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F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Posted May 26, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Members of the F-22 Flying Test Bed team pose for a photo in front of the highly modified Boeing 757 May 3. The FTB routinely flies with real Raptors both at Edwards and Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in order to gain an early look at F-22 mission software…

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MQ-1 Predator showcased at American Patriot Festival

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Veterans and their families admire the MQ-1 Predator during the American Patriot Festival May 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. The American Patriot Festival brought veterans and their families together to enjoy military displays, performances and a car show.   Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen…

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All in a night’s work: MQ-9s maximize airpower downrange

Posted May 26, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As many Americans sleep soundly in their beds, Airmen in attack squadrons across the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., flying the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper from cockpits in the continental U.S. are having decisive effects in the fight against violent extremism.

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823rd MXS Airmen fuel innovation

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airman 1st Class Korie Morimoto, 823rd Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems apprentice, performs maintenance on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fuel probe at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 4, 2017. The 823rd MXS was tasked with rebuilding the HH-60’s fuel probe to prevent leaks…

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Farewell Bullseye!

Posted May 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office has documented and produced the missions of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range for nearly 66 years.

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Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School

Posted May 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

On Dec. 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved a title that many of the time sought after: first in flight.

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New FEDVAN Shuttle option to/from Creech for Nellis Housing and Dorm Residents

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Nellis dorm and Base Housing residents who work at Creech now have another option for transportation to and from work. All costs are covered under the Mass Benefits Transportation Program. Contact Sommer Loftin, 799th Air Base Group unit program manager, at DSN 384-1731 to…

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Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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99th SFS trains for all scenarios

Posted May 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Kenneth Delongchamp, 99th Security Forces Squadron member, prepares to enter a doorway during a training scenario in Area II on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17. The 99th SFS designs realistic exercises to keep Airmen in a warrior mindset and sharpen tactics, techniques…

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Nellis celebrates National Defense Transportation Week

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

National Defense Transportation Week was held May 15–19 to celebrate the contributions of vehicle operators and first responders.

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