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U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio
Local

Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Alexandria Slade

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.

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Air Force

JSTARS Recap program takes next step with RFP release

Posted December 30, 2016 by Patty Welsh

The Air Force is well on its way to replacing a critical airborne battle management command and control weapon system with the Dec. 28, 2016, release of the development request for proposal, or RFP, for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, or JSTARS Recapitalization program.

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Army photograph by Sgt. Timothy R. Koster
Health & Safety

The science behind why you should stop chugging so many energy drinks

Posted December 30, 2016 by Yolanda R. Arrington

We've all seen them before: the cans, small shots and uniquely packaged drinks that promise to give you an energy boost during the most important parts of your day.

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Air Force

The evolution of the combat RPA

Posted December 16, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In the 1980s, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency added modern day technology to the decades old idea of using remotely piloted aircraft for reconnaissance purposes. Little did DARPA or the Air Force know how impactful this development would be.

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USAFWS hosts joint integrated hostage rescue

Posted December 16, 2016 by Maj. Rich Harr

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 14th Weapons Squadron hosted 17 diverse units and other government agencies during a hostage rescue exercise, as part of the Weapons School Integration phase Dec. 2, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
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Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

757th AMXS OIC challenges the status quo

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Everyday, Palm Springs, California native Madison Gilbert is a woman of faith. A true believer in the importance of Comprehensive Airman Fitness — the Spiritual, Mental, Social and Physical pillars — her first line of business to start the day is to imagine what the day will entail as she privately prays for her unit.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

Long awaited Purple Heart

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Julius Farrar’s words begin to fill the auditorium and a hush engulfs the crowd that looks upon him as they listen with reverence. Respect is apparent just by gazing around at the Airmen who now hang on Farrar’s every sentence.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Health & Safety

99th MDSS Pharmacy streamlines inpatient medication processes

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The pharmacy at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center recently innovated their inpatient medication process by implementing barcode technology to multiple medication dispensing machines throughout the medical center and streamlining and safeguarding the way nurses receive and dispense medications for patients here.

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