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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.

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

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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New mantra must be ‘People first, mission always’

Posted  May 20, 2016

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — If you’ve been around long enough, you’ve heard the phrase “Mission first, people always.” Today’s Airmen are busy. Whether its high ops tempo, constant deployments or low manning, our Airmen are being asked to do more and more every day. Nothing is more important than accomplishing the mission —…

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Priests get first-hand look at the Air Force chaplain way of life

Posted  May 20, 2016

As a Roman Catholic priest, Father John Tran has followed his spiritual calling by serving parishioners in Portland, Oregon, and by providing community service in New Orleans as a member of the religious order Domus Dei Clerical Society of Apostolic Life.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Never Again

Posted  May 20, 2016

John Prendergast once said, “The biggest road block to action on genocide and other human rights crimes is ignorance.

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Advanced training course for special mission aviators puts theory into practice

Posted  May 20, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s combat search and rescue squadron here put a training concept for enlisted flight certified service members through its paces March 21 to May 6 with the help of two local Airmen.

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561st JTS revamps AFTTP 3-1 Threat Guide

Posted  May 20, 2016

For Air Force operators in the sky, mission planning always starts with the Air Force Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Threat Guides. These guides provide key mission planning information where aircrew or cyber and space specialists can investigate targets and learn how to overcome them.

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