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Auto Hobby Center to close up shop

Posted June 8, 2012 by By 99th Force Support Squadron

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Due to Air Force Services funding reductions, the Nellis Auto Hobby Center will close permanently on June 30, 2012.

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Pave Hawk maintainers get new unit patch

Posted December 21, 2012 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Within a green border, on a white and blue interlocking disc, a gray pave hawk with a black border grasps a two sided wrench in one talon and a lightning bolt in the other.

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Air Force chef serves up food, nutrition education to local kids

Posted May 11, 2012 by By 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For Tech. Sgt. Justin Franco, preparing food is his profession. It’s also his way of giving back to underprivileged kids in the local community. Franco, a culinary academy-trained chef and Nellis Crosswinds Dining Facility production manager...

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Nellis says farewell to contracted gate guards

Posted September 28, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

Effective Oct. 1, contracted gate guards will no longer man entry control points to the base.

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Air Force’s top instructors train Red Flag 12-3 participants

Posted March 24, 2012 by Capt. Teresa Sullivan

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. “” U.S. Air Force Weapons School instructor pilots served as “tactical mentors” to Red Flag 12-3 participants, providing advanced knowledge and instruction during the exercise, held Feb. 27 through March 16. The instructors who design and lead six months of the most…

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New VA Hospital to Open Soon

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Ron LaBar

The new Veterans Administration Hospital (officially the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System) is nearing completion at its new location, 6900 North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas. The old VA hospital, located at Vegas Drive and Martin Luther King was shut down in July 2003.  The entire program was relocated to sixteen “sites of care” throughout…

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Nellis’ RED HORSE adds airborne EOD

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

EOD Airmen are known for their expertise in explosive weaponry and hazardous munitions; they conduct various operations both here and abroad on a daily basis to ensure a safe and secure environment...

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In Memoriam….

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  Staff Sgt. Ryan Hines, Honor Guard flight chief, renders a salute after placing a flag on Senior Airman Jimmy Rivera’s altar during a memorial service Sep. 28, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Honor Guard was on-hand to render military honors during the ceremony, which was held at Nellis as an opportunity for friends,…

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57th Wing holds annual load crew competition

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The load crew competition took place this year, Jan. 11, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Load crew members were evaluated on their safety, speed, and use of the checklist.

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Nellis AMU receives Lightning IIs

Posted March 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo To the right of the nose gear, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffery G. Lofgren, left, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Brig. Gen. Charles Moore, right, 57th Wing commander, wait to greet the pilots of the two F-35 Lighting IIs that arrived at Nellis Air Force…

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