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Honoring the Prisoners of War and the Missing in Action

Posted September 28, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

  Laying the wreath . . . Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Prisoner of War survivors watch Senior Airman Brandon Wells, Nellis Honor Guard trainer, lay the ceremonial wreath on a stand during a remembrance ceremony as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted November 2, 2012 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Sixty-four Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 12-G Oct. 11.

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Great American Smokeout gives smokers a running start to quit

Posted November 30, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Health and Wellness Center and 99th Force Support Squadron held The Great American Smokeout 5k and Turkey Trot Nov. 15, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center in support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 100 Airmen and their families participated in the 3.3 mile run from the fitness…

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AF releases new ‘vision’ document

Posted January 18, 2013 by Master Sgt. Jess Harvey

U.S. Air Force graphic by Corey Parrish Senior Airman Ryan Ott and Staff Sgt. Tim Sullivan, 36th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron F-22 Egress and Systems specialists, guide an F-22 canopy onto a Raptor at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force released a new Vision document today outlining the force’s vision and…

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926th Group passes its first two command inspections

Posted February 15, 2013 by Maj. Jessica Martin

Months of preparation paid off for the 926th Group as it passed two major inspections held here Feb. 1-3.

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Sequestration impacts ripple across Air Force

Posted March 15, 2013 by Alan Black

U.S. Air Force photo by Scott M. Ash Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III testifies before the House Appropriations Committee’s Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, March 5 in Washington, D.C. (AFNS) — Air Force senior leaders issued updated guidance to leaders of Air Force major commands and addressed the service’s…

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ACC stands down units due to budget cuts

Posted April 12, 2013 by

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. — The United States Air Force will begin to stand down active duty combat units starting today to ensure the remaining units supporting worldwide operations can maintain sufficient readiness through the remainder of the fiscal year. The stand down is the result of cuts to the command’s operations and maintenance…

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Leadership not defined by shapes, sizes

Posted May 3, 2013 by Col. Jerry Wizda

Courtesy photo President James Madison led new nation during early trials, tribulations. INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — Short in stature at 5 feet 4 inches, not particularly handsome, a bookworm and not exactly the life of the party, James Madison does not fit some perceptions of a leader. In today’s world, he probably would have…

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Ordering monkey food

Posted May 31, 2013 by Jenna Fletcher

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Phelps A monkey looks out of a cage at Ekotepe Organic Farm near Adana, Turkey. A variety of animals reside at the farm including peacocks, chickens, sheep and horses. INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey — Several years ago, I had the opportunity to attend an Office Personnel Management leadership…

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58th RQS riggers in action

Posted June 28, 2013 by

A look at the airmen responsible for inspecting, repacking and rigging heavy equipment used to jump out of aircraft.

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