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Red Flag 16-2 tests combat readiness

Posted March 11, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Senior Airman Cameron Docksteader, Offensive Avionics technician assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., performs pre-flight checks on a B-1B Lancer prior to a Red Flag 16-2 training sortie March 3 at Nellis Air Force Base. Nev. Exhaustive efforts are made…

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561st JTS rolls out AFTR

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom was quoted saying in a 1981 Air University Review article: “It may be said that warfare has acquired a new phase—technological war. In the past, research and development were only preparation for the final and decisive testing of new systems in battle. Today, the…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

Posted June 24, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.

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Static Displays

Posted November 9, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. Davis The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. A-10C Thunderbolt II…

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Centennial squadron reactivates at Creech

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

It’s not every day that a timeworn piece of history is taken off the shelf, dusted off and given new meaning in today’s military.

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Nellis/Creech AFB Exchange President’s Day Hours of Operation Feb. 20, 2017

Posted February 17, 2017 by

Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m-6 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling 24/7   Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-midnight Burger King\Popeye’s 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Boston Market 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza Closed Taco…

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“Find Ally”: 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

o one can prepare to be woken up in their home at night with a child’s life in their hands.

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Las Vegas native serves at sea aboard Navy’s largest warship

Posted June 9, 2017 by PO3 Theodore Quintana

A Las Vegas native and Sierra Vista High school graduate, Airman Quevin Caldwell is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Caldwell works as an aviation boatswain’s mate aboard the Norfolk-based ship, a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and one of only ten operational…

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AAFES holiday hours for Columbus Day

Posted September 29, 2017 by

In observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 9, AAFES facilities at Nellis and Creech will observe the following hours: Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling…

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