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Red Flag 16-1 comes to an end

Posted February 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Red Flag 16-1, came to an end on Feb. 12, with aircrews and support personnel from around the world participating in the best training that simulates a deployed environment. Red Flag, which was initiated in 1975, and is run by the 414th Combat Training Squadron where the mission is…

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted April 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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Nellis AFB promotes energy savings ahead of rising temperatures

Posted May 27, 2016 by Jeffrey Blazi

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The winter and spring seasons are coming to a close, which means temperatures are going to start rising along with your electric bill, $200 a month bills are common for Las Vegas valley residents. If you think you pay a lot for energy, imagine paying Nellis’ and Creech’s combined…

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Creech revives IDS to improve quality of life

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

In an effort to improve quality of life for Airmen here, the Integrated Delivery Service program re-emerged July 2015 to help serve the Airmen with issues in areas such as career field manning, financial troubles, resiliency, and quality of life concerns.

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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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‘Mission First’ joins Team Bullseye

Posted February 26, 2016 by 57th Maintenance Group

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — It’s an exhausting and unforgiving world on the Nellis AFB flightline. Neither scorching 120 degrees Fahrenheit heat nor the bone-chilling cold of a pitch black night can stop a maintainer. Recent news articles highlighted the resource and manpower constraints associated with the post-sequestration era; however, few acknowledge what is…

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14th TES participates at AFCEA Cyberspace Symposium

Posted April 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — For the seventh year in a row, the 14th Testing Squadron, an operational testing squadron that partners with the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center here, participated in the gathering of both industry and governments combined known as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Cyberspace Symposium. The AFCEA Cyberspace…

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Boston Market opens at Base Exchange

Posted June 17, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, cuts the ribbon with members from the Nellis community to signify the opening of Boston Market at the Base Exchange on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. June 13. This is the first Boston Market to open on an…

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Children ‘deploy’ during Nellis event

Posted November 20, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Children participating in the Kids Deployment Event carry a litter into a tunnel that was part of an obstacle course at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 14. Participants had to work as a team to carry a litter and water containers through the obstacle…

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Gone but not forgotten

Posted February 5, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter A kennel with a paw imprint, water bowl and photograph of Military Working Dog Mike were put on display during a memorial service Jan. 28 at the base chapel on Nellis Air Force Base. The memorial service was held in honor of MWD Mike, who passed…

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