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Building bonds with man’s best friend

Posted September 1, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

In a small building near the outskirts of Nellis Air Force Base resides one of the Air Force’s most unique assets: military working dogs. Habo, a 7-year-old narcotic detection K-9 is lying on the floor, when a familiar voice from across the room breaks the silence.

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AFwerX Vegas opens new doors to innovation

Posted September 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The men and women of the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center will once again be on the leading edge of testing, tactics, and training innovation, establishing the force’s most ambitious knowledge outreach program to date.

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Chapel volunteers pack food

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph More than 30 volunteers from the Nellis Protestant congregations helped pack and sort food at the 3 Square Food Bank, Aug. 14.

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94th military police battalion aims to qualify

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Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Vincent Abril DAEGU, South Korea — Pvt. Moses T. Reyes, a military policeman with the 142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command and native of Las Vegas, Nev., remotely fires a .50 caliber machine gun mounted to a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS)…

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service

Posted September 1, 2017 by

Nellis/Creech hours of operation – Labor Day, Sept. 4 Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling 24/7 Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m….

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Inspired by air show, boy becomes USAF pilot

Posted August 7, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Inspiration can be fleeting or it can be enduring. As seven-year-old boy, Richard felt this powerful drive during a family outing to an air show, he had no idea it would shape his future career helping him become a U.S. Air Force pilot.

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Providing freedom from terror: RPAs help reclaim Sirte

Posted August 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In May 2015, Sirte, Libya, still recovering from the fallout of civil war, fell to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces. It took a year until the United Nations backed government of Libya, the Government of National Accord, launched an offensive to retake the city.

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Red Flag 17-3 integrates MQ-9 Reaper

Posted August 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Adarius Petty An MQ-9 Reaper stands ready to provide warfighters with persistent attack and reconnaissance to the U.S. and joint coalition partners. MQ-9 Reaper aircrews from the 732nd Operations Group stationed at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., participated in Red Flag 17-3 from July 10-28, 2017 at Nellis…

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JTAC, A-10s train to maintain readiness

Posted July 31, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Joint terminal attack controllers communicate with an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft pilot via radio during a training exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range July 19, 2017. JTACs direct aircraft for use during close-air support and offensive operations from a forward position. Joint Terminal Attack…

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433rd WPS integrates with new 6th WPS F-35s

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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Daryn Murphy An F-22 Raptor fighter jets, assigned to the 433rd Weapons Squadron, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, banks and flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range July 10, 2017. The United States Air Force Weapons School teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced…

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