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HH-60G accident investigation report released

Posted May 5, 2017 by

The unintended closure of two helicopters and a pilot’s overcorrection to avoid collision resulted in the crash of an HH-60G helicopter and the injury of its crew on Aug. 18, 2016, at the Nevada Test and Training Range near Nellis AFB, Nev., according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released today. The…

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COMACC visits MQ-1, MQ-9 Airmen

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Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, visited the men and women of the 432nd Wing for the first time May 1-2, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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First MQ-9 model debuts at Tyndall Air Show

Posted April 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., showcased an MQ-9 Reaper at the 2017 Gulf Coast Salute Open House and Air Show April 22 and 23, 2017, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.

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Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

With more than 130 guests in attendance, the 99th Air Base Wing hosted the annual Honorary Commanders’ Induction Ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar.

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57th MXG: Day in, day out

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

As the desert sun rises over the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. flightline, temperatures climb, topping off at 115 degrees. Jets engines ignite and the heat emitted brings the already blazing temperatures to nearly 130 degrees.

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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

Posted April 28, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Matthew Fries

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

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422 TES changes command

Posted April 28, 2017 by

Courtesy photo “Sax” Mathes, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group commander, transfers the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Bradley “Split” Darling, 422 TES incoming commander during a change of command ceremony on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 21.

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Nellis AFB conducts Major Accident Response Exercise

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum by a truck during the Major Accident Response Exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13. The base conducted the exercise to evaluate real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel for scenarios that could impact the base.   arry a simulated victim on a stretcher during…

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“Find Ally”: 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

o one can prepare to be woken up in their home at night with a child’s life in their hands.

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MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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