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SecAF highlights progress at AFA breakfast

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James addressed the Air Force Association’s Air Force Breakfast Series Jan. 6, at the Key Bridge Marriot in Arlington, Va.

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USAFWC welcomes new Command Chief

Chief Master Sgt. Charles R. Hoffman recently became the new Command Chief Master Sergeant, for the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Inside look: A sensor operator’s first weapons strike

The feelings experienced during combat missions can be intense for many aircrew members. For Airman 1st Class Matthew, a 20-year-old 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator sensor operator, his first airstrike was an event he will never forget.

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66th RQS participates in Checkered Flag 17-1, Combat Archer 17-3

The 66th Rescue Squadron sent three of its HH-60G Pave Hawks and 59 Airmen to participate in the large scale Checkered Flag 17-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

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Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.


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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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Salutes & Awards

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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Everybody loves Ramos

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo Senior Airman Edward Ramos, United States Air Force Weapons School command section administrator, poses in front of the USAFWS at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 4. Ramos assisted four passengers who were in a car wreck on March 25. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — What is it to be…

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Trees for troops

Posted  December 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Airmen assist in the delivery of Christmas trees for the “Trees for Troops” event held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. The event was open to Staff Sgt. and below, families of deployed members as well as all active duty, retirees and veterans.  …

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Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted  December 16, 2016

Julius Farrar’s words begin to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfs the crowd that looks upon him as they listen with reverence. Respect is apparent just by gazing around at the Airmen who now hang on Farrar’s every sentence.

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