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Yokota aircrew recounts Nepal earthquake

Posted May 22, 2015 by Maj. Gregory Kantz

We were tasked with taking an 11-man special forces team from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a training exercise. After being cleared by air traffic control, we landed uneventfully.

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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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RPAs prove vital in fight against ISIL

Posted August 21, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo An MQ-9 Reaper performs touch-and-go flight patterns June 13, 2014, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE,…

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RED HORSE airborne engineers pave the way

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Troy Hollis, 820th RED HORSE Squadron airborne flight, checks equipment for Staff Sgt. Nick Urban, 820th RED HORSE Squadron airborne flight, prior to a static-line jump mission April 25...

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Salutes & Awards

Nellis medical center graduates first resident class

Posted June 29, 2012 by By First Lt. Ken Lustig

The 99th Medical Group Family Medicine Residency Program is graduating its first class today. The FMR graduation ceremony marks the end of the residents’ three-years of post-doctoral, supervised practice...

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Personal protective equipment can save lives

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Senior Airman Scott Miller

Motorcycle personal protective equipment is a mandatory requirement for all military members both on and off-duty....

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Airmen conduct out of cycle FOD walk due to construction

Posted September 21, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

A FOD walk is a necessary step to ensure pilot and aircraft safety by removing bits of debris from areas where it may do damage to airframes.

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Post Nellis Open House Mass FOD Walk

Posted November 2, 2012 by Master Sgt. Boyd Ellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Airman assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., walk down the runway looking for trash during a Foreign Object Debris walk. A post Nellis Open House FOD walk is schedule for Nov. 13 to ensure the flightline is cleared of miscellaneous debris which may have…

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The little things mean a lot to safe motorcycle riding

Posted November 30, 2012 by Niguel Williams

Little things mean a lot. It’s a phrase we have all grown up with, and probably, take for granted. Motorcyclists can’t afford, from a safety standpoint, to take anything for granted.

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Service members urged to take action against the flu

Posted January 25, 2013 by Air Force News Service

Although flu season typically peaks in February, the influenza-related death toll continues to climb as the nation is impacted by an increase in influenza illnesses....

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