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Nellis finishes end of year close out

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Sept. 30 marked the end of the 2016 fiscal year. Members of the 99th Comptroller Squadron and 99th Contracting Squadron worked long days and nights throughout the final weeks of September to close out the fiscal year budget for both Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases.

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99th FSS helps cool-off Aviation Nation spectators

Posted November 18, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Raquel Hightower, 99th Force Support Squadron, fitness center staff, watches the crowd while working a vendor booth during the Aviation Nationair show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. Airmen from all around Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range donated…

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Red Flag’s Heartbeat: Core unit arrives at NAFB

Posted February 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The 1st Fighter Wing’s air crews and support personnel out of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, arrived at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Jan.17 and 18, 2017, to participate in Red Flag 17-1, as the exercise’s core unit. Red Flag 17-1, a three-week combat training exercise involving U.S. and allied forces’ air,…

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Firefighters from Creech, Nellis turn up the heat

Posted March 29, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson An Airman assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight peers at the training instructor before beginning an aircraft live fire training exercise March 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Firefighters are required to complete the exercise semi-annually in order to stay…

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Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Nellis/Creech hours of operation – Labor Day, Sept. 4 Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling 24/7 Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m….

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First Italian F-35 mission highlights partnerships

Posted November 13, 2015 by 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Two Italian pilots completed their initial F-35 Lightning II training flights here Nov. 5, marking the first F-35 flights under control of Italian pilots.

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Make Your Valentine Swoon with Flowers from the Nellis Express

Posted February 5, 2016 by Cherly Miller

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day on Nellis Air Force Base, where shoppers can pick up fresh flowers, including roses, starting Feb. 11 at the Express. A wide variety of floral arrangements will be available, ranging from single roses to dozen-rose bouquets. “The Express loves to make…

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Red Flag 16-2 tests combat readiness

Posted March 11, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Senior Airman Cameron Docksteader, Offensive Avionics technician assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., performs pre-flight checks on a B-1B Lancer prior to a Red Flag 16-2 training sortie March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base. Nev. Exhaustive efforts are made…

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561st JTS rolls out AFTR

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom was quoted saying in a 1981 Air University Review article: “It may be said that warfare has acquired a new phase—technological war. In the past, research and development were only preparation for the final and decisive testing of new systems in battle. Today, the…

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