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Home heating tips for a safer winter

Posted November 16, 2012 by Anthony B. Wilson

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Winter will soon be upon us as the cooler weather finally hits the Las Vegas valley and Nellis Air Force Base. Even though it doesn’t get as cold as other parts of the country, we still need to take the necessary steps to ensure we are prepared for the…

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Wing commander discusses sexual assault crimes

Posted December 21, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, held a commander’s call Dec. 11 at the base theater with an emphasis on sexual assault and a four part plan from Gen. Mark Welsh III, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, to help prevent sexual assault crimes. Welsh gathered more…

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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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Health & Safety

Western, Eastern medicines meet in acupuncture clinic

Posted April 26, 2013 by Caitlin Kenney

The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center is where Western and Eastern medicines meet to bring the best medical care to the Nellis community. One of the alternative treatments offered at O’Callaghan is the ancient practice of acupuncture.

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Wing welcomes new commander

Posted May 17, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman A.K. Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, left, 12th Air Force Commander, hands Col. Jim Cluff the 432nd Wing flag to signify the passing of command May 3. Cluff assumed command of the 432nd Wing and 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, which have the mission of flying MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1…

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Families affected by childhood cancer tour Nellis

Posted June 14, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Gregory Brook

The carefree laughter of a group of children echoed across the flightline during a tour given by the 64th and 65th Aggressor Squadrons here June 8.

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Nellis conducts sport physicals for upcoming school year

Posted July 19, 2013 by By Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

The Nellis Pediatrics Clinic will be hosting its annual school and sports physicals for children ages 6-17 at the Family Medicine Clinic through the month of August.

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Nellis participates in fifth annual Feds Feed Families

Posted August 23, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Senior Airman Alvin Suavez, 99th Force Support Squadron equipment and special event manager, Staff Sgt. Nichole Sedesse, United States Air Force Warfare Center ceremonies NCO, Tech. Sgt. Noe Adrade, 99th FSS fitness program manager, and Derrell Robertson, Three Square delivery truck driver, place food barrels being…

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