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AF top leaders hold event for Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention Month

Airmen gathered in the Pentagon with the Air Force top leaders for a ‘chalk walk’ to raise awareness about sexual assault, April 20.

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Nellis MSgt named Lance P. Sijan award winner

Master Sgt. Janell McGivern, 823rd Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Lance P. Sijan U.S. Air Force Leadership Award in the senior enlisted category.

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Luke Lightning strikes at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., taxis to the runway for a training exercise at Nellis AFB, Nev., April 15. Maintainers and operations personnel from Luke AFB and Eglin AFB, Fla., came to Nellis AFB with 10…

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Chaplain assistant follows voice of God

When one thinks of a security forces member, images of a weapon toting, straight-to-the point Airman who only talks when pulling someone over may come to mind.

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Operation Joint Medic tests combat casualty care skills in realistic setting

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Independent duty medical technicians tend to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Silver Flag Alpha range complex, Nev., March 31. The event culminated in a full-spectrum response exercise, beginning with response to combat casualties at Silver Flag, evacuation to a simulated treatment facility…


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Detour ahead

Posted  March 20, 2015

Cars wait at a stop stop sign on Washington Avenue while navigating a road detour on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18. The detours were put in place March 16 to make way for road construction. The project will take four months to complete and will occur in two phases. Traffic will remain open…

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First AF female general paves way for military women

Posted  March 20, 2015

U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Jeanne Holm, pictured here as an Army company commander in 1948, was the first woman to attend the Air Command and Staff School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., in 1949. Her awards include two Distinguished Service Medals and a Legion of Merit. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Jeanne…

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Red Flag at 40: ISR, coalition integration at its best

Posted  March 20, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO – LACKLAND, Texas — This year marks the 40th anniversary of Red Flag — the United States Air Force’s premiere air-to-air combat training exercise. For the last four decades it’s evolved and today it continues to hone the skills of its participants to meet current and future real world adversarial challenges. That…

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Fitness trainer inspires with infectious personality

Posted  March 20, 2015

When working out with Nikki Harris, Warrior Fitness Center fitness trainer, one can’t help but be drawn into the infectious atmosphere that surrounds her.

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Ground crews power through Red Flag 15-2

Posted  March 20, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Members of the Royal Norwegian air force perform a foreign object damage walk during Red Flag 15-2, to check for hazardous materials along the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. FOD walks are performed to ensure debris or foreign objects are removed…

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Ask the Doc

Posted  March 20, 2015

Q: How do I report my divorce to TRICARE?   A: To report your divorce: • Visit a local ID card office with a copy of your divorce decree; • Fax a copy of your divorce decree to 1-831-655-8317; or • Mail a copy of your divorce decree to: Defense Manpower Data Center Support Office…

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Community Happenings – March 20, 2015

Posted  March 20, 2015

365th ISR stands up at Nellis U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis The 365th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group activates during a ceremony with the passing of the group’s guidon to Col. Michael. W. Johanek (right) from Col. Michael Stevenson, 363rd ISR Wing commander, at the Viper Hangar on Nellis Air…

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799th SFS K9 handlers demonstrate military working dog skills, training

Posted  March 14, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson Senior Airman Dominick Young, 799th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, takes a bite from MWD Samuel, while his handler, Staff Sgt. Anique Brassard, 799th SFS, prepares to give the release command during a K9 demonstration March 2 inside the Indian Springs Elementary School’s gymnasium….

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AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted  March 13, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Austin Woosley, left, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight crew member, and Senior Airman Forrest Patten, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., 55th Maintenance Squadron stockpile surveillance member, prepares a munition before it can be attached to an aircraft at the munitions storage area…

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SecAF introduces diversity initiatives

Posted  March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James kicked off Women’s History Month by speaking to attendees during the Center for a New American Security “Women and Leadership in National Security” conference in Washington, D.C., March 4, 2015.   “There’s simply no country in the world as widely diverse as the U.S.” James…

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