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2015 Year in Review

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform their demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2, 2015. The Thunderbirds perform their show multiple times a year at various locations across the United States….

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99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

Posted December 18, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colby Hardin
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Finding strength through my Air Force family

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury

I joined the military to provide for my family, but I never would have expected the challenges my family would face and how we would evolve. When I enlisted in the Air Force I joined another family without intending to do so. This family has been with me ever since, especially during my family’s darkest tragedy.

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Salutes & Awards

ALS honors Class 16-A graduates

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman Leadership School staff

Ninety-four Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here as part of Class 16-A, Dec. 10.

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Forecasting missions keeps RPAs in the sky

Posted December 18, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

The 432nd Weather Flight is the largest of its kind in Air Combat Command with 51 personnel who support remotely piloted aircraft operations globally.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
Events

Bringing holiday cheer to Creech children

Posted December 18, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Team Creech hosted the third annual children’s holiday party for military families here Dec. 12. The event included activities to bring Creech families together, improve morale and camaraderie, and provide opportunities for children to meet Santa.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Childhood adversity tests Airman’s resilience

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The alarm rings. Yelling is heard from the nearby hallway. As footsteps get closer, Vickie Tippitt knows she is in a world of trouble.

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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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Maintaining Air Force traditions while serving others: Protocol showcases RPA mission

Posted December 11, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Every day across military installations around the world, the dedication to duty is a solemn part of life. The time-honored traditions extend to fallen service members and distinguished visitors, and the flag separates those in the profession of arms from all others.

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