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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua
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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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99th CES Fire Protection Flight takes home prestigious awards

Posted March 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight was awarded four Air Force-Level Awards on Feb. 24 at Nellis AFB, for their accomplishments during 2015.

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Creech Ceremonial Team, providing honor to a unique base

Posted March 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Honor, dignity, service. These words describe members of the base honor guard which supports most Air Force installations; most, but not all.  Bases such as, Creech AFB, do not have the luxury of a full honor guard due to distance, location and manning.

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Hill’s F-35s drop first weapons

Posted March 4, 2016 by Nathan Simmons

Airmen from the 388th and 419th fighter wings dropped laser-guided bombs at the Utah Test and Training Range the week of Feb. 25, marking the first time an F-35 Lightning II combat unit has deployed weapons from the F-35A.

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Cody testifies to the readiness, resilience of Airmen, families

Posted March 4, 2016 by By Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody testified on the quality of life in the military before the House Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs on Capitol Hill Feb. 26.

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99th FSS leads implementation of new evaluation, promotion system

Posted February 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Air Force is on the second of its three-year rollout of the most substantial changes in evaluation and promotion since 1970. The new evaluation and promotion system makes job performance the driving factor in promotions.

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A&FRC kicks off 10th annual Military Saves Campaign

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Base leadership joined the dedicated staff of the Nellis Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center Thursday in signing a proclamation declaring the start of the tenth annual Military Saves Campaign.

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Structural maintainers provide backbone of RPAs

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

When people have a blemish, they see a dermatologist. When they have a physiological problem, they see an orthopedist. For the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, aircraft structural maintainers fill both the aesthetic and structural maintenance roles to keep remotely piloted aircraft in check.

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Disbrow confirmed as under-secretary of the Air Force

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Hailey Haux

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Lisa S. Disbrow as the new under-secretary of the Air Force to ensure efficient and effective management of Air Force resources.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
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NAFB powered by sun: Installation unveils DOD’s largest solar array

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The U.S. Air Force unveiled the Nellis Solar Array II during a dedication ceremony here Feb. 16, which combined with Solar Array I makes the installation’s photovoltaic field the largest in the Department of Defense.

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