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99th ABW welcomes new commander

Posted May 25, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Airmen, family, and local community and military dignitaries welcomed the new commander of the 99th Air Base Wing, Col. Cavan Craddock, during a change of command ceremony May 24 in the Thunderbird hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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EFMP hours increased for Nellis, Creech families

Posted May 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Recently, Air Force Family Child Care services increased respite care time from 12 to 40 hours per month for qualified Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) families. For families who are new to the EFMP Respite Care Program, it is designed to assist Air Force families with short-term, specialized child care for those who qualify as…

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Military working dogs train at Camp Cobra

Posted May 18, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Staff Sgt. Ryne Wilson, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his MWD, Seneca, prepare to clear a building during an explosives detection exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 26, 2018. Wilson and Seneca have been working together for more than…

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Cupcake Wars

Posted May 18, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Staff Sgt. Lauren Coley and Airman 1st Class Ashley Juengling, 99th Medical Group medical logisticians, prepare their cupcake display for the judges during the Cupcake Wars event May 2, 2018 held at the Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Contestants were instructed to create…

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Las Vegas native, mine hunter, serves with the U.S. Navy half a world away

Posted May 18, 2018 by PO1 Robert Zahn

Courtesy photo A Las Vegas native and 2014 Desert Oasis High School graduate is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the forward-deployed mine countermeasures ship, USS Pioneer. Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Lao is a mineman aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship, operating out of Sasebo, Japan. The ship routinely deploys…

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Exchange Hours of operation Memorial Day May 28, 2018

Posted May 18, 2018 by

Retail Main Store: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS: Closed Express/Class Six: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express/Subway: Closed Unattended fueling: 24/7 Hospital Express: Closed Landings Express: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station: Closed Unattended fueling: 24/7   Food Papa Johns: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s: DT – 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza: Closed…

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MQ-9A accident investigation report released

Posted May 9, 2018 by

An MQ-9A crashed May 6, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility after the ground control station lost downlink from the aircraft on final approach, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released May 7, 2018. The MQ-9A from the 432nd Wing at Creech AFB, Nev., was being operated…

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Raiders announce draft picks at Nellis AFB

Posted May 4, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Irvin Ridgeway, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Prevention flight assistant chief, and Oakland Raiders alumni announce a fifth round draft pick in the Thunderbird Hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 28, 2018. Airmen from multiple Nellis, Creech, and Nevada Test and Training Range organizations were…

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Outdoor Rec hosts workshop

Posted May 4, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Participants play a game of tag during a Leave No Trace workshop at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 28, 2018. The game simulated how invasive species can have a negative impact on the environment. Nellis Outdoor Recreation recently hosted a workshop to educate service…

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Exchange shoppers can ‘Give and Get Back’ starting May 15

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The Nellis Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Airmen and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods. From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief and Air Force Assistance Fund, which provide emergency…

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