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99th FSS in overdrive during Red Flag

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta Ika Senior Airman Darren Tomas, 99th Force Support Squadron food services journeyman, chops lettuce at the flight line kitchen Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 17. The 99th FSS kitchen staff normally prepares 500 meals weekly, during the Red Flag exercise they prepare more than 1,000 meals…

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I am second: USAFWC command chief bids farewell after 30 years

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Chief Master Sgt. Robert A. Ellis, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center command chief, poses for a photo outside of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center headquarters building at Nellis Air Force Base, N.V., July 16. Ellis, who will be retiring after serving 30 years in…

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Nellis to add another large solar plant

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Valenca The solar field, comprised of more than 72,000 panels, was completed after 26 weeks of construction and three years of planning. The array is expected to produce more than 25 percent of Nellis’ electricity. TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force is set to…

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Combat challenge 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Master Sgt. Kiosha Mitchell, 432nd Wing Commander’s Executive Administrations superintendent, left, and Capt. Bishane, 432nd Wing commander’s action group chief, flip a tire during a combat challenge July 11 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The combat challenge was part of the inaugural Creech Combat…

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Sports bring esprit de corps to Nellis community

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachael Loftis Intramural sports are a good way to take control of one’s fitness. Participating in intramural sports offers active duty, dependents and retirees the opportunity to compete with other members of the Nellis community. There are currently five coed intramural sports offered annually; flag football, basketball,…


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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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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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