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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Posted September 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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Military working dogs get booties

Posted September 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty Jimy, a 799th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, get dog booties placed on his paws Sept 1, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The 799th SFS dog handlers use these booties during inclement weather conditions and harsh terrain to protect the dog’s paws. Summer…

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First MQ-9 model build: An Airman innovation

Posted September 11, 2017 by

When Master Sgt. Eric took his senior NCO creed he promised to serve beyond the call of duty and take care of those following in his footsteps.

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Expect traffic delays at base entry gates

Posted September 11, 2017 by

Beginning this month, base visitors and employees at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can expect delays entering and exiting the installation due to road construction. The City of North Las Vegas completed a design and awarded a project to Contri Construction Company to construct the North East Sewer Interceptor that will run from the city’s…

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MQ-9 squadron opens breastfeeding room

Posted September 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley A. Stevens First Lt. Cynthia, an intelligence officer with the 867th attack squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., prepares to use the mother’s room at the 22nd Attack Squadron, August 30, 2017. Cynthia and other Creech mothers were successful in their campaign for a mother’s room…

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64th AGRS: Sharpening sword for combat air forces

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 64th Aggressor Squadron and its pilots have handled the mission of preparing combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews to win any fight, any time, since 1972.

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Building bonds with man’s best friend

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

In a small building near the outskirts of Nellis Air Force Base resides one of the Air Force’s most unique assets: military working dogs. Habo, a 7-year-old narcotic detection K-9 is lying on the floor, when a familiar voice from across the room breaks the silence.

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AFwerX Vegas opens new doors to innovation

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The men and women of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center will once again be on the leading edge of testing, tactics, and training innovation, establishing the force’s most ambitious knowledge outreach program to date.

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Chapel volunteers pack food

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph More than 30 volunteers from the Nellis Protestant congregations helped pack and sort food at the 3 Square Food Bank, Aug. 14.

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94th military police battalion aims to qualify

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Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Abril DAEGU, South Korea — Pvt. Moses T. Reyes, a military policeman with the 142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and native of Las Vegas, Nev., remotely fires a .50 caliber machine gun mounted to a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS)…

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