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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Nellis air terminal provides Red Flag 15-3 support

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron load an HH-60G Pave Hawk onto a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline near the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 14. Air terminal Airmen usually load and unload cargo from…

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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GPS: Twenty years of positioning, navigation, timing

Posted July 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis On July 17, 1995, the U.S. Air Force announced the Global Positioning System had reached full operational capability. GPS began as a military technology proving it’s capabilities in 1990 and 1991 during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and were relied on heavily by…

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ALS honors Class 15-E graduates

Posted July 10, 2015 by Staff Reports Airman Leadership School

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — One hundred ten Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here July 2 as part of Class 15-E. Eleven members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Hannah C. Wendlandt, a member of the 57th Operations Support Squadron, received the…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia
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WSO makes history at USAF Weapons School

Posted July 10, 2015 by Susan Garcia

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Capt. Kari Armstrong, 389th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle weapon systems officer, received more than a diploma from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 27. Armstrong also became the first female F-15E weapons systems officer and the second female student in…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd
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Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

Posted July 10, 2015 by Micah Garbarino

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II takes off at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 18. The aircraft underwent a functional check flight following modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex. HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
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Man’s best friend keeps Nellis safe

Posted July 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Moving rapidly from building to building, a valuable Air Force asset closes in on an adversary’s location.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
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Weapons School honors newest graduates

Posted July 2, 2015 by

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School is pleased to announce the graduates from USAFWS Class 15-A

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay
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Hunters save lives through RPA Human Performance Team

Posted July 2, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As the persistent demand for remotely piloted aircraft support increases, the burden on the Airmen who fly, maintain, and support these operations also increases, often times leaving some questioning their ability to continue in this rewarding but highly stressful job.

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Employment Assistance Program aids military members’ transition

Posted July 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

When a military member separates or retires from service, a reality check might kick in when they begin looking for new employment. Many don’t have a plan when they leave the military, but the Nellis AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center’s Employment Assistance Program can help ease the transition.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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34th WPS celebrates 20th anniversary

Posted July 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

A small room slowly fills with people trickling in and big, boisterous laughs permeate the air. Officers and Airmen in flight suits and civilians who used to don the uniform are standing in groups and eating food as old friends greet each other and new acquaintances are made.

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