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Operation teeth cleaning: Vet clinic keeps MWDs mission ready

Posted October 23, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Chester, 99th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, lays on the floor after receiving a pre-anesthetic at the Veterinary Clinic on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 15. The Veterinary Clinic at Nellis AFB provides treatment for approximately 20 MWDs.   U.S. Air Force photo by…

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99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

Posted December 18, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).

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Out of the shadows: ACMS Airmen provide the missing link

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Preparing to support remotely piloted aircraft operations is no easy task. Still, Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing recently spent time showing leadership exactly what it takes to provide RPA intellegence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support 24/7, 365 days a year.

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555th RHS pivotal in new firehouse construction

Posted April 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Located in the desert of Area 2 on the northeast side of Nellis AFB, the 555th RED HORSE Squadron is a small reserve unit that works with the 820th RHS to accomplish a much larger mission whether it’s on the installation or during a worldwide deployment.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Boingo Wi-Fi debuts for dorm residents

Posted June 3, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

A new wireless internet and television service will be available to Airmen living in the dormitories on Nellis AFB.

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Case lot, ‘Back to School’ August promotions yield savings for commissary patrons

Posted July 28, 2016 by

August means “Back to School” savings at commissaries around the world and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the states. The commissary at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., will conduct a Case Lot Sale Sept. 15-18. “The lineup of promotions for August gives our customers plenty of reasons to shop…

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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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The 99th Air Base Wing

Posted November 9, 2016 by

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: 99th Mission…

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823rd MXS keeps Pave Hawks healthy

Posted November 13, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Warrell Rickets, 823rd Maintenance Squadron specialist, prepares to remove an adel clamp on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10. The adel clamp holds wire bundles together, and Rickets needed to remove the clamp to install a washer…

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Red Flag 16-1 prepares for takeoff

Posted January 22, 2016 by 99th Air Base Wing

Red Flag 16-1 is scheduled to begin Jan. 25 and will conclude Feb. 12. Base officials want to remind southern Nevada residents that they may notice increased military aircraft activity during this time period.

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