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Nellis AFB conducts Major Accident Response Exercise

Posted April 28, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum by a truck during the Major Accident Response Exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13. The base conducted the exercise to evaluate real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel for scenarios that could impact the base.   arry a simulated victim on a stretcher during…

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USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

Posted June 9, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.

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NAFB Honor Guard: ‘To honor with dignity’

Posted October 16, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Members of the Nellis Air Force Base Honor Guard practice properly carrying a casket at Nellis AFB, Nev., Oct. 13. For decades, the Nellis AFB Honor Guard has imparted tradition, ceremony and dignity to military funerals, public events and formal occasions.   U.S. Air Force…

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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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