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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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Cupcake Wars

Posted May 18, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Staff Sgt. Lauren Coley and Airman 1st Class Ashley Juengling, 99th Medical Group medical logisticians, prepare their cupcake display for the judges during the Cupcake Wars event May 2, 2018 held at the Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Contestants were instructed to create…

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Nellis Airman ‘LEAPs’ into language program

Posted October 9, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

She speaks Russian, Bulgarian and English while possessing master’s degrees in economics, law, business administration as well as international relations.

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Maintaining Air Force traditions while serving others: Protocol showcases RPA mission

Posted December 11, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Every day across military installations around the world, the dedication to duty is a solemn part of life. The time-honored traditions extend to fallen service members and distinguished visitors, and the flag separates those in the profession of arms from all others.

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Red Flag: Then, now

Posted February 12, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

During the Vietnam War (1962-1973) the U.S. Air Force lost approximately 1,737 aircraft in combat. It was a number that was unacceptable and an area that the Air Force knew it needed to improve on.

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USAFWC Airmen gather for Change of Command

Posted March 25, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Airmen assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center and affiliated units were joined by Gen. ‘Hawk’ Carlisle, commander, Air Combat Command, and local community representatives at the Thunderbirds Hangar, to recognize a transition in leadership.

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Nellis\Creech AFB Exchange hours of Operation

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Memorial Day — May 30, 2016 RETAIL Main Store: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS: Closed Express\Class Six: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Unattended Fueling: 24/7 Hospital Express: Closed Landings Express: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station: Closed Unattended Fueling: 24/7 FOOD Papa Johns: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s DT: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room:…

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Zuhlke takes command

Posted July 15, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander and Lt. Col. Christopher Zuhlke, 561st Joint Tactics Squadron commander, pose for a photo as Zuhlke takes command of the squadron June 29 on Nellis Air Force Base. The 561st JTS serves as the sole publishers of Air Force…

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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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