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Judge Advocate General’s Corps announces law school programs

Posted January 11, 2013 by United States Air Force Judge Advocate

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Applications for the Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP) and Excess Leave Program (ELP) are being accepted from Jan. 1 through March 1, 2013. Interested officers are encouraged to compete. The number of FLEP and ELP applicants selected in any academic year is determined based on the needs of the…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman
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Enlisted heroes receive graduate-level education at Weapons School

Posted February 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bryan Patton, Air Force Weapons School Joint Terminal Attack Controller Advanced Course instructor, uses Digitally Aided Close Air Support program during the JTACInstructor Course at the Nevada Test and Training Range Jan. 28. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For…

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Red Flag continues: ‘Tigers’ push training to max

Posted March 8, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Kenny Holston

The second week of Red Flag 13-3 began March 5 here. As the exercise moves forward, the 79th Fighter Squadron ‘Tigers’ continue to fly several missions in order to gain as much training as possible.

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57th Wing hosts blood drive

Posted March 29, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard If you give just one unit . . . Tech. Sgt. Tim Bennett, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron assistant section chief, donates blood at the 57th Wing blood drive March 25, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. One unit of blood can be separated into several…

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Survive, Thrive 5k run

Posted April 26, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jason W. Edwards Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, delivers opening remarks before the start of the Survive and Thrive 5-kilometer run April 19 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The event was coordinated by the sexual assault response coordinator, mental health, and the Warrior Fitness…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard
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Nellis announces permanent closure of Olympic pool

Posted May 24, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard The Nellis Air Force Base Olympic pool will be permanently closed due to a crack that was found in the dive tank. Although the pool is closing, there are alternatives such as the pool at the Warrior Fitness Center, the base housing pool, community pools,…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
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Nellis Airmen answer call for help

Posted June 21, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes An HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, prepares to land after conducting a search and rescue mission in California June 14, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 66th RQS conducted a successful real-world mission, finding and rescuing a lost hiker in the…

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Sequestration impact looms despite resumed flying operations

Posted July 19, 2013 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

Air Force leaders announced July 15 that flying training would resume at numerous units, bringing an end to the three-month halt that resulted from the budget sequestration reductions.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
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Hunted: Desert evasion with SERE

Posted September 6, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman Capt. Bret Cove (left) and Capt. Kyle Wamser (right), 66th Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk pilots, establish coordinates on a map during a survival, evasion, resistance, escape familiarization training Aug. 23 at Area 2, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The training educates Airmen who have been…

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Funding issues have differing impacts on base services

Posted October 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

The absence of funding sent 1,100 Nellis civilians home Oct. 1 as congressional negotiations failed to produce a solid budget for fiscal 2014. The financial shortfalls prompted the base to start an orderly shutdown of activities.

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