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Red Flag: evolution

Posted February 20, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks

In 1975, when the first Red Flag exercise took place here; there were a few sights and sounds around Las Vegas that haven’t changed much over the years.

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Birds of a feather may flock together — but not all of them fly

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton

Of the 120 Airmen who wear the uniform of a United States Air Force Thunderbird, only 12 of them are officers. Of those officers, eight are certified fighter pilots. Of those eight, only six fly in aerial demonstrations.

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Nellis Honor Guard practices perfection

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Staff Sgt. Nicholas Cocco, Nellis Air Force Base honor guardsman, practices presenting the flag during a training session at Nellis AFB, Feb. 17. The flag was folded by a six-person flag sequence and would be presented to the next of kin during a funeral service….

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823rd MXS vital to world-wide rescue operations

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Years of violent conflict and natural disasters has led to catastrophic situations around the world. These catastrophic events call for humanitarian relief missions, many of which are conducted by the U.S. Air Force and its HH-60G Pave Hawks and crews.

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A-10s provide close air support for Green Flag exercise

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Members of the 357th Fighter Squadron were given a unique opportunity to participate in Green Flag-West 15-03 from Jan. 18 to Feb. 1.

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Self-Help Tax Center up, running

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Chelsie De Vera

What was formerly known as the Nellis AFB Tax Center has evolved into a self-help tax center where clients can complete their own taxes on computers provided at Bldg. 324 in the Desert Oasis Lounge now through April 15.

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99th LRS Creech Support Center: One-stop-shop for Creech Airmen

Posted February 13, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Creech Support Center here, is the hub for moving equipment on or off base, as well as the focal point for all personal property moves and other logistical needs.

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Conducting night ops at Red Flag

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann Capt. Robert Louder, 66th Rescue Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot, and Airman 1st Class Daniel Cowan, 66th RQS flight engineer, prepare for a mission over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nev., Feb. 5. Search and rescue operations during Red Flag improve efficiency and readiness for…

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Oldest flying squadron in existence flies high at Red Flag 15-1

Posted February 6, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Ever since air superiority became vital in any armed conflict, the Royal Air Force’s 1 (Fighter) Squadron has been on the leading edge of that superiority.

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Nellis fire fighters support Red Flag

Posted February 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

The men and women of the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services flight have more than just structural fires and accidents to respond to. Throw in aircraft, pilots and jet fuel to the mix and that adds to the knowledge they’re required to maintain in order to perform their job.

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