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Salutes & Awards

99th SFS honors fallen wingmen during National Police Week

Posted May 22, 2015 by Senior Airman Monet Villacorte

Every year during the week of May 15, local law enforcement agencies and military police around the United States come together to remember the lives of members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Air Force

Dispelling remotely piloted aircraft myths

Posted May 22, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Public interest in remotely piloted aircraft continues to grow thanks to increasing non-military uses and portrayal in popular culture. For the Air Force, remotely piloted aircraft are and will continue to be a vital mission set delivering vital airpower to combatant commanders throughout the world.

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Air Force

Yokota aircrew recounts Nepal earthquake

Posted May 22, 2015 by Maj. Gregory Kantz

We were tasked with taking an 11-man special forces team from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a training exercise. After being cleared by air traffic control, we landed uneventfully.

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Local

IEDs, UXOs no problem for EOD

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Whenever an unexploded ordnance is found on base, a perimeter is set and a safety checklist is initiated. At the top of the list is to call the explosive ordnance disposal team to assess the situation and take care of the job.

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Local

Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.

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Veterans

Disabled veterans discover ‘Hope’ through golf program

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Losing a part of yourself, literally or figuratively, can be hard to imagine. Being confined to a wheelchair, not being able to get around without the use of a walker, or struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder are harsh realities many disabled veterans face every day.

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Air Force

U.S. forces support Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Posted May 15, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez

In support of Operation Sahayogi Haat, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines are ensuring humanitarian assistance and disaster relief supplies and personnel are moving smoothly in and out of Nepal at an intermediate staging base at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand.

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Health & Safety

Cardiopulmonary clinic provides best patient care

Posted May 15, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

When a member in the Nellis AFB community has any heart or lung related issues such as asthma, heart or lung diseases, the cardiopulmonary clinic here steps in to identify and serve patients with the best patient care.

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Local

CDC provides ‘affordable, available, high-quality care’

Posted May 15, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Men and women throughout the U.S. Air Force have enough on their plates without having to worry about finding adequate child care for their young ones.

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Local

Bringing Heat: 6th CTS simulation facility keeps JTACs sharp

Posted May 8, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The proliferation of close air support applications in modern conflict has kept Air Force joint terminal attack controllers rather busy in recent years.

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