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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew Local

Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

The skies above Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, have been dominated by the presence of F-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron for Red Flag 16-4.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller Local

Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

The 55th Fighter Squadron, from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought their “Shawesome” F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15, 2016.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew Local

Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.

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DOD makes last-minute push for food donations in ‘Feds Feed Families’

"There were many times that we would go without just to feed the kids," Diane Carter said at the Pentagon today at a charity fair for the Feds Feed Families initiative.  "And at one point in time ... I had sold everything in my house, all my furniture and everything, just to feed the kids.


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99th FSS to open Auto Skills Self-Help Center

Posted  April 22, 2016

Airmen and all DOD ID cardholders who may be car enthusiasts, mechanics or just like working on their vehicles in general will now have access to work on their vehicles at the new Auto Skills Self-Help Center that the 99th Force Support Squadron will be opening April 28.

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Health & Safety

Realistic simulator shows dangers of drinking, texting while driving

Posted  April 22, 2016

Senior Airman Jeremy Berndt, assigned to the 820th Red Horse Squadron, participates in a simulator that portrays a scenario in which the driver of a vehicle is well over the legal alcohol limit at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 18. The Arrive Alive Tour uses a realistic simulator to show the dangers of drinking…

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Weird Science: National Lab Week kicks-off April 24

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Senior Airman Vianey Wainright, 99th Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory technician, holds a petri dish at the laboratory in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on April 15, 2016. A petri dish is a shallow cylindrical glass or plastic…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 22, 2016

Q. How do I add or delete my other health insurance information? A. Go to the Other Health Insurance (OHI) forms page to download your regions’ or program’s other health insurance questionnaire, and send it to your contractor. You must also report your other health insurance to: TRICARE Pharmacy Program Express-Scripts Stateside and U.S. Territories:…

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Exchange shoppers can win a $5,000 gift card courtesy of Promotion in Motion

Posted  April 22, 2016

DALLAS—Shoppers with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service can enter to win a sweet surprise this summer during the Candy Carnival sweepstakes.   One lucky winner will receive a $5,000 Exchange gift card courtesy of Promotion in Motion, the makers of Welch’s and Sour Jacks. Shoppers can enter between April 22 and July 7…

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