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Exchange celebrates grand opening of Sarku Japan at Nellis

Posted March 23, 2018 by

Courtesy photo The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening of Sarku Japan, the latest addition to the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange food court, March 2. Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Exchange General Manager Matthew Beatty; Michael Tang, Southwest Area Manager, Sarku Japan; and Tim Pettifer, Director of…

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KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

Posted March 21, 2018 by Senior Airman Janelle Patiño

Airmen from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.

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Exchange celebrates grand opening of Sarku Japan at Nellis

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening of Sarku Japan, the latest addition to the Nellis Air Force Base Exchange food court, March 2. Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander; Exchange General Manager Matthew Beatty; Michael Tang, Southwest Area Manager, Sarku Japan; and Tim Pettifer, Director of Construction, Sarku…

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Avengers Assemble! Military kids can unite With Marvel superheroes at Nellis Exchange

Posted March 16, 2018 by

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is gearing up for Month of the Military Child with Marvel Universe Unites, an interactive adventure inspired by the upcoming film “Avengers: Infinity War.” During the March 24 event, kids age 4 and older can go on a mission to collect the…

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Airmen participate in joint rescue mission

Posted March 14, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A pararescueman is hoisted into an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 22, 2018. The mission of the 66th Rescue Squadron is to provide rapidly deployable, expeditionary, and agile combat search and rescue. Rescue…

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Red Flag 18-2: building confidence, leadership, war fighter culture

Posted March 14, 2018 by Lorenz Crespo

Red Flag 18-2 is underway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Flights will generate twice daily from the base through March 23, for realistic training scenarios that will be conducted over the skies of Nevada Test and Training Range north of Las Vegas. 

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Sun setting the MQ-1 Predator: The final salute

Posted March 12, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

The Air Force held the MQ-1 Predator’s official retirement ceremony with Airmen from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise leaders, and MQ-1 alumni March 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.

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Sunsetting the MQ-1 Predator: MQ-9 Reaper meets demand

Posted March 9, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

With the retirement of the MQ-1 Predator on the horizon, MQ-9 Reapers were successfully transferred via flight from one combat operation to another within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility for the first time.

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Heavy Haulers assist Air Force

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Marine Corps photograph by Sgt. David Bickel Airmen from the Joint Terminal Attack Controller training center board a CH-53 from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 462 simulating a stealth extract from a combat zone at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nev., Feb. 27. The Nellis Air Force Base training detachment allows Marines with HMH-462 to…

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Reading week

Posted March 9, 2018 by Courtesy photographs

  Col. Paul J. Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., visited the J.E. Manch Elementary School, spending time with some third graders during Nevada Reading Week, March 2, 2018.  

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