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99th MDG welcomes new commander

The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”

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

USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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CAOC-N receives first weapons system upgrade in over decade

Since the 1990s, the world has seen unprecedented advances in technology. Although these advances have led to countless benefits, and a revolution in the way we live our daily lives, they have also bring with them an ever increasing array of threats.


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DoD

Exchange offering shoppers chance to win Alaskan cruise for two

Posted  June 17, 2016

DALLAS — Shoppers with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service have the opportunity to take in the water, wildlife and wow-inducing landscapes of Alaska by cruise next year thanks to Harry & David. Through July 7, authorized shoppers in the continental United States can enter to win a cruise for two in the Land…

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Local

F-35 parts store moves to new, larger location

Posted  June 10, 2016

With the Air Force’s growing F-35 program, it is essential to supply the shops that support the airframe with the resources necessary to perform at their highest potential.

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Health & Safety

MFLC Program here to help

Posted  June 10, 2016

Military members may face a number of unique challenges related to their service, including difficult duty assignments, long separations from loved ones, combat stress, deployments and others. Many service members also contend with issues at home that may affect their families, jobs, and local communities.

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Commentary

Shattering the silence

Posted  June 10, 2016

ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) — I’m tired of the sound of silence. At a recent Green Dot leadership training session, I was asked to write down on a piece of paper an action that I would do as a leader to help implement culture change. I wrote, “Write a commentary on domestic assault…

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Commentary

Same-sex relationship

Posted  June 10, 2016

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—President Barack H. Obama once said, “Every single American — gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, transgender — deserves to be treated equally in the eyes of the law and in the eyes of our society.” In light of June’s LGBT Pride Month, the Air Force has made strides in how we regard…

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