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Nellis commemorates Arbor Day

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Nesley Orochena

Nellis’ 99th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrated Arbor and Earth Day at the Lomie Gray Heard Elementary School with 300 students, teachers, and special guests. The school held an art contest where contestants created posters with the theme, “Trees Make a World of Difference.”

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Palazzo hosts Wounded Warriors

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Ron LaBar

On May 16, 2012, my wife and I had the pleasure of attending a “Salute Our Troops” welcome ceremony at the Palazzo. Wounded Warriors from Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, were special guests of the Palazzo for an all-expense-paid, four-day vacation in Las Vegas.

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RED HORSE airborne engineers pave the way

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Troy Hollis, 820th RED HORSE Squadron airborne flight, checks equipment for Staff Sgt. Nick Urban, 820th RED HORSE Squadron airborne flight, prior to a static-line jump mission April 25...

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Military wives eligible for vocational scholarships

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Airman 1st Class Zachary Vucic

(AFNS) — Operation Homefront and the Women’s Self Worth Foundation will offer the Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship to wives of uniformed service members who attend certain vocational training programs in the medical field and meet eligibility requirements.

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Health & Safety

Air Force chef serves up food, nutrition education to local kids

Posted May 11, 2012 by By 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For Tech. Sgt. Justin Franco, preparing food is his profession. It’s also his way of giving back to underprivileged kids in the local community. Franco, a culinary academy-trained chef and Nellis Crosswinds Dining Facility production manager...

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Nellis Warrior competes in 3rd Annual Warrior Games

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Tech. Sgt. Maresha Haynes

In June 2010, a helicopter carrying seven rescue personnel crashed in Afghanistan. The rescue crew was on its way to save injured service members in the field when the helicopter was struck by enemy fire. Five crew members died from their injuries. But two survived.

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7th Annual Defending Freedom Dedication

Posted May 11, 2012 by By Ron LaBar

On May 5, 2012, the 7th Annual Defending Freedom Red Rock Memorial Dedication was held at the Visitors Center of the Red Rock National Conservation Area. There are now 84 names on the Memorial. On May 5, 2012, the 7th Annual Defending Freedom Red Rock Memorial...

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month kicks off at Nellis

Posted May 4, 2012 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrations have kicked off, with the Nellis Air Force Base Library leading the way for a month-long schedule of activities at the installation. Every Wednesday at 10 a.m children gather in the Nellis...

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Henderson recognizes Rescue Airmen’s efforts

Posted May 4, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Members of the 66th and 58th Rescue Squadrons were recognized with commendations from the city of Henderson, Nev. May 1, 2012 for their efforts aiding an injured Nevada motorist in August 2011. On August 22, 2011, nine Airmen aboard a...

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New memorial at Nellis honors fallen Security Forces Airmen

Posted May 4, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Security Forces Group and Nellis’ Airman Leadership School honored the nine USAF security forces Airmen killed in action since Sep. 11, 2001, with a presentation to ALS’s Defender Flight. Defender Flight is an ALS class named after...

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