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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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A lesson in wingmanship

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

With permanently changing stations already being a complex procedure for individuals, any way to simplify it is always welcomed by service members.

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Health & Safety

After five decades of warnings, tobacco use still kills 1,300 Americans every day

Posted  May 13, 2016

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb.—In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General released a report linking smoking to ill health. The report highlighted dozens of studies from various scientists that all linked tobacco use to various diseases including: Lung Cancer, Bronchitis and Emphysema, Larynx Cancer, Oral Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Stomach Ulcers, Circulatory Disease, Liver Cirrhosis, Bladder Cancer,…

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Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted  May 13, 2016

Quality assurance Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears,” and even “sharks in the water” for their ‘no nonsense’ attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

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IFTU Instructors shape the future for MQ-1, MQ-9 Intelligence Analysts

Posted  May 13, 2016

At Creech AFB, Airmen of the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing win today’s fight through MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations, and also prepare for tomorrow by teaching intelligence analysts how to gather and synthesize intelligence information critical to remotely piloted aircraft missions.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted  May 13, 2016

Courtesy photograph Members of the Airman Leadership School Class 16-D pose together for a class photo prior to their graduation ceremony May. 5 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating this course. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Ninety-five Airmen completed their first Professional Military…

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted  May 13, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Jeffery Glover, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, carries a tool to break the back window of a vehicle that has a simulated vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as a part of a training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May…

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