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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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MQ-1 Predator airstrike stops car bomb

Posted February 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The MQ-1 Predator aircrew sat in the ground control station focused intently on their screens. Tension filled the air as they assessed the situation and began calculating the risks of destroying an armored vehicle suspected of carrying explosives.

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Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Victor Joecks
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Whodunit? 137th Military Police Detachment learns how to crack the case

Posted April 6, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Victor Joecks

A kicked-in door. A room with missing jewelry. A handprint on the window. It’s only a scenario, but the people piecing these clues together aren’t visiting Las Vegas’ newest “escape room.”

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AFwerX Vegas opens new doors to innovation

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The men and women of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center will once again be on the leading edge of testing, tactics, and training innovation, establishing the force’s most ambitious knowledge outreach program to date.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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Nellis celebrates nurse, medical tech week

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 6, Nellis AFB began a week-long celebration for Nurse and Medical Technician Appreciation Week to recognize the contributions nurses and technicians make to healthcare.

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Communications Focal Point: New and Improved

Posted June 17, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Handling the load of over 11,000 Airmen’s communication on Nellis Air Force Base is a job that rests on the shoulders of the 99th Communications Squadron.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth
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Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Nevada Test and Training Range, formally the 98th Range Wing, provides the warfighter a flexible, realistic and multidimensional battle-space to conduct testing tactics development and advanced training in support of U.S. national interests.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Fire Prevention Week turns up heat!

Posted October 21, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Fire Prevention Week was held from Oct. 9 to 15. This year’s campaign, “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represented the final of a three-year effort to educate the public about essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter
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Airman wins southern Nevada nurse of the year award

Posted January 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

In 2006, the United States of America was fighting terrorism in the Middle East. With gruesome images showing up daily on news reports, it reminded the American people and the world how one conflict could devastate the lives of military service members and their families.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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99th FSS leads implementation of new evaluation, promotion system

Posted February 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

The Air Force is on the second of its three-year rollout of the most substantial changes in evaluation and promotion since 1970. The new evaluation and promotion system makes job performance the driving factor in promotions.

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MQ-9 Reapers add to arsenal, first GBU-38 dropped

Posted May 12, 2017 by 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing

Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 26th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., made history earlier this week, by employing the first GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition from an MQ-9 Reaper for training and in combat downrange.

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