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757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Quarterly Load Crew Competition

Posted April 13, 2012 by

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Julius Anglin, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons craftsman, aligns a MK-82 general purpose bomb to an F-15E Strike Eagle during a load crew competition April 6, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Lights, Camera, Action: Recruiting Service brings Hollywood to Nellis

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Nellis Air Force Base, the Air Force Recruiting Service and Randolph Air Force Base, coordinated to help produce the newest Air Force recruiting tool — “Rapid Strike.”

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Doc begins ‘service before self’ at 61

Posted July 13, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Amanda Savannah

Walking into the office of Lt. Col. (Dr.) Joseph Keenan, one could possibly imagine him in private practice in his home town — the warm, caring doctor the community has known for many years.

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Welsh ‘humbled’ to serve as Air Force chief of staff

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Shawn J. Jones

The Air Force chief of staff flag passed to the service’s 20th chief in a ceremony Aug. 10. Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, a 36-year Airman, stepped into the position, taking over for Gen. Norton Schwartz, who also retired from the Air Force during the ceremony....

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Female WWII pilot visits Nellis Airmen

Posted October 5, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Betty Wall Strohfus was all smiles as she received a bird’s eye view onto the Nellis flightline for the first time in 68 years from the air traffic control tower here Sept. 27.

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57th Wing

Posted November 9, 2012 by

(Current as of June 2012) The 57th Wing is the most diverse wing in the United States Air Force. It provides advanced aerospace training to world-wide Combat Air Forces and showcases aerospace power to the world while overseeing the dynamic and challenging flying operations at Nellis. It manages all flying operations at Nellis Air Force…

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Health & Safety

Running Safety

Posted December 7, 2012 by Senior Airman Jenna M. Oram

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Running is one sure fire way to stay fit and ready. More than 50 million people over the age of six years old actively participate in single activity exercises like running, cycling and walking. In 2008, 4,378 pedestrians were killed from traffic crashes in the U.S. and another 69,000…

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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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Nellis, Creech to undergo Air Force vehicle validation visit

Posted March 1, 2013 by Master Sgt. Rene Valdez and Mr. Kelly Keebler

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In these days of severe budget limitations there are tough questions that are going to have to be answered in regards to government-owned vehicles. Are unit vehicles underutilized? Can units justify all their vehicles? In fact, these questions need to be answered next month by every unit on base….

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Moon landing jump starts general’s own space legacy

Posted March 29, 2013 by Desiree N. Palacios

FORT MEADE, Md. (AFNS) — When Neil Armstrong made history with man’s first footsteps on the moon, Susan Helms needed a little nudging from her mom to get excited. And get excited she did. She realized that there would never be another first step on the moon, and even as a young 11-year-old, knew the…

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