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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Staff Sgt. Mike Radcliff, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, prepare to refuel an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at…

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Creech heats up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Nellis-Creech Fire Emergency Services Flight’s Fire Station 6 personnel applaud the speaker during the Fire Station 6 ribbon cutting ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 4. The new facility will keep the unit’s mission in line with Department of Defense emergency time and…

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Ground broken for new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. The new array will add to the power supply already being produced by the previous array located on the…

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Veterans

Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisneros awoke from his coma 30 days after the accident, but suffered a traumatic brain injury that would eventually lead…

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RPA maintainers win Load Crew of Year

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Members of the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit celebrate after being announced the winners of the 2014 432nd Maintenance Group Load Crew of the Year competition during the 432nd MXG Maintenance Professional of the Year ceremony March 20 in Las Vegas. Reaper…


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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

Posted  March 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Staff Sgt. Mike Radcliff, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribution operator, prepare to refuel an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron on the flightline at…

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Creech heats up

Posted  March 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Nellis-Creech Fire Emergency Services Flight’s Fire Station 6 personnel applaud the speaker during the Fire Station 6 ribbon cutting ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 4. The new facility will keep the unit’s mission in line with Department of Defense emergency time and…

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Aviation pioneer in Las Vegas

Posted  March 27, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — During World War II, aviation opportunities literally exploded as the military trained hundreds of thousands of individuals to fly, opening the door to many who might never have had the chance before. Among this group were women pilots, many of whom trained and flew as civil service pilots with…

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Rosie the Riveter and me

Posted  March 27, 2015

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — As we recognize Women’s History Month this March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is especially relevant. During World War II, many women opted to…

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Ground broken for new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  March 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. The new array will add to the power supply already being produced by the previous array located on the…

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Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros
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Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Posted  March 27, 2015

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisneros awoke from his coma 30 days after the accident, but suffered a traumatic brain injury that would eventually lead…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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RPA maintainers win Load Crew of Year

Posted  March 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Members of the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit celebrate after being announced the winners of the 2014 432nd Maintenance Group Load Crew of the Year competition during the 432nd MXG Maintenance Professional of the Year ceremony March 20 in Las Vegas. Reaper…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed
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Safety pursues diligence to preserve a safer future

Posted  March 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Master Sgt. William Camp, 57th Wing safety NCO in charge, holds a hydraulic pump gathered from the remains of an F-15C Eagle in the crash yard on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 23. Flight safety Airmen are trained to be able to piece together and…

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Safety pursues diligence to preserve a safer future

Posted  March 27, 2015

“We want to find a way to prevent mishaps from happening in the future and ensure our Airmen’s safety,” said Master Sgt. William Camp, 57th Wing flight safety NCO in charge.

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14th TS displays cyberattack defenses

Posted  March 27, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight, and win in the air, space and cyberspace. For the sixth year in a row, the Air Force Reserve’s 14th Test Squadron — a fully integrated operational testing partner within the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here…

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