Posts Tagged ‘featured’
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
0
comments
Health & Safety

Fitness trainer inspires with infectious personality

Posted March 20, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

When working out with Nikki Harris, Warrior Fitness Center fitness trainer, one can’t help but be drawn into the infectious atmosphere that surrounds her.

Full Story »

Golf2
0
comments
Veterans

Disabled veterans discover ‘Hope’ through golf program

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Losing a part of yourself, literally or figuratively, can be hard to imagine. Being confined to a wheelchair, not being able to get around without the use of a walker, or struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder are harsh realities many disabled veterans face every day.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
0
comments
U.S.

GPS: Twenty years of positioning, navigation, timing

Posted July 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis On July 17, 1995, the U.S. Air Force announced the Global Positioning System had reached full operational capability. GPS began as a military technology proving it’s capabilities in 1990 and 1991 during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and were relied on heavily by…

Full Story »

Courtesy photograph
0
comments
Local

Overcoming all odds: Airman defeats toughest adversary yet

Posted August 14, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

He awoke on a frigid Washington, D.C., morning completely blind and was rushed through the cold snow-laden streets in a furious sprint to the hospital.

Full Story »

Traffic-detours-on-Nellis
0
comments
Local

New roundabout coming to Nellis

Posted March 31, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – The intersection of Ellsworth and Fitzgerald on Nellis AFB is scheduled to be closed March 31 – May 31 to construct a traffic roundabout. Roundabouts are used extensively in Europe and are increasingly being used in the United States to alleviate traffic congestion, reduce fuel consumption, air pollution and…

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Sanders
0
comments
Health & Safety

New fitness center uses energy efficiently

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

The new Nellis Air Force Base Fitness Center is leading the way in planned energy efficiency. The $25M fitness center was funded by an Enhanced Use Lease with the city of North Las Vegas and is designed...

Full Story »

Courtesy photo
0
comments
Air Force

2013 CDCs available online in September

Posted July 6, 2012 by Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs

(AFNS) — The Airman Advancement Division’s online library, e-WAPS Online Reference Library Database, or e-WORLD, will soon have 2013 promotion cycle study reference material available.

Full Story »

featured_CivilianTransition
0
comments
Air Force

Revamped program eases Airmen’s transition to civilian life

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Air Force Public Affairs

A redesigned program will help ease every Airman’s transition to civilian life and help them better apply their military experience...

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
0
comments
Local

Nellis helps Make-A-Wish come true

Posted September 28, 2012 by By Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

There are many people who wish for the opportunity to see the home of the fighter pilot. With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Georgious Kalevrosoglou, an 18 year old from Greece, diagnosed with leukemia, was able to do just that.

Full Story »

Nevada-Test-and-Training-Range-photo-
0
comments
Air Force

Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted November 9, 2012 by

(Current as of June 2012) The Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR), formerly the 98th Range Wing, provides the warfighter a flexible, realistic and multi-dimensional battle-space to conduct testing, training and tactics development in support of U.S. national interests. The NTTR also provides instrumentation and target maintenance support for Green Flag-West at the National Training…

Full Story »