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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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Bringing clarity: tapping breaks

Posted  September 23, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — I grew up on the plains of northcentral Ohio where winters can be harsh. So I thought I knew a lot about driving in harsh conditions. But most of the roads around my town were flat as a pancake with sometimes not a single curve for miles. I had…

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Achieving “excellence” through continuous process improvement

Posted  September 23, 2016

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The third core value of the Air Force is “Excellence in All We Do.” According to Air Force Instruction 1-1, the “Little Blue Book,” Excellence in All We Do, directs us to develop a sustained passion for continuous process improvement and innovation that will propel the Air Force into a long-term,…

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First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

Posted  September 23, 2016

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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Nellis hosts POW/MIA ceremony

Posted  September 23, 2016

The Prisoner of War/Missing in Action ceremony was held on Sept. 16 at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB.

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Posted  September 23, 2016

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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