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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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APAA hosts Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Luau

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and this year’s theme is “Walk Together, Embrace Differences, Build Legacies.”

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A lesson in wingmanship

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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Pet health certificates: Essential for International PCS travel

With permanently changing stations already being a complex procedure for individuals, any way to simplify it is always welcomed by service members.

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AF uniform office designs for entire force; new modifications underway

When an airman gets dressed for his or her job, he or she dons apparel and equipment that were developed, produced, deployed, sustained, and modified by a group of fewer than 20 people working at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.


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561st JTS rolls out AFTR

Posted  May 6, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom was quoted saying in a 1981 Air University Review article: “It may be said that warfare has acquired a new phase—technological war. In the past, research and development were only preparation for the final and decisive testing of new systems in battle. Today, the…

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Putting mental health in focus

Posted  May 6, 2016

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Nearly one in five adults or 43 million Americans, have a diagnosable mental disorder according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Contrary to many other brain disorders, effective treatments are available for mental disorders. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time of year to bring awareness to mental health…

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Voices

Posted  May 6, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — “I sound just like my mother!” — “I swore I would never say that to my children!” These are phrases that sometimes grace our lips as we live our lives and grow and experience family. We sometimes, like history, repeat the follies of our parents and bestow more stories…

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Salutes & Awards

Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted  May 6, 2016

Julius Farrar’s words began to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfed the crowd that looked upon him as they listened with reverence.

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Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

Posted  May 6, 2016

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

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