8, officials announced recently. During open season employees and retirees will have the chance to review their current plans and make any changes they desire for the following year. Eligible employees…

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Seymour Johnson enhances USAF Weapons School capability

Posted  November 14, 2014

Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing out of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., recently returned home from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where they were tasked with enhancing the F-15E Strike Eagle capability for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

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Cross-checked: Nellis captain tells his hockey story

Posted  November 14, 2014

In an ice rink about 2,600 miles from the ones he used to play in, Johnny Lupo finds himself in a familiar position — staring down a goalie during an overtime shootout of a hockey game.

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Ask the Doc

Posted  November 14, 2014

Q: What benefits are available to me if I were injured on active duty?  A: We have many programs and benefits available if you were injured on active duty. How you get your care depends on your military status. Active duty service members Your primary care manager will coordinate your care. You may also qualify…

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Nellis Open House celebrates airpower

Posted  November 14, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Pilots from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, stand in formation during the open house practice performance at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 7. Several military aerial demonstration teams, including the Thunderbirds, participated in the open house.   U.S. Air Force…

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Community Happenings – November 14, 2014

Posted  November 14, 2014

Influenza vaccine available at Nellis 99th Medical Operations Squadron NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The influenza vaccine is now available for all TRICARE beneficiaries — active duty, retirees and their dependents — in the immunization clinic at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and…

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57th Wing

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — An F-22A Raptor and F-15C Eagle from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 433rd Weapons Squadron fly in formation over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The 57th Wing is the most diverse wing in the United States Air Force….

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Welcome U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen.

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Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photo Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., front gate entrance in the 1950’s era. Nellis Air Force Base, part of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its…

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Aerial / Static Displays

Posted  November 7, 2014

A preview of the aircraft on static display

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