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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour

Posted October 23, 2015 by U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Chap. (Capt.) John Schuetze (far left), 99th Air Base Wing Catholic priest, poses for a photo with members of the “Come Be With Us” Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 21. The tour is run by the Air Force Recruiting Service with the purpose of…

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Forecasting missions keeps RPAs in the sky

Posted December 18, 2015 by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

The 432nd Weather Flight is the largest of its kind in Air Combat Command with 51 personnel who support remotely piloted aircraft operations globally.

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Nellis F-35 flies 1,000th sortie

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline An F-35A Lightning II takes off from the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 22. The aircraft was preparing to fly its 1,000th sortie for Nellis AFB’s F-35A program. The F-35 is designed to provide the pilot with unsurpassed situational awareness, positive target identification…

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ACC Commander paves way for RPA enterprise improvements

Posted January 22, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces. 

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99th CONS, CES facilitate repair of ‘various intersections’

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Kline

The construction that took place here on Washington Boulevard — which began March 16 — was officially completed Sept. 11.

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Clydesdales visit NAFB

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Clydesdale horses trot along the Exchange parking lot at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. Nellis AFB Airmen and their families were able to take photos as well as hitch a ride on a holiday-adorned wagon.

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Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

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Operation teeth cleaning: Vet clinic keeps MWDs mission ready

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Chester, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, lays on the floor after receiving a pre-anesthetic at the Veterinary Clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 15. The Veterinary Clinic at Nellis AFB provides treatment for approximately 20 MWDs.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

Posted December 18, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).

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