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Community outreach hosts Honorary Commander induction ceremony

Posted August 15, 2014 by Senior Airman Jason Couillard

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks to attendees of the Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 7, 2014. The goal of the honorary commander program is to acquaint community leaders with the missions here at Nellis, Creech and…

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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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2014 Nellis Year in Review

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler An Airman from the 820th RED HORSE Squadron reunites with his family at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., after returning from deployment April 28. RED HORSE specializes in constructing new buildings and roadways in harsh deployed environments.   U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman…

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Fuel truck changes may save Air Force millions of dollars

Posted March 24, 2012 by 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.”” The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron completed installation of new fueling equipment that may save the Air Force millions of dollars. The squadron completed installation in March of two test examples of the Hydrant Mobile Refueler system, or HYMORE, on its…

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Turboprop Aircraft challenge Weapons School pilots

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Chris Hubenthal

A low-flying aircraft will take to the Nevada skies this month, offering Air Force pilots a new threat to reckon with. For the first time ever, the T-6A Texan II will fly as an aggressor aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Local Law Enforcement builds strength in an old Nellis gym

Posted August 24, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman

In 2010, defenders from the 99th Security Forces Squadron and one member from the 555th RED HORSE, took a gym scheduled for demolition and transformed it into a shoothouse, currently utilized by all military services, local law enforcement and federal law enforcement....

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Reserve Airmen foster volunteerism at ‘The Farm’

Posted October 12, 2012 by Maj. Jessica Martin

Airmen from the 926th Group volunteered their time Oct. 3 to help a staple of the community—known as ‘The Farm’.

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Angel Reynoso is Nellis AFB Youth of the Year

Posted January 25, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte Angel Reynoso, Centennial High School student, and Davin Watson, youth center teen director, pose for a photo at the Nellis Air Force Base youth center Jan. 18. Reynoso was presented with the Nellis youth of the year award for his outstanding dedication to community service…

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Australians hone command, control battle management skills at Red Flag 13-3

Posted March 15, 2013 by Lawrence Crespo

Officers and Airmen from the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Squadron Airborne Early Warning and Control, from Base Williamtown located on the southeastern coastal city of Newcastle in New South Wales Australia traveled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 13-3.

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New ATC Airmen determined to succeed

Posted May 10, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

Because of Nellis AFB’s unique mission within Air Combat Command, there are times when it feels as though there are more fighter jets streaking across the blue skies than there are birds.

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