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Wing commander visits local police

Posted June 9, 2017 by

Air Force photograph On June 5, Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Nellis AFB security forces personnel, visited the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Northeast Area Command.   Air Force photograph During his visit to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Northeast Area Command June 5, Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Posted September 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…

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RPA maintainers accomplish mission despite low retention

Posted October 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

The constant and insatiable demand for remotely piloted aircraft airpower places stressors on nearly every career field within the RPA enterprise.

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Airman achieves life-long dream of becoming a professional bodybuilder

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

There he was standing on the 2015 National Physique Committee (NPC) National Bodybuilding Championships stage, Nov. 21, 2015, in Miami, Florida, in front of thousands of people.

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26 WPS integrates with US Navy SUSTEX to show Reaper capabilities

Posted February 12, 2016 by Capt. Brad Delloiacono

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The MQ-9 Reaper’s persistence, sensors, weapons and communication capabilities make it ideal for naval operations. To demonstrate, the MQ-9’s maritime prowess is a force multiplier, and in line with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander’s priority to maximize testing, tactics and training to enhance total force integration of…

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Choi Story: A life of her own

Posted March 25, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

*Beep Beep Beep* goes the alarm at exactly 5 a.m., Capt. Min Choi, 99th Inpatient Operation Squadron critical care unit, clinical nurse, gets out of bed and starts her usual routine to prepare for the long 12 hour day ahead.

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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

Posted May 20, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.

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Reservists honored as Las Vegas’ newest police officers

Posted July 15, 2016 by Maj. Jessica D’Ambrosio

Integrity, service and excellence are three words all Airmen have heard many times throughout their career.

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Utility allowance to receive changes

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Air Base Wing held a town hall meeting at the Nellis Base Theater to discuss the upcoming changes to utility allowances Aug. 30.

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