August 24, 2012

President Obama visits Nellis Air Force Base

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — President Barack Obama greets Airmen and family members during a visit to Las Vegas Aug. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The president also spoke about education at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas, during his visit to Las Vegas.

President Barack Obama and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, talk upon the president’s departure Aug. 22, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The president delivered a speech at Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas, discussing education and jobs, during his visit to Nevada.

Air Force One lands Aug. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The VC-25A, Air Force One, is a modified version of the Boeing 747 which transports the president of the United States.

Waving farewell . . .

President Barack Obama waves goodbye prior to departing Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 22, 2012. The president spoke to more than 2,000 people during his speech at a local high school in Las Vegas.



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