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Nellis, Creech, NTTR establish Fire Prevention Week

Posted September 27, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, signs a Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Sept. 24 for Oct. 6-12 while Col. Robert Ramsden, 99th ABW vice commander; Lt. Col. Brian Hartless, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander; Bill Lonsford, 99th CES assistant fire chief, and Sparky the fire dog, look on at Nellis Air Force Base…

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Air Traffic Controllers maintain safe airspace

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Capt. Todd Campbell, 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron supervisor of flying, looks for aircraft through binoculars in the air traffic control tower Nov. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The supervisor of flying main responsibility is to coordinate what needs to be done between…

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99th CES firefighters train to make difference

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz Carl Lambert, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, awaits the beginning of his annual aircraft live fire exercise on the aircraft burn trainer March 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis firefighters are required to complete the training exercise twice in daylight, and twice…

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Aviano jets rocket over California skies during Green Flag 14-8

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Capt. Michael Long, 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, Aviano Air Base, Italy, prepares to exit an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Green Flag 14-8, June 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A typical Green Flag exercise involves two multi-role fighter and bomber squadrons,…

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U.S. Navy trains side by side with 99th SFS

Posted August 29, 2014 by Mass Communication Petty Officer 1st Class Richard V. Rizzo and Personnel Specialist Petty Officer 3rd Class Judy G. Razon

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Once a month, the U.S. Navy Operational Support Center-Las Vegas pairs up with the 99th Security Forces Squadron to check ID cards and secure the gates here. The members of the U.S. NOSC Las Vegas were looking for a creative way to enhance the training experience of their Master…

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U.S. Air Force Warfare Center

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The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed forces…

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Red Flag 15-1 launches at Nellis AFB

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Two Royal Australian air force aircraft maintainers wait for their aircraft to return from a training mission during Red Flag 15-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 27. Red Flag exercises provide allied air forces the opportunity to train in a joint combat environment.  …

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ACC commander visits Creech, recognizes exceptional performer

Posted March 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —  U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, his wife Gillian Carlisle, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald, ACC command chief, paid a visit to Las Vegas and the base, March 3 and 4. While visiting the area, the trio took the opportunity to meet with…

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820th RED HORSE return from six-month deployment

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Family members anxiously wait during a Welcome Home ceremony April 9, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 820th RED HORSE Squadron members united with their families after returning from a six-month deployment. The mission of the 820th RHS is to provide the Air Force with a highly-mobile…

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Lights, Camera, Action: Recruiting Service brings Hollywood to Nellis

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Nellis Air Force Base, the Air Force Recruiting Service and Randolph Air Force Base, coordinated to help produce the newest Air Force recruiting tool — “Rapid Strike.”

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