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Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

Posted April 28, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

With more than 130 guests in attendance, the 99th Air Base Wing hosted the annual Honorary Commanders’ Induction Ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar.

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Weapons School re-activates historic 6th WPS

Posted June 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

The United States Air Force Weapons School re-activated one of the service’s historic fighter squadrons during an assumption of command ceremony June 20, 2017, at Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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USAFWS superintendent symposium fast-forwards Airmen development

Posted September 29, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., helped move the future forward Sept. 19 to 22 with a symposium intended to accelerate the professional development of prospective superintendents and Airmen currently assigned to squadron superintendent roles.

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Airshow 2017: Texas Flying Legends

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Air Force photograph The Texas Flying Legends Museum is dedicated to honoring past generations and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow through active display of World War II warbirds. Highlighting the drivers behind America’s success, the museum’s programs serve to remind Americans of the values and freedoms that make our country great, and challenge visitors to…

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432nd Wing: Any time, any place, any condition

Posted December 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The Airmen assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., pride themselves on staying mission ready and recently hosted their first weapons load competition dressed in full chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives gear in more than three years Dec. 8, 2017, at Creech.

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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: A commander’s farewell

Posted March 7, 2018 by Lt. Col. Nicholas

As we draw closer to the March 9, 2018, sunset of the MQ-1 Predator, as the commander of the 15th Attack Squadron, the last squadron in Air Combat Command to operate the venerable aircraft, I have been asked numerous times for my thoughts about the retirement of the “Pred.” I will attempt to explain my…

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Exchange shoppers can ‘Give and Get Back’ starting May 15

Posted May 4, 2018 by

The Nellis Exchange is making it easy for shoppers to help Airmen and military families in need during the first of three “Give and Get Back” donation periods. From May 15 through May 20, Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief and Air Force Assistance Fund, which provide emergency…

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99th MDG welcomes new commander

Posted July 13, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The 99th Medical Group held a change of command ceremony June 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Perseverance in face of adversity

Posted October 8, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.

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Nellis, Creech Airmen wave half-ton American flag for Las Vegas Bowl

Posted December 19, 2018 by Senior Airman Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Andrew D. Sarver Senior Airman Garrett Tarpley, a fuels distribution specialist assigned to the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., carries part of a half-ton American flag, while four F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 24th Tactical Air Support Squadron at Nellis fly…

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