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NCO Academy class 16-6 grads

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin S. High

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Noncommissioned Officer Academy is a six-week course designed to build upon leadership skills needed as Airmen progress through the junior NCO ranks. It also prepares NCOs for positions of greater responsibility as supervisors, unit managers and combat leaders. The most recent graduating class held at Sheppard Air Force Base,…

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History of Creech Air Force Base

Posted November 9, 2016 by

Today, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, is home to the famed “Hunters” of the 432nd Wing and 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing. The installation also houses the related operations of the British Royal Air Force’s No. 39 Squadron, the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron, the Nevada Air National Guard’s 232rd Operations Squadron and the Air Force…

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Retired from duty, not the mission

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Behind the shadows of unparalleled MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations stand men and women who once wore a military uniform, still contributing to the fight. They are retired Air Force members.

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2017 AFW2 Trials hosted at Nellis

Posted March 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

More than a hundred wounded warriors from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Australia and Great Britain gathered here Feb. 24 to March 2 for the fourth annual Air Force Warrior Game Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.

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F-86 Sabre veterans deactivate 35-year association

Posted May 12, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The F-86 Sabre, or SabreJet, is one of the cornerstones upon which the modern Air Force was built since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1947.

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26th WPS exports classroom to Europe

Posted November 6, 2015 by Capt. Nicholas Meyers

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The most dynamic learning at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School often takes place outside the classroom when students participate in real-world events. The 26th Weapons Squadron’s cadre and students seized that opportunity in September, expanding upon already-programmed curriculum events in Europe to also participate in remotely piloted aircraft…

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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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A&FRC kicks off 10th annual Military Saves Campaign

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Base leadership joined the dedicated staff of the Nellis Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center Thursday in signing a proclamation declaring the start of the tenth annual Military Saves Campaign.

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Creech opens new full-time SAPR office

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —In an effort to better facilitate immediate care and support to members of Creech AFB, Nevada, the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program opened its first office on the installation April 5. The opening comes as the Air Force observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) in…

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Outdoor Rec: One stop shop for summer fun

Posted June 17, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

With it being summer, it’s a prime time for travel, especially for families with kids who are about to be on summer break. Whether you’re a family or a single Airman craving adventure or relaxation, the 99th Force Support Squadron’s Outdoor Recreation provides budget-friendly options that cater to any type of getaway.

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