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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

Posted June 24, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Two B-2 Sprit’s, assigned to the 325th Weapons Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxi down the runway as they prepare to takeoff during Deliberate Strike Night at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16. Since the focus of DSN is on fifth generation stealth…

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AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Posted August 19, 2016 by

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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‘Capt. Carlisle’ unveiled: MiG-23 dedicated to ACC commander

Posted November 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

A Russian MiG-23 fighter aircraft nicknamed “Captain Carlisle” was dedicated in honor of Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, during an Oct. 17 ceremony at the Threat Training Facility here.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

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Interoperability is key to F-35A combat success

Posted February 10, 2017 by Donovan K Potter

The F-35A Lightning II can carry thousands of pounds of bombs, but its ability to gather and share information is just as deadly.

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Firefighters from Creech and Nellis turn up the heat

Posted April 14, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Nellis and Creech Airmen assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight extinguish a controlled fire on the exterior of a mockup aircraft March 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The team extinguished both the exterior and interior of the aircraft and…

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First pitch

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Air Force photograph Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, warms up prior to throwing out the first pitch in the May 27 baseball game between the LV 51s and the El Paso Chihuahuas. Despite the LV 51s taking an early lead, El Paso came back to win the game 8-6.

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Military working dogs get booties

Posted September 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty Jimy, a 799th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, get dog booties placed on his paws Sept 1, 2017 at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The 799th SFS dog handlers use these booties during inclement weather conditions and harsh terrain to protect the dog’s paws. Summer…

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Airshow 2017: U. S. Air Force Warfare Center

Posted November 11, 2017 by

The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. Purpose The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed…

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Lighting the tree

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph   Col. Paul J. Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, was on hand to light the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Christmas Tree Dec. 7. Just in case something went wrong, Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand, arriving in a Nellis’ fire truck. The ceremony, in the Chapel parking lot, included…

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