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Increased readiness is mission at Green Flag-West joint exercise

Posted October 27, 2017 by Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Rana Franklin

The 163rd Fighter Squadron, 122nd Fighter Wing, along with the 122nd Operations and Maintenance Groups took part in a Green Flag-West air-land integration joint combat training exercise Sept. 7-23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as a part of their major pre-deployment spin-up.

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Storytellers come to Creech

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Tech. Sgt. Adam, 66th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, asked audience members to close their eyes and allow themselves to experience his story as realistically as possible during a Storytellers event in the Creech auditorium, October 18, 2017. Adam began by describing what he could see,…

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Ellsworth airmen take part in Green Flag 18-1

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Tomas Karol

Approximately 200 Airmen departed Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, S.D., for Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in Green Flag 18-1 exercise from Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, 2017.

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USO center debuts at Creech

Posted October 27, 2017 by Senior Airman James Thompson

USO Las Vegas held a grand opening ceremony in honor of its newest facility at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 12, 2017. It is one of four locations run by the chapter and is the first on an Air Force installation in Nevada.

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57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted October 27, 2017 by Dan Wheaton

Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 — nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation – it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the…

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New Operations Center in RPA enterprise

Posted October 27, 2017 by Master Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Since 1996, the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper enterprise has been engaged in continuous combat operations in multiple theaters around the world. As the demand for remotely piloted aircraft support grew, so has the U.S. Air Force’s reconnaissance and attack capabilities.

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Gospel Choir anniversary

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Courtesy photograph The 1st CME Choir of Las Vegas sings Hallelujah at the Nellis Chapel. The Nellis Chapel Gospel Choir celebrated their 38th anniversary Oct. 14. Also on hand for the celebration was the Unity Baptist of Las Vegas Choir. The day featured a gospel choir workshop and, following the worship program, dinner was served…

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Chapel Fest

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The Nellis Chapel hosted Chapel Fest — A Celebration of Religious Freedom from 5-9 p.m., Oct. 19 near the Base Housing Office. During the event, the Chapel offered food, games for the children and information on the Chapel and other religious institutions in the area. For more information on the Nellis Chapel and the programs…

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99th CES pounds stakes for Prime BEEF Day

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Saver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fall into formation to kick off their monthly base emergency engineer force training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 19, 2017. The training consisted of bare base setup and airfield management. Airmen from the 99th Civil…

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Courage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives

Posted October 13, 2017 by Sgt. David Bickel

Sgt. Michael Vura and Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 1. 

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