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Thunderbirds prepare for ACC commander

Posted March 6, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform a demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2. The Thunderbirds Showline consists of 24 professionals in various aircraft maintenance specialties. They are selected before each demonstration season based on their job proficiency, dedication to…

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Hidden truth found in diagnostic imaging

Posted May 8, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

At the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center, broken bones, pregnancy, cancer, torn ligaments all can be seen in one clinic: diagnostic imaging.

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Nellis air terminal provides Red Flag 15-3 support

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron load an HH-60G Pave Hawk onto a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline near the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 14. Air terminal Airmen usually load and unload cargo from…

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Diverse range of education available to Nellis Airmen

Posted March 31, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Education benefits allow Airmen to achieve Air Force-required standards and set personal goals. “Anytime you complete a degree, the education gained is going to make you better at your job,” said Alice Patton, 99th Force Support Squadron, chief of education..

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Nellis commemorates Arbor Day

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Nesley Orochena

Nellis’ 99th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrated Arbor and Earth Day at the Lomie Gray Heard Elementary School with 300 students, teachers, and special guests. The school held an art contest where contestants created posters with the theme, “Trees Make a World of Difference.”

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Nellis AFB Volunteers Needed

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Airman & Family Readiness Center The A&FRC has volunteer opportunities for receptionists, program assistants, and other office help. Contact Stephanie Garnes at 652-3327. Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD) AADD is always looking for volunteers to help provide transportation for fellow airmen if they become impaired due to drinking. Contact Tech. Sgt. Phillip Ridenour at 652-4136,…

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Nellis Airmen run for wounded warriors

Posted October 12, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Eight Airmen from the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, united to form a team to take on the challenges of the Las Vegas Tough Mudder competition at Spicer Ranch here Oct. 6.

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RED FLAG 13-2 revs up at Nellis

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Nellis Air Force Base hosted RED FLAG 13-2 this past Jan. 17, 2013, using 1,900 possible targets, realistic threat systems and an opposing enemy force that cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world.

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Intramural Champions

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Kendal Dismute, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, shoots a free throw during the intramural basketball championship game against the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron March 7 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 99th CES defeated the 57th AMXS 61 -55 to become the intramural basketball champions.

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AMU keeps Thunderbolts in sky

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AMU duties include ensuring the aircraft is properly serviced and assisting refueling operations prior to its next sortie. A closer look....

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