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Air Force

RPA pilots set to receive $35,000 annual bonus

Posted August 12, 2016 by TSgt. Bryan Franks

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced an increase to the service’s remotely piloted aircraft pilot bonus Aug. 10 in a multi-pronged approach to increase RPA manning and incentivize RPA pilots within a community that has operated at surge capacity for more than 10 years.

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Air Force sets weight restrictions for F-35 pilots

Posted October 23, 2015 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force leaders recently made a decision to restrict pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A Lightning II due to safety concerns about the ejection seat in a portion of the flight envelope.

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Salutes & Awards

Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.

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99th CES Fire Protection Flight takes home prestigious awards

Posted March 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight was awarded four Air Force-Level Awards on Feb. 24 at Nellis AFB, for their accomplishments during 2015.

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Salutes & Awards

Nellis OSI wins Air Force OSI detachment of year

Posted May 6, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

When watching an episode of ‘Cops,’ one usually sees drug rings getting busted, people getting caught stealing a vehicle or response to a sexual assault call. With these crimes being showcased in cities around the United States, these crimes also happen on military installations.

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since its inception in 1975, Red Flag has served as the pinnacle of air-to-air combat training for the U.S. Air Force and its allies.

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NAFB Exchange holds grand opening ceremony

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The newly renovated Nellis AFB Exchange shopping center held its grand opening here Nov. 10. The 221,800 square-foot shopping center experienced its first remodel in 13 years. It features updates to the main store as well as the food court and concessions.

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Nellis goes full throttle for Red Flag 16-1

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Combat air forces squadrons from across the world joined Tyndall Air Force Base’s Checkertails at Nellis AFB, Nevada, this week for the joint-training, full-spectrum, readiness exercise, Red Flag 16-1. The 325th Fighter Wing takes point as it leads Red Flag for the first time from Jan. 25 to Feb….

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USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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