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Air Force Assistance Fund: Taking care of our own

Posted March 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Col. Paul Murray, commander 99th Air Base Wing fills out an Air Force Assistance Fund contribution form as 2nd Lt. Francoise Douala, 99th Contracting Squadron and the AFAF installation project officer looks on at Freedom Park, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev,, March 23. Contributions to the AFAF will lend…

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Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: Combat RPAs bring the future faster

Posted March 23, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

As the official retirement of the MQ-1 Predator has passed, many people are reflecting on the new and innovative capabilities it provided on the battlefield over its tenure.

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24th TASS activates, focuses on close air support

Posted March 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 24th Tactical Air Support Squadron activated March 2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 24th TASS is an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet squadron whose primary function is training, supporting and performing close air support.

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RPA attack squadron honors 100 years of training, combat

Posted March 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

In the 100 years since its activation, the 78th Attack Squadron, now at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., has taken on a myriad of missions and locations. It now maintains combat-ready reservists who conduct MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft training, as well as, integrated and expeditionary combat operations. The unit first activated…

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Las Vegas selected for Mayor’s Challenge

Posted March 23, 2018 by John Archiquette

VA photograph by Mandy Monroe Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin speaks at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center March 9, 2018, during an announcement of the City of Las Vegas’ selection for the Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Suicide Among Service Members, Veterans and their Families. The City of Las Vegas and…

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HMH-462 supports Air Force JTAC

Posted March 23, 2018 by Marine Corps Sgt. David Bickel

Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 supported training conducted by the Air Force’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training Center with the Nellis Air Force Base Nev., training detachment at Nellis Feb. 19 through March 4.

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U.S. Army signaleers vital to new strategy in Afghanistan

Posted March 23, 2018 by

Army Reserve photograph by Maj. Andrew Benbow U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Bina K. Cheema of Las Vegas, Nev., stands with packaged Microwave Line-of-Sight radios aboard a C-17 Globemaster III, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 18. After extensive coordination to prepare and ship the radios under a compressed schedule, Cheema traveled to Afghanistan with them to ensure…

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Exchange celebrates grand opening of Sarku Japan at Nellis

Posted March 23, 2018 by

Courtesy photo The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening of Sarku Japan, the latest addition to the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange food court, March 2. Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Exchange General Manager Matthew Beatty; Michael Tang, Southwest Area Manager, Sarku Japan; and Tim Pettifer, Director of…

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KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

Posted March 21, 2018 by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño

Airmen from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.

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Exchange celebrates grand opening of Sarku Japan at Nellis

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening of Sarku Japan, the latest addition to the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange food court, March 2. Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Exchange General Manager Matthew Beatty; Michael Tang, Southwest Area Manager, Sarku Japan; and Tim Pettifer, Director of Construction, Sarku…

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