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Air Force

Yokota aircrew recounts Nepal earthquake

Posted May 22, 2015 by Maj. Gregory Kantz

We were tasked with taking an 11-man special forces team from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Kathmandu, Nepal, for a training exercise. After being cleared by air traffic control, we landed uneventfully.

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IEDs, UXOs no problem for EOD

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Whenever an unexploded ordnance is found on base, a perimeter is set and a safety checklist is initiated. At the top of the list is to call the explosive ordnance disposal team to assess the situation and take care of the job.

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Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.

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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.

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U.S. forces support Nepal earthquake relief efforts

Posted May 15, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Alexander Martinez

In support of Operation Sahayogi Haat, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines are ensuring humanitarian assistance and disaster relief supplies and personnel are moving smoothly in and out of Nepal at an intermediate staging base at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand.

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Health & Safety

Cardiopulmonary clinic provides best patient care

Posted May 15, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

When a member in the Nellis AFB community has any heart or lung related issues such as asthma, heart or lung diseases, the cardiopulmonary clinic here steps in to identify and serve patients with the best patient care.

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CDC provides ‘affordable, available, high-quality care’

Posted May 15, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Men and women throughout the U.S. Air Force have enough on their plates without having to worry about finding adequate child care for their young ones.

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Bringing Heat: 6th CTS simulation facility keeps JTACs sharp

Posted May 8, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The proliferation of close air support applications in modern conflict has kept Air Force joint terminal attack controllers rather busy in recent years.

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Obama nominates new chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Posted May 8, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

President Barack Obama nominated U.S. Marine Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to serve as the nineteenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Air Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva to serve as the 10th vice chairman May 5.

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Historian gives insight to past, present

Posted May 8, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Everything has a history. From the moment of anything’s inception, its history begins. History is an expansive word as it relates to the remembrance, discovery, analysis and recording of past events.

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