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Biking brings hope to wounded, recovering veterans

Air Force members from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nev.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Local

606th ACS takes control of skies over Red Flag

When pilots fly over the massive Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas during Red Flag exercises, they always have to be in contact with one another to make key decisions which will determine who will be the day’s victors and losers.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III Local

Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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

Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

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Nellis flag football team ‘catches’ win during tournament

Posted  January 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Tech. Sgt. Terrance Kelly, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, runs after catching the ball during a flag football tournament at Tropical Breeze Park in North Las Vegas on Jan. 16. This marked the first time that two military teams played each other in the tournament.   U.S….

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  January 22, 2016

Proof of minimum essential coverage for tax year 2015 • The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) will report your health care coverage to the IRS • You will get IRS Form 1095 which documents minimum essential coverage for you and your family members • You can opt to get the form electronically by using…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  January 22, 2016

SETTLEMENT OF ESTATE: Any person or persons having claims for or against the estate of SrA Jacob A. Varner, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, should contact Summary Court Officer, 1st Lt. Daniel H. Vargas, 757th AMXS, Nellis AFB, at 702-652-5040, DSN 682-5040, or by email at daniel.vargas.4@us.af.mil.  …

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted  January 15, 2016

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan C. Byrnes

Pride Patrol helps keep NAFB Clean

Posted  January 15, 2016

While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.

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