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Airshow 2017: The 99th Air Base Wing

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Mission The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 14,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing:…

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Airshow 2017: 57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted November 11, 2017 by Dan Wheaton

Since the 57th Wing activated in 1948 — nearly one year to the day after the Air Force activation — it has taken the lead in a variety of advanced air, space, and cyberspace training and testing missions. Currently, the wing is composed of innovative professionals leading advanced, realistic, multi-domain training focused on winning the…

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Nellis shows it is Vegas Strong

Posted November 8, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Michael Moore, 57th Maintenance Squadron aircraft painter, strips old paint off of an F-15C Eagle at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 23, 2017. The aircraft is being repainted to recognize the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary as well as the unity between the Las Vegas…

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RPA commanders visit newest Airmen

Posted November 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and select squadron commanders visited the United States Air Force graduating class of Basic Military Training Oct. 20, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

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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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Tricare Town Hall

Posted November 1, 2017 by

The Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base will host a Tricare Town Hall to discuss upcoming changes to Tricare. The Town Hall starts at 5 p.m., Nov. 6 at the Nellis AFB Theatre.

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Increased readiness is mission at Green Flag-West joint exercise

Posted October 27, 2017 by Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Rana Franklin

The 163rd Fighter Squadron, 122nd Fighter Wing, along with the 122nd Operations and Maintenance Groups took part in a Green Flag-West air-land integration joint combat training exercise Sept. 7-23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as a part of their major pre-deployment spin-up.

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Storytellers come to Creech

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Tech. Sgt. Adam, 66th Rescue Squadron special missions aviator, asked audience members to close their eyes and allow themselves to experience his story as realistically as possible during a Storytellers event in the Creech auditorium, October 18, 2017. Adam began by describing what he could see,…

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Ellsworth airmen take part in Green Flag 18-1

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Tomas Karol

Approximately 200 Airmen departed Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, S.D., for Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in Green Flag 18-1 exercise from Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, 2017.

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USO center debuts at Creech

Posted October 27, 2017 by Senior Airman James Thompson

USO Las Vegas held a grand opening ceremony in honor of its newest facility at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 12, 2017. It is one of four locations run by the chapter and is the first on an Air Force installation in Nevada.

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