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  • 34th WPS celebrates 20th anniversary

    A small room slowly fills with people trickling in and big, boisterous laughs permeate the air. Officers and Airmen in flight suits and civilians who used to don the uniform are standing in groups and eating food as old friends greet each other and new acquaintances are made.This was the scene at the Desert Oasis Club on Nellis Air Force Base June
  • Employment Assistance Program aids military members’ transition

    When a military member separates or retires from service, a reality check might kick in when they begin looking for new employment. Many don't have a plan when they leave the military, but the Nellis AFB Airman and Family Readiness Center's Employment Assistance Program can help ease the transition."We are tasked with employment assistance, which
  • Nellis Airman ‘spares’ time for bowling passion

    He slowly walks up to the foul line while simultaneously bringing his arm back, ready for the swing. He unleashes the ball and it swiftly rolls toward the 10 awaiting pins. With a boisterous noise similar to multiple champagne bottles being uncorked, the pins are sent flying and he is rewarded with a strike.For Staff Sgt. Joshua Cramer, 57th
  • Airman’s Attic provides free items, goods

    More often than not, an attic is usually the place where unused items slowly collect dust until they are forgotten.However, that's not the case for this attic. Three times a week, this attic is full of hustle and bustle and one can often spot mothers exchanging outgrown children's clothing, active-duty members turning in two stripes for three, and
  • 561st JTS enhances warfighter TTPs

    Nellis AFB is home to many groups and squadrons with important mission capabilities that make the U.S. Air Force the most flexible and capable force possible.The 561st Joint tactics Squadron is one of those units that calls Nellis AFB home. The squadron works to enhance warfighter lethality through past lessons learned, and utilizes current
  • Las Vegas Blues bring ‘America’s Pastime’ to Airmen

    When growing up, baseball or softball is a sport many parents push their children into. As time goes on, some move on to another sport, but some children keep playing all the way through high school or even college.At Nellis Air Force Base, Airmen who gave up the sport they loved to serve their country and newcomers who want to try their hand at
  • IDC helps Airmen prepare for deployment

    With Nellis and Creech AFBs being a high-operations tempo bases, both installations see a large contingency of Airmen deploy throughout the year from all units around the bases.The 99th Logistic Readiness Squadron's installation deployment center personnel are always ready to support Airmen who are about to deploy."The mission of the deployment
  • LGBT month teaches love, not hate

    Integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do are the core values every Airman lives by. It's hard to be a person of integrity if you're unable to live openly and honestly with who you are.President Barack Obama issued Proclamation No. 8387 for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in 2009. However, lenience wouldn't
  • Household goods make it home through TMO

    Permanent change of station moves can take a toll on Airmen and their families.A few examples of things they often deal with during these frenzied times include packing up household belongings, which can take days to complete, or wondering how they will adjust to a new location and making new friends."Stressful things people PCSing can see are not
  • ‘Challenger’ visits Nellis AFB Airmen, families

    He stands almost three feet tall and despite his weighty appearance, only tips the scale at approximately six pounds. He embodies strength and is seen as a patriotic symbol of freedom.Challenger, named in honor of the space shuttle crew, is a non-releasable bald eagle that makes educational appearances throughout the country to raise awareness for
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