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Retired NCO enjoys life as small business owner

Posted July 24, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

On a hot summer afternoon, Alfredo Sibucao Jr. is rearranging a hat display in his Las Vegas-based retail store. He moves on to the jewelry case by the register and the mini-skateboards in the front window before officially opening for the day.

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First week of RF 15-3 wraps up

Posted July 17, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, flies during a Red Flag 15-3 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 13. The 366th Fighter Wing, assigned to Mountain Home AFB, is the lead wing of Red Flag 15-3, which…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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F-35A plays role for first time in USAFWS Integration Phase

Posted July 17, 2015 by Maj. Tyson K. Wetzel

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The second F-35 Lightning II assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 18. The integration of the F-35 into the syllabus will better prepare Weapons School students for future conflicts, as well as increase the effectiveness of…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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Mental health: ‘To go or not to go’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Capt. David, 432nd Wing remotely piloted aircraft pilot, seeks out the chaplain for guidance where he learned about the other services of the human performance team. The HPT is unique to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and is comprised of the chaplain corps, operational psychologist,…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Avoid being swarmed, call pest management

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Senior Airman Stephen Kaham, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron pest management journeyman, sprays insecticide inside the pest management building on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 29. Insecticide is used to exterminate and prevent ant and roach infestation around the base. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev….

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Nellis air terminal provides Red Flag 15-3 support

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron load an HH-60G Pave Hawk onto a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline near the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 14. Air terminal Airmen usually load and unload cargo from…

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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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GPS: Twenty years of positioning, navigation, timing

Posted July 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis On July 17, 1995, the U.S. Air Force announced the Global Positioning System had reached full operational capability. GPS began as a military technology proving it’s capabilities in 1990 and 1991 during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and were relied on heavily by…

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ALS honors Class 15-E graduates

Posted July 10, 2015 by Staff Reports Airman Leadership School

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — One hundred ten Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here July 2 as part of Class 15-E. Eleven members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Hannah C. Wendlandt, a member of the 57th Operations Support Squadron, received the…

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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd
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Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

Posted July 10, 2015 by Micah Garbarino

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II takes off at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 18. The aircraft underwent a functional check flight following modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex. HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II…

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