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Default Air Force Logo 99th Dental Squadron explains early prevention
After speaking with many Airmen during Annual exams, dental technicians observed some families are unfamiliar with children's dental health. Early prevention is the key, and it starts with the parents. We want the Nellis populace to be ready to help keep their children cavity free. The 99th Dental Squadron educates expectant mothers at each dental
0 10/11
2013
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, 2013, at Area 2, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The training educates Airmen who have been determined to be at a high risk of isolation the methods used to survive in the arctic, desert, open ocean, jungle and mountain regions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman) Hunted: Desert evasion with SERE
Staff Sgt. Tim Emkey sat back in his chair clicking slowly through a slide presentation behind a small group of Airmen assembled around a table. "Can anybody tell me the two types of frostbite?" he asked.Blank stares were exchanged among the six Airmen of the 66th Rescue Squadron sitting in a dark room illuminated only by a projector screen.
0 9/03
2013
Default Air Force Logo Don’t be distracted while driving
You get up, get dressed and are ready to start your day. You head out to the car, and down the driveway you go. Upon pulling into the roadway, you take your eyes off the road and begin adjusting the car stereo to your favorite radio station. When you look back up, your vehicle is nearing the double yellow line in the middle of the street.
0 9/03
2013
Default Air Force Logo Get along lil' doggie: PA rides on with CAF day
Being in the military can often bring on unique stressors that may cause challenges in the way we do our job, how we interact with our family and friends, and how we cope with the stress ourselves. Thankfully, the Air Force understands this and has implemented a day for Airmen to do a fun activity, get to know co-workers better and talk about ways
0 9/03
2013
Default Air Force Logo Military members: Freedom of speech, social media
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. - In today's society of social media, an individual can post a statement on the internet and it will likely be seen by hundreds of viewers within minutes. As military members, however, we should always question how statements we post on-line can negatively impact our careers in the armed forces. There is no question
0 8/28
2013
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody meets with Airmen from the 86 Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 26, 2013. Cody visited with members of Team Ramstein to share the Air Force strategic vision. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Caitlin O'Neil-McKeown) EPR system not broken if used correctly
I'm not certain how many of you had an opportunity to watch Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody's recent comments regarding the enlisted performance report, but I strongly recommend you take a minute to visit the Air Force Portal and check it out. Our leaders at the very highest levels are encouraging us, once again, to apply our
0 7/09
2013
Default Air Force Logo Following water safety tips can help Airmen, families stay cool
In the heat of the Las Vegas summer, triple-digit temperatures have become a daily reality, and Airmen are spending much of their off-duty time looking for ways to stay cool. Lake Mead and the new local water park are two popular options for cooling off and having fun. While each of these options can be a great way to stay cool and have fun this
0 7/09
2013
Default Air Force Logo Staying prepared for freak weather
I just got home after a long day of work Sept. 8, 2011, when the phone rang. It was Senior Master Sgt. Lee Smith, the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management superintendent. He said I needed to return to base, the base had been hit by a microburst causing a base-wide power outage.I have been the Nellis AFB emergency manager since
0 6/20
2013
Senior Airman Brett Clashman, 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, takes photos from the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during the Joint Forcible Entry exercise May 31 over the Nevada Test and Training Range. During the exercise, C-17s dropped service members and heavy equipment into simulated contested drop zones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz) JFEX through a new Airman's eyes
"The drop is in 12 minutes!" shouted a crew member, struggling to be heard over the roar of the mighty C-17 Globemaster III's four engines, each putting out approximately 40,000 pounds of thrust. Quickly I made my way down the ladder from the flight deck and started the perilous walk towards my seat at the very end of the C-17's massive fuselage,
0 6/05
2013
Default Air Force Logo 'An Innovator's DNA:' Col. John Boyd
Surprisingly, few Airmen have heard of Col. John Boyd, with far fewer aware of his innovative contributions to the advancement of modern-day air power. As the month of May closed and Air Staff feverishly reviewed thousands of innovative ideas submitted by young Airmen, I thought it appropriate to recognize an Airman who committed his entire career
0 6/05
2013
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