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757th AMXS Airmen keep A-10s flying

Posted November 27, 2013 by

The 757th AMXS accomplishes intermediate-level maintenance on aircraft and support equipment components, maintains avionics, laser guided weapons systems, pneudraulics, fuel systems, engines, measurement and diagnostic equipment, electro-environmental and egress systems.

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HAWC offers tobacco cessation classes

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Health and Wellness Center located in the Warrior Fitness Center is offering tobacco cessation classes to help Airmen and their families quit smoking. As outlined in AFI 40-102, Tobacco Use in the Air Force, the goal is to be a tobacco-free Air Force. According to the AFI, tobacco use is…

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Crosswinds beefs up for Red Flag 14-2

Posted March 7, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Senior Airman Cody Christensen, 99th Force Support Squadron food service worker, prepares food for serving at the Crosswinds Dining Facility March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The dining facility is increasing its food production to accommodate for the influx of troops participating in…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler
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Defenders offer year-round bike patrol

Posted April 25, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Staff Sgt. Jordan Young, 99th Security Forces Squadron training instructor (front), and Senior Airman Audrey Lorenson, 99th SFS patrolman, patrol on their bicycles throughout base housing April 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th SFS is patrolling the neighborhoods of base housing on…

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‘Only you can prevent forest fires:’ Southern Nevada under fire restrictions

Posted May 30, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Monique R. Wright

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler The summer season is the time to unwind, but not a time to get complacent with fire safety. Fire restrictions were implemented in Southern Nevada on May 16. For more info on fire restrictions go to, http://www.nps.gov/lake/parknews/fire-2014.htm or http://forestry.nv.gov/fire-program/current-fire-restrictions/. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev….

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Meeting veteran helped me feel connection with grandfather

Posted July 11, 2014 by Senior Airman Sarah Hall-Kirchner

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sarah Hall-Kirchner Dale VanBlair, World War II veteran, addresses the crowd that honored him for his 93rd birthday in Belleville, Ill., June 17. VanBlair thanked everyone for coming to his birthday party and told them that it felt amazing to be appreciated. SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Twenty-five B-24…

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Nellis’ newest mayor discusses hopes, goals

Posted August 15, 2014 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, shares a story with a member of the 99th Contracting Squadron during his unit immersion at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 12. Boutwell, who is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours, once served…

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763rd changes to 823rd Maintenance Squadron

Posted April 13, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 763rd Maintenance Squadron has transitioned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron, effective Apr.10, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The name change signifies the squadron’s alignment with its sister-squadrons to become a more cohesive unit. The 763rd was…

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Air Force safety officials launch Critical Days of Summer website

Posted June 1, 2012 by By Brian Raphael

May 25th marked the first day of the Critical Days of Summer safety campaign. The summer is a welcome time of year marked by warmer weather and increased participation in outdoor activities.

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Nellis, Creech, NTTR, Retiree Appreciation Day on the horizon

Posted July 13, 2012 by Compiled by Master Sgt. Jeramie Brown

Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and the Nevada Test and Training Range, have announced the date for their annual Retiree Appreciation...

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