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Red Flag 18-1 in full swing at Nellis AFB

Posted February 12, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum A KC-135 Stratotanker jet assigned to the 100 Air Refueling Wing at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, takes off during Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5, 2018. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs administered by the U.S. Air…

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Fairchild Refuels Red Flag 18-1

Posted February 9, 2018 by Senior Airman Nicolo Daniello

KC-135s were once considered to be the Air Forces premier refueling force, enabling fighter jets, bombers and other aircraft the ability to stay airborne to accomplish long range mission sets, without the tankers, fighter jets may not be able to hit their long-range marks.

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Red Coat Ambassador Program

Posted February 9, 2018 by

Wearing a vibrant red vest and a “Just Ask Me!” button, John Istle walks through the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center and greets every visitor with earnest enthusiasm.

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Volunteering at Three Square

Posted February 9, 2018 by

Recently, members of the Nellis Area Spouses’ Club spent some time volunteering at Three Square. Three Square is Southern Nevada’s only food bank providing food assistance to residents of Lincoln, Nye, Esmeralda and Clark Counties. The club also gave a charitable donation of $500 which will provide 1,500 meals to those in need. The NASC…

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Red Flag

Posted February 9, 2018 by

F-15Es from 335th Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., on the Nellis flightline as part of Red Flag operations.   Royal Australian Air Force photograph Aircraft from the Royal Australian Air Force are taking part in Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 29-Feb. 16. RAAF aircraft taking part include…

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Nellis Chapel 2018 Easter, Passover Services

Posted February 9, 2018 by

• Ash Wednesday: Feb. 14 – Main Chapel Catholic Mass 11:30 a.m. Ashes at the Hospital at 10 a.m. • Protestant Lenten Lunch: Every Wed. at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 4-March 28 • Stations of Cross: Every Friday at 5 p.m. Feb. 16.-March 23 • Soup & Bread: Every Friday at 6 p.m., Feb. 16-March 23…

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Doolittle legacy honored, RPA aviators continue to deliver justice

Posted January 31, 2018 by Master Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

There were moments, which through their pure magnitude galvanized the nation, inspiring those to act, forever altering the fabric of our lives.

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MQ-1B accident investigation report released

Posted January 31, 2018 by

Crew error and datalink issues caused an MQ-1B to crash Feb. 2, 2016, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, according to an Air Combat Command Abbreviated Accident Investigation Board report released Jan. 30, 2018. The MQ-1B was assigned to the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., and operated by a launch…

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Red Flag 18-1 takes off at Nellis

Posted January 29, 2018 by

The U.S. Air Force has kicked off its largest three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 18-1. The exercise began Jan. 26 and will conclude Feb. 16. Base officials want to remind Southern Nevada residents will notice increased military aircraft activity due to aircraft departing from Nellis Air Force Base, NEv., twice-a-day to participate…

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Childcare provider program aims to help RPA families

Posted January 29, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen The Nellis and Creech Family Child Care office has expanded its childcare options to fill current childcare gaps for members assigned to the Remotely Piloted Aircraft mission at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. Individuals seeking to start their own business or to help fellow military families can…

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