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LeaveWeb updates from 3.5 to 4.0

Posted March 15, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

Nellis Air Force Base’s new LeaveWeb system is now available for Airmen to use. The change was made from the 3.5 to the 4.0 version which has significantly changed its user friendliness Feb. 25.

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Australians hone command, control battle management skills at Red Flag 13-3

Posted March 15, 2013 by Lawrence Crespo

Officers and Airmen from the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Squadron Airborne Early Warning and Control, from Base Williamtown located on the southeastern coastal city of Newcastle in New South Wales Australia traveled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 13-3.

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Air Force aims to curtail electronic cigarette use

Posted March 15, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Every time an individual inhales smoke from a cigarette, they’re actually ingesting more than 4,000 chemicals. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, some of these chemicals, if taken alone in high enough quantities, have the potential to kill.

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Sequestration measures cancel Thunderbirds’ appearances past April 1

Posted March 8, 2013 by Maj. Darrick. B. Lee

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez Thunderbirds perform the Line Abreast Loop during the Commander of Air Combat Command Acceptance Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. on March 4. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In response to sequestration actions, the Air Force and Air Combat Command officials have…

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Remembering Brig. Gen. William T. Meredith, father of REDHORSE

Posted March 8, 2013 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Official biography photo Brig. Gen. William Thomas “Tom” Meredith NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. William Thomas “Tom” Meredith, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the age of 93 following a brief illness. Brig. Gen. Meredith was born Oct. 15, 1919, in Halifax, Va. He attended William and Mary College…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
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RED HORSE takes part in JOAX 2013

Posted March 8, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st 321st Airborne Artillery Regiment from Fort Bragg, N.C., jump out of a C-17 Globemaster from Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., over Sicily Air Field during a 1,700 parachute Joint Operational Access Exercise Feb. 25 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Soldiers participating…

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Distracted driving: texting can be deadly

Posted March 8, 2013 by Senior Airman Scott Miller

Distracted driving has become a major safety issue for drivers nationwide. According to distraction.gov, a U.S. government website promoting safe driving, more than 3,000 people were killed in distraction-related crashes on U.S. roadways during 2012.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte
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One fish two fish, red fish blue fish: Airmen participate in Nevada Reading Week

Posted March 8, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

Excited and anxious children sit at their desks in anticipation as their guest reader, wearing the familiar green tiger-striped camouflage uniform, walks to the front of the classroom and takes a seat.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte
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Service members get adopted by Las Vegas community

Posted March 8, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

With the sacrifices service members have to make, whether being deployed or learning the lay of the land of a new duty station, it is always helpful to have someone there to help with challenges they may face.

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Red Flag continues: ‘Tigers’ push training to max

Posted March 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston

The second week of Red Flag 13-3 began March 5 here. As the exercise moves forward, the 79th Fighter Squadron ‘Tigers’ continue to fly several missions in order to gain as much training as possible.

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