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  • 99th MSGS clinic supports women’s health

    Mothers spend nine months caring for and protecting their unborn child, but that unconditional love doesn't end there -- they'll spend the rest of their lives caring for and loving them. In order to have a healthy baby, women often visit a clinic that helps ensure their babies are taken care of.The 99th Surgical Operations Squadron Women's Health
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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