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Las Vegas native serves on a “city at sea” aboard Navy’s largest amphibious warfare ship

Posted June 29, 2018 by PO1 James H. Green

Courtesy photo A Las Vegas native and 2002 Desert Pines High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island. Petty Officer 2nd Class Sherelle Merino is an aviation boatswain’s mate (fuels) aboard the amphibious assault ship operating out of San Diego. An aviation boatswain’s mate (fuels) is…

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Green Flag: Preparing for Close Air Support

Posted June 29, 2018 by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno

Since the 1980s, the United States of America has been crowned with air superiority by using the F-15E Strike Eagle’s dual-role fighter capabilities in air-to-air and air-to-ground missions.

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Nellis Exchange shoppers can save on eating healthy with Salad Wednesdays

Posted June 29, 2018 by

Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can keep their bodies and their wallets healthy every Salad Wednesday at Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants. On Wednesdays, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants, including: • Boston Market • Taco Bell • Arby’s…

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Nellis AFB Exchange Hours of Operation – Independence Day, July 4

Posted June 29, 2018 by

Retail Main Store 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS Closed Express/Class Six Open 24 Hours Creech Express/Subway Closed, Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station Closed, Unattended Fueling 24/7 Food Papa Johns 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King\Popeye’s Drive Through: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dining Room: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza Closed Taco…

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Nellis Exchange shoppers can save on eating healthy with Salad Wednesdays

Posted June 18, 2018 by

Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can keep their bodies and their wallets healthy every Salad Wednesday at Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants. On Wednesdays, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants, including: * Boston Market * Taco Bell * Arby’s…

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57th Wing bids farewell to Leavitt, welcomes Novotny

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt during a change of command ceremony, June 8, 2018, in the Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Leavitt bids farewell to 57th Wing

Posted June 15, 2018 by

Air Force photographs Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt returned from her final flight as the 57th Wing commander on May 5, 2018, to a traditional ‘fini’ flight ceremony. Leavitt relinquished command of the wing to Brig. Gen. Robert G. Novotny at a ceremony June 8. During her tenure at Nellis, Leavitt was responsible for the most…

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Las Vegas Sailor participates in overboard recovery procedures

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Navy photograph by PO2 Anna Van Nuys PHILIPPINE SEA — Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Timothy Baker, from Las Vegas, Nev., and a search and rescue (SAR) swimmer, prepares to retrieve a target that went overboard during simulated man overboard recovery procedure aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). Benfold is forward-deployed…

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Business is booming on Nellis demolition range

Posted June 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Teams from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed an ammunition disposition request May 31, 2018, at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.

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Auto Hobby Shop finishes renovations, open for business

Posted June 4, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Kearsten Drown, 99th Force Support Squadron Auto Hobby Shop cashier, hands a set of gauges to Lt. Col. Paul Miller, 99th Mission Support Group deputy commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rob Padgett, 99 MSG superintendent, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, May 31, 2018. The…

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