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Desert Eagle RV Park has plenty to offer

Posted February 28, 2014 by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A secure, family friendly park that provides fun in the sun and a place to meet new friends, the Desert Eagle RV Park is available for active duty, retired military and civilians with base access to use. The park is located on the hospital side of Nellis AFB directly…

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Air Force’s top instructors train Red Flag 12-3 participants

Posted March 24, 2012 by Capt. Teresa Sullivan

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. “” U.S. Air Force Weapons School instructor pilots served as “tactical mentors” to Red Flag 12-3 participants, providing advanced knowledge and instruction during the exercise, held Feb. 27 through March 16. The instructors who design and lead six months of the most…

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New VA Hospital to Open Soon

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Ron LaBar

The new Veterans Administration Hospital (officially the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System) is nearing completion at its new location, 6900 North Pecos Road, North Las Vegas. The old VA hospital, located at Vegas Drive and Martin Luther King was shut down in July 2003.  The entire program was relocated to sixteen “sites of care” throughout…

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Nellis’ RED HORSE adds airborne EOD

Posted August 17, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

EOD Airmen are known for their expertise in explosive weaponry and hazardous munitions; they conduct various operations both here and abroad on a daily basis to ensure a safe and secure environment...

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In Memoriam….

Posted October 5, 2012 by

  Staff Sgt. Ryan Hines, Honor Guard flight chief, renders a salute after placing a flag on Senior Airman Jimmy Rivera’s altar during a memorial service Sep. 28, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Honor Guard was on-hand to render military honors during the ceremony, which was held at Nellis as an opportunity for friends,…

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57th Wing holds annual load crew competition

Posted January 18, 2013 by

The load crew competition took place this year, Jan. 11, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Load crew members were evaluated on their safety, speed, and use of the checklist.

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Nellis AMU receives Lightning IIs

Posted March 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo To the right of the nose gear, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Jeffery G. Lofgren, left, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Brig. Gen. Charles Moore, right, 57th Wing commander, wait to greet the pilots of the two F-35 Lighting IIs that arrived at Nellis Air Force…

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99th GCTS trains defenders in urban tactics

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam   Security forces Airmen guard a building during an urban operations training course April 30 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. During the course, security forces Airmen are evaluated on how they enter buildings, handle detainees and react to attacks. U.S. Air Force photo by…

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Nellis children attend golf clinic

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Maj. Travis Clegg, 64th Aggressor Squadron pilot, holds his son, Boston, while congratulating his daughter, Madison, after she sank a putt during the annual Sunrise Vista Junior Kids Golf Clinic June 28 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The clinic taught children the basic fundamentals of…

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Airmen fill need for speed with NASCAR experience

Posted September 27, 2013 by Staff Sgt. N.B.

Screeching tires, roaring engines and high speeds are appealing to those seeking the ultimate rush, but too often these stunts aren’t performed in the presence of professionals and don’t end well.

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