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SECAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.

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Goldfein delivers Air Force update

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017.

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The USAF celebrates 70 years: A look back

National Security Act births AF Courtesy photo With the stroke of a pen, President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947 on Sept. 18, 1947. Editor’s note: Historical information compiled from the U.S. Air Force website “United States Air Force Birthday: American Airmen Breaking Barriers Since 1947” — http://static.dma.mil/usaf/70/index.html On Sept. 18,…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps.


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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  October 7, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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Nellis AFB Exchange

Posted  October 7, 2016

Hours of operation Columbus Day, Oct. 10 Retail Main Store – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS – Closed Express/Class Six – 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express/Subway – Closed (unattended fueling 24/7) Hospital Express – Closed Landing Express – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station – Closed Food Papa Johns – 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s DT, 10:30…

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Airmen compete in Wing Challenge Golf tournament

Posted  October 7, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo Congratulations to Major Pete and Tech Sgt. Harrison on winning the Wing Challenge Golf Tournament at Sunrise Vista Golf Course Sept. 16. They represented the 432nd Wing with distinction firing a 6 under par 66 beating Anthony Frederick and Michael Pedersen of the 99th Wing in a playoff. The Wing Challenge…

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Absentee voter tips for military members

Posted  September 28, 2016

DOD photograph Members of the Army’s Golden Knights parachute team pass on the Federal Voting Assistance Program’s message for U.S. military and overseas citizens to submit their absentee ballots in time for the upcoming general election. With less than two months until the general election on Nov. 8, absentee voters are beginning to receive their…

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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted  September 23, 2016

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

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