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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tannenbaum Local

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.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

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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DoD

Exchange’s ‘You Made the Grade’ program rewards military students

Posted  March 25, 2016

DALLAS — For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  March 25, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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

ECARS to implement April 1 at Nellis AFB

Posted  March 18, 2016

The Employee-Certification and Reporting System program, which aims to control smog levels in Clark County, is scheduled to be implemented at Nellis AFB on April 1.

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

Art of teaching: with great power, comes great responsibility

Posted  March 18, 2016

Aristotle once stated, “Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”

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Air Force

Paths of two Air Force women ‘firsts’ crossed over Great Falls

Posted  March 18, 2016

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. — An Army newspaper from Aug. 25, 1944, shows Pfc. Emma Jane Burrows Windham wearing a leather flying jacket, fire extinguisher in hand, and grinning near a B-17 bomber. “Windy,” according to the article, earned her air crew status in June while with the 7th Ferrying Group at Gore Field…

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