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First pitch

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Air Force photograph Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, warms up prior to throwing out the first pitch in the May 27 baseball game between the LV 51s and the El Paso Chihuahuas. Despite the LV 51s taking an early lead, El Paso came back to win the game 8-6.

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Military working dogs get booties

Posted September 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty Jimy, a 799th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, get dog booties placed on his paws Sept 1, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The 799th SFS dog handlers use these booties during inclement weather conditions and harsh terrain to protect the dog’s paws. Summer…

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Airshow 2017: U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted November 11, 2017 by

The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, 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. Purpose The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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34th WPS launches new HC-130J weapons instructor course

Posted October 9, 2015 by Susan Garcia

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Acknowledging a critical shortage of weapons officers with advanced training in the Air Force’s newest fixed-wing rescue aircraft, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III approved the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s first HC-130J Combat King II weapons instructor course in August. This new WIC will…

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Nellis Main Exchange doubles savings on gas

Posted December 11, 2015 by Army and Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is keeping military shoppers’ wallets from running on empty this holiday season by doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel. From Dec. 18 through Dec. 20, drivers fueling up with a MILITARY STAR card at Exchange gas stations will receive 10 cents…

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Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 12, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Lead Aircraftsmen Ernesto Miranda, from 1 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Amberley, Australia, performs avionics checks on an F/A 18F Super Hornet prior to a round of Red Flag 16-1 night training sorties Feb. 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. In addition to daytime operations,…

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Nellis women honor history through leadership

Posted March 25, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Senior Airman Jasmine Copeland, a cardiopulmonary laboratory specialist assigned to the 99th Surgical Operations Squadron, demonstrates how to perform a breathing test at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March, 21. The 99th MSGS provides medical care to DoD beneficiaries…

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First Marine graduates USAF AMMOS

Posted May 20, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

In June 2015, commander of the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron-One, Marine equivalent to the Air Force Weapons School, Col. James Adams visited Nellis AFB.

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NTTR welcomes new commander

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Gen. Glen VanHerck, United States Air Force Warfare Center commander, and Col. David Avila, Nevada Test and Training Range commander, pose for a photo after Avila assumed command July 8 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The NTTR, provides the warfighter a flexible, realistic and multidimensional…

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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since its inception in 1975, Red Flag has served as the pinnacle of air-to-air combat training for the U.S. Air Force and its allies.

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