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Airshow 2017: USAF Heritage Flight

Posted November 11, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Chris Massey Three F-86 Sabres and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fly in formation during the 2016 Heritage Flight Training and Certification Course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Established in 1997, the HFTCC certifies civilian pilots of historic military aircraft and U.S. Air Force pilots to fly…

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MQ-9A accident investigation report released

Posted May 9, 2018 by

An MQ-9A crashed May 6, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility after the ground control station lost downlink from the aircraft on final approach, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released May 7, 2018. The MQ-9A from the 432nd Wing at Creech AFB, Nev., was being operated…

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Exchange director/CEO focuses on making life better for Airmen at Creech, Nellis AFBs

Posted November 4, 2016 by Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull’s passion for taking care of America’s warfighters took him to Creech and Nellis Air Force Bases, giving him a first-hand look at how the benefit is thriving for troops and families.

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NAFB powered by sun: Installation unveils DOD’s largest solar array

Posted February 19, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

The U.S. Air Force unveiled the Nellis Solar Array II during a dedication ceremony here Feb. 16, which combined with Solar Array I makes the installation’s photovoltaic field the largest in the Department of Defense.

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328th WPS cyber course revs up weapons officer development

Posted December 8, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Cyberspace Warfare Operations Weapons Instructor Course, under the 328th Weapon Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., may have had its start just five years ago, but the cadre is wasting no time in innovating its curriculum to advance tactics and accelerate development of future leaders.

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Nellis AFB Exchange

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Hours of operation Columbus Day, Oct. 10 Retail Main Store – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. MCS – Closed Express/Class Six – 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express/Subway – Closed (unattended fueling 24/7) Hospital Express – Closed Landing Express – 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Service Station – Closed Food Papa Johns – 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Burger King/Popeye’s DT, 10:30…

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Thunderbirds host memorial service for Maj. Stephen ‘Cajun’ Del Bagno

Posted April 20, 2018 by

On April 11, the Thunderbirds commemorated the life of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, Thunderbird 4/Slot Pilot, at a Thunderbird Memorial service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Dragon Lady makes rare appearance at Nellis

Posted January 5, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

Gliding over the skies of Southern Nevada at an altitude of approximately 70,000 feet, an all-black, single jet engine aircraft dubbed the Dragon Lady travels to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 12, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Lead Aircraftsmen Ernesto Miranda, from 1 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force, Amberley, Australia, performs avionics checks on an F/A 18F Super Hornet prior to a round of Red Flag 16-1 night training sorties Feb. 8 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. In addition to daytime operations,…

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57th WG leads USAF in training, testing missions

Posted October 27, 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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