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The USAF celebrates 70 years: A look back

National Security Act births AF Courtesy photo With the stroke of a pen, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947. Editor’s note: Historical information compiled from the U.S. Air Force website “United States Air Force Birthday: American Airmen Breaking Barriers Since 1947” — http://static.dma.mil/usaf/70/index.html On Sept. 18,…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps.

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64th AGRS: Sharpening sword for combat air forces

The 64th Aggressor Squadron and its pilots have handled the mission of preparing combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews to win any fight, any time, since 1972.

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Building bonds with man’s best friend

In a small building near the outskirts of Nellis Air Force Base resides one of the Air Force’s most unique assets: military working dogs. Habo, a 7-year-old narcotic detection K-9 is lying on the floor, when a familiar voice from across the room breaks the silence.


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First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7. The 12-week ASPC course — which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers…

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57th Wing planning annual awards ceremony

Posted  December 16, 2016

The 57th Wing is proud to recognize the outstanding work and dedication of the wing’s top performers during the annual awards ceremony on Jan. 20, 2017. The ceremony will be hosted by Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, commander of the 57th Wing, and will be located at the Aliante Hotel and Casino Ballroom. This event will…

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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron clinical nurse in the critical care unit, poses in front of the critical care unit sign at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Critical care nursing is a complex and…

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted  December 16, 2016

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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757th AMXS OIC challenges the status quo

Posted  December 16, 2016

Everyday, Palm Springs, California native Madison Gilbert is a woman of faith. A true believer in the importance of Comprehensive Airman Fitness — the Spiritual, Mental, Social and Physical pillars — her first line of business to start the day is to imagine what the day will entail as she privately prays for her unit.

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