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Nellis cancels Aviation Nation 2013

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — An F-22 Raptor performs a max climb take off during the 2010 Aviation Nation Nellis Open House Nov. 12. Nellis officials have announced that Aviation Nation 2013 has been cancelled because of U.S. government budget cuts. NELLIS AIR FORCE…

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Nellis announces permanent closure of Olympic pool

Posted May 24, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard The Nellis Air Force Base Olympic pool will be permanently closed due to a crack that was found in the dive tank. Although the pool is closing, there are alternatives such as the pool at the Warrior Fitness Center, the base housing pool, community pools,…

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USAF Thunderbirds to resume limited training flights

Posted July 19, 2013 by Maj Darrick B. Lee

Temporary funding for flying hours has been restored, allowing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron to resume training flights again through the end of fiscal year 2013.

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505th TEG more than just testing, evaluation

Posted October 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Don’t be confused by the name. The 505th Test and Evaluation Group does more than just testing and evaluation. The focus of the 505th TEG is not on one particular mission set. Tasks the group completes range from distributing mission operations, virtual training, radar evaluation, operational-level training and integrating tests….

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Bullseye’s 40th Anniversary

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Courtesy photograph A five-ship of U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron fly a sortie. The USAFADS’s switch to the T-38 also saw an alteration of the flight routine to exhibit the aircraft’s maneuverability in tight turns during the 1970s. U.S. Air Force photo U.S. Air Force Security Police practice securing an area during a Silver…

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66th Rescue Squadron Airman selected for Invictus Games

Posted April 18, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Life isn’t over, life has just begun. A Nellis Airman was selected to participate in the Warrior Games and the Invictus Games in London this fall.

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Nellis to add another large solar plant

Posted July 18, 2014 by Jennifer McCabe

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Valenca The solar field, comprised of more than 72,000 panels, was completed after 26 weeks of construction and three years of planning. The array is expected to produce more than 25 percent of Nellis’ electricity. TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force is set to…

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Nellis changes custodial contract

Posted April 27, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Beginning May 1, 2012, custodial services for facilities on Nellis Air Force Base will be reduced to restroom cleaning only due to budget constraints. Child Development Centers, Youth Centers and Fitness Centers are the only exceptions to the new standard. Langley Air Force Base adopted the new cleaning standards…

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Last flight

Posted June 15, 2012 by Illustration by Nellis Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Major Gen. Bill Hyatt, Air Warfare Center commander, is sprayed with a fire hose by his wife, Becky, following his last flight as center commander June 13, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Hyatt, as the center’s commander, supported the Air Force’s mission to fly, fight, and win by integrating capabilities…

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Posted September 14, 2012 by By Capt. Rodolfo Orozco

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A 2012 National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony is scheduled to take place Sept. 21, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. at Freedom Park on Nellis AFB. The guest speaker will be Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander. The National POW/MIA Recognition Day is a day of observance for all…

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