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

Planes by day, cars by night: Airman’s passion brings balance

Posted November 13, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

During the day he sits in a cushy, thick seat in a ground control station flying yet another eight-hour sortie in a remotely piloted aircraft, the MQ-9 Reaper. By night he sits in a thin, lightweight racing seat harnessed into a raw, stripped out track monster.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline
Health & Safety

24-hour access coming to WFC

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

For some individuals, squeezing physical training time in to a normal day is convenient, whether it happens in the morning before work or in the evening after the duty day.

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Lockheed Martin photo by Chad Bellay
Air Force

F-35A successfully fires first airborne shots

Posted November 6, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

For the first time, an F-35A Lightning II successfully fired the four-barrel 25 mm GAU-22/A Gatling gun while in flight Oct. 30.

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