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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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Nellis’ Thanksgiving 2016

Posted  December 2, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A turkey is displayed in the Crosswinds Dining Facility during the Thanksgiving meal on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 24. More than 240 individuals were served for the holiday.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Airmen serve food during…

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Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

Posted  December 2, 2016

The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement.

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Guest speaker addresses millennials

Posted  December 2, 2016

Retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Abraham J. Turner spoke to personnel at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, Nov. 18.

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99th CES Geo Integration Office celebrates GIS Day with local school

Posted  December 2, 2016

LAS VEGAS — The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Geospatial Integration Office, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, celebrated Geographic Information System Day with Explore Knowledge Academy students on their Las Vegas campus, Nov. 16, 2016. More than 16 years ago, consumer advocate Ralph Nader presented an idea to GIS industry leaders to dedicate one day to…

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Thunderbirds perform last show of year

Posted  December 2, 2016

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron perform the bomb burst maneuver during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 13. The air show brought more than 295,000 spectators from across the globe to experience “75 Years of Air Power.”   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin…

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