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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High Local

First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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Fiscal stability, readiness key focus of service chiefs testimony

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Dave Goldfein testified to the U.S. Senate on Capitol Hill Sept. 15 emphasizing the need for fiscal stability to combat the long-term modernization and readiness challenges facing the Air Force.


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Salutes & Awards

Exchange makes U.S. Veterans Magazine’s 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list

Posted  September 23, 2016

DALLAS — U.S. Veterans Magazine has bestowed one of its highest honors on the Army & Air Force Exchange Service — a spot on its 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ list, recognizing employers, government agencies and educational institutions that support employment and business opportunities for veterans and spouses. This year, the Exchange earned placement in…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  September 23, 2016

Q. What is the TRICARE deductible? A. An annual deductible only applies for the following TRICARE plans. The exact amount you pay depends on the type of care you receive, your sponsor’s status, and rank: • TRICARE Standard and Extra TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor’s military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or…

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State of the Air Force: Active-duty force on the rise, space will be more prominent

Posted  September 20, 2016

Nearly three years into her tenure as the Air Force’s top leader, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James reaffirmed that people continue to be her top priority during her State of the Air Force address at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19, in National Harbor, Md.

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The B-21 has a name: Raider

Posted  September 20, 2016

The Air Force’s long-range strike bomber has officially been named the B-21 Raider. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the results of the Air Force Global Strike Command led naming contest alongside selected members during her remarks at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2016….

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NTSB: Pilot turned failing jet to desert before Nellis crash

Posted  September 17, 2016

Investigators say a civilian contractor pilot who ejected from a Vietnam War-era military jet near Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., last month steered the failing aircraft toward the desert before it crashed. The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot reported the Douglas A-4K Skyhawk lost power approaching a runway before he parachuted safely away…

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