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Avengers Assemble! Military kids can unite With Marvel superheroes at Nellis Exchange

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is gearing up for Month of the Military Child with Marvel Universe Unites, an interactive adventure inspired by the upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War.” During the March 24 event, kids age 4 and older can go on a mission to collect the…

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Airmen participate in joint rescue mission

Posted March 14, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A pararescueman is hoisted into an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018. The mission of the 66th Rescue Squadron is to provide rapidly deployable, expeditionary, and agile combat search and rescue. Rescue…

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Red Flag 18-2: building confidence, leadership, war fighter culture

Posted March 14, 2018 by Lorenz Crespo

Red Flag 18-2 is underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Flights will generate twice daily from the base through March 23, for realistic training scenarios that will be conducted over the skies of Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. 

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Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: The final salute

Posted March 12, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

The Air Force held the MQ-1 Predator’s official retirement ceremony with Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise leaders, and MQ-1 alumni March 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: MQ-9 Reaper meets demand

Posted March 9, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

With the retirement of the MQ-1 Predator on the horizon, MQ-9 Reapers were successfully transferred via flight from one combat operation to another within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time.

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Heavy Haulers assist Air Force

Posted March 9, 2018 by

Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. David Bickel Airmen from the Joint Terminal Attack Controller training center board a CH-53 from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 simulating a stealth extract from a combat zone at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nev., Feb. 27. The Nellis Air Force Base training detachment allows Marines with HMH-462 to…

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Reading week

Posted March 9, 2018 by Courtesy photographs

  Col. Paul J. Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., visited the J.E. Manch Elementary School, spending time with some third graders during Nevada Reading Week, March 2, 2018.  

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USS Sterett prepares to fire

Posted March 9, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Richard L.J. Gourley Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class Patrick Green, right, from Annapolis, Md., and Chief Gunner’s Mate Leo Torres, from Las Vegas, Nev., perform pre-firing checks on the Mark 45 5-inch gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104). Sterett is on a scheduled deployment to conduct operations…

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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: A commander’s farewell

Posted March 7, 2018 by Lt. Col. Nicholas

As we draw closer to the March 9, 2018, sunset of the MQ-1 Predator, as the commander of the 15th Attack Squadron, the last squadron in Air Combat Command to operate the venerable aircraft, I have been asked numerous times for my thoughts about the retirement of the “Pred.” I will attempt to explain my…

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HH-60s train over the NTTR

Posted February 28, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum An Airman, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, looks out the side window of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018. The HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter conducts day or night personnel recovery operations in hostile environments to recover…

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