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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

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Welcome to the 2017 Air and Space Expo

On behalf of all our Airmen and their families, it is our honor to welcome you to the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo!

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Airshow 2017: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influenced in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the southwestern United States where Luke Air Force Base is located.

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…


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34th WS load HH-60s into C-17

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Airman from the 34th Weapons Squadron finish loading the first of two HH-60 Pave Hawks into a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 57th Weapons Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., March 28. The Pave Hawk is a highly modified version of the Army Black…

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Salutes & Awards

ALS honors new graduates from class 17-C

Posted  April 14, 2017

Courtesy photo Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 17-C pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony April 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 79 Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Seventy-nine Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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EGGStravaganza!

Posted  April 14, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Children ride a train during Eggstravaganza April 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Multiple base agencies provided games, prizes and train rides for Nellis families.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Children compete to find the most…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 14, 2017

Q. How does the Affordable Care Act affect TRICARE? A. The Affordable Care Act doesn’t have a direct effect on TRICARE since a different set of statutes under the authority of the Department of Defense and the Secretary of Defense apply to TRICARE. Eligibility, covered benefits, cost shares and all other features of the TRICARE…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  April 14, 2017

NELLIS Happenings GI Bill Briefings are held on a walk-in, one-on-one basis at the Education Center, Bldg. 20, Room 330. Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Veterinary clinic: Are you PCSing overseas? Do you have a pet? If the answer to both questions is yes, then contact the Nellis AFB…

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