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Red Flag 16-1 comes to an end

Posted February 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Red Flag 16-1, came to an end on Feb. 12, with aircrews and support personnel from around the world participating in the best training that simulates a deployed environment. Red Flag, which was initiated in 1975, and is run by the 414th Combat Training Squadron where the mission is…

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Creech revives IDS to improve quality of life

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

In an effort to improve quality of life for Airmen here, the Integrated Delivery Service program re-emerged July 2015 to help serve the Airmen with issues in areas such as career field manning, financial troubles, resiliency, and quality of life concerns.

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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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Children ‘deploy’ during Nellis event

Posted November 20, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event carry a litter into a tunnel that was part of an obstacle course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants had to work as a team to carry a litter and water containers through the obstacle…

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Gone but not forgotten

Posted February 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter A kennel with a paw imprint, water bowl and photograph of Military Working Dog Mike were put on display during a memorial service Jan. 28 at the base chapel on Nellis Air Force Base. The memorial service was held in honor of MWD Mike, who passed…

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2015 CFC drive underway at Nellis AFB

Posted October 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off here Sept. 1 and is scheduled to wrap up Dec. 15. The CFC is an annual workplace charity campaign that helps support eligible non-profit organizations that provide benefits throughout the world.

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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Defense Secretary talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted February 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary Ash Carter came here Feb. 4, during the last leg of his defense-budget installation visits, and spoke to Nellis Air Force Base Airmen to preview the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and discuss its impact on the Air Force.

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26th WPS exports classroom to Europe

Posted November 6, 2015 by Capt. Nicholas Meyers

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The most dynamic learning at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School often takes place outside the classroom when students participate in real-world events. The 26th Weapons Squadron’s cadre and students seized that opportunity in September, expanding upon already-programmed curriculum events in Europe to also participate in remotely piloted aircraft…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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