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Climber visits 66th RQS after harrowing rescue

Posted November 30, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

One month after his life flight rescue from Zion National Park, Daniel Cottam visited his rescuers at the 66th Rescue Squadron Nov. 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Cottam suffered injuries when his rope gave way while hiking, sending him down a steep cliff face requiring pararescuers to rappel more than 100 feet to evacuate him from the narrow canyon.

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MWD Kiara wags her way to retirement

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Kiara, 799th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog, stands before Maj. Kenneth, 799th SFS commander, who recounted key moments throughout her years of service during her retirement ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 15, 2018. MWD teams play a vital role in the defense…

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Gunsmoke returns to Nellis with a twist

Posted November 30, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Pilots and maintainers assigned to various flying squadrons throughout Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., competed Nov. 15 in a Gunsmoke Competition held on the flightline and Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Las Vegas Sailor prepares turkeys for Thanksgiving celebration

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Navy photograph by PO3 Kylan McKay ONBOARD USS BLUE RIDGE — Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Mico Tawatao, left, from Las Vegas, Nev., attached to U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), prepares turkeys for the ship’s Thanksgiving celebration. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy, and as 7th Fleet command…

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Nellis leadership serves Thanksgiving dinner

Posted November 28, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Nellis leadership serve food to Airmen and guests at the Crosswinds Inn dining facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 22, 2018. More than three dozen leaders and families served Airmen, retirees and family members Thanksgiving dinner. Leadership and their families from Nellis Air…

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Thawing the frozen middle: Creech sparks innovation fire

Posted November 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Airmen with the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 799th Air Base Group visited AFWERX-Las Vegas Nov. 5, 2018, to establish a Spark Cell that encourages innovation and the exploration of creative solutions to tactical-level problems.

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Reaper draws crowds at Homestead, wraps up 2018 season

Posted November 16, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Airman from the 432nd Wing have traveled across the country the past two years bringing the MQ-9 to different air shows as part of an information campaign.

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SAFWC holds Spark Tank prelims at AFWERX-Vegas

Posted November 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Airmen from units assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., gathered at AFWERX-Vegas Oct. 29 to present their innovative ideas for the 2019 Spark Tank Competition.

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Nellis Airmen perform hot-pit refueling

Posted November 16, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Staff Sgts. James Smith and Guy Hinton, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Raptor Aircraft Maintenance Unit dedicated crew chiefs, and Senior Airman Johnny Cruz, 57th AMXS Raptor AMU assistant DCC, prepared their gear on the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 7, 2018. They…

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Airfield management keeps Nellis flying high

Posted November 16, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Airfield management Airmen assigned to the 57th Operations Support Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., are required to work faster and harder to keep up with the high rate of sorties carried out on the Nellis flightline.

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