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57th Airmen display weapons loading skills

Posted January 11, 2013 by

A quarterly load crew competition was held Jan. 4, 2013, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen that competed were chosen by their section chiefs based on job performance.

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Women who aren’t afraid of heights or fights

Posted March 8, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

With women now allowed to pursue combat related career fields, the first notion is that women have not participated in combat related duties whatsoever. But in reality this isn’t the first time women have been put in the line of fire.

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Spouse Club donates wheelchairs to hospital

Posted May 10, 2013 by Caitlin Kenney

The military is well known for coming together to help those in need and the Nellis community is no exception. The Nellis Area Spouses Club recently came to the aid of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center by donating needed medical equipment.

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Nellis hosts second annual research symposium

Posted July 5, 2013 by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes Maj. (Dr.) Eric Abbott, 99th Medical Operations Squadron family medicine resident physician, briefs fellow resident graduates and peers during the second annual Clinical Investigation Program Research Symposium June 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Abbott’s research…

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Nellis, Creech, NTTR establish Fire Prevention Week

Posted September 27, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, signs a Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Sept. 24 for Oct. 6-12 while Col. Robert Ramsden, 99th ABW vice commander; Lt. Col. Brian Hartless, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander; Bill Lonsford, 99th CES assistant fire chief, and Sparky the fire dog, look on at Nellis Air Force Base…

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Air Traffic Controllers maintain safe airspace

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Capt. Todd Campbell, 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron supervisor of flying, looks for aircraft through binoculars in the air traffic control tower Nov. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The supervisor of flying main responsibility is to coordinate what needs to be done between…

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99th CES firefighters train to make difference

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz Carl Lambert, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, awaits the beginning of his annual aircraft live fire exercise on the aircraft burn trainer March 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis firefighters are required to complete the training exercise twice in daylight, and twice…

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Aviano jets rocket over California skies during Green Flag 14-8

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Capt. Michael Long, 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, Aviano Air Base, Italy, prepares to exit an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Green Flag 14-8, June 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A typical Green Flag exercise involves two multi-role fighter and bomber squadrons,…

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U.S. Navy trains side by side with 99th SFS

Posted August 29, 2014 by Mass Communication Petty Officer 1st Class Richard V. Rizzo and Personnel Specialist Petty Officer 3rd Class Judy G. Razon

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Once a month, the U.S. Navy Operational Support Center-Las Vegas pairs up with the 99th Security Forces Squadron to check ID cards and secure the gates here. The members of the U.S. NOSC Las Vegas were looking for a creative way to enhance the training experience of their Master…

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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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