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Building bonds with man’s best friend

Posted September 1, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

In a small building near the outskirts of Nellis Air Force Base resides one of the Air Force’s most unique assets: military working dogs. Habo, a 7-year-old narcotic detection K-9 is lying on the floor, when a familiar voice from across the room breaks the silence.

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NAFB Exchange holds grand opening ceremony

Posted November 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The newly renovated Nellis AFB Exchange shopping center held its grand opening here Nov. 10. The 221,800 square-foot shopping center experienced its first remodel in 13 years. It features updates to the main store as well as the food court and concessions.

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Aircrews, maintenance specialists keep Red Flag 16-1 airborne

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Timothy Young Airman 1st Class Alex Ritsema (left) aircraft armament systems specialist and Airman 1st Class Wilbenis Cardona, assistant dedicated crew chief, both assigned to the 335th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., secure a panel after inspecting internal components on an F-15E Strike Eagle…

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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Students visit CAOC

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NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Students from Cheyenne High School’s Cyber Patriot Program, visit the Combined Air Operations Center-Nellis, to receive a briefing on cyber operations April 29. Cyber Patriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program conceived by the Air Force Association to inspire students toward careers in cyber security or other science,…

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USAF Weapons School performs JFEX

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An A-10 Warthog, assigned to the 66th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, preforms close air support during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range, June 16. A-10s are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used…

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Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller

The 55th Fighter Squadron, from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought their “Shawesome” F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15, 2016.

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West Coast Ravens

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The Ravens are a group of pilots from our nation’s western states who fly their RV airplanes in formation at air shows and various other aviation events.

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USAFWS hosts joint integrated hostage rescue

Posted December 16, 2016 by Maj. Rich Harr

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 14th Weapons Squadron hosted 17 diverse units and other government agencies during a hostage rescue exercise, as part of the Weapons School Integration phase Dec. 2, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Youngest maintainer at Red Flag launches America’s youngest jet

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

Nathan Kosters, the youngest F-35A Lightning II crew chief in the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, was born in 1996. “The Macarena” was No. 1 on the charts (somehow), “Independence Day” topped the box office, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon had already been flying for 22 years.

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