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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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Pest Management controls plant, insect, bird populace

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Currently, the 99th CES pest management office at Nellis AFB is the largest in the Air Force.

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Air National Guardsman recalls road to comedic success

Posted October 11, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

When on-duty, serving in the Oregon Air National Guard, Staff Sgt. Juan Canopii, 114th Fighter Squadron aircraft flight equipment craftsman, helps aircrews and pilots get from the ground to the air ensuring their flight equipment is in proper working order.

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Green Flag 14-2 trains 37th Bomber Squadron for combat operations support

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., takes off during Green Flag 14-2 at Nellis AFB, Nev. Green-Flag West provides realistic close-air support training environment for forces preparing to support worldwide combat operations.

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Universal Nutrition Sponsored Athletes visit Nellis AFB

Posted October 4, 2013 by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

  Capt Audry Shontz, 64th Aggressor Squadron baron controller, tells Universal Nutrition sponsored athletes about the mission of the 64th AGRS Sept. 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Universal Nutrition sponsored athletes visited Nellis AFB before attending the 2013 Olympia Competition and Expo Weekend Sept. 26-29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The athletes…

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From bolts to aircraft engines, 99th LRS moves cargo

Posted October 4, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Airmen who work with outbound cargo conduct an in-checking process to ensure cargo is properly prepared. In-checking consists of packing, processing, and moving cargo.

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Airmen fill need for speed with NASCAR experience

Posted September 27, 2013 by Staff Sgt. N.B.

Screeching tires, roaring engines and high speeds are appealing to those seeking the ultimate rush, but too often these stunts aren’t performed in the presence of professionals and don’t end well.

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Nellis, Creech, NTTR establish Fire Prevention Week

Posted September 27, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, signs a Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Sept. 24 for Oct. 6-12 while Col. Robert Ramsden, 99th ABW vice commander; Lt. Col. Brian Hartless, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander; Bill Lonsford, 99th CES assistant fire chief, and Sparky the fire dog, look on at Nellis Air Force Base…

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Airmen practice response procedures during Plan 6 exercise

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Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department carried out plane / vehicle crash simulation exercises Sept. 19 near the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center

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Nellis Chapel promotes “Get Connected”

Posted September 20, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

  Air Force Reserve Chaplain (Capt.) Amy O’Connell, 99th Air Base Wing chaplain, hands out cookies and balloons to customers at the commissary Sept. 14 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The event was a part of the Get Connected kick off, offering 99th ABW Chapel members the opportunity to let Nellis AFB, Creech AFB,…

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