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Diverse AFE mission challenges airmen, protects lives

Posted July 29, 2016 by Susan Garcia

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—Six-foot-high wooden lockers line the aircrew fitting room, quiet in the early morning. Inside each locker a collection of helmets, antigravity suits, oxygen connectors and other life-saving flight equipment sits ready for the daily preflight inspection. Soon, a U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment specialist will ensure each item…

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High-end fight integration: Navy brings electronic warfare to Red Flag

Posted July 29, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

The Electronic Attack Squadron 139 from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, is taking electronic warfare to the skies during Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Nellis Exchange celebrates organization’s 121 years of service, support

Posted July 29, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

NELLIS AFB, Nev. — On July 25, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service marks a milestone—121 years of serving Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and military families. On July 25, 1895, General Order No. 46 established the exchange on military installations, directing post commanders to set up an exchange at every post. Since then, exchanges have…

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Case lot, ‘Back to School’ August promotions yield savings for commissary patrons

Posted July 28, 2016 by

August means “Back to School” savings at commissaries around the world and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the states. The commissary at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., will conduct a Case Lot Sale Sept. 15-18. “The lineup of promotions for August gives our customers plenty of reasons to shop…

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U-2 returns to Red Flag

Posted July 25, 2016 by TSgt. Mike Slater

The 9th Reconnaissance Wing is taking part in Red Flag 16-3, which is nothing new, as the wing regularly supports Red Flags.

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100-plus aircraft fly in for exercise Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 21, 2016 by TSgt. Julius Delos Reyes

The three-week long Red Flag 16-3, a U.S.-only exercise that tests all participating units’ combat capabilities in a joint environment that centers on multi-domain integration, kicked off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 11.

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Red Flag 16-3 night operations

Posted July 21, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Capt. Matt Bender from the 20th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts pre-flight checks on his F-16 before a night sortie during Red Flag 16-3 July 13, 2016. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its…

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CASLV on track to new school year

Posted July 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Kristin High

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Ercan Aydogdu, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas executive director and CASLV representatives, receive building keys from Col. William Norton, 99th Mission Support Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. William Arcuri, 99th MSG superintendent, July 1. The school transitioned to CASLV over the summer and will begin…

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Family Medicine Residency Program graduates eight Airmen

Posted July 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., pose for a photo after graduating from the Family Medicine Residency Program at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center June 30. The primary goal of the program is to produce highly qualified, board-eligible family physicians capable of providing continuing and comprehensive care to the individual…

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Zuhlke takes command

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander and Lt. Col. Christopher Zuhlke, 561st Joint Tactics Squadron commander, pose for a photo as Zuhlke takes command of the squadron June 29 on Nellis Air Force Base. The 561st JTS serves as the sole publishers of Air Force…

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