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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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A lesson in wingmanship

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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

Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

With permanently changing stations already being a complex procedure for individuals, any way to simplify it is always welcomed by service members.

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.


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Events

HAPPENINGS . . . THINGS TO DO . . .

Posted  January 28, 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. Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas Job Fair: Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at 1051 Sandy Ridge Ave., Henderson, NV 89052. Nevada Test & Training Range, Spectrum Management retirement ceremony: Come out to the…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc…

Posted  January 28, 2016

Q. I need to replace my durable medical equipment. Will TRICARE pay for the replacement? A. Yes, as long as you own it and: • It’s broken and can’t be repaired • It has accidental damage • There’s a change in your physical condition or • The Food and Drug Administration states the equipment doesn’t…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Nellis Airmen take time to give back

Posted  January 28, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Volunteering can be an amazing experience. Sharing those volunteer experiences can often inspire others to take time out and give back to the community. Airmen from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron took time on their day off to volunteer at the Nellis AFB Recycling Center Jan. 26. “I wanted to…

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Commentary

The devil inside: deployment, divorce, attempted suicide

Posted  January 28, 2016

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — Any service member who signed up after 9/11 did so knowing that they would likely deploy to a hostile environment. We all do so willing and eager to serve our country with honor. We read the stories of our courageous brothers and sisters standing up for what they think is…

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Warfighters convene at NAFB for WEPTAC

Posted  January 22, 2016

Air Force senior leaders, industry executives, joint and coalition warfighters converged for the 2016 Annual Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted here by Air Combat Command, Jan. 3-16.

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