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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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Exchange Hours of operation Memorial Day May 28, 2018

Posted May 18, 2018 by

Retail Main Store: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS: Closed Express/Class Six: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express/Subway: Closed Unattended fueling: 24/7 Hospital Express: Closed Landings Express: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station: Closed Unattended fueling: 24/7   Food Papa Johns: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s: DT – 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza: Closed…

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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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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour visits NAFB

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis The Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour poses for a photo outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 21. While at Nellis AFB, the recruited priests were taken on a tour of the base, were introduced to a variety of units and organizations,…

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