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A-10 first aircraft to use alcohol-based fuel

Posted July 6, 2012 by Released by Air Force News Service

On June 28, the 40th Flight Test Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., made history flying the first aircraft to use a new fuel blend derived from alcohol. “The A-10 is the first aircraft ever to fly on this fuel," said...

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SecAF shares AF, DoD goals at energy summit

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson

Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley presented a keynote address on the Department of Defense’s energy initiatives at the 2012 National Clean Energy Summit here August 7....

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Memorial service for Airman set

Posted September 28, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Senior Airman Jimmy Rivera, 22, 823rd Maintenance Squadron weapons load-crew member, from Pasadena, Calif., died at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Sept. 23.

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99th Ground Combat Training Squadron – Silver Flag Alpha

Posted November 9, 2012 by

(Current as of July 2012) The primary mission of the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron (GCTS) is to prepare Security Forces Airmen for combat. 99 GCTS accomplishes its mission by instructing tactical courses aimed at providing Airmen with mission specific skills to defend airbases around the globe. This mission is accomplished by placing a strong…

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Ask the doc

Posted December 7, 2012 by 99th Medical Group

Q. Does TRICARE cover long term care? A. TRICARE does not have a long term care benefit. You may need to look at purchasing long term care insurance coverage for assistance with long term care costs. TRICARE, like Medicare, is designed to cover medical care for illnesses or injuries, such as cancer, a broken arm,…

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Ask the doc

Posted January 25, 2013 by 99th Medical Group

Q. What is MiCare and how do I sign up? A. Take Command of Your Healthcare. MiCare Secure Messaging is an online service that allows patients to take command of their healthcare by offering efficient electronic exchange between patients and their healthcare team. It allows for a more secure exchange of health information compared to…

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ACC continues planning for sequestration impacts

Posted February 22, 2013 by Tech. Sgt. Randy Redman

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — Air Combat Command officials continue to take actions to slow, and within the near term dramatically restrict, fiscal year 2013 spending in light of pending sequestration and a projected $1.8 billion dollar shortfall in overseas contingency funding. “We are prioritizing our efforts to sustain force structure and preserve combat…

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Intramural Champions

Posted March 15, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Kendal Dismute, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, shoots a free throw during the intramural basketball championship game against the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron March 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th CES defeated the 57th AMXS 61 -55 to become the intramural basketball champions.

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Military children express sacrifices through art, writing

Posted April 12, 2013 by Terri Moon Cronk

Life through the eyes of military children through their paintings, drawings and writings was on public display at the Education Department in Washington, D.C., April 4 to celebrate the Month of the Military Child.

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Airmen volunteer at Special Olympics

Posted May 10, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

Airmen from here, Creech AFB and their families volunteered at the 11th annual Special Olympics May 2 at Cheyenne High School in North Las Vegas.

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