Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Salutes & Awards

Everybody loves Ramos

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

What is it to be a hero? When hearing this word one probably automatically associates it with ‘super’ in front of it or pictures a caped crusader. One tends to lose sight that there are real-life heroes performing brave acts every day, but what defines what it really means to be a hero?

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Olivia Dominique
Commentary

Stunned by gun: Airman shocks away fear

Posted April 8, 2016 by By Airman Daniel Snider

“Taser, Taser, Taser,” is all I heard moments before suffering the worst pain I’ve ever put my body through. Instantly, 50,000 volts of electricity surged from one prong touching my shoulder, through my torso, and to the other prong placed at the back of my hip.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

555th RHS pivotal in new firehouse construction

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Located in the desert of Area 2 on the northeast side of Nellis AFB, the 555th RED HORSE Squadron is a small reserve unit that works with the 820th RHS to accomplish a much larger mission whether it’s on the installation or during a worldwide deployment.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Local

HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Lawson
Air Force

AF Hangar acceptance testing checklist paves way for new standards

Posted April 1, 2016 by Susan Lawson

Fire protection engineers convened recently for the final acceptance test of an aircraft hangar foam fire suppression system at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer
Commentary

Pregnancy in military

Posted April 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Tammie Ramsouer

Honestly, being pregnant can be a blessing for those who don’t experience the many symptoms of morning sickness, back aches and swollen ankles, but for others like me, it can be a nightmare.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell
Local

RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tannenbaum
Health & Safety

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to reduce the stigma that is often coupled with alcoholism.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
Local

USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
Local

Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

Full Story »