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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Col. Paul Murray assumed command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Richard Boutwell at the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar July 15.

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First-ever Marine F-35B takes part in Red Flag 16-3

For the first time, the U.S. Marine Corps will be participating with their F-35B during the three-week Red Flag 16-3 exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Health & Safety

Raising awareness for PTSD: You are not alone

When every service member signs their name on the dotted line to become of a part of the military, they agree to follow orders and even go to war.


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Local

Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted  March 25, 2016

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Commentary

Be the ‘Wolf’

Posted  March 25, 2016

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England — There are three meetings I attend every week, and they’re the most important meetings in my current job. The first is wing stand-up, held three days a week, where we cover the status of our aircrew, pararescuemen, all 81 combat aircraft, the airfield, communications and logistics. Our mission is…

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Commentary

Empowerment: More than just a word

Posted  March 25, 2016

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — I am a first-term Airman at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. I am approaching one year time on station and getting close to achieving the next skill level in my job. At this stage in my career, my number one focus is on training and mastering…

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Sports

Intramural softball season begins at Nellis

Posted  March 25, 2016

On March 14, Nellis AFB kicked off the intramural softball season where 14 teams from around the base will compete to see who can call themselves the champions.

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Air Force

Road to readiness: UDMs prepare Airmen for deployment

Posted  March 25, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Protecting the nation’s freedom is more than a job—it’s a way of life. For Airmen slated to travel downrange, their lifeline to safeguarding this freedom  lies with the unit deployment manager (UDM). “Every unit has a unit deployment manager,” said Tech. Sgt. Jeremiah, 43nd Wing/ 432nd Group UDM. “UDMs…

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