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99th CES Fire Prevention Flight Pit Training

Posted October 21, 2016 by

Firefighters, assigned to the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight, finish putting out the last flames in a mock shell of an aircraft during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6.   Senior Airman James Avdoian-Salas, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight firefighter, tests his firehose before training at Nellis Air…

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99th CES Geo Integration Office celebrates GIS Day with local school

Posted December 2, 2016 by Cathy Hall

LAS VEGAS — The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Geospatial Integration Office, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, celebrated Geographic Information System Day with Explore Knowledge Academy students on their Las Vegas campus, Nov. 16, 2016. More than 16 years ago, consumer advocate Ralph Nader presented an idea to GIS industry leaders to dedicate one day to…

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MQ-1 Predator airstrike stops car bomb

Posted February 3, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The MQ-1 Predator aircrew sat in the ground control station focused intently on their screens. Tension filled the air as they assessed the situation and began calculating the risks of destroying an armored vehicle suspected of carrying explosives.

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Got simulators?

Posted March 31, 2017 by Peter H. Zuppas

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Yes we do! State-of-the-art simulators in fact, and you can expect to see quite a few more flight simulators at Nellis over the next several years, all located in an area around the Warrior Fitness Center. Call it our Nellis “Sim and Gym” complex. And for you avid fitness…

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Farewell Bullseye!

Posted May 26, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office has documented and produced the missions of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range for nearly 66 years.

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Chapel volunteers pack food

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Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph   Courtesy photograph More than 30 volunteers from the Nellis Protestant congregations helped pack and sort food at the 3 Square Food Bank, Aug. 14.

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RED HORSE construction improves Nellis flight line operations

Posted November 1, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The 820th RED HORSE Squadron completed five months of construction Oct. 25 on the flight line making Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flying operations more efficient.

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Children ‘deploy’ during Nellis event

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event carry a litter into a tunnel that was part of an obstacle course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants had to work as a team to carry a litter and water containers through the obstacle…

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Gone but not forgotten

Posted February 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter A kennel with a paw imprint, water bowl and photograph of Military Working Dog Mike were put on display during a memorial service Jan. 28 at the base chapel on Nellis Air Force Base. The memorial service was held in honor of MWD Mike, who passed…

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57 AMXS implements new procedure; saves time, money

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman First Class Kevin J. Tanenbaum

The F-16 Fighting Falcon has been a staple of the U.S. Air Force’s flying force since its inaugural flight on Jan. 20, 1974.

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