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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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24th TASS activates, focuses on close air support

Posted March 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 24th Tactical Air Support Squadron activated March 2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 24th TASS is an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jet squadron whose primary function is training, supporting and performing close air support.

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57th Wing’s 2013-2015 inspection photo album

Posted October 30, 2015 by Lt. Col. Scott Crabtree

The Commander’s Inspection Program Implementation Guide published by the Air Force Inspector General describes the “new” Unit Effectiveness Inspection as a “photo album.”

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Nellis, Creech Airmen soar during Las Vegas Bowl pre-game ceremony

Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Nev., hold up the American Flag during the national anthem before the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Dec. 19, 2015. Approximately 200 Airmen volunteered to hold the flag for the pre-game…

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NAFB powered by sun: Installation unveils DOD’s largest solar array

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The U.S. Air Force unveiled the Nellis Solar Array II during a dedication ceremony here Feb. 16, which combined with Solar Array I makes the installation’s photovoltaic field the largest in the Department of Defense.

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Command chief spends day with 22nd RS Airmen

Posted April 15, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs

Chief Master Sgt. Michael Ditore, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, spent a day with enlisted Airmen of the 22nd Reconnaissance Squadron March 23, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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Airmen express their passion with off-duty vibes

Posted June 10, 2016 by Air Force Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Music is a powerful communication tool that allows people to laugh, cry, think and question the things around them.  In order for music to invoke such a meaningful response, it takes talent, dedication and time from the artist.

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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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