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Nellis spouses bring healing to Vegas community

Posted October 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Shannon Janelle, mother of two and wife of Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Janelle, an instructor assigned to the Nellis First Term Airman Center, carries water to a donation site in downtown Las Vegas, Oct. 5, 2017. Shannon teamed with more than 30 spouses, friends and families to collect…

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Welcome to the 2017 Air and Space Expo

Posted November 11, 2017 by

On behalf of all our Airmen and their families, it is our honor to welcome you to the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo!

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Nellis hosts Red Flag Jan. 26-Feb. 16

Posted January 12, 2018 by

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., will host Red Flag 18-1 Jan. 26–Feb. 16, 2018. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air, space and cyber forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range, the U.S. Air Force’s…

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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: MQ-9 Reaper meets demand

Posted March 9, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

With the retirement of the MQ-1 Predator on the horizon, MQ-9 Reapers were successfully transferred via flight from one combat operation to another within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time.

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Family members welcome home 926th WG Airmen

Posted October 30, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Tech Sgt. Alberto Galvan, 926th Security Forces Squadron member, embraces his daughter for the first time after returning from a deployment at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Oct. 22. While deployed, Galvan was able to video chat with his wife while she gave birth…

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2015 UEI Capstone recap for 99 ABW

Posted January 8, 2016 by 99th Air Base Wing Inspector General

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In August 2013, the Air Force initiated the Air Force Inspection System (AFIS) which brought fundamental changes to the way Air Force installations conduct inspections. AFIS was designed to improve performance, military discipline, and management excellence up and down the chain of command. AFIS is structured around the commander’s…

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US Navy veterans from USS Nevada (BB-36) visit Nellis

Posted February 19, 2016 by Petty Officer 1st Class Richard Rizzo

Nearly 100 years after the battleship USS Nevada was commissioned, March 11, 1916, five of the dozen still-living Sailors assigned to the ship during World War II came to Las Vegas for the ship’s reunion. The veterans were welcomed by the Las Vegas Navy Operational Support Center staff Feb. 9.

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‘K-9 leads way’

Posted April 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

To say that a strong bond between a military working dog and their handler is crucial is an understatement, particularly in a career field where the dog and the handler rely heavily upon each other in high pressure and potentially dangerous situations.

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Miss Universe visits Nellis AFB

Posted June 10, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe 2015, puts her sash on an infant during her visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 2. Nellis AFB is the first military installation she has ever visited.

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Diverse AFE mission challenges airmen, protects lives

Posted July 29, 2016 by Susan Garcia

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—Six-foot-high wooden lockers line the aircrew fitting room, quiet in the early morning. Inside each locker a collection of helmets, antigravity suits, oxygen connectors and other life-saving flight equipment sits ready for the daily preflight inspection. Soon, a U.S. Air Force Weapons School aircrew flight equipment specialist will ensure each item…

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