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From chevrons to brass: LEAD Program helps Airmen commission

Posted November 1, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Enlisted Airmen interested in getting commissioned can reach their goal through the Leaders Encouraging Airman Development Program. Approximately 170 highly competitive slots are available for direct entry to the Air Force Academy and the Preparatory School. Eighty-five of these slots are only open to active-duty Airmen. In order to apply directly…

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Red Flag returns to skies over Nevada

Posted January 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard A Royal Australian Air Force 77th Squadron F/A-18 Hornet prepares to land Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The RAAF is at Nellis to participate in Red Flag 14-1 Jan. 27 to Feb. 14. Red Flag 14-1 is an air-to-air combat training exercise…

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Nellis holds memorial service for Airman

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Nellis Air Force Base will host a memorial service today at 3 p.m. at the base chapel for Senior Airman Derek Moore.

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Homeland Security conducts a field training exercise at Nellis

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  Marcus Custer, Homeland Security Investigations special agent, instructs other HSI special agents, during the Rapid Response Team Field Familiarization and Disaster Response Training exercise Sept. 20, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. HSI special agents selected Nellis AFB for the training location because of its ideal facilities, equipment, and military support, as well…

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Band of the Golden West entertains at Nellis AFB

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —The Air Force Band of the Golden West played holiday musicals Dec. 14, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The band performed at various locations; including the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, the Crosswind Dining Facility, the Club, and…

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Sequestration measures cancel Thunderbirds’ appearances past April 1

Posted March 8, 2013 by Maj. Darrick. B. Lee

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez Thunderbirds perform the Line Abreast Loop during the Commander of Air Combat Command Acceptance Air Show at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. on March 4. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In response to sequestration actions, the Air Force and Air Combat Command officials have…

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AGE provides direct support to aircrews

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A look at some of the support technology used to keep Nellis' aircraft at the ready.

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North Nellis Coalition cleans up local community

Posted June 21, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles Capt. Arthur Zeitler, 99th Security Forces Squadron force protection officer, and Officer James Paroon, Las Vegas Metro Police Department policeman, stand in front of a stage June 15, during a North Nellis Coalition community event in North Las Vegas, Nev. Airmen from the 99th SFS joined…

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New bone marrow clinic opens at Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center

Posted September 13, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— The Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center took a step forward in the assistance of bone marrow treatments across the world by opening a bone marrow clinic. Of the 30,000 people in need of a bone marrow transplant each year, 500 are Department of Defense members. “By establishing the program here, we…

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Course of Fire exercise tests Military Working Dogs

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster Tech. Sgt. Tanner Grutz and Staff Sgt. Bobbie Ohm, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handlers, play with Habo, 99th SFS military working dog, during a military working dog Course of Fire exercise at the firing range Nov. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev….

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