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Vegas Strong: Airmen and families support victims of shooting

Posted October 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

After the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the Las Vegas community was left saddened and distraught, but not broken. Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Base sprang into action to help on the domestic battlefield, doing all they could to help victims, their families and their beloved community.

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57th MXG hosts 3rd quarter load crew competition

Posted October 13, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver An Airman from the 57th Maintenance Group checks his gear before assembling munitions on an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a load crew competition Oct. 6, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Each team was tested on their timeliness and accuracy while loading and unloading…

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Upgraded MQ-9s continue to deploy downrange

Posted October 13, 2017 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Senior Airman Maranda Trujillo, 21st Airlift Squadron loadmaster from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., secures an MQ-9 Reaper shipping container, Aug. 8, 2017, at Creech AFB, Nev. Sixteen of the Air Force’s newest Block 5 MQ-9s have been deployed to four separate locations this year in support…

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USAFWS superintendent symposium fast-forwards Airmen development

Posted September 29, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., helped move the future forward Sept. 19 to 22 with a symposium intended to accelerate the professional development of prospective superintendents and Airmen currently assigned to squadron superintendent roles.

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Nellis takes the cake with USAF 70th anniversary celebration

Posted September 29, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

The Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a cake-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, with this year’s theme of Breaking Barriers Since 1947.

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Fisher House celebrates Founders Day

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Courtesy photograph UFC Fighter Khalil “The War Horse” Rountree signs an autograph at the North Las Vegas Fisher House Founders Day Open House Sept. 23. On Sept. 23, the VA Southern Nevada Fisher House celebrated Founders Day with an open house. The house contains 16 suites that are free for veterans, military and family members…

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Engineering the future: MQ-9 pilot gives back

Posted September 29, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Service is defined as unrelenting devotion to one’s duty to his or her country. It’s one of the core values instilled into every Airman in the U.S. Air Force today. However, for one Airman, it also means giving back to his community.

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66th RQS returns from Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Posted September 29, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

An Airman, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., carries his gear off the flight line after returning from Hurricane Irma relief efforts Sept. 15, 2017. The 66th RQS worked with other joint service units in order to provide relief efforts following the landfall of Hurricane Irma. In midafternoon Sept….

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AAFES holiday hours for Columbus Day

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In observance of the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 9, AAFES facilities at Nellis and Creech will observe the following hours: Retail Main Store 9 a.m.-7 p.m. MCS Closed Express\Class Six 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Creech Express\Subway 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Unattended Fueling 24/7 Hospital Express Closed Landings Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Service Station Closed Unattended Fueling…

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Posted September 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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