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Air Traffic Controllers maintain safe airspace

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Capt. Todd Campbell, 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron supervisor of flying, looks for aircraft through binoculars in the air traffic control tower Nov. 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The supervisor of flying main responsibility is to coordinate what needs to be done between…

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99th CES firefighters train to make difference

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz Carl Lambert, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, awaits the beginning of his annual aircraft live fire exercise on the aircraft burn trainer March 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis firefighters are required to complete the training exercise twice in daylight, and twice…

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Aviano jets rocket over California skies during Green Flag 14-8

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Capt. Michael Long, 510th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, Aviano Air Base, Italy, prepares to exit an F-16 Fighting Falcon during Green Flag 14-8, June 26 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A typical Green Flag exercise involves two multi-role fighter and bomber squadrons,…

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U.S. Navy trains side by side with 99th SFS

Posted August 29, 2014 by Mass Communication Petty Officer 1st Class Richard V. Rizzo and Personnel Specialist Petty Officer 3rd Class Judy G. Razon

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Once a month, the U.S. Navy Operational Support Center-Las Vegas pairs up with the 99th Security Forces Squadron to check ID cards and secure the gates here. The members of the U.S. NOSC Las Vegas were looking for a creative way to enhance the training experience of their Master…

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820th RED HORSE return from six-month deployment

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Family members anxiously wait during a Welcome Home ceremony April 9, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. 820th RED HORSE Squadron members united with their families after returning from a six-month deployment. The mission of the 820th RHS is to provide the Air Force with a highly-mobile…

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Lights, Camera, Action: Recruiting Service brings Hollywood to Nellis

Posted May 24, 2012 by By Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Nellis Air Force Base, the Air Force Recruiting Service and Randolph Air Force Base, coordinated to help produce the newest Air Force recruiting tool — “Rapid Strike.”

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Nellis maintainer launches 100th F-35 mission

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NELLIS/EGLIN AIR FORCE Bases, Nev./Fla. — Staff Sgt. Shaun Whittington, of the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, watches the F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter as the pilot performs shutdown procedures after a sortie at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 16. The sortie marked the 100th F-35A mission flown at Eglin, but also was Whittington’s…

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Post Nellis Open House Mass FOD Walk

Posted November 2, 2012 by Master Sgt. Boyd Ellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam Airman assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., walk down the runway looking for trash during a Foreign Object Debris walk. A post Nellis Open House FOD walk is schedule for Nov. 13 to ensure the flightline is cleared of miscellaneous debris which may have…

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Nellis prepares for F-35 arrival

Posted February 15, 2013 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Photo courtesy of Lockheed-Martin The F-35 Lightning II is scheduled to begin arriving at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Feb. 28. The F-35 will be used for developmental test support, force development evaluation and supporting operational test aircraft at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 57th Wing is preparing…

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American Gold Star Mothers visit Thunderbirds museum

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Master Sgt. Ryan Ulrich, U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron Public Affairs superintendent, gives a tour of the Thunderbirds Museum to (from left to right) Mary Byers, American Gold Star Mothers National President; Nancy Soltes, American Gold Star Mothers member; and Sue Pollard, Southern California and Hawaii American Gold Star Mothers President, March 20, at Nellis…

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