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Default Air Force Logo Palace Chase offers early separation opportunities to Airmen
Each year thousands of people answer the nation's call by enlisting or commissioning in the United States Air Force. Some will only serve one term and some will serve many. Sometimes an Airmen may decide that they no longer wish to serve on active duty, but would rather serve on a part-time basis. The U.S. Air Force Reserves offers these Airmen
0 9/03
2015
Default Air Force Logo From Ethiopia to America: An Airman’s story
Mintesnot Woldetsadik was filled with wonderment as he took his first steps on American soil. He looked all around him in a confused daze until finally he settled his view on a blanketed-white landscape. Cupping his hand, he hunched over and scooped up the cold unfamiliar substance and brought it towards his mouth.Expecting the substance to have
0 9/03
2015
Participants in the M4 rifle qualification course load ammunition into their respective cartridges at the 99th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms Training and Maintenance firing range on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 18, 2015. Airmen participated in the qualification course in preparation for either a deployment, permanent change of station move, or part of yearly training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter) CATM puts shots on target
Lying down in the Nevada desert on a blistering summer afternoon, palms sweaty and adrenaline running throughout the body, you hear "contact front!" Breathing heavily, a slow release of air drains from the lungs and you pull on a sliver of brass, ejecting a bullet on a one-way trip to its destination.On this day, 28 Airmen from Nellis and Creech
0 8/26
2015
Airman 1st Class Diana Boroski, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit maintainer, recovers an F-15E Strike Eagle on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 19, 2015. Strike AMU supports the 17th Weapons Squadron as well as the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle) AMU ‘Strikes’ Nellis with mission-ready aircraft
The blazing rays of the hot summer sun beat down on them as they work. The heat is reflected off the pavement. Greasy hands grip onto tools, which could become scalding if left sitting in the sun for even a short period of time.Despite temperatures moving the mercury well into triple digits, the maintainers from the 757th Aircraft Maintenance
0 8/25
2015
Default Air Force Logo CJCS, USA Basketball leaders enlighten Nellis Airmen
Several hundred Nellis AFB Airmen gathered for an inside look at a leadership panel held inside the 757th Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar here Aug. 13.Among the panel was the highest-ranking service member in the Department of Defense, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey. Accompanying him on the panel
0 8/20
2015
Joey Mabrey, a contractor with the 57th Maintanence Group, looks for abnormalities on and around an aircraft part using an eddy current, at the Nondestructive Inspection Laboratory on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 11. Mabrey uses the information received during the current to find cracks or abnormalities in aircraft material on Nellis AFB aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle) NDI: Seeing things unseen by human eyes
Pilots often fly through the air at speeds well over 1,000 miles per hour, causing them to look like gray blurs slicing through the sky.At Nellis AFB, they often fly over vast miles of empty desert during routine training missions.In the blink of an eye, something could go wrong; the pilots could lose sight of each other, collide with one another,
0 8/14
2015
Default Air Force Logo MOFMC offers services for breastfeeding moms
Often times, active duty moms can find themselves struggling to provide nourishment for their child due to time constraints, lack of support, stress, or just the constant tug and pull of military life.With the month of August designated as National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base
0 8/14
2015
Chief Master Sgt. John Malone, right, retires after serving 26 years on active duty at a ceremony held on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in 1990. Malone served a combined 52 years on active duty and in civilian service. (Courtesy photo) Retired CMSgt, GS employee retires after 52 years
The year is 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy signs a law for equal pay for equal work for men and women, Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his famous "I have a dream" speech while addressing a civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., and The Beatles released their first single in the U.S.This was also the year that John Malone
0 8/07
2015
The Education and Training office on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., offers some of the most advanced methods of training available, such as DANTES and CLEP testing, the GI Bill, commissioning, transition assistance, reimbursement and collection for failed courses, scholarships, financial aid and more. For more information about education assistance offered at Nellis AFB, contact the education office at 702-652-5280. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) NAFB education office informs Airmen about choices
Part of being an adult is making hard decisions. For some, the decision to go back to school and pursue a degree can be a daunting one. Since the cost of attaining higher education can make college not financially possible for many, the decision to go could be pushed to the wayside.Fortunately for Airmen, the U.S. Air Force is committed to the
0 8/07
2015
Airman 1st Class Thomas Kelly, 99th Comptroller Squadron customer service technician, stands next to his car “Fury” on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27. Kelly grew up fixing and tinkering with anything from 1940’s radio equipment to teletype machines to older Chrysler cars. Kelly is the third owner of the vehicle and hopes
to fully restore it in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) Airman uses passion to restore 'survivor' car
In 1971 "Fury" was born. She had a smooth fuselage body painted in Spanish gold with four headlights, a horizontal grille and two doors. She came equipped with a nylon/foam seat and carpet, a clock, and concealed wipers.Her first owner was named Bill Bolton, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He was wounded
0 7/31
2015
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