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From bullets to bombs, Ammo Airmen ‘bring the bang’ to RPA firepower

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Down a long, winding road that leads far away from the flight line exists a world all its own at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

Posted May 13, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Jeffery Glover, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, carries a tool to break the back window of a vehicle that has a simulated vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as a part of a training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May…

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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.

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Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew

The skies above Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, have been dominated by the presence of F-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron for Red Flag 16-4.

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Vicky Benzing Stearman Act

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Vicky Benzing’s beautiful Stearman was manufactured in 1940 by the Boeing Aircraft Company for use as a military trainer in World War II.

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2016 Year in review

Posted December 16, 2016 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For Nellis AFB, the year 2016 was a time of new improvements, recognition, first times, and wonderful changes. Here is a short list of the major highlights for Nellis AFB in 2016. First Quarter • Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, addressed senior Air Force leaders and policy…

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Skyhawk reunion takes place at Red Flag 17-1

Posted February 17, 2017 by Eamon Hamilton

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A chance reunion between man and machine took place here during Red Flag 17-1. Sgt. Murray Staff was deployed to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, as an imagery specialist to record the the Royal Australian air force’s participation in the exercise, and was surprised to see a familiar A-4…

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422 TES changes command

Posted April 28, 2017 by

Courtesy photo “Sax” Mathes, 53rd Test and Evaluation Group commander, transfers the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Bradley “Split” Darling, 422 TES incoming commander during a change of command ceremony on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 21.

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Cleared hot: When predators and reapers engage

Posted June 12, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Following the mission brief and pre-flight checks, an aircrew consisting of an officer pilot in command and a career enlisted aviator sensor operator observe a target in an area of responsibility overseas from a cockpit in the United States and waits for the green light from a joint terminal attack controller on the ground.

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Engineering the future: MQ-9 pilot gives back

Posted September 29, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Service is defined as unrelenting devotion to one’s duty to his or her country. It’s one of the core values instilled into every Airman in the U.S. Air Force today. However, for one Airman, it also means giving back to his community.

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