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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

Posted February 6, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-01, the Air Force’s premier air combat exercise held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Nellis Exchange invites shoppers to help save a tree with eReceipts

Posted April 14, 2017 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — According to the University of Southern Indiana, the amount of paper thrown away in the United States every year is equivalent to about 1 billion trees. Much of this waste is from paper receipts. To help reduce paper usage, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service offers shoppers the…

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All in a night’s work: MQ-9s maximize airpower downrange

Posted May 26, 2017 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

As many Americans sleep soundly in their beds, Airmen in attack squadrons across the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., flying the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper from cockpits in the continental U.S. are having decisive effects in the fight against violent extremism.

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64th AGRS: Sharpening sword for combat air forces

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 64th Aggressor Squadron and its pilots have handled the mission of preparing combat air forces, joint and allied aircrews to win any fight, any time, since 1972.

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Nellis shows it is Vegas Strong

Posted November 8, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Michael Moore, 57th Maintenance Squadron aircraft painter, strips old paint off of an F-15C Eagle at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23, 2017. The aircraft is being repainted to recognize the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary as well as the unity between the Las Vegas…

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Merry Creech-mas: 432nd Wing receives first Christmas tree

Posted December 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Two Creech Air Force Base members decorate a Christmas tree Dec. 2, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Diamond Resorts International donated the tree and decorations as a thank you to Creech service members and their families. Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Hunters and Diamondbacks were surprised to…

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Fairchild Refuels Red Flag 18-1

Posted February 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Nicolo Daniello

KC-135s were once considered to be the Air Forces premier refueling force, enabling fighter jets, bombers and other aircraft the ability to stay airborne to accomplish long range mission sets, without the tankers, fighter jets may not be able to hit their long-range marks.

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Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 18-2 hosted by Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 15, 2018. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving air, space…

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Exchange shoppers can ‘Give and Get Back’ starting May 15

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The Nellis Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Airmen and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods. From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief and Air Force Assistance Fund, which provide emergency…

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99th MDG welcomes new commander

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 99th Medical Group held a change of command ceremony June 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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