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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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“75 Years of AirPower”

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum A C-17 Globemaster III taxis to the runway before takeoff during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11. The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. It is capable of rapid…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  November 18, 2016

Q. I’m getting divorced, what happens to my TRICARE eligibility? A. Visit the TRICARE Life Events page to learn how your divorce affects your eligibility. Getting Divorced When there is a divorce, sponsors must update the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) with a copy of the divorce decree. • The sponsor’s eligibility for TRICARE…

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99th FSS helps cool-off Aviation Nation spectators

Posted  November 18, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Raquel Hightower, 99th Force Support Squadron, fitness center staff, watches the crowd while working a vendor booth during the Aviation Nationair show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. Airmen from all around Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range donated…

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Henderson, NAFB commander honor local veterans

Posted  November 18, 2016

The City of Henderson, Nevada, held its annual Veterans Day ceremony at the amphitheater adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Wall at City Hall on Nov. 5.

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  November 18, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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