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99th SFS honors fallen wingmen during National Police Week

Every year during the week of May 15, local law enforcement agencies and military police around the United States come together to remember the lives of members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Dispelling remotely piloted aircraft myths

Public interest in remotely piloted aircraft continues to grow thanks to increasing non-military uses and portrayal in popular culture. For the Air Force, remotely piloted aircraft are and will continue to be a vital mission set delivering vital airpower to combatant commanders throughout the world.

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Yokota aircrew recounts Nepal earthquake

We were tasked with taking an 11-man special forces team from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a training exercise. After being cleared by air traffic control, we landed uneventfully.

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IEDs, UXOs no problem for EOD

Whenever an unexploded ordnance is found on base, a perimeter is set and a safety checklist is initiated. At the top of the list is to call the explosive ordnance disposal team to assess the situation and take care of the job.

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Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.


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New roundabout coming to Nellis

Posted  March 31, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The intersection of Ellsworth and Fitzgerald on Nellis AFB is scheduled to be closed March 31 – May 31 to construct a traffic roundabout. Roundabouts are used extensively in Europe and are increasingly being used in the United States to alleviate traffic congestion, reduce fuel consumption, air pollution and…

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Nellis Pool Information

Posted  April 13, 2012
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Community Happenings April 13, 2012

Posted  April 13, 2012

Additional Nellis agencies calendars can be found at:  www.nellisw.af.mi./evencalendars.asp    Special Events Check the Force Support Schedule of Events online at www.nellis.af.mil for special events coming your way.”   Other Events April 14: Valley of Fire Hike. Be awed by the naked beauty of multicolored sandstone formations that were once part of the ocean floor….

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Official: Take Time to Honor Military Kids’ Service

Posted  April 13, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2012 – Each April, Americans pause to recognize the nation’s 1.8 million military children during the Month of the Military Child. “It’s really important to recognize that military children also serve,” Barbara Thompson, director of military community and family policy, children and..

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VA Launches “Project REACH” contest to help homeless find vital services

Posted  April 13, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a new contest today to help the people who help the homeless.  It challenges the developer community to create easy, mobile access to resources that the homeless need, when they need it and where they can get it. “This contest taps the talent and compassion of the…

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763rd Maintenance Squadron transitions to 823rd Maintenance Squadron

Posted  April 13, 2012

U.S. Air Force Airmen salute for the singing of the National Anthem during the inactivation of the 763rd Maintenance Squadron and the activation of the 823rd Maintenance Squadron April 10, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 823rd MXS…

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Nellis Airman one of 29 Athletes selected for 2012 Warrior Games AF team

Posted  April 13, 2012

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — Twenty-nine Air Force athletes will compete for gold after being chosen to represent the service at the 2012 Warrior Games. Included as a team member is Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera, representing Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Warrior Games is an Olympic-style event open to all wounded, ill and…

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757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Quarterly Load Crew Competition

Posted  April 13, 2012

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Julius Anglin, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons craftsman, aligns a MK-82 general purpose bomb to an F-15E Strike Eagle during a load crew competition April 6, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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A&FRC offers Common Sense Parenting

Posted  April 13, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The Airman and Family Readiness Center is hosting a course for new, expecting and seasoned parents entitled Common Sense Parenting. The course is a practical skill-based parenting program that can be applied to every family. The classes take place every…

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Airman and Family Readiness Center increases Autism Awareness

Posted  April 13, 2012

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The Airman and Family Readiness Center hosted a free bi-monthly class to support Autism Awareness April 11 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The class comes at a critical time during the Month of the…

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