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AF top leaders hold event for Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

Airmen gathered in the Pentagon with the Air Force top leaders for a ‘chalk walk’ to raise awareness about sexual assault, April 20.

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Nellis MSgt named Lance P. Sijan award winner

Master Sgt. Janell McGivern, 823rd Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award in the senior enlisted category.

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Luke Lightning strikes at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., taxis to the runway for a training exercise at Nellis AFB, Nev., April 15. Maintainers and operations personnel from Luke AFB and Eglin AFB, Fla., came to Nellis AFB with 10…

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Chaplain assistant follows voice of God

When one thinks of a security forces member, images of a weapon toting, straight-to-the point Airman who only talks when pulling someone over may come to mind.

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Operation Joint Medic tests combat casualty care skills in realistic setting

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Independent duty medical technicians tend to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Silver Flag Alpha range complex, Nev., March 31. The event culminated in a full-spectrum response exercise, beginning with response to combat casualties at Silver Flag, evacuation to a simulated treatment facility…


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CSAF thanks RPA Airmen, highlights mission importance

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III meets with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing pilots before a roundtable sit-down during his visit to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. During his discussion, Welsh highlighted the changes within the Air…

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Reaper deploys live weapons on maritime training target

Posted  April 3, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — On March 17 during a joint service training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico, an MQ-9 Reaper successfully hit a sea-going target with a Hellfire missile. This was the first time a remotely piloted aircraft hit a maritime target. “It was the first time we had put live weapons…

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Everyone has a story to tell

Posted  April 3, 2015

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —  We tend to believe that just because we haven’t won a Nobel Prize or survived a horrific event that our stories are not worth telling.  This notion is false; your story is worth telling. We often get caught up on other peoples’ stories, whether it is that of a famous…

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Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives

Posted  April 3, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — “Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives,” was an operations security propaganda phrase used during World War II which still rings true today. It now goes beyond just buttoning your lips to include “zipping up” your social media sites. Safe web-browsing practices and OPSEC awareness are the best…

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Fisher House breaks ground in southern Nevada

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. (Dr.) Guillermo Tellez (fourth from left), 99th Medical Group commander, joins other distinguished guests in the ceremonial dig at the Fisher House ground breaking ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System campus in Las Vegas March 27. The Fisher House…

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99th Ground Combat Training Squadron inactivates

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Richard Neal, 799th Air Base Group commander, and Maj. Jesse Goens, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron commander, prepare to place a cover over the 99th GCTS guidon, officially inactivating the 99th GCTS, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 1. Before inactivating, the 99th…

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Anything you can do, I can do better

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Senior Airmen Leonel and Anibal DeJesus-Martinez, both F-22 Raptor integrated avionics technicians assigned to the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, pose in front of an F-22 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 25. Leonel’s career has mirrored his older brother Anibal’s, only taking place a year…

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Renter’s insurance obligation waved in privatized housing

Posted  April 3, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Airmen signing a lease to live in privatized homes on base may no longer be covered by a renter’s insurance provision, due to a recent Department of Defense change in basic allowance for housing. The Department of Defense opted to eliminate the renters insurance component of BAH, an average…

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Fitness: Isolating triceps

Posted  April 3, 2015

Airman 1st Class Chad Glass, 99th Security Forces Squadron entry controller trainee, performs a triceps pushdown with a rope at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 31. Although this exercise emphasizes triceps development, it also challenges core muscles to keep your torso stable at the same time. The triceps pushdown…

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Operation Joint Medic trains medical personnel

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Colleen Urban Capt. Deborah Lichota, a clinical nurse assigned to the 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, applies a make-shift tourniquet to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 27. The exercise forced medical professionals to treat patients…

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