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Nellis’ legacy of liberty

Posted November 7, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in attendance when the base opens its doors for the 2014 Nellis’ Open House Nov. 8 and 9.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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Creech Air Force Base

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U.S. Air Force photo The Creech AFB Main Gate is on U.S. Highway 95, at the north end of the small town of Indian Springs, Nev. Creech is home to the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, and is one of two emergency divert airfields for the 15,000-square-mile Nevada Test and Training Range Complex. The base is…

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Joint team effort for Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Nellis Air Force Base

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Courtesy Photo   LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Air Force Air Thunderbirds soar over a sold-out Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For more than a decade, the Nellis Air Force Base community and Las Vegas Motor Speedway family have enjoyed a cooperative relationship that both thrills race fans and emblazons the patriotic spirit of America. The…

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U.S. Air Force Warfare Center

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The U. S. Air Force Warfare Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., reports directly to the Air Combat Command. The center was founded Sept. 1, 1966, as the U.S. Air Force Tactical Fighter Weapons Center. It was later renamed the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center October 2005. The USAFWC exists to ensure deployed forces…

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Tips for visiting Nellis Open House

Posted October 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal An F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off to perform an aerial demonstration during Aviation Nation Nov. 11, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a highly maneuverable, compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Nellis community is happy to…

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Nellis to honor contributions of Native Americans throughout November

Posted October 31, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Crystal Whiterock

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For close to 100 years, according to the U.S. Department of the Interior for Indian Affairs, American Indians advocated for a designated day to honor their contributions, achievements, sacrifices and cultural and historical legacy of the original inhabitants of what is now the United States. In 1976, their voice was heard…

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First F-35A operational weapons load crew qualified

Posted October 31, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Marleah Robertson

Racing against the clock and with leadership’s eyes watching, three Airmen with the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit loaded training munitions onto an F-35A Lightning II during a qualification load here, Oct. 10, officially becoming the first qualified operational weapons load crew for the F-35A.

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57th OSS integrates new ATC radar system

Posted October 24, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Over the last month, the Nellis Air Traffic Control facility activated a new radar system called the Standard Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement System, or STARS, to replace capacity-constrained, older technology systems.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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Open House to celebrate Nellis’ legacy of liberty

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in attendance when the base opens its doors for the 2014 Nellis’ Open House Nov. 8 and 9.

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799th SFS turns up heat, wins Fire Muster traveling trophy

Posted October 24, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

The Nellis/Creech Fire Department hosted the 4th annual Fire Muster at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, in culmination of National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 10, 2014.

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