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  • AFWERX-Vegas provides creative toolbox to give life to innovative ideas

    The opening of the Air Force AFWERX-Vegas storefront marks an official invitation for innovators and entrepreneurs of all backgrounds to congregate, ideate and fabricate solutions for today’s warfighter
  • Racing toward a healthy marriage

    In an effort to strengthen marriages and have some fun, the base Chapel recently hosted a marriage enrichment event for couples on Nellis Air Force Base. “Military life can sometimes be tough on marriages and so we want to do whatever we can to help strengthen and support our Airmen and their families,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Chaplain Gilleland,
  • Nellis celebrates National Doctors' Day

    The Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada active duty, dependents and retiree community rely on physicians from the 99th Medical Group to keep us well.
  • Ruck ‘n’ Roll: AF rugby program breaks gender barrier

    Thirty minutes from the bright lights and non-stop action of the Las Vegas strip, 19 women from the Air Force -- active-duty, Guard and Reserve -- formed the service's first official women's rugby team.
  • Rock to Recovery serves as ‘musical medicine’

    While many of this year’s Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials participants are now reveling in the celebration the event brings through competition and companionship, every single one of them could tell you what they were doing and exactly how they felt when they hit rock bottom.
  • Hesed Shel Emes: The Truest Form of Kindness

    Seventy-years ago, a young man was killed in World War II just days before the surrender of Japan. Since then, he has been interred with the wrong emblem on his headstone that is, until recently.On Feb. 28, 2017, 1st Lt. Levy Pekar, Rabbi chaplain assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, led the headstone replacement ceremony at the National
  • From the Southside to Air Force: Maintainer shares story of redemption

    Enduring the Southside of Chicago Heights’ symphony of gun shots and screams was not something U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Brian Dowling was willing to continue.
  • Red Flag weather forecasters ensure real-world safety

    “You can’t take me anywhere,” jokes U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley Weatherly, Red Flag 17-1weather forecaster from the 1st Operational Support Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, as a pilot passes by her weather operations desk shaking his head after hearing his and several other flights were cancelled due to thunderstorms and snow.
  • 799th SFS mentors inmates through outreach program

    The 799th Security Force Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, is currently involved in a cooperative agreement and community outreach program with The State of Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC), Three Lakes Valley Boot Camp (TLVBC). The program or “boot camp” is six months long and if the inmate successfully completes the program they may have their felony reduced to a gross misdemeanor or even expunged.
  • Cervical Cancer: information to effectively raise awareness

    January is Cervical Health Awareness month. Cervical cancer was at one point, the most common cause of cancer death for women in America.
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