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Nellis/Creech Exchange Hours of Operation for Veterans Day – Nov. 12

Posted November 2, 2018 by

Retail Main Store 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mobile Phone Center 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS Closed Express/Class 6 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Creech Express/Subway Closed/Unattended fueling – 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station Closed/Unattended fueling – 24/7   Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.- 11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s DT: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room:…

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Comfort 2018

Posted November 2, 2018 by

Army photograph by Spec. CaShaunta Q. Williams Lt. Siang Kang (right), a pharmacist from Sacramento, Calif., Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bobby Alexander (middle), from Las Vegas, and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Brandon Springston from Carlisle, Iowa, provides medication for a patient at one of two medical sites. The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is…

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99th CES, local fire department battle simulated aircraft fire

Posted October 31, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Senior Airman Dalton Kendall, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, catches his breath after conducting a firefighter training exercise Oct. 23, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Kendall was one of more than a dozen Nellis, Creech and Clark County firefighters to participate in the…

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53rd Wing brings future faster with largest LFTE

Posted October 19, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

During the month of September, the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., executed one of the most complex and diverse operational test events in base history.

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Creech firefighters conduct live-burn exercise

Posted October 19, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Airmen with the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire during a training exercise Sept. 18, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Firefighters must complete two live-burn exercises annually in order to stay current with training requirements.   Airmen with the 99th Civil Engineering Squadron Fire Protection Flight, extinguish a…

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Perseverance in face of adversity

Posted October 8, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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Seven arrested in anti-drone protest at USAF base outside Vegas

Posted October 8, 2018 by AP

Several peace activists have been arrested in a demonstration at a U.S. Air Force base outside Las Vegas against the use of drones for killing in the war in Afghanistan. Organizers of the effort at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs say seven anti-drone protesters were arrested on Oct. 4. They say those arrested…

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NTTR conducts emergency evacuation exercise

Posted October 8, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Employees at the Nevada Testing and Training Range building stand outside during a fire drill at Nellis AFB, Nev., Oct 4, 2018. The NTTR is the largest contiguous air and ground space available covering over 2.9 million acres of land. The Nevada Test and Training…

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History, heritage, innovation at AF Ball

Posted October 5, 2018 by

Brig. Gen. Craig Baker, 12th Air Force vice commander, and Airman 1st Class Philip, the youngest Airman in attendance, cut the 71st Air Force birthday cake at the 2018 Las Vegas Air Force Ball, Sept. 15. It is tradition for the highest ranking and youngest Airmen to cut the ceremonial cake at formal Air Force…

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407th AEG CC trains with EM

Posted October 5, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Tech. Sgt. Christopher McShan, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management section chief, helps Col. Scott Gibson, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, into a hazardous material suit during an immersion tour at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 12, 2018. The EM flight gave Gibson…

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