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Many ISR firsts accomplished at Red Flag 17-1

Posted March 3, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

This year’s first Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, saw many firsts for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors of 25th Air Force.

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Weapons School gets down and dirty in degraded conditions exercise

Posted May 12, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Students and instructors assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School squadrons executed a unique composite mission application exercise April 27, at the Nevada Test and Training Range as part of their respective course curriculums.

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Pilot survives vintage military jet fire near Nevada airport

Posted July 26, 2017 by AP

A vintage single-engine British-built military jet crashed and burned in the desert just after takeoff from a suburban Las Vegas-area airport, but authorities said the pilot escaped serious injury. The pilot was the only person aboard the Strikemaster jet when it crashed just before noon July 24 about a half-mile south of Henderson Executive Airport,…

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Courage amidst tragedy: Marines react, save lives

Posted October 13, 2017 by Sgt. David Bickel

Sgt. Michael Vura and Cpl. Austin Cox, Marine Light Attack Helicopter Training Squadron (HMLAT) 303 helicopter mechanics, assisted in victim evacuation and casualty care following the mass casualty attack in Las Vegas, Nev., Oct. 1. 

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Creech revives IDS to improve quality of life

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

In an effort to improve quality of life for Airmen here, the Integrated Delivery Service program re-emerged July 2015 to help serve the Airmen with issues in areas such as career field manning, financial troubles, resiliency, and quality of life concerns.

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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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‘Mission First’ joins Team Bullseye

Posted February 26, 2016 by 57th Maintenance Group

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s an exhausting and unforgiving world on the Nellis AFB flightline. Neither scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit heat nor the bone-chilling cold of a pitch black night can stop a maintainer. Recent news articles highlighted the resource and manpower constraints associated with the post-sequestration era; however, few acknowledge what is…

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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Boston Market opens at Base Exchange

Posted June 17, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, cuts the ribbon with members from the Nellis community to signify the opening of Boston Market at the Base Exchange on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. June 13. This is the first Boston Market to open on an…

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CMSAF visits Nellis AFB

Posted August 5, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by SrA. Jake Carter Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody speaks with airmen apart of the E-3 AWACS from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during a meet and great on the flightline at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 27, 2016. While visiting with Airmen, Cody answered Airmen’s questions regarding…

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