U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
0
comments
Local

Tips for visiting Nellis Open House

Posted October 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off to perform an aerial demonstration during Aviation Nation Nov. 11, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a highly maneuverable, compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Nellis community is happy to…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

Nellis to honor contributions of Native Americans throughout November

Posted October 31, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Crystal Whiterock

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For close to 100 years, according to the U.S. Department of the Interior for Indian Affairs, American Indians advocated for a designated day to honor their contributions, achievements, sacrifices and cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States. In 1976, their voice was heard…

Full Story »

0
comments
Local

First F-35A operational weapons load crew qualified

Posted October 31, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Marleah Robertson

Racing against the clock and with leadership’s eyes watching, three Airmen with the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit loaded training munitions onto an F-35A Lightning II during a qualification load here, Oct. 10, officially becoming the first qualified operational weapons load crew for the F-35A.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders
0
comments
Local

57th OSS integrates new ATC radar system

Posted October 24, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Over the last month, the Nellis Air Traffic Control facility activated a new radar system called the Standard Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement System, or STARS, to replace capacity-constrained, older technology systems.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
0
comments
Local

Open House to celebrate Nellis’ legacy of liberty

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in attendance when the base opens its doors for the 2014 Nellis’ Open House Nov. 8 and 9.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson
0
comments
Local

799th SFS turns up heat, wins Fire Muster traveling trophy

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

The Nellis/Creech Fire Department hosted the 4th annual Fire Muster at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, in culmination of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 10, 2014.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brittain Crolley
0
comments
Local

Seymour Johnson hosts latest round of Joint Aircrew Flight Equipment testing

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Over the past few years, the Air Force has seen the introduction of several weapons systems that have pushed its aviation capability to new heights.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr.
0
comments
Local

First sergeant provides health, welfare for warriors

Posted October 17, 2014 by Master Sgt. Charles Larkin Sr.

General health, esprit de corps, discipline, mentoring, well-being, career progression, professional development and recognition of all assigned Airmen and their families is all a part of the mission of an Air Force first sergeant — taking care of people.

Full Story »

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
0
comments
Local

Armory: A home for weapons

Posted October 17, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Before members of the 99th Security Forces Squadron report for duty, they must receive all the weapons, munitions and any other gear they may need for the duration of their shift.

Full Story »

DT2
0
comments
Local

57th MXG locked, loaded

Posted October 17, 2014 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Airman 1st Class Maurice Isom, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons loader, tightens the connection between an inert missile and an aircraft during a quarterly weapons load crew competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 10. Load crew competitions are held…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin