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Air Force promotes literacy among school age children

Posted February 7, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Reading a book is a reward in and of itself, but that does not always persuade children to read. To help promote literacy, the Air Force Personnel Center is sponsoring an incentive reading program until March 7. The One Page at a Time program is open to youth ages five through…

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B-2 spirit conquers night ops

Posted February 7, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

A B-2 Spirit from the 13th Bomb Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., banks over the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag 14-1 night training mission Jan. 29. The B-2 is a multi-role bomber capable of delivering both conventional and nuclear munitions. The 13 BS is participating in Red Flag…

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SFS defeats IS in intramural basketball

Posted February 7, 2014 by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

The East and West made up of 10 teams each. The top 10 teams with the best record will play in the playoffs. The 99th SFS defeated the 547th IS 60-49.

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DOD focuses on healthy, active lifestyle for children

Posted February 7, 2014 by Terri Moon Cronk

With the national rate of childhood obesity increasing, the Defense Department wants to ensure children in military families lead healthy and active lifestyles, the Defense Department’s director of the office of family policy and children and youth said.

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Remotely piloted aircraft flies first long-duration test using repurposed satellite

Posted February 7, 2014 by Russ Mayes

Using a repurposed commercial satellite, Air Force crews flew MQ-1 Predators and MQ-9 Reapers from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., during multiple missions in November and December.

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Maintainers keep Red Flag flying

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Flying units from around the Department of Defense deploy to Nellis AFB to participate in Red Flag exercises that are typically held three times a year and organized by the 414th Combat Training Squadron.

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Red Flag returns to skies over Nevada

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard A Royal Australian Air Force 77th Squadron F/A-18 Hornet prepares to land Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The RAAF is at Nellis to participate in Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 27 to Feb. 14. Red Flag 14-1 is an air-to-air combat training exercise…

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HAWC offers tobacco cessation classes

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Health and Wellness Center located in the Warrior Fitness Center is offering tobacco cessation classes to help Airmen and their families quit smoking. As outlined in AFI 40-102, Tobacco Use in the Air Force, the goal is to be a tobacco-free Air Force. According to the AFI, tobacco use is…

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Nevada sets law to curb human trafficking

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Gwendolyn Pascoe, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Southern Nevada Human Trafficking Task Force director, gives a human trafficking brief to the 99th Communications Squadron during their commander’s call at the Desert Oasis Jan. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department…

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The Rock’s K9s receive new sun shade

Posted January 31, 2014 by Senior Airman Desiree Moye

The 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog section opened a new sun shade training pavilion recently, ensuring a safer training environment for their canine partners.

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