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Default Air Force Logo Using mobile phone while driving nixed
Driving while using a cell phone on base is now prohibited unless a hands-free device is used. The new directive came down from the Department of Defense’s Joint Traffic Guidance and is being implemented throughout the Air Force as a safety measure. The restriction also applies to all government owned vehicles, at all times, on or off base. “This
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Anne Rebbe (middle) fights to keep the text message she just received private as her brother, Andrew, and sister, Ashley, try to pry the cell phone from her hand. Watching the sibling rivalry is their dad, Tech Sgt. Freidrick Rebbe, who was waiting for his plane to depart Nellis Air Force Base June 2. He is one of 70 members of the 99th Security Forces Squadron who deployed to Iraq. Privacy Act

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Default Air Force Logo BX shoplifters receive zero tolerance
One hundred and nine individuals have been caught shoplifting at the Base Exchange within the last 12 months, and 16 have been caught in the last 30 days alone. This is a matter that is serious and will not be tolerated, said Col. Michael Bartley, 99th Air Base Wing commander. “If you steal, we will catch you, and you will lose your BX privileges
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Default Air Force Logo Nellis holds 11th annual Native American meeting
The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Flight played host to the 11th annual meeting for the Nellis Air Force Base Native American Program June 1 at the Officers’ Club. Representatives from 17 tribes in Arizona, Utah, California and Nevada attend the meeting each year to discuss the structure and development of Nellis, as well as the
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Default Air Force Logo New 99th ABW Commander
Col. Michael Bartley took command of the 99th Air Base Wing from Col. Walter Givhan in a ceremony at the F-22A Raptor hanger on Friday, March 17, 2006. Colonel Bartley’s previous assignment was the 35th Fighter Wing vice commander at Misawa AB, Japan. He joins team Nellis with an extensive operational and command background. He flew 40 combat
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force Sponsors NASCAR Racing for Sixth Year
Nextel Cup’s next stop is the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and Sunday will mark the Air Force’s sixth year participating in the growing sport of NASCAR racing. After recruiting one of the most versatile and accomplished drivers in NASCAR, Kenny Schrader, the Wood Brothers Racing No. 21 NASCAR team is geared to break new boundaries in 2006. Mr.
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Default Air Force Logo Nellis Briefs Community Leaders
Nellis is an integral part of the Southern Nevada community, and the mission of Nellis will continue to grow over the next several years. Because of this impending growth, Nellis’ flying operations need to continue to be protected from development surrounding and encroaching upon Nellis, while at the same time maintaining the friendly relationship
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Default Air Force Logo Services Squadron wins LeMay award
The 99th Services Squadron was awarded the Air Combat Command General Curtis E. LeMay Services Award for the second time in two years. The award was named in honor of General LeMay, who supported morale, wellness and recreation programs provided to Air Force members and their families. “We are absolutely thrilled to have been selected for a second
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Default Air Force Logo Nellis prepares for ESOHCAMP
Nellis is gearing up for its next external Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Compliance Assessment and Management Program, currently scheduled from March 13 to 17 for the ranges and March 20 to 24 for Nellis. ESOHCAMP is a management tool to assist base leadership in managing their environmental, safety and occupational health programs
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force proposes increased depleted uranium ammo use
The Air Force is proposing to increase the use of depleted uranium ammunition at the Nevada Test and Training Range. Under the proposed action, the Air Force would increase the number of depleted uranium rounds from 7,900 to 19,000 annually. The rounds are fired at Target 63-10, about 10 miles from Creech AFB, by A-10 aircraft of the Weapons School
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