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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

An Art of an Art

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Introspection

At each person’s unique period in life, they begin to look back, wondering if they truly made a difference.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell Local

Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan Air Force

F-35 program accelerating, at ‘pivot point,’ program chief tells Congress

The program executive officer of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft program said the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a “pivot point” as officials address a number of challenges.


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Creech SFS Airmen participate in tactical training

Posted  February 26, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty Tech Sgt. Christopher, 799th Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, leads a stretching exercise before training Feb. 19 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. To prevent injuries, SFS Airmen stretch prior to beginning their weekly combatives training.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty…

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Disbrow confirmed as under-secretary of the Air Force

Posted  February 26, 2016

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Lisa S. Disbrow as the new under-secretary of the Air Force to ensure efficient and effective management of Air Force resources.

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Tax changes could affect service members, families, DOD official says

Posted  February 26, 2016

WASHINGTON — Several tax law changes could significantly affect how service members and their families file their 2015 income tax returns. “It’s probably the biggest set of changes in many years” said Army Lt. Col. Samuel W. Kan, executive director of the Defense Department’s Armed Forces Tax Council, which oversees the military’s Volunteer Income Tax…

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Structural maintainers provide backbone of RPAs

Posted  February 26, 2016

When people have a blemish, they see a dermatologist. When they have a physiological problem, they see an orthopedist. For the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, aircraft structural maintainers fill both the aesthetic and structural maintenance roles to keep remotely piloted aircraft in check.

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‘Mission First’ joins Team Bullseye

Posted  February 26, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s an exhausting and unforgiving world on the Nellis AFB flightline. Neither scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit heat nor the bone-chilling cold of a pitch black night can stop a maintainer. Recent news articles highlighted the resource and manpower constraints associated with the post-sequestration era; however, few acknowledge what is…

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