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Goldfein nominated as 21st CSAF

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced April 26 that the president has nominated Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein to be the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force, succeeding Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, who has served in the position since 2012.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Salutes & Awards

Long awaited Purple Heart

Julius Farrar’s words began to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfed the crowd that looked upon him as they listened with reverence.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Salutes & Awards

Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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An Art of an Art

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.


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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted  April 22, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Local

99th FSS to open Auto Skills Self-Help Center

Posted  April 22, 2016

Airmen and all DOD ID cardholders who may be car enthusiasts, mechanics or just like working on their vehicles in general will now have access to work on their vehicles at the new Auto Skills Self-Help Center that the 99th Force Support Squadron will be opening April 28.

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Health & Safety

Realistic simulator shows dangers of drinking, texting while driving

Posted  April 22, 2016

Senior Airman Jeremy Berndt, assigned to the 820th Red Horse Squadron, participates in a simulator that portrays a scenario in which the driver of a vehicle is well over the legal alcohol limit at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 18. The Arrive Alive Tour uses a realistic simulator to show the dangers of drinking…

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Weird Science: National Lab Week kicks-off April 24

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Senior Airman Vianey Wainright, 99th Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory technician, holds a petri dish at the laboratory in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on April 15, 2016. A petri dish is a shallow cylindrical glass or plastic…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 22, 2016

Q. How do I add or delete my other health insurance information? A. Go to the Other Health Insurance (OHI) forms page to download your regions’ or program’s other health insurance questionnaire, and send it to your contractor. You must also report your other health insurance to: TRICARE Pharmacy Program Express-Scripts Stateside and U.S. Territories:…

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