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  • Hidden truth found in Diagnostic Imaging

    At the Mike O'Callaghan Federal Medical Center, broken bones, pregnancy, cancer, torn ligaments all can be seen in one clinic: Diagnostic Imaging.The 99th Medical Group Diagnostic Imaging Clinic is divided into seven sections to quickly and efficiently find out what's happening in a patient's body."Diagnostic Imaging consists of Magnetic Resonance
  • Historian gives insight to past, present

    Everything has a history. From the moment of anything's inception, its history begins. History is an expansive word as it relates to the remembrance, discovery, analysis and recording of past events.Gerald White, 99th Air Base Wing historian has an affinity for analyzing and recording past events.  As a walking archive of historical knowledge about
  • Stables help ease boarding costs

    When a family or friend adds a new a new furry addition to the family, most would assume a furry "Fido" or a fat cat like Garfield. Not too often do people think about getting a horse as a pet.Horses are grazers and like room to roam. Trying to find a place to board a horse might be a burdensome task for most people, but active duty military
  • Det. 2, 318th COG reaches 10 year anniversary

    The year was 2004 when Col. Larry "Turbo" Thompson, Air Force Information Warfare Center commander, decided to bring life to his vison of information operations integration into the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. Thompson gathered his key leadership and started on the path to bring requisite knowledge of what is now referred to as non-kinetics to
  • Airman turns career around after confinement

    Boxed in by cold white brick walls and murky blue carpeted floors with nothing but a rickety desk separating his twin-size bed from a closet full of rank-less uniforms, Airman Basic Council Jones had hit the lowest point of his young life in October 2007.Seven months earlier, Jones arrived at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, freshly "blued" and
  • Chaplain assistant follows the voice of God

    When one thinks of a security forces member, images of a weapon toting, straight-to-the point Airman who only talks when pulling someone over may come to mind.Staff Sgt. Isela Gonzalez, 99th Air Base Wing chaplain assistant, decided security forces was not her calling, but instead, it was to serve God."I believe I was gifted to be able to speak and
  • Exercise, exercise, exercise: Operation Joint Medic tests combat casualty care skills in realistic setting

    Twenty-seven casualties with various simulated injuries lie embedded among the rocky, mountainous terrain of a remote exercise site here during Operation Joint Medic held March 20 through April 4.The joint medical exercise began with a "bang" as Airmen and Soldiers arrived on a bus as an injured individual waved them down and beats on the side
  • Fed coyotes dangerous to Airmen

    Coyotes may look like a smaller, slimmer version of a German Shepard but they can be a health and safety hazard if they become too familiar with people."Six years ago there was no coyote problem on Nellis Air Force Base," said Master Sgt. Joshua Shepherd, 57th Wing safety NCO.The base is a safe area for the wild animals and not all are as cute as
  • Stand-out teen strives to inspire

    Most average high school kids' priorities are linear; wake up on time, decide on an outfit, make it to school on time, do homework, hangout with friends, and participate in a few extracurricular activities. Rarely does community service make it on the list, but for one outstanding high school sophomore, giving back to others makes the top tier.At
  • Aviation pioneer in Las Vegas

    During World War II, aviation opportunities literally exploded as the military trained hundreds of thousands of individuals to fly, opening the door to many who might never have had the chance before. Among this group were women pilots, many of whom trained and flew as civil service pilots with the Army Air Forces. This group, designated as Women's
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