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Nevada Assembly against expanding Nellis military training range into refuge

Posted April 22, 2019 by AP

CARSON CITY, Nev.–The Nevada Assembly has gone on record as opposing proposed expansion of the Nellis Air Force Base testing and training range into the Desert National Wildlife Refuge. The Nevada Appeal reported April 18 that Democratic Assemblywoman Lesley Cohen of Las Vegas supported an Assembly-approved resolution opposing the proposed expansion of the Nellis range…

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Fighting to fly: Creech Airman thrives after life-changing crash

Posted April 17, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Maj. Travis, deputy of the 432nd Wing Staff Agency Commander’s Action Group and survivor of an almost deadly motorcycle accident, flies with one of his licensed friends, in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 25, 2019. In just under two years after the wreck, Travis has passed a…

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99th MDG participates in Mercy Air Life Flight exercise

Posted April 12, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center conducted a Mercy Air Life Flight exercise in March, at the medical center’s helipad on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Here’s why six protestors were detained at Creech AFB this week

Posted April 8, 2019 by AP

Authorities say six protesters were detained and given misdemeanor tickets after they refused to leave the entrance of a U.S. Air Force Base northwest of Las Vegas. Creech Air Force Base, Las Vegas police and an organizer who was detained said no one was injured during the early April 3 act of civil disobedience at…

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Pilot experiences Red Flag for first time

Posted March 29, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie Capt. Kyle Benham, 62nd Fighter Squadron F-35A Lightning II fighter jet pilot, stands in front of an F-35A at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 18, 2019. Benham participated in his first Red Flag at Nellis to improve combat readiness as a pilot with a multitude…

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726th ACS gives Red Flag eyes over the NTTR

Posted March 29, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The 726th Air Control Squadron are providing comprehensive radar coverage on the Nevada Test and Training Range for all the pilots flying in Red Flag 19-2 this month. A team of Airmen from multiple career fields has come together at a mobile simulated forward operation base to watch over hundreds on nautical miles of the NTTR.

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Calling all Hunters: Commanders talk mission updates with RPA Airmen

Posted March 29, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jamie Newman, 432nd WG/432nd AEW command chief hosted a commander’s call, at Creech, March 8, 2019. This all-call provided 432nd WG leadership with the ability to update Airmen at Creech, as well as the geographically separated units at Ellsworth AFB, S.D., Shaw…

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Creech first sergeants host annual DUI, drug awareness event

Posted March 29, 2019 by Tech. Sgt. Dillon White

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Dillon White Staff Sgt. Kevin, 432nd Wing Chapel chaplain’s assistant, attempts to walk a straight line while wearing alcohol-impairment-simulating goggles during the second annual anti-drug town hall and DUI awareness course at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 7, 2019. Base representatives converged to educate Creech Airmen about updated…

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Colombian Air Force supports U.S. Navy Growlers

Posted March 29, 2019 by Tech. Sgt. Angela Ruiz

The Colombian Air Force is supporting the U.S. Navy during the U.S. Air Force-led air-to-air combat exercise Red Flag 19-2 March 11-22, 2019.

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Red Flag 19-2

Posted March 27, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie A Dutch Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet lands after completing a sortie during Red Flag 19-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 21, 2019. Red Flag is the U.S. Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise whose participants often include both United…

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