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Sports bring esprit de corps to Nellis community

Posted July 18, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachael Loftis Intramural sports are a good way to take control of one’s fitness. Participating in intramural sports offers active duty, dependents and retirees the opportunity to compete with other members of the Nellis community. There are currently five coed intramural sports offered annually; flag football, basketball,…

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Rescue goes down range

Posted October 3, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

When a U.S. service member or allied troop becomes wounded on the battlefield and their condition becomes dire, it falls upon the shoulders of a few to make sure that warrior comes home alive.

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Welcome U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted November 7, 2014 by

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen.

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Red Flag 15-1

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Four F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 175th Fighter Squadron, Joe Foss Air National Guard Station, Sioux Falls, S.D., prepare to launch during Red Flag 15-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 26. Red Flag is a realistic combat exercise involving U.S. and allied…

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Fisher House breaks ground in southern Nevada

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Col. (Dr.) Guillermo Tellez (fourth from left), 99th Medical Group commander, joins other distinguished guests in the ceremonial dig at the Fisher House ground breaking ceremony at the Department of Veterans Affairs Southern Nevada Healthcare System campus in Las Vegas March 27. The Fisher House…

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IDC helps Airmen prepare for deployment

Posted June 12, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

With Nellis and Creech AFBs being a high-operations tempo bases, both installations see a large contingency of Airmen deploy throughout the year from all units around the bases.

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Overcoming all odds: Airman defeats toughest adversary yet

Posted August 14, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

He awoke on a frigid Washington, D.C., morning completely blind and was rushed through the cold snow-laden streets in a furious sprint to the hospital.

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AF officials say Nellis is good example of Renewable Energy use

Posted April 27, 2012 by By Master Sgt. Angelita Colón-Francia

(AFNS) — The Air Force is on target to generate 1 gigawatt of renewable energy by 2016, and expects to have enough renewable energy to supply 25 percent of all installation electricity use by 2025, according to Air Force officials. The announcement supports the Department of Defense’s plans…

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Community Happenings June 22, 2012

Posted June 22, 2012 by anradmin

Dental Squadron Seeking Qualified Patients: The 99th Dental Squadron residency program is seeking patients requiring multiple dental specialties. Patients must present a need for two or more types of specialty care. Applicants must be a military retiree. If interested, please call Staff Sgt. Gardner at 653-2623 or Airman Vences at 653-2600, or email Staff Sgt….

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Airmen help base, community with clean-up efforts

Posted September 14, 2012 by By Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

Airmen teamed up with the city of North Las Vegas to clean an area of the local community Sept. 9, 2012.

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