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Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Two Creech Air Force Base members decorate a Christmas tree Dec. 2, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Diamond Resorts International donated the tree and decorations as a thank you to Creech service members and their families. Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to…

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Motivating Sheepdogs: Army colonel shares knowledge

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman recently visited team Creech to discuss the importance of mental fitness, the effects the fight against terrorism has on military members and why each Airman is necessary to accomplish the Air Force mission.

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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Raqqah liberated: Combat RPAs in the fight

U.S. forces, coalition partners and Syrian Democratic Forces liberated Raqqah, Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s control in early October. ISIS used the city as its capital for terrorist operations since January 2014.

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Orange Flag evaluates teamwork, interoperability across services

It takes a team to get things done. Last month, personnel from Edwards Air Force Base, along with Navy and Marine teammates, came together for a coordinated, multi-service flight test event known as Orange Flag.


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Local culinary art high school students bake cookie for Airmen

Posted  November 22, 2017

Air Force photograph by Lawrence Crespo Master Sgt. Keelye Coffins, U.S. Air Force Weapons School first sergeant, selects a box of cookies from Northwest Career and Technical Academy culinary art students at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Community Common on Nov. 17. The culinary arts students baked 10,000 assorted cookies for Nellis and Creech…

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Crosswinds Inn gives thanks

Posted  November 22, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airman 1st Class Sulema Ruelas and Airman 1st Class Garrett McCulley, 99th Force Support Squadron culinary specialists prepare sides for lunch at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 20, 2017. The Crosswinds dining facility will be open to all service members, civilians and retirees on…

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Posted  November 22, 2017

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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Room at the table

Posted  November 22, 2017

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is coming together around the dinner table and enjoying good food. I will never forget my first Thanksgiving at Grandma Ethel’s house. Grandma Ethel is my wife’s grandmother and no one prepared me for my first taste of her food. After we sat down, gave thanks and I…

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Take a mindful approach to your personal happiness

Posted  November 22, 2017

The subject of “mindfulness” is getting a lot of press, which may raise the question, “Where does it fit in my life?” Mindfulness is being fully aware of where you are and what you’re doing, not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. The opposite of mindfulness is “absent-mindedness,” autopilot experiences such…

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