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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…

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Susan Garcia Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Air Force

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.

Lockheed Martin photograph by Darin Russell Air Force

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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Exchange Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Posted  November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving, Nov. 23 All facilities except the Class Six will be closed. The Class Six will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.   Nov. 24 RETAIL Main Store 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Class Six 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Service Station 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Creech Express 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS 10…

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Air and space expo

Posted  November 22, 2017

A member of the U.S. Air Force’s Wing of Blue Parachute Demonstration Team jumps out of an aircraft over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during the opening ceremony of Aviation Nation 2017 Nellis Air and Space Expo. Each year, the Wings of Blue Demonstration Team performs at more than 50 special events in front of…

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Advent/Christmas at the Nellis Chapel

Posted  November 22, 2017

Dec. 3 First Sunday in Advent Dec. 7 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 5 p.m. Dec. 8 Trees for Troops Dec. 8 Holy Day of Obligation Catholic Mass (Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary) at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 12 Chanukah Candle Lighting, Dec. 12-15, 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 12 Annual Airmen Cookie…

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Living . . . Happenings . . . Things to do . . .

Posted  November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner The Crosswinds Dining Facility will host a Thanksgiving Lunch (11 a.m.-1 p.m.) and a Thanksgiving Dinner (4-6 p.m.) Nov. 23. Both meals are open to all DOD ID cardholders, retirees and dependents. The menu includes shrimp cocktail, soup and salad, roast turkey, steamship round of beef, baked ham, as well as a selection…

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Veterans’ Resources

Posted  November 22, 2017

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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