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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
Local

Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents

Posted December 4, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash
Air Force

Gen. Welsh discusses airpower future at Atlantic Council

Posted December 4, 2015 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III spoke on the future of American airpower during a Dec. 1 event at the Atlantic Council here.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Goodfriend
Technology

Arnold test teams prep F-35 for first external weapons release

Posted December 4, 2015 by Deidre Ortiz Arnold

Testing in the aerodynamic wind tunnels at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex helped prepare the Navy variant of the F-35 Lightning II for its first external weapons release, officials said.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
Events

Tribal heritage meeting celebrates Navajo Code Talkers

Posted November 25, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Members of the traditional Native American community joined senior leadership in gathering here Nov. 19 to reflect on their past, address concerns for their future, and recognize the efforts of one of their most outstanding surviving members — a veteran of World War II and a national treasure.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
Sports

NAFB cyclist participates in Military World Games

Posted November 25, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Several thousand miles away from her usual terrain, Shannon Gaffney found herself racing against some of the world’s top athletes in a 45-mile road race and timed trial though Mungyeong, South Korea as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline
Events

Crosswinds DFAC, prepares for Thanksgiving meal

Posted November 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

For Airmen residing in the dorms who don’t have the opportunity to spend time with their families, the holidays can be a lonely time.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
Events

Annual Airman Cookie Drive preparation begins

Posted November 20, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, the Nevada Test and Training Range, as well as the local community are working diligently to prepare for the annual Airman Cookie Drive.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey
Air Force

Eglin crew chiefs advance with F-35

Posted November 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Andrea Posey

As the Air Force continues to develop its newest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II, the 33rd Fighter Wing ensures the Airmen tasked with taking care of it receive the training they need to advance with it.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
Local

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ridge Shan
Local

First Italian F-35 mission highlights partnerships

Posted November 13, 2015 by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Two Italian pilots completed their initial F-35 Lightning II training flights here Nov. 5, marking the first F-35 flights under control of Italian pilots.

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