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NAFB Exchange holds grand opening ceremony

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The newly renovated Nellis AFB Exchange shopping center held its grand opening here Nov. 10. The 221,800 square-foot shopping center experienced its first remodel in 13 years. It features updates to the main store as well as the food court and concessions.

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Aircrews, maintenance specialists keep Red Flag 16-1 airborne

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young Airman 1st Class Alex Ritsema (left) aircraft armament systems specialist and Airman 1st Class Wilbenis Cardona, assistant dedicated crew chief, both assigned to the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., secure a panel after inspecting internal components on an F-15E Strike Eagle…

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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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NAFB Honor Guard: ‘To honor with dignity’

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of the Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard practice properly carrying a casket at Nellis AFB, Nev., Oct. 13. For decades, the Nellis AFB Honor Guard has imparted tradition, ceremony and dignity to military funerals, public events and formal occasions.   U.S. Air Force…

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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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57th OSS weather plays crucial role during Red Flag

Posted February 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Atmospheric weather conditions vary every day due to changes in heat, wind and moisture. Weather is constantly changing and is not something that can be controlled.

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RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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Airmen of WFC keep gym clean, functional

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis The Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., offers many amenities to its members. The WFC features a pool, saunas, equipment checkout, family room, weight room, indoor track, and cardio room. The WFC also features the Health and Wellness Center which offers a…

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From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted January 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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Structural maintainers provide backbone of RPAs

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

When people have a blemish, they see a dermatologist. When they have a physiological problem, they see an orthopedist. For the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, aircraft structural maintainers fill both the aesthetic and structural maintenance roles to keep remotely piloted aircraft in check.

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