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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Local

Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami Local

Coral Academy breaks ground

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 28, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new campus will replace the current Nellis AFB facility that has been around since 1952. The Air Force strives to provide military children with the best education possible.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Local

Semi-annual meeting between Nellis, 17 Native American tribes

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., leadership and 17 Native American tribes came together for their semi-annual meeting, visited the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and came to Nellis to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 28-30.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Creech opens first morale, welfare, readiness facility

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a grand opening for its own recreational vehicle storage lot, Dec. 3, 2018. The lot is considered Creech’s first morale, welfare and readiness facility, and will allow Creech personnel the option to store their RVs on the base.

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Peggy Kearns, Health & Safety

New acute care ward to expand access to inpatient care

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System expanded access to VA inpatient care to local veterans Dec. 3, 2018, with the opening of a new acute care ward.


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Gunsmoke returns to Nellis with a twist

Posted  November 30, 2018

Pilots and maintainers assigned to various flying squadrons throughout Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., competed Nov. 15 in a Gunsmoke Competition held on the flightline and Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Las Vegas Sailor prepares turkeys for Thanksgiving celebration

Posted  November 30, 2018

Navy photograph by PO3 Kylan McKay ONBOARD USS BLUE RIDGE — Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Mico Tawatao, left, from Las Vegas, Nev., attached to U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), prepares turkeys for the ship’s Thanksgiving celebration. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy, and as 7th Fleet command…

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Events

Living . . . Happenings . . . Things to do . . .

Posted  November 30, 2018

Christmas Tree Lighting The Nellis Chapel Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is set for 5 p.m., Dec. 7 in the Nellis Chapel parking lot. There will be games, food, hot chocolate, a cake walk, arts and crafts, and a chance to have your photograph taken with Santa Claus.   Snowmobile Tour: Outdoor Recreation is sponsoring a…

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Health & Safety

Health benefits – Open season ends Dec. 10

Posted  November 30, 2018

If you’re a federal employee or military retiree under the Tricare Retiree Dental Program, now is the one opportunity this year to enroll in, review or change your health care coverage. The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program will no longer be available after Dec. 31. Those who were previously eligible for TRDP are now eligible to…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie
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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving dinner

Posted  November 28, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Nellis leadership serve food to Airmen and guests at the Crosswinds Inn dining facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 22, 2018. More than three dozen leaders and families served Airmen, retirees and family members Thanksgiving dinner. Leadership and their families from Nellis Air…

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