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Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour visits NAFB

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis The Catholic Priest Familiarization Tour poses for a photo outside of the Base Chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 21. While at Nellis AFB, the recruited priests were taken on a tour of the base, were introduced to a variety of units and organizations,…

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NDI: catching microscopic problems

Posted October 7, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Charles Duke, Mission First Support Services non-destructive inspection technician, attaches a laser pointer prior to taking an x-ray in the NDI Lab on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Sept. 28. The NDI Lab is manned 24 hours a day, seven days a week due to…

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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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USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted September 23, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis Air Force Base, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.

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First LOGTAC convention held at Nellis

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin High

More than 40 Airmen from across the Air Force logistics and maintenance career fields came together Aug. 22 through 26, for the first ever Logistics Tactics Conference.

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AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Posted September 23, 2016 by Susan Garcia

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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NCO Academy class 16-6 grads

Posted September 23, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Kristin S. High

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Noncommissioned Officer Academy is a six-week course designed to build upon leadership skills needed as Airmen progress through the junior NCO ranks. It also prepares NCOs for positions of greater responsibility as supervisors, unit managers and combat leaders. The most recent graduating class held at Sheppard Air Force Base,…

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RAF Lakenheath’s Strike Eagles participate in Green Flag 16-09

Posted September 23, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Senior Airman Travus Merkel, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, performs final checks on an F-15E Strike Eagle before takeoff at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 9. Green Flag, in support of the U.S. Army’s National Training Center, provides…

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NTSB: Pilot turned failing jet to desert before Nellis crash

Posted September 17, 2016 by

Investigators say a civilian contractor pilot who ejected from a Vietnam War-era military jet near Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., last month steered the failing aircraft toward the desert before it crashed. The National Transportation Safety Board said the pilot reported the Douglas A-4K Skyhawk lost power approaching a runway before he parachuted safely away…

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F-16s help strengthen bond between US/Pakistan Air Forces

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller A Pakistan air force F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the No. 5 Squadron, Pakistan Air Force Base Rafiqui, prepares for take-off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 17. The No. 5 Squadron traveled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 16-4. NELLIS AIR…

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