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Salutes & Awards

A run to remember: Creech Airmen honor fallen warriors

Posted February 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Nadine

Physical fitness is a major focal point for Airmen readiness across the Air Force and running is a key element. At Creech, Airmen have decided to do more than just run for fitness, they run for a purpose.

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Dirt Boys lay foundation for new roundabout

Posted February 8, 2013 by

A new flood wash gully broke ground recently at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new gully was installed during the construction of a new roundabout which will be finished June 1.

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Veterans

Down but not out: wounded warriors visit Creech

Posted February 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Nadine

Wounded warriors from across the country toured Creech Air Force Base as part of the Swett Warrior event Jan. 28. Creech Airmen welcomed almost 100 wounded warriors from past conflicts, including one Medal of Honor recipient.

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Air Force

480th Fighter Squadron tackles both Red, Green Flags

Posted February 1, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Lt. Col. Marshall Chalverus, 480th Fighter Squadron pilot from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, climbs into the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Red Flag 13-2 Jan. 22, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. This is the first time the 480th FS has been taking…

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Commentary

Three ways to combat sexual assault

Posted February 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Krystal Tomlin

(AFNS) — While moderating the U.S. Air Force Facebook page recently, I came across a question I found personally difficult to answer. The question was asked by a concerned parent preparing to send a daughter to basic training in light of a widespread sexual assault investigation. She asked, “Will my daughter be safe?” It’s difficult…

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Air Force

59th TES gets new data lab

Posted February 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte Members of the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron pose for a photo outside the old data lab Jan. 25, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new data lab is scheduled to open Feb. 8 to accommodate the F-35 aircraft slated to arrive at…

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AF to open remaining combat positions to women

Posted February 1, 2013 by

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey announced today the rescission the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule for women and that the Department of Defense plans to remove gender-based barriers to service. “Women have shown great courage and sacrifice on…

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Salutes & Awards

Langford assumes command of NTTR

Posted February 1, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, passes the Nevada Test and Training Range flag to Col. Stephen Langford, NTTR commander, during the NTTR assumption of command ceremony, Jan. 28, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The NTTR, formerly the 98th Range…

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Health & Safety

Ask the doc

Posted February 1, 2013 by 99th Medical Group

Q. I heard that my TRICARE benefits will no longer be available when the TriWest contract ends in April 2013! How can this be? A. I’m afraid you were misinformed. Your TRICARE benefits don’t end when health care delivery changes from TriWest to UnitedHealthcare Military& Veterans around April 1, 2012. Though there may be changes…

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Nellis, Creech AFB’s Tax Centers now open

Posted February 1, 2013 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force illustration by Senior Airman Brett Clashman The Nellis Tax Center opens Jan. 28, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The center provides free tax advice, tax preparation and tax assistance, to include electronic filing, to active duty, retirees and military family members possessing a valid United States Uniformed Services Identification Card….

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