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Las Vegas native serves at sea aboard Navy’s largest warship

Posted June 9, 2017 by PO3 Theodore Quintana

A Las Vegas native and Sierra Vista High school graduate, Airman Quevin Caldwell is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Caldwell works as an aviation boatswain’s mate aboard the Norfolk-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only ten operational…

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Airmen participate in joint rescue mission

Posted March 14, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A pararescueman is hoisted into an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018. The mission of the 66th Rescue Squadron is to provide rapidly deployable, expeditionary, and agile combat search and rescue. Rescue…

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Airman lifts into fitness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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Flag Friday strengthens camaraderie among Red Flag 18-1 participants

Posted February 23, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Red Flag 18-1 paused flying operations Feb. 9, 2018, to strengthen camaraderie between the U.S. and coalition combat air forces through a day of briefings and educational engagement at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Airshow 2017: USAF Heritage Flight

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chris Massey Three F-86 Sabres and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Established in 1997, the HFTCC certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and U.S. Air Force pilots to fly…

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Nellis\Creech AFB Exchange Hours of Operation

Posted May 12, 2017 by

Memorial Day — May 29 2017 Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling 24/7 Barber Shop 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Barber Shop (Creech) Closed Beauty Shop 9 a.m.-5 p.m….

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F-86 Sabre veterans deactivate 35-year association

Posted May 12, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The F-86 Sabre, or SabreJet, is one of the cornerstones upon which the modern Air Force was built since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1947.

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Family Medicine Residency Program graduates eight Airmen

Posted July 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., pose for a photo after graduating from the Family Medicine Residency Program at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center June 30. The primary goal of the program is to produce highly qualified, board-eligible family physicians capable of providing continuing and comprehensive care to the individual…

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Air Force prepares for all MQ-9 force

Posted February 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper.

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