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Default Air Force Logo Aggressors train Space Airmen
Aggressors from the 57th Adversary Tactics Group here traveled to Peterson AFB, Colo., July 9 - 20 to train Airmen at Air Force Space Command to defeat space, cyberspace and information operations threats. The total force team, composed of personnel from the 527th Space Aggressor Squadron, the 26th Space Aggressor Squadron (reserves), the 57th
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Nellis seeks bids in aircraft maintenance competition
Companies interested in taking over back-shop aircraft maintenance work here have 60 days to submit their bids. Nellis officials said the final request for proposal and the performance work statement were released July 25. Interested companies have until Sept. 24 to submit their bids. Contract award is anticipated in February 2008. Captain Daniel
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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Derrick Davis (background), 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons standardization section, observes Tech. Sgt. Brendan Schlaack, a 57th Maintenance Group F-22A lead standardization crew member, during his evaluation, July 18, 2007, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. F-22A weapons loaders from Nellis come to Creech every other month for proficiency training on loading missiles on the Predator. While Air Combat Command standards require the task to be accomplished within 20 minutes, Airmen at Nellis and Creech raised their own bar and do not settle for anything more than six minutes with no shortcuts, said Sergeant Davis. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Larry E. Reid Jr.)
Prepping the Predator for the hunt

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2007
Maj. Gen. Michael Worden, the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander is passing the flag to Col. Mark Koechle, the new commander of the 98th Range Wing. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ybarbo) 98th Range Wing gets new commander
A change-of-command ceremony for the 98th Range Wing took place July 20 at 9 a.m. in the Officer's Club here. Col. Mark Koechle succeeded Col. Christopher Haave, who will assume duties as the Special Advisor to the Vice President for European Affairs at the White House in August. "Colonel Koechle was carefully selected and is the perfect choice for
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Default Air Force Logo Nellis implements DoD anthrax vaccination policy
 Anthrax shots are mandatory again, according to "Implementation of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program" memo signed by the Under Secretary of Defense, Personnel and Readiness, Dec. 6, 2006. Dr. David S. Chu's memo makes anthrax vaccinations mandatory for military personnel, emergency and mission-essential Department of Defense civilians, and
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Airman Leadership School graduates, class 07-E
Following Airmen graduated Airman Leadership School on July 12. There were three distinguished graduates, one John Levitow Award winner, one academic award winner and one leadership award winner. Staff Sgt. Spencer Paul, 57th Component Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Baltazar Alfaro, 57th Component Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Gregory
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2007
Airmen from the U.S. Air Force's 557th Expeditionary RED HORSE Squadron (ERHS), scrounged for scrap material to cobble together a compound for securing equipment and material, which will be used to build tactical operations centers  (TOCs), Friday, June 22. The Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers RED HORSE Airmen are forward deployed from Balad Air Base, Iraq, to build four tactical operations centers (TOCs) for the Army's 2nd Brigade combat team, 3rd Infantry Division headquartered here. The 2/3 ID is currently running operations out of tents. The Air Force RED HORSE unit, made up of Air Guard, Reserve and active duty Airmen, was requested by the Army to come into this "Triangle of Death" location because of their self-suffiency and for the multiple skill sets they bring to a project. Besides the TOCs, the RED HORSE Airmen are working on several other projects at the FOB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Jim Varhegyi) Nellis RED HORSE Airmen support Army in southern Baghdad
In the midst of the ongoing security surge around Baghdad, a team of Airmen are helping fortify the Army's presence south of the city with their heavy construction skills and expertise. It's a dynamic situation for the Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers (RED HORSE) Airmen, said Capt. Kelvin Haywood, 557th
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2007
Default Air Force Logo June reenlistments
Following Airmen and non-commissioned officers reenlisted in the month of June. Master Sgt. James Cash Jr. with the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Scottie Crumb with the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Tech. Sgt. Allan Fergeson with the 763rd Maintenance Squadron Staff Sgt. Stacy Figueroa Stacy with the 57th Aircraft
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2007
Default Air Force Logo BLM schedules emergency gather to save wild horses
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will conduct an emergency gather July 6-8 in an effort to save approximately 200 wild horses on the eastern side of the Nevada Wild Horse Range that are suffering from lack of water. The herd area is located entirely within the boundaries of the U.S. Air Force's Nevada Test and Training Range. The lack of water
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2007
Default Air Force Logo New DFAS policy to lighten impact of pay miscalculations
A new DFAS policy that changes the amount of involuntary recovery of overpayments from two-thirds of disposable pay to 20 percent has recently gone into effect. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year '07 was signed into law by the president in October 2006. The policy changes the cap, or limit, for the total amount of money that can
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2007
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