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Headquarters U.S. Air Force Warfare Center 50 Years of Shaping Air Power

Posted November 9, 2016 by

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the United States Air Force Warfare Center this year, it is important to reflect on the role the center has played over the last five decades. Although it has had many names, the general concept of the Warfare Center’s role within the Air Force has remained relatively constant:…

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Colombian Air Force participates in Red Flag

Posted August 10, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Angela Ruiz A Colombian air force Kfir fighter jet pilot and crew chief conduct pre-flight inspections on the jet during Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 27, 2018. The Colombian air force’s Kfir fighter jets were training alongside U.S. Forces during Red Flag 18-3 in…

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SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted July 24, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017, to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission.

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Racing toward a healthy marriage

Posted November 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Gilleland Couples who participated in a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. chapel-sponsored marriage enrichment event pose after completing a sporting activity, Oct, 27, 2017. The marriage enrichment seminar was followed by an “Amazing Race”-style activity, which had couples racing against each other in various events. In an effort…

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A-10 Thunderbolt accident investigation released

Posted April 13, 2018 by

Two A-10C’s collided over the Nevada Test and Training Range Sept 6, 2017, due to the unintentional failure to adhere to established altitude and deconfliction procedures, according to Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released April 12. Both pilots ejected and suffered minor injuries, and both aircraft were destroyed upon impact. The cost of…

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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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New course focuses on sortie production at tactical level

Posted February 8, 2017 by Col. Curtis R. Hafer

Congress, former Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James stated, “less than half our combat forces are ready for a high-end fight.” Then, she added “the Air Force is the smallest, oldest and least ready…across the full spectrum of operations in our history.”   However, today, we’re one step closer to alleviating readiness impacts…

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CASLV implements two new school programs in 2017-18

Posted March 3, 2017 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Nellis Air Force Base campus will implement two new programs during the 2017-18 school year. A pre-Kindergarten program funded by the State of Nevada for 3 and 4 year olds will be offered. Coral Academy anticipates opening two or three classrooms depending on the…

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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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99th CPTS, CONS closeout fiscal year

Posted October 30, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Members of the 99th Comptroller Squadron and 99th Contracting Squadron diligently worked extra hours to close out the fiscal year budget here, Sept. 30.

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