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Warrior Fitness Center hosts weightlifting competition

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U.S. Air Force photo by Caitlin Kenney Justin Peschman, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, dead lifts 500 pounds during a weight lifting competition at the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center June 28. Participants did bench presses, squats and dead lifts to tally a winning score. U.S. Air Force photo by Caitlin Kenney Hannah Wendlandt, 57th…

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From bolts to aircraft engines, 99th LRS moves cargo

Posted October 4, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Airmen who work with outbound cargo conduct an in-checking process to ensure cargo is properly prepared. In-checking consists of packing, processing, and moving cargo.

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Environmental element stresses recycling importance

Posted December 6, 2013 by Marco Furlan

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Recycling … one of the three continuous processes in the ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ calculus, is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and are instead, turned into new products. Benefits to recycling include reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators,…

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Nellis sets up for first AF Wounded Warrior Team Trials

Posted April 11, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Setting up transportation, supplying seating and providing sports equipment were just a few of the items on the laundry list of things to do in preparation for the 2014 Air Force Wounded Warrior Team Trials here April 7. With this competition being the first of its kind, Nellis AFB along…

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Weapons School class 14A graduates

Posted July 3, 2014 by Deena Luat

The United States Air Force Weapons School traces its roots to the Aircraft Gunnery School established in 1949 at Las Vegas Air Force Base, which became Nellis Air Force Base in 1950.

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Nellis Chaplain Corps’ diversity offers different point of view

Posted August 29, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Approximately 14.6 percent of today’s U.S. military members are women. For decades, women have held high-ranking positions leading Airmen in times of war and peace, and for approximately 40 years, women have also led Airmen spiritually as military chaplains. Two female chaplains and a female chaplain candidate serve at…

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99th Air Base Wing

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The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 10,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing: 99th…

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763rd changes to 823rd Maintenance Squadron

Posted April 13, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 763rd Maintenance Squadron has transitioned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron, effective Apr.10, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The name change signifies the squadron’s alignment with its sister-squadrons to become a more cohesive unit. The 763rd was…

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Nellis promotes energy efficiency through experimentation

Posted June 1, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Dark Start, a new energy-efficient technology, is coming to Nellis. The program utilizes experimental technologies which could reduce energy consumption and costs for the base. “It’s a demonstration program that’s funded by a congressional…

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City and Nellis Air Force Base lead beautification effort

Posted September 7, 2012 by

North Las Vegas, Nev. — The City and Nellis Air Force Base active duty personnel are leading a community cleanup to clear out dumping areas and debris near Nellis Air Force Base, beginning at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. The group will focus on the area roughly bound by East El Campo Grande Avenue,…

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