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99th SFS honors fallen wingmen during National Police Week

Every year during the week of May 15, local law enforcement agencies and military police around the United States come together to remember the lives of members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Dispelling remotely piloted aircraft myths

Public interest in remotely piloted aircraft continues to grow thanks to increasing non-military uses and portrayal in popular culture. For the Air Force, remotely piloted aircraft are and will continue to be a vital mission set delivering vital airpower to combatant commanders throughout the world.

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Yokota aircrew recounts Nepal earthquake

We were tasked with taking an 11-man special forces team from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a training exercise. After being cleared by air traffic control, we landed uneventfully.

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IEDs, UXOs no problem for EOD

Whenever an unexploded ordnance is found on base, a perimeter is set and a safety checklist is initiated. At the top of the list is to call the explosive ordnance disposal team to assess the situation and take care of the job.

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Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.


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CSAF describes Air Force of future

Posted  April 10, 2015

WASHINGTON — In the future, the Air Force’s core missions will probably not change, but the way they are carried out will, said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on April 8. Welsh, speaking to the Defense Writers Group, said the Air Force’s missions include air and space superiority, intelligence, surveillance…

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Vehicle management keeps mission rolling

Posted  April 10, 2015

Airman 1st Class Levi Powers, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight vehicle maintenance apprentice, removes a tire from a van to inspect the brakes at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7. Powers and fellow vehicle maintenance specialists ensure that government vehicles are kept to optimum performance.   U.S. Air Force photo by Airman…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 10, 2015

Q: How far back can my same-sex spouse file a medical claim?     A: Once your spouse shows as eligible for benefits in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System or DEERS, he or she can file claims for care received: • On or after June 26, 2013 if married before June 26, 2013, or…

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Community Happenings – April 10, 2015

Posted  April 10, 2015

SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any person or persons having claims against the estate of Staff Sgt. Johnny J. Kelly, assigned to the 526th Intelligence Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., should contact Summary Court Officer, Maj. Tyler J. Wintermore, 526th IS, Nellis AFB, at 702-652-7031 or by email at tyler.wintermote@us.af.mil. SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any person or…

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CSAF thanks RPA Airmen, highlights mission importance

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III meets with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing pilots before a roundtable sit-down during his visit to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. During his discussion, Welsh highlighted the changes within the Air…

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Reaper deploys live weapons on maritime training target

Posted  April 3, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — On March 17 during a joint service training exercise over the Gulf of Mexico, an MQ-9 Reaper successfully hit a sea-going target with a Hellfire missile. This was the first time a remotely piloted aircraft hit a maritime target. “It was the first time we had put live weapons…

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Commentary

Everyone has a story to tell

Posted  April 3, 2015

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —  We tend to believe that just because we haven’t won a Nobel Prize or survived a horrific event that our stories are not worth telling.  This notion is false; your story is worth telling. We often get caught up on other peoples’ stories, whether it is that of a famous…

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Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives

Posted  April 3, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — “Button your lip! Loose talk can cost lives,” was an operations security propaganda phrase used during World War II which still rings true today. It now goes beyond just buttoning your lips to include “zipping up” your social media sites. Safe web-browsing practices and OPSEC awareness are the best…

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Fisher House breaks ground in southern Nevada

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. (Dr.) Guillermo Tellez (fourth from left), 99th Medical Group commander, joins other distinguished guests in the ceremonial dig at the Fisher House ground breaking ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System campus in Las Vegas March 27. The Fisher House…

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99th Ground Combat Training Squadron inactivates

Posted  April 3, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Richard Neal, 799th Air Base Group commander, and Maj. Jesse Goens, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron commander, prepare to place a cover over the 99th GCTS guidon, officially inactivating the 99th GCTS, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 1. Before inactivating, the 99th…

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