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Nellis Airmen take time to give back

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Volunteering can be an amazing experience. Sharing those volunteer experiences can often inspire others to take time out and give back to the community. Airmen from the 823rd Maintenance Squadron took time on their day off to volunteer at the Nellis AFB Recycling Center Jan. 26. “I wanted to…

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Warfighters convene at NAFB for WEPTAC

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Air Force senior leaders, industry executives, joint and coalition warfighters converged for the 2016 Annual Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted here by Air Combat Command, Jan. 3-16.

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Red Flag 16-1 prepares for takeoff

Posted January 22, 2016 by 99th Air Base Wing

Red Flag 16-1 is scheduled to begin Jan. 25 and will conclude Feb. 12. Base officials want to remind southern Nevada residents that they may notice increased military aircraft activity during this time period.

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ACC Commander paves way for RPA enterprise improvements

Posted January 22, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces. 

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Load crew competition tests teamwork

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Staff Sgt. Nancy Warner, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Thunder Aircraft Maintenance Unit, inspects ordnance prior to upload onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the annual load crew competition Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A great amount of attention to detail…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted January 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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Pride Patrol helps keep NAFB Clean

Posted January 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan C. Byrnes

While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.

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Nellis, Creech Airmen soar during Las Vegas Bowl pre-game ceremony

Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Nev., hold up the American Flag during the national anthem before the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Dec. 19, 2015. Approximately 200 Airmen volunteered to hold the flag for the pre-game…

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