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Predator accident investigation report released

Posted November 22, 2017 by

A mechanical failure of the left tail clamp and/or tail clamp bolts caused an MQ-1B Predator to crash Nov. 8, 2015 in the U.S. Central Command Area of responsibility, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released Nov. 21. The MQ-1B was assigned to the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force…

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Local culinary art high school students bake cookie for Airmen

Posted November 22, 2017 by Lawrence Crespo

Air Force photograph by Lawrence Crespo Master Sgt. Keelye Coffins, U.S. Air Force Weapons School first sergeant, selects a box of cookies from Northwest Career and Technical Academy culinary art students at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Community Common on Nov. 17. The culinary arts students baked 10,000 assorted cookies for Nellis and Creech…

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Crosswinds Inn gives thanks

Posted November 22, 2017 by Air Force Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airman 1st Class Sulema Ruelas and Airman 1st Class Garrett McCulley, 99th Force Support Squadron culinary specialists prepare sides for lunch at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 20, 2017. The Crosswinds dining facility will be open to all service members, civilians and retirees on…

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Nellis hosts Aviation Nation Air and Space Expo

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Thousands of people descended on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 11-12 for a chance to see the U.S. Air Force in action.

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Racing toward a healthy marriage

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Gilleland Couples who participated in a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. chapel-sponsored marriage enrichment event pose after completing a sporting activity, Oct, 27, 2017. The marriage enrichment seminar was followed by an “Amazing Race”-style activity, which had couples racing against each other in various events. In an effort…

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Thanksgiving dinner

Posted November 22, 2017 by Air Force photographs

Leadership from the 99th Air Base Wing served Thanksgiving dinner at the 99th Medical Group dining facility Nov. 16, 2017.

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Exchange Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Thanksgiving, Nov. 23 All facilities except the Class Six will be closed. The Class Six will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m.   Nov. 24 RETAIL Main Store 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Class Six 6 a.m.-11 p.m. Service Station 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Creech Express 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS 10…

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Air and space expo

Posted November 22, 2017 by

A member of the U.S. Air Force’s Wing of Blue Parachute Demonstration Team jumps out of an aircraft over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during the opening ceremony of Aviation Nation 2017 Nellis Air and Space Expo. Each year, the Wings of Blue Demonstration Team performs at more than 50 special events in front of…

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Vegas Strong

Posted November 13, 2017 by

An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 57th Wing, displays a Vegas Strong paint scheme as the aircraft flies over the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo crowd at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10, 2017. Nellis has deep roots with the Las Vegas community, the spirit and resiliency of the city has…

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Welcome to the 2017 Air and Space Expo

Posted November 11, 2017 by

On behalf of all our Airmen and their families, it is our honor to welcome you to the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo!

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