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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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‘Mission First’ joins Team Bullseye

Posted February 26, 2016 by 57th Maintenance Group

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s an exhausting and unforgiving world on the Nellis AFB flightline. Neither scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit heat nor the bone-chilling cold of a pitch black night can stop a maintainer. Recent news articles highlighted the resource and manpower constraints associated with the post-sequestration era; however, few acknowledge what is…

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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Boston Market opens at Base Exchange

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, cuts the ribbon with members from the Nellis community to signify the opening of Boston Market at the Base Exchange on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. June 13. This is the first Boston Market to open on an…

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CMSAF visits Nellis AFB

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks with airmen apart of the E-3 AWACS from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during a meet and great on the flightline at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 27, 2016. While visiting with Airmen, Cody answered Airmen’s questions regarding…

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99th CES Fire Prevention Flight Pit Training

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Firefighters, assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight, finish putting out the last flames in a mock shell of an aircraft during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6.   Senior Airman James Avdoian-Salas, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight firefighter, tests his firehose before training at Nellis Air…

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99th CES Geo Integration Office celebrates GIS Day with local school

Posted December 2, 2016 by Cathy Hall

LAS VEGAS — The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Geospatial Integration Office, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, celebrated Geographic Information System Day with Explore Knowledge Academy students on their Las Vegas campus, Nov. 16, 2016. More than 16 years ago, consumer advocate Ralph Nader presented an idea to GIS industry leaders to dedicate one day to…

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MQ-1 Predator airstrike stops car bomb

Posted February 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The MQ-1 Predator aircrew sat in the ground control station focused intently on their screens. Tension filled the air as they assessed the situation and began calculating the risks of destroying an armored vehicle suspected of carrying explosives.

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Got simulators?

Posted March 31, 2017 by Peter H. Zuppas

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Yes we do! State-of-the-art simulators in fact, and you can expect to see quite a few more flight simulators at Nellis over the next several years, all located in an area around the Warrior Fitness Center. Call it our Nellis “Sim and Gym” complex. And for you avid fitness…

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Farewell Bullseye!

Posted May 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office has documented and produced the missions of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range for nearly 66 years.

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