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Planes by day, cars by night: Airman’s passion brings balance

Posted November 13, 2015 by By Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

During the day he sits in a cushy, thick seat in a ground control station flying yet another eight-hour sortie in a remotely piloted aircraft, the MQ-9 Reaper. By night he sits in a thin, lightweight racing seat harnessed into a raw, stripped out track monster.

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Nellis Airmen take time to give back

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Volunteering can be an amazing experience. Sharing those volunteer experiences can often inspire others to take time out and give back to the community. Airmen from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron took time on their day off to volunteer at the Nellis AFB Recycling Center Jan. 26. “I wanted to…

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Coral Academy of Science Informational session for special needs children

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During the information session Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Chief Academic Officer and Special Education Director will discuss and answer questions on the school’s academic programs and special needs information for students. March 11 and 17: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nellis Air Force Base, Hunt Housing Center Note: Contact CASLV Special…

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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Two B-2 Sprit’s, assigned to the 325th Weapons Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxi down the runway as they prepare to takeoff during Deliberate Strike Night at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16. Since the focus of DSN is on fifth generation stealth…

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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

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Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted November 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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Interoperability is key to F-35A combat success

Posted February 10, 2017 by Donovan K Potter

The F-35A Lightning II can carry thousands of pounds of bombs, but its ability to gather and share information is just as deadly.

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Firefighters from Creech and Nellis turn up the heat

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Nellis and Creech Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire on the exterior of a mockup aircraft March 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team extinguished both the exterior and interior of the aircraft and…

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