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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Local

Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami Local

Coral Academy breaks ground

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 28, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new campus will replace the current Nellis AFB facility that has been around since 1952. The Air Force strives to provide military children with the best education possible.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Local

Semi-annual meeting between Nellis, 17 Native American tribes

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., leadership and 17 Native American tribes came together for their semi-annual meeting, visited the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and came to Nellis to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 28-30.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Creech opens first morale, welfare, readiness facility

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a grand opening for its own recreational vehicle storage lot, Dec. 3, 2018. The lot is considered Creech’s first morale, welfare and readiness facility, and will allow Creech personnel the option to store their RVs on the base.

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Peggy Kearns, Health & Safety

New acute care ward to expand access to inpatient care

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System expanded access to VA inpatient care to local veterans Dec. 3, 2018, with the opening of a new acute care ward.


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AF culture: Something you can hang your hat on

Posted  November 16, 2018

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word culture as a set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices that characterizes an institution or organization. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that our core values form the base of our culture. However, while our Air Force culture begins with our core values, it’s not what…

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SAFWC holds Spark Tank prelims at AFWERX-Vegas

Posted  November 16, 2018

Airmen from units assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., gathered at AFWERX-Vegas Oct. 29 to present their innovative ideas for the 2019 Spark Tank Competition.

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Nellis Airmen perform hot-pit refueling

Posted  November 16, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Staff Sgts. James Smith and Guy Hinton, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Raptor Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chiefs, and Senior Airman Johnny Cruz, 57th AMXS Raptor AMU assistant DCC, prepared their gear on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 7, 2018. They…

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Airfield management keeps Nellis flying high

Posted  November 16, 2018

Airfield management Airmen assigned to the 57th Operations Support Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., are required to work faster and harder to keep up with the high rate of sorties carried out on the Nellis flightline.

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Heisman winner Matt Leinart tours Nellis

Posted  November 16, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver A pararescueman assigned to the 58th Rescue Squadron briefs Matt Leinart about the gear he’s using during part of a tour of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 6, 2018. Leinart visited multiple units around Nellis to get an in-depth idea of what each unit…

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