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Environmental element stresses recycling importance

Posted December 6, 2013 by Marco Furlan

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Recycling … one of the three continuous processes in the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ calculus, is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and are instead, turned into new products. Benefits to recycling include reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators,…

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Nellis sets up for first AF Wounded Warrior Team Trials

Posted April 11, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Setting up transportation, supplying seating and providing sports equipment were just a few of the items on the laundry list of things to do in preparation for the 2014 Air Force Wounded Warrior Team Trials here April 7. With this competition being the first of its kind, Nellis AFB along…

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Weapons School class 14A graduates

Posted July 3, 2014 by Deena Luat

The United States Air Force Weapons School traces its roots to the Aircraft Gunnery School established in 1949 at Las Vegas Air Force Base, which became Nellis Air Force Base in 1950.

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Nellis Chaplain Corps’ diversity offers different point of view

Posted August 29, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Approximately 14.6 percent of today’s U.S. military members are women. For decades, women have held high-ranking positions leading Airmen in times of war and peace, and for approximately 40 years, women have also led Airmen spiritually as military chaplains. Two female chaplains and a female chaplain candidate serve at…

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99th Air Base Wing

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The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 10,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing: 99th…

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Contracting trains to prepare for anything

Posted January 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Contracting Squadron conducted contingency contracting and local disaster response training at Camp Cobra here Jan. 20 to 22. The training was provided by retired Chief Master Sgt. Fidel Keranovic, Air Force Training Initiative for contract operations, included many situations Airmen can encounter, as well as interaction with…

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Ground crews power through Red Flag 15-2

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Members of the Royal Norwegian air force perform a foreign object damage walk during Red Flag 15-2, to check for hazardous materials along the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 5. FOD walks are performed to ensure debris or foreign objects are removed…

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Maintenance shop saves $9 Million through innovative process

Posted May 22, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Before government purchase card holders go out and purchase expensive equipment for their units, it is important to know of available resources that could save their shops thousands of dollars.

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Airman uses passion to restore ‘survivor’ car

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

In 1971 “Fury” was born. She had a smooth fuselage body painted in Spanish gold with four headlights, a horizontal grille and two doors. She came equipped with a nylon/foam seat and carpet, a clock, and concealed wipers.

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Fuel truck changes may save Air Force millions of dollars

Posted March 24, 2012 by 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.”” The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron completed installation of new fueling equipment that may save the Air Force millions of dollars. The squadron completed installation in March of two test examples of the Hydrant Mobile Refueler system, or HYMORE, on its…

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