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210th RQS brings CSAR to desert for Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 19, 2016 by By Senior Airman Jake Carter 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — This time of year, Alaska is usually blanketed in snow and has temperatures so low that you will want to wear an extra pair of socks. Usually you will see evergreen that are still full of life, the occasional moose or elk walking down the road and can usually…

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Creech spotlights the military child, sacrifice to serve

Posted April 8, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Fulks

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.— During April, families can expect to have an eventful month with the spotlight on children in the military. Families can join in on any of the events honoring the themes “Month of the Military Child,” as well as “Child Abuse Awareness Month.” The “Month of the Military Child” recognizes the…

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Nellis F-35 flies 1,000th sortie

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline An F-35A Lightning II takes off from the flightline at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 22. The aircraft was preparing to fly its 1,000th sortie for Nellis AFB’s F-35A program. The F-35 is designed to provide the pilot with unsurpassed situational awareness, positive target identification…

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ACC Commander paves way for RPA enterprise improvements

Posted January 22, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey

Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald paid a visit to the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 14 to address some of the challenges and unique issues the remotely piloted aircraft enterprise faces. 

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Service members ‘lean’ on each other

Posted March 4, 2016 by Senior Airman Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — On Sept. 21, 2015, the Department of Defense launched a new initiative called Lean In Circles in conjunction with an organization called LeanIn.Org. The mission of this new program is to give service members the chance to speak and connect with other women and men in their respective units…

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34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

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99th CONS, CES facilitate repair of ‘various intersections’

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Kline

The construction that took place here on Washington Boulevard — which began March 16 — was officially completed Sept. 11.

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Clydesdales visit NAFB

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Clydesdale horses trot along the Exchange parking lot at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 2. Nellis AFB Airmen and their families were able to take photos as well as hitch a ride on a holiday-adorned wagon.

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Maintaining success through Total Force Integration at Red Flag 16-1

Posted February 5, 2016 by Senior Airman Alex Fox Echols III

It is a given that no aircraft leaves the ground unless it is working properly, but that challenge is multiplied here at Red Flag 16-1. Hundreds of maintainers from around the world work long hours to ensure all training sorties are executed safely and efficiently.

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Piecing the puzzle together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Pre-flight maintenance

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

With a mission fully planned, remotely piloted aircraft and ground control stations must be in complete working order to ensure the aircrew has an operational Remotely Piloted Aircraft to get the mission done successfully and safely.

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