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  • Airfield Management- the other side of flight

    Many people associate pilots as the Airmen who keep aircraft flying, but without airfield managers, they wouldn't have anywhere to take-off or land safely. "This job deals with anything and everything about the airfield and the safety of flight- from removing pebbles and parking aircraft to issuing paperwork and overseeing construction- we do it
  • Nellis barber gives quality cuts at enlisted club

    Clip, clip, buzzzzzzz ... Those are just some of the sounds you will hear while sitting in one of the hot seats in the Nellis barber shop, managed by Shan "Kim" Mundy. Kim started cutting hair while still in grade school in Taiwan to help support her mother, along with her seven other brothers and sisters, after her father died. Four of the eight
  • Warrior of the Week, April 16-20

    2nd Lt. Jennifer McGough is the Nellis Air Force Base Warrior of the Week. She is a labor and delivery staff nurse for the 99th Medical Operations Squadron.Time in Air Force: One year, six months Time at Nellis: One year, four months Hometown: Hertford, N.C.What do you do? Labor and delivery nurse and childbirth educator. What do you drive, and how
  • Warrior of the Week for April 9 to 13

    Airman 1st Class Shamika Verdejo is the Nellis Air Force Base Warrior of the Week. She is a health services management apprentice for the 99th Medial Operations SquadronTime in Air Force: One year three monthsTime at Nellis:One yearHometown: Okinawa, Japan What do you do? I work at the front desk of the Ophthalmology Clinic. I handle the
  • Mobius makes first attempt to take-off, land by itself – works!

    The U.S. Air Force Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab announced that "Mobius," an unmanned aircraft system, performed two fully-independent flights including take-offs and landings at the Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., March 1. This is the first aircraft of its kind to be able to take-off and land by itself. "Now that we are able to autonomously launch
  • Nellis Airman's Center enters finishing stages

    Nellis' Airman's Center has been in development by volunteers for more than a year and is scheduled to be completed by April 30. "The Airman's Center, located in building 775, is a facility meant to provide an alcohol-free environment for Airmen to meet new friends and hang out with other Airmen with similar interests in a fun, friendly
  • Nellis Air Traffic Controllers: keeping the skies safe with perfection

    449,000 aircraft operations annually ... hundreds of millions of dollars Air traffic radars and equipment ... tens of millions of dollars 19-year-old airman 1st class telling colonels where to go ... priceless Being an air traffic controller is commonly known as a stressful job - add to their job the busiest air traffic control radar facility in
  • Warrior of the Week for March 25 to March 31

    Technical Sgt. Matthew Meese is the Nellis Air Force Base Warrior of the Week. He is a fuels craftsman with the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron.Time in Air Force: 17 years. Time at Nellis: Three years. Hometown: Dover, Ohio. What do you do? Supply any type of aircraft with an endless supply of fuel; on time, every time. What do you drive, and how
  • First-Term Airmen's Center helps new Airmen adjust

    For Airmen arriving at their first duty station, the weeks that follow their arrival can be very confusing and very stressful. But with help from the First-Term Airmen's Course, the transition from a training environment to a mission-oriented environment has become a much smoother, more enjoyable progression. FTAC is a required course for all
  • Nellis' Warrior of the Week for March 19-23

    Senior Airman Amberlyn Garay is the Nellis Air Force Base Warrior of the Week. She is an aircraft armament technician with the 763rd Maintenance Squadron. Time in Air Force: Two years eight months Time at Nellis: Five months Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.What do you do? Work on weapon systems on the HH-60 Pavehawk.What do you drive, and how does it

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