Local

EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

With improvised explosive devices having changed the way the U.S. wages war, the explosive ordinance disposal technician is a career field that is vital to successful missions now and in the future.

Full Story »

Local

HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

Full Story »

Local

NAFB multi-assault counter terrorism exercise tests capabilities

Posted May 20, 2016 by

Staff Sgt. John Mitchell, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, uses a portable X-ray device to map out a simulated explosive device during a base exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 12. The exercise will be used as a learning tool and will provide feedback on what went right and what…

Full Story »

Local

Creech takes measures to support Energy Action Month

Posted October 23, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

October is designated as Energy Action Month and Creech AFB is taking measures to save different types of energy on and off base to support the presidential executive order.

Full Story »

Local

Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Posted July 21, 2017 by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

Full Story »

Local

Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 12, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Lead Aircraftsmen Ernesto Miranda, from 1 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Amberley, Australia, performs avionics checks on an F/A 18F Super Hornet prior to a round of Red Flag 16-1 night training sorties Feb. 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. In addition to daytime operations,…

Full Story »

Local

JTAC, A-10s train to maintain readiness

Posted July 31, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Joint terminal attack controllers communicate with an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft pilot via radio during a training exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range July 19, 2017. JTACs direct aircraft for use during close-air support and offensive operations from a forward position. Joint Terminal Attack…

Full Story »

Local

Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Alexandria Slade

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.

Full Story »

Local

823rd MXS keeps Pave Hawks healthy

Posted November 13, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Warrell Rickets, 823rd Maintenance Squadron specialist, prepares to remove an adel clamp on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The adel clamp holds wire bundles together, and Rickets needed to remove the clamp to install a washer…

Full Story »

Local

50 Years of Shaping Air Power

Posted November 9, 2016 by

If there was one person whose contribution was key to the success of the Las Vegas Army Gunnery School, that might have be Lt. Col. (later Brig. Gen.) Martinus Stenseth.

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.