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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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57th OSS weather plays crucial role during Red Flag

Posted February 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Atmospheric weather conditions vary every day due to changes in heat, wind and moisture. Weather is constantly changing and is not something that can be controlled.

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RPA Airmen aim for excellence in annual load crew competition

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, work around the clock to bring support to the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise.

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A lesson in wingmanship

Posted May 27, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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Family Medicine Residency Program graduates eight Airmen

Posted July 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo Airmen from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., pose for a photo after graduating from the Family Medicine Residency Program at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center June 30. The primary goal of the program is to produce highly qualified, board-eligible family physicians capable of providing continuing and comprehensive care to the individual…

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NTSB: Pilot turned failing jet to desert before Nellis crash

Posted September 17, 2016 by

Investigators say a civilian contractor pilot who ejected from a Vietnam War-era military jet near Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., last month steered the failing aircraft toward the desert before it crashed. The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot reported the Douglas A-4K Skyhawk lost power approaching a runway before he parachuted safely away…

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50 Years of Shaping Air Power

Posted November 9, 2016 by

If there was one person whose contribution was key to the success of the Las Vegas Army Gunnery School, that might have be Lt. Col. (later Brig. Gen.) Martinus Stenseth.

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Red Flag 17-1 to be held Jan 23–Feb 10

Posted January 20, 2017 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the Air Force conducts Red Flag 17-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 10. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada twice a day and may remain in the air for up to…

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Nellis to present Air Installation Compatible Use Zone Study

Posted March 3, 2017 by 99th Air Base Wing

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis Air Force Base is hosting an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 15 at the Hollywood Community Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd., Las Vegas, NV. 89142, to present Nellis’ 2016 Air Installation Compatible Use Zone study. The AICUZ study identifies aircraft operations, noise contours, accident potential…

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MQ-9 Reapers add to arsenal, first GBU-38 dropped

Posted May 12, 2017 by 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing

Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 26th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., made history earlier this week, by employing the first GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition from an MQ-9 Reaper for training and in combat downrange.

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