Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
Local

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…

Full Story »

ground-breaking
Local

Dino Drive groundbreaking

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander Lt. Col. Patrick Kolesiak, 99th Air Base Wing vice commander Col. Michael Davis, and 99th ABW commander Col. Paul “Dino” Murray, break ground on a road outside of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17, 2018. The…

Full Story »

flyover2
Local

Nellis F-16s, F-22 perform flyover

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver An F-22 Raptor and two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to Nellis Air Force Base perform a flyover during the opening ceremonies of Round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16, 2018. This is the first season for the…

Full Story »

leadership-school
Local

Summer leadership, character development academy

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph Paul Dubro, a student at Canyon Springs High School of North Las Vegas, Nevada, was selected to attend the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy in the summer of 2018. The goal of SLCDA, hosted by the United States Marine Corps, is to return students back to their communities more confident, selfless and…

Full Story »

Local

Increased aircraft noise may be heard

Posted May 30, 2018 by

Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the Air Force conducts Weapons School Integration, also known as WSINT, from May 29 to June 14. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis twice a day and may remain in the air for up to five hours during WSINT.  There may…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
Local

99th ABW welcomes new commander

Posted May 25, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Airmen, family, and local community and military dignitaries welcomed the new commander of the 99th Air Base Wing, Col. Cavan Craddock, during a change of command ceremony May 24 in the Thunderbird hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Full Story »

Local

EFMP hours increased for Nellis, Creech families

Posted May 23, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Recently, Air Force Family Child Care services increased respite care time from 12 to 40 hours per month for qualified Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) families. For families who are new to the EFMP Respite Care Program, it is designed to assist Air Force families with short-term, specialized child care for those who qualify as…

Full Story »

dogs4
Local

Military working dogs train at Camp Cobra

Posted May 18, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Staff Sgt. Ryne Wilson, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his MWD, Seneca, prepare to clear a building during an explosives detection exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 26, 2018. Wilson and Seneca have been working together for more than…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie
Local

Cupcake Wars

Posted May 18, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Staff Sgt. Lauren Coley and Airman 1st Class Ashley Juengling, 99th Medical Group medical logisticians, prepare their cupcake display for the judges during the Cupcake Wars event May 2, 2018 held at the Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Contestants were instructed to create…

Full Story »

vegas-sailor
Local

Las Vegas native, mine hunter, serves with the U.S. Navy half a world away

Posted May 18, 2018 by PO1 Robert Zahn

Courtesy photo A Las Vegas native and 2014 Desert Oasis High School graduate is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the forward-deployed mine countermeasures ship, USS Pioneer. Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Lao is a mineman aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship, operating out of Sasebo, Japan. The ship routinely deploys…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.