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Default Air Force Logo Nellis Airman wins air traffic control award
A Nellis officer from the 57th Operations Support Squadron was presented the Col. Derrel L. Dempsey Officer of the Year Award at the 57th Wing stand-up meeting July 13. Capt. James Anderson was selected among nine Air Force officers competing for the award. "When I first found out about the award, I was excited," said Captain Anderson, airfield
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Default Air Force Logo Drivers must use hands-free cell phones...or else
Courtesy stops and warning tickets for people violating the guidance on the use of cell phones while driving on base is over. Until June 1, patrolmen from the 99th Security Forces Squadron just stopped violators and warned them of the dangers of not using a hands-free device for their cell phones.According to Maj. John-Paul Mickle, commander of the
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Speaking club to revive at Nellis after two years hiatus
After a two-year hiatus, the Flying High Toastmasters will return to the Nellis community Thursday. For 81 years, Toastmasters International has helped more than four million men and woman worldwide become better, more confidant public speakers. The award-winning Nellis chapter had been in the Las Vegas valley for more than 37 years, making it one
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2006
Nellis Airmen stage a mock protest as part of an Office of Special Investigations exercise Tuesday. The quarterly exercise allows members of the 99th Security Forces Squadron to develop and practice crowd-control tactics for real-world situations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jason Huddleston) Crowd control: Nellis forces don't clown around
Nellis Airmen participated in an Office of Special Investigations exercise Tuesday at the rear hospital gate as mock protestors attempted to push their way through a barricade line. Security forces personnel and OSI agents simulated the procedures that must be taken if a peaceful demonstration outside the gates quickly escalates into a
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Nellis unit incorporates newest Predator control system
Airmen in the 15th Reconnaissance Squadron are training on how to employ one of the latest upgrades to the MQ-1 Predator, which will add to the overall efficiency of the aircraft. The Multi-Aircraft Control system reached operational capability in March, with the first in-theater sortie flown under the new system in support of Operation Iraqi
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2006
Default Air Force Logo New squadron activates at Nellis
A new Reserve squadron was activated at Nellis during a ceremony at the Officers' Club June 30. The 78th Reconnaissance Squadron, "Bushmasters," replaced the 307th Fighter Squadron, Detachment 3, located in the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. The actual activation order for the change was May 19. "With the activation of this new squadron our Reserve
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2006
Two members of the Nellis Honor Guard present American flags to Senior Airman Danny Wynn’s mother, Pamela Dahman, and father, Danny Wynn, at the Base Chapel June 29. Airman Wynn was a dedicated crew chief with the 763rd Maintenance Squadron who died June 20 while driving in Winchester, Ill., to attend his father’s wedding. He had returned two weeks prior from a deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Jason Huddleston)
Memorial Service held for Nellis Airman

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2006
Default Air Force Logo Conference highlights future of leadership
More than 150 lieutenants and captains from around the globe gathered in Las Vegas May 15 through 18 for the 2006 Air Force Company Grade Officer Councils' Professional Development Conference. The annual conference, held this year at the Nellis Officers' Club, is designed to enhance the officership of company grade officers by emphasizing the CGOC
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2006
Senior Airmen Ruben Torres, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, hugs his wife, Amanda, and their son upon returning to Nellis from deployment in Iraq May 13. About 50 Airmen returned after spending four months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Kasabyan Austin) Nellis Airmen return to friends, family
Approximately 50 Airmen from the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron and the Manpower Office returned from deployment Saturday.The Airmen deployed in January in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of their standard four-month deployment cycle.Kristin O'Dell, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Travel Management
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Rescue Squadron accepts Jolly Green Association Award
History and tradition were continued here Saturday when crews from Nellis, while deployed and assigned to the 59th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron in Afghanistan, received the Jolly Green Association Rescue of the Year Award for 2005. Three of the 12 crew members from the 66th and 58th Rescue Squadrons were present to receive the award at Fort Walton
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2006
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