Featured Headlines

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

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.

Commentary

Introspection

At each person’s unique period in life, they begin to look back, wondering if they truly made a difference.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell Local

Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Air Force

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 15, 2016

New urgent care pilot program for Prime Beneficiaries To increase access to care, the Department of Defense is launching an Urgent Care Pilot Program for TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. This program allows Prime enrollees two visits to a network or TRICARE authorized provider without a referral or prior authorization. The Urgent Care Pilot Program, scheduled to…

Full Story »

Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  April 15, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

Full Story »

DoD

Air Force Retirees, National Guardsman win big in Exchange’s Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes

Posted  April 15, 2016

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service made wishes come true for three grand-prize winners of the worldwide MILITARY STAR Your Holiday Bill Is On Us sweepstakes—and for one retiree, the prize was a way of saying “thank  you” for sacrifices made decades ago. Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. James Jones, retired…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
Local

Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted  April 8, 2016

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Salutes & Awards

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted  April 8, 2016

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

Full Story »