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Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros
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Veterans

Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Posted March 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisneros awoke from his coma 30 days after the accident, but suffered a traumatic brain injury that would eventually lead…

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Salutes & Awards

RPA maintainers win Load Crew of Year

Posted March 27, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs The Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit, which maintains the MQ-9 Reaper, took the victory by outperforming Tiger AMU, which maintains the MQ-1 Predator, in this year’s Load Crew of the Year competition. Both units belong to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assigned to Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. The…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed
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Health & Safety

Safety pursues diligence to preserve a safer future

Posted March 27, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

“We want to find a way to prevent mishaps from happening in the future and ensure our Airmen’s safety,” said Master Sgt. William Camp, 57th Wing flight safety NCO in charge.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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Air Force

AFAF gives all Airmen a chance to pay it forward

Posted March 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Master Sgt. Dennis Hutchison, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Tomahawks Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent, fills out a pledge form for the 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund drive at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Hutchison’s father passed away in 2005 and he did not…

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Local

Detour ahead

Posted March 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Cars wait at a stop stop sign on Washington Avenue while navigating a road detour on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18. The detours were put in place March 16 to make way for road construction. The project will take four months to complete and will occur in two phases. Traffic will remain open…

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Air Force

First AF female general paves way for military women

Posted March 20, 2015 by Air Force News Service

U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Jeanne Holm, pictured here as an Army company commander in 1948, was the first woman to attend the Air Command and Staff School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., in 1949. Her awards include two Distinguished Service Medals and a Legion of Merit. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Jeanne…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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Health & Safety

Fitness trainer inspires with infectious personality

Posted March 20, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

When working out with Nikki Harris, Warrior Fitness Center fitness trainer, one can’t help but be drawn into the infectious atmosphere that surrounds her.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Air Force

AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted March 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Austin Woosley, left, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight crew member, and Senior Airman Forrest Patten, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., 55th Maintenance Squadron stockpile surveillance member, prepares a munition before it can be attached to an aircraft at the munitions storage area…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay
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Air Force

‘Bug’ transforms Airman into actor

Posted March 13, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Capt. Ryan Hess, Air Force officer, right, towers over a fellow co-star as he plays the fictional character Jerry Goss in the play “Bug,” Jan. 25 at the Cockroach Theatre in Las Vegas. Ryan is often found starring as an emcee in military balls, hosting fundraisers…

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U.S. Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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Local

LVC integration takes Red Flag to next level

Posted March 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

For 40 years, Red Flag exercises have sharpened the “tip of the spear” for its participants. While in the beginning that meant exposing warfighters to their first 10 combat sorties as a way to increase their survivability in aerial combat, the exercises have evolved

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