Events

November 30, 2012

Nellis November review . . .

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Checking servers

Airmen from the 99th Communications Squadron check servers Nov. 20, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Communications Squadron maintains the Nellis network and prevents network intrusion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mixed martial arts champ gets a ride

Mixed martial arts champion, Ronda Rousey poses next to her name before her Thunderbirds F-16 flight, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., earlier this month.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

820th RED HORSE at Construction Career Day 2012

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ian Zerby, 820th RED HORSE Squadron emergency management, helps Ricardo Arzadon, Legacy High School senior, into a level-A hazardous material suit during Construction Career Day Nov. 09, 2012, at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Nev. Level A suits provide the highest level of protection against vapors, gases, mists, and particles.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

Aviation Nation 2012

An F-15E Strike Eagle from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, deploys flares during Aviation Nation Nov. 11, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The USAF Weapons School teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment to officers of the combat air forces and mobility air forces.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

Nellis holds Major Accident Response Exercise

Staff Sgt. Timothy Cruz and Staff Sgt. Michael Gongora, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, participate in a Major Accident Response Exercise that involved a simulated mid-air collision, Nov. 2, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The objective of the exercise was to assess the installation’s response to a major aircraft accident.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

820th RED HORSE Motorcycle Mentorship Safety Ride

Tech. Sgt. Michael Shannon, 820th RED HORSE pavements and construction craftsman, puts his helmet on during a motorcycle safety course hosted by the 820th RED HORSE squadron Nov. 09, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Helmet laws vary from state to state, but all Airmen are required to wear a helmet when operating or riding on a motorcycle.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

Annual Deployed/Remote Family Thanksgiving Dinner

Alexis, Carissa and Aliyah Steinbrecher, daughters of Melissa Steinbrecher and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. John Steinbrecher, 99th Medical Group intensive care unit nurse, attend the Annual Deployed/Remote Family Thanksgiving Dinner Nov.16, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The dinner is a way for the units on the instillation to say thank you and show support for Nellis/Creech/Nevada Test and Training Range and sister service families.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Operation Warm Heart a success

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Master Sgt. Matthew Gouveia, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center first sergeant, directs volunteer Airmen helping with Operation Warm Heart, which donates Thanksgiving dinners to Nellis and Creech Air Force Base families, Nov. 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Operation Warm Heart is funded by the Tug Boat association and that organization was working with the First Sergeants Association. This year the operation donated 700 complete Thanksgiving meals.




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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

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Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB

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Separated but not alone

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Mishap prevention 101

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Raptor pilots reach 1,000 flight hours in F-22

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

Creech Airmen showcase RPA at Canadian airshow

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Kaitlyne LaRocque, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron MQ-1 Predator crew chief, left, and Staff Sgt. Craig Stewart, 432nd AMXS MQ-1 crew chief, prepare a...
 




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