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Tribal heritage meeting celebrates Navajo Code Talkers

Members of the traditional Native American community joined senior leadership in gathering here Nov. 19 to reflect on their past, address concerns for their future, and recognize the efforts of one of their most outstanding surviving members — a veteran of World War II and a national treasure.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Sports

NAFB cyclist participates in Military World Games

Several thousand miles away from her usual terrain, Shannon Gaffney found herself racing against some of the world’s top athletes in a 45-mile road race and timed trial though Mungyeong, South Korea as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Events

Crosswinds DFAC, prepares for Thanksgiving meal

For Airmen residing in the dorms who don’t have the opportunity to spend time with their families, the holidays can be a lonely time.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Events

Annual Airman Cookie Drive preparation begins

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, the Nevada Test and Training Range, as well as the local community are working diligently to prepare for the annual Airman Cookie Drive.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey Air Force

Eglin crew chiefs advance with F-35

As the Air Force continues to develop its newest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II, the 33rd Fighter Wing ensures the Airmen tasked with taking care of it receive the training they need to advance with it.

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Airmen on the street: Favorite memories of a holiday

Posted  November 25, 2015

“When I was at Bagram Air Field three years ago, my commander and I commandeered about 30 pies and took them to the different Airmen and NCOs who were working on the flightline.” — Senior Master Sgt. Lindsey Swan, 99th Medical Support Squadron family health clinic superintendent   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  November 25, 2015

Q: Where do I send my pharmacy claims?     A: Mail stateside pharmacy claims to: Express Scripts, Inc. P.O. Box 52132 Phoenix, Arizona 85082 Pharmacy Claims: You will need to file a claim for reimbursement if: • You get your prescription filled at a non-network pharmacy • You have other health insurance with pharmacy benefits…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  November 25, 2015

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Holiday Gate Closure: From Nov. 30 to Dec. 15, the Area II Gate will be closed for a construction project. Commercial vehicle entry operations will be conducted at the Hollywood Gate, located on North…

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Air Force

Air University focused on deterrence

Posted  November 25, 2015

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — The end of the Cold War, coupled with the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, caused American decision-makers to focus on present-day conflicts, but a resurgent Russia, the rise of new non-state actors and new threats in the cyber realm have brought about a renewed focus on the concept of…

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OIR spokesman: Coalition cripples ISIL oil distribution

Posted  November 25, 2015

The coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant unleashed a wave of attacks targeting ISIL’s oil distribution chain, disrupting a source of revenue for the terrorists, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said today Speaking to Pentagon reporters via teleconference from Baghdad, Army Col. Steve Warren said the coalition destroyed 116 tanker trucks…

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