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Retired from duty, not the mission

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Behind the shadows of unparalleled MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations stand men and women who once wore a military uniform, still contributing to the fight. They are retired Air Force members.

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Nellis/Creech Disciplinary Actions

Posted January 20, 2017 by Maj. Simone V. Davis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The following is a compilation of disciplinary actions taken by Nellis and Creech commanders for drug abuse from Nov. 1, 2016 to Jan 9, 2017. Courts-Martial: • Senior Airman: On Nov. 2, a senior airman was found guilty in a summary court-martial of wrongful use of cocaine. This member…

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Red Flag 17-1 to be held Jan 23–Feb 10

Posted January 20, 2017 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the Air Force conducts Red Flag 17-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 10. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada twice a day and may remain in the air for up to…

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Man on the street: What is your New Year’s Resolution?

Posted January 20, 2017 by

“My New Year’s resolution is to spend more time with my friends and family, as well as focus on school.” — Martina   “My New Year’s goals are to stay in shape, make my unit number one in the command and have the most NCOs selected for the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club.” — Arturo  …

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Creech Airmen train with Marines

Posted January 20, 2017 by Airman 1st Class James Thompson

Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing participated in a non-combatant evacuation operation scenario Dec. 12 at Desert Rock Airport, Nevada.  

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USAFWC welcomes new Command Chief

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Chief Master Sgt. Charles R. Hoffman recently became the new Command Chief Master Sergeant, for the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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AFSVA to implement new RPA childcare

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — When it comes to being stationed at Creech Air Force Base, service members with small children have a full plate. In addition to supporting a 24/7/365 mission, parents worry about the availability, quality and cost of care their child is receiving. The base’s remote location and limited access to…

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USAFWS Class 16-B executes JFEX

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Capt. Mike “Havac” Gilpatrick, 9th Airlift Squadron pilot, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Capt. Jason “Brick” Sewell, 43rd Operation Support Squadron pilot, Pope Air Force Base, N.C., prepare a C-17 Globemaster III for take-off before a Joint Forcible Entry exercise at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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Inside look: A sensor operator’s first weapons strike

Posted January 6, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The feelings experienced during combat missions can be intense for many aircrew members. For Airman 1st Class Matthew, a 20-year-old 15th Attack Squadron MQ-1 Predator sensor operator, his first airstrike was an event he will never forget.

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Cyber Readiness: 365-day requirement

Posted January 6, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Adhering to standard physical security, information security and information assurance policies has never been more important due to today’s ever-evolving cyber threats. Members of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, and the Nevada Test and Training Range can be put to the test on all three areas in a…

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