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Health & Safety

Robotic system advances minimally invasive surgery

Posted April 12, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

The 99th Surgical Operations Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., performed their first robotic general surgery using the da Vinci Surgery System, April 3, at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center.

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99th MDG participates in Mercy Air Life Flight exercise

Posted April 12, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center conducted a Mercy Air Life Flight exercise in March, at the medical center’s helipad on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Air Force

Airmen chart new path for female-specific flight equipment

Posted April 1, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

The Air Force is working to redesign the gear used by female pilots across the force after facing challenges with current flight equipment. “We have women performing in every combat mission, and we owe it to them to have gear that fits, is suited for a woman’s frame and [one] can be in for hours on end,” said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein at a Defense Writers Group breakfast March 2018 in Washington, D.C.

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Pilot experiences Red Flag for first time

Posted March 29, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie Capt. Kyle Benham, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot, stands in front of an F-35A at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18, 2019. Benham participated in his first Red Flag at Nellis to improve combat readiness as a pilot with a multitude…

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726th ACS gives Red Flag eyes over the NTTR

Posted March 29, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The 726th Air Control Squadron are providing comprehensive radar coverage on the Nevada Test and Training Range for all the pilots flying in Red Flag 19-2 this month. A team of Airmen from multiple career fields has come together at a mobile simulated forward operation base to watch over hundreds on nautical miles of the NTTR.

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Colombian Air Force supports U.S. Navy Growlers

Posted March 29, 2019 by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz

The Colombian Air Force is supporting the U.S. Navy during the U.S. Air Force-led air-to-air combat exercise Red Flag 19-2 March 11-22, 2019.

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Air Force

2019 USAF Test Pilot School applications due May 29

Posted March 25, 2019 by Kat Bailey

Application packages for the 2019 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School selection board are due by May 29. The board is set to convene at the Air Force’s Personnel Center July 29 through Aug. 2, and will consider Total Force officer and current Air Force civilian applicants to attend training as early as July 2020.

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461st FLTS lands two more F-35s for test

Posted March 18, 2019 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 461st Flight Test Squadron and F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received two additional F-35As to support continued developmental testing March 7.

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64th AGRS prepare for Red Flag 19-2

Posted March 15, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

The 64th Aggressor Squadron at Nellis is a team of Airmen whose primary mission is to fly against the combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews preparing them for tomorrow’s engagements.

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Health & Safety

Nellis plastic surgery – more than just cosmetic

Posted March 15, 2019 by Shireen Bedi

The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., offers a wide range of services to maintain Airman readiness and care to their families. What many may not know, is the importance of their plastic surgery practice.

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