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F-16s help strengthen bond between US/Pakistan Air Forces

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller A Pakistan air force F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the No. 5 Squadron, Pakistan Air Force Base Rafiqui, prepares for take-off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 17. The No. 5 Squadron traveled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 16-4. NELLIS AIR…

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World mourns aviation legend, pioneer

Posted November 9, 2016 by From wire reports

The aviation world is mourning the death of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, who inspired millions of aviation enthusiasts with his spectacular acrobatic flying in more air shows than anyone in history.

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Man on the street: What is your New Year’s Resolution?

Posted January 20, 2017 by

“My New Year’s resolution is to spend more time with my friends and family, as well as focus on school.” — Martina   “My New Year’s goals are to stay in shape, make my unit number one in the command and have the most NCOs selected for the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club.” — Arturo  …

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CASLV implements two new school programs in 2017-18

Posted March 3, 2017 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Nellis Air Force Base campus will implement two new programs during the 2017-18 school year. A pre-Kindergarten program funded by the State of Nevada for 3 and 4 year olds will be offered. Coral Academy anticipates opening two or three classrooms depending on the…

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Nellis celebrates Earth, Arbor Day

Posted May 12, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Base and community leadership held a tree planting ceremony May 3 to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at the Desert Eagle RV Park playground here.

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SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted July 24, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017, to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission.

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Airmen evacuate attendees during Las Vegas shooting

Posted October 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Staff Sgt. Dondre Wood and Airman 1st Class Korie Morimoto had tickets to the Route 91 Harvest Festival Oct. 1. Little did either of them know, the events that would transpire over the next hours would lead to the largest single shooter massacre in modern U.S. history.

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Air and space expo

Posted November 22, 2017 by

A member of the U.S. Air Force’s Wing of Blue Parachute Demonstration Team jumps out of an aircraft over Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during the opening ceremony of Aviation Nation 2017 Nellis Air and Space Expo. Each year, the Wings of Blue Demonstration Team performs at more than 50 special events in front of…

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Fight’s On: CSAF shares combat-minded perspective

Posted January 12, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein toured Creech for an in-depth look at the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise and the many Airmen who work around the clock to assure mission success Jan. 9, 2018.

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Red Flag 18-2: building confidence, leadership, war fighter culture

Posted March 14, 2018 by Lorenz Crespo

Red Flag 18-2 is underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Flights will generate twice daily from the base through March 23, for realistic training scenarios that will be conducted over the skies of Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. 

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