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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

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Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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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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Just Say No! Easy answer to marijuana use question for military members

Posted  December 2, 2016

On Jan. 1, 2017, recreational use of marijuana will become legal in Nevada. Does that mean you, a military member stationed at or temporary duty to Nellis (or Creech), will be able to light up? Not so fast! Marijuana use is and will continue to be a crime under military law. The fact that Nevada…

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Health & Safety

Orthopedic Surgery: getting Airmen back on their feet

Posted  December 2, 2016

When Airmen are injured, receiving care in order to heal so they can return to their daily mission, is the top priority to their daily mission.

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MAN ON THE STREET: What are your holiday plans?

Posted  December 2, 2016

“My wife and I have plans to go to the Bahamas for the holidays.” — Adam   “For Christmas I plan to visit my uncle and nephews who I have not seen for years in Phoenix. It shall be a wonderful surprise.” — Jonathan   “The holidays are my favorite time of the year. Who…

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Events

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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