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C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

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Nellis finishes end of year close out

Posted October 7, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Sept. 30 marked the end of the 2016 fiscal year. Members of the 99th Comptroller Squadron and 99th Contracting Squadron worked long days and nights throughout the final weeks of September to close out the fiscal year budget for both Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases.

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99th FSS helps cool-off Aviation Nation spectators

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Raquel Hightower, 99th Force Support Squadron, fitness center staff, watches the crowd while working a vendor booth during the Aviation Nationair show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12. Airmen from all around Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range donated…

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Red Flag’s Heartbeat: Core unit arrives at NAFB

Posted February 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The 1st Fighter Wing’s air crews and support personnel out of Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, arrived at Nellis AFB, Nevada, Jan.17 and 18, 2017, to participate in Red Flag 17-1, as the exercise’s core unit. Red Flag 17-1, a three-week combat training exercise involving U.S. and allied forces’ air,…

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Firefighters from Creech, Nellis turn up the heat

Posted March 29, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson An Airman assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight peers at the training instructor before beginning an aircraft live fire training exercise March 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Firefighters are required to complete the exercise semi-annually in order to stay…

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Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Nellis/Creech hours of operation – Labor Day, Sept. 4 Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling 24/7 Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m….

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57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted October 27, 2017 by Dan Wheaton

Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 — nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation – it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the…

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Thunderbirds commander relieved of duty

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Lt. Col. Jason Heard, commander of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron. The Thunderbirds, has been relieved of command upon the completion of the 2017 season. Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, commander of the 57th Wing commander at Nellis aIr Force Base, Nev., relieved Heard effective Nov. 20. While Heard led the team through a…

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Doolittle legacy honored, RPA aviators continue to deliver justice

Posted January 31, 2018 by Master Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

There were moments, which through their pure magnitude galvanized the nation, inspiring those to act, forever altering the fabric of our lives.

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