Events

March 14, 2014

Airmen participate in speedway events, ceremonies

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
The Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard present the colors while the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, Thunderbirds, perform a fly over during the opening ceremony of the Kobalt 400 NASCAR race March 9 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. The Nellis AFB Honor Guard performs approximately 1,100 details annually and the Thunderbirds perform air shows throughout the year leading up to their last performance at Nellis AFB.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz
The U. S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds fly in formation over Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the singing of the National Anthem before the Kobalt 400 NASCAR race March 9. The Thunderbirds frequently provide flyover demonstrations for large-scale events nationwide.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter
Brig. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, administers the Oath of Enlistment to U.S. Air Force delayed entry program members before the Kobalt 400 NASCAR race March 9 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. The U.S. Air Force delayed entry program is for members waiting to go to basic training.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz
Brig. Gen. Jay Silveria, U. S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, greets Air Force recruits prior to administering the Oath of Enlistment during opening ceremonies at the Kobalt 400 NASCAR race March 9 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev. The recruits took the oath in front of a crowd of approximately 60,000 people.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam
The #43 car, driven by Aric Almirola, races around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway during the Kobalt 400 NASCAR race March 9 in Las Vegas. Almirola finished the race in 25th place.




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