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Fire Prevention Week turns up heat!

Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct. 9 to 15. This year’s campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represented the final of a three-year effort to educate the public about essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Salutes & Awards

USAFWS scheduler’s award-winning expertise is ‘backbone’ of school

The new squadron commander pauses in the delivery of his speech at the change-of-command ceremony. He searches the crowd until he finds a person standing in the back of the aircraft hangar.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Salutes & Awards

On Fire! 99th CES Fire Protection wins DOD Awards

When it comes to fire protection and emergencies, Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases rely on trained specialists, prepared for anything. The men and women of the Fire Emergency Services department have risen to the challenge and they’ve earned the awards to prove it.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Events

Nellis celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 was National Hispanic Heritage Month and was a time to recognize the contributions and important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Robert Barnett Air Force

Past, present, future: AF Memorial 10th anniversary

For the last decade, the Air Force Memorial stood boldly in the skyline of the nation’s capital, inciting pride and honor, and recognizing the dedication and sacrifices of Airmen who have served.

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

Outdoor Rec: One stop shop for summer fun

Posted  June 17, 2016

With it being summer, it’s a prime time for travel, especially for families with kids who are about to be on summer break. Whether you’re a family or a single Airman craving adventure or relaxation, the 99th Force Support Squadron’s Outdoor Recreation provides budget-friendly options that cater to any type of getaway.

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Celebrating America’s flag

Posted  June 17, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A flag waves in the wind outside of the United States Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 13. Flag Day is held every year on June 14, and is a celebration of America’s adopting of the first national flag.

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Boston Market opens at Base Exchange

Posted  June 17, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, cuts the ribbon with members from the Nellis community to signify the opening of Boston Market at the Base Exchange on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. June 13. This is the first Boston Market to open on an…

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Returning home: 823rd MXS, 66th RQS

Posted  June 17, 2016

A C-17 carrying Airmen from the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron returning home from deployment taxis down the runway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 7. The Airmen were bused from the Nellis AFB flightline to the 823rd MXS hangar where their families awaited their arrival.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  June 17, 2016

Q: Where do I send my dental claims? A: If You’re Enrolled in the: Active Duty Dental Program (ADDP) United Concordia Claims Processing P.O. Box 69429 Harrisburg, PA 17106 ADDP Claim Form https://www.unitedconcordia.com/non-ldap/forms/addp/forms/ADDP-Claim-Form.pdf TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) MetLife TRICARE Dental Program P.O. Box 14181 Lexington, KY 40512 TDP Claim Form-Stateside https://eforms.metlife.com/wcm8/PDFFiles/41074.pdf TDP Claim Form-Overseas https://eforms.metlife.com/wcm8/PDFFiles/42254.pdf…

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