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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

Posted April 28, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Matthew Fries

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

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USAF Weapons School F-16 hits 35 years old

Posted June 21, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The United States Air Force Weapons School F-16 Fighting Falcon division hosted a reunion for past and present members to celebrate its 35th Anniversary June 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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2015 CFC drive underway at Nellis AFB

Posted October 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off here Sept. 1 and is scheduled to wrap up Dec. 15. The CFC is an annual workplace charity campaign that helps support eligible non-profit organizations that provide benefits throughout the world.

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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Defense Secretary talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted February 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary Ash Carter came here Feb. 4, during the last leg of his defense-budget installation visits, and spoke to Nellis Air Force Base Airmen to preview the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and discuss its impact on the Air Force.

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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

Posted May 27, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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Red Flag 16-3 night operations

Posted July 21, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Capt. Matt Bender from the 20th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts pre-flight checks on his F-16 before a night sortie during Red Flag 16-3 July 13, 2016. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its…

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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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