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Base construction set to cut costs, update facilities

Posted February 27, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

Over the past few months, many people here may have noticed older buildings, parking lots and other areas on base being demolished to make way for new construction projects.

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99th LRS implements AIM2

Posted February 27, 2015 by Master Sgt. Brian Shule

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis AFB recently underwent a major change on how ground fuels are issued at the Military Service Station here. A Defense Logistics Agency contractor, Syn-Tech, installed a new Automotive Information Module, or AIM2 Vehicle Radio Frequency Technology, on approximately 500 Air Force vehicles located at Nellis AFB. The AIM2…

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823rd MXS phase inspection ‘Paves’ way

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Senior Airmen Thomas Crawford (left) and Rob Wainwright, both 823rd Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chiefs, re-install a heating duct on an HH-60G during the aircraft’s phase inspection at the 823rd MXS maintenance hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 24. The mission of…

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Weapons School fleet grows with arrival of second F-35

Posted February 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

The second F-35 Lightning II assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 18. The integration of the F-35 into the syllabus will better prepare Weapons School students for future conflicts, as well as increase the effectiveness of other combat aircraft. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —…

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B-2 integration enhanced at Red Flag

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

Integration was the keyword for all Airmen — foreign, domestic and of sister services — during Red Flag 15-1.

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Red Flag: evolution

Posted February 20, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks

In 1975, when the first Red Flag exercise took place here; there were a few sights and sounds around Las Vegas that haven’t changed much over the years.

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Birds of a feather may flock together — but not all of them fly

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton

Of the 120 Airmen who wear the uniform of a United States Air Force Thunderbird, only 12 of them are officers. Of those officers, eight are certified fighter pilots. Of those eight, only six fly in aerial demonstrations.

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Nellis Honor Guard practices perfection

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Staff Sgt. Nicholas Cocco, Nellis Air Force Base honor guardsman, practices presenting the flag during a training session at Nellis AFB, Feb. 17. The flag was folded by a six-person flag sequence and would be presented to the next of kin during a funeral service….

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823rd MXS vital to world-wide rescue operations

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Years of violent conflict and natural disasters has led to catastrophic situations around the world. These catastrophic events call for humanitarian relief missions, many of which are conducted by the U.S. Air Force and its HH-60G Pave Hawks and crews.

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A-10s provide close air support for Green Flag exercise

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Members of the 357th Fighter Squadron were given a unique opportunity to participate in Green Flag-West 15-03 from Jan. 18 to Feb. 1.

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