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Las Vegas native, mine hunter, serves with the U.S. Navy half a world away

Posted May 18, 2018 by PO1 Robert Zahn

Courtesy photo A Las Vegas native and 2014 Desert Oasis High School graduate is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard one of the forward-deployed mine countermeasures ship, USS Pioneer. Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Lao is a mineman aboard the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship, operating out of Sasebo, Japan. The ship routinely deploys…

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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.

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F-16s help strengthen bond between US/Pakistan Air Forces

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller A Pakistan air force F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the No. 5 Squadron, Pakistan Air Force Base Rafiqui, prepares for take-off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 17. The No. 5 Squadron traveled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 16-4. NELLIS AIR…

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CATM: enhancing Airmen’s combat skills

Posted December 2, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Airmen deploy, an essential part of being able to accomplish the mission is being trained and prepared for what lies ahead.

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Air Force Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

Posted May 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The Air Force Action Shooting Team competed in the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship April 20 to 22 in Boulder City, Nev.

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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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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 kicks off at Nellis AFB

Posted January 25, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began Jan. 23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and will conclude on Feb. 10.

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USAF Warfare Center: Developing tomorrow’s leaders today

Posted September 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center concluded its first Tech. Sergeant Week/Warrior Stripe Program Aug. 17 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The two-week course brought together 40 Warfare Center NCOs to provide an avenue for them to develop as military and professional leaders.

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Increased readiness is mission at Green Flag-West joint exercise

Posted October 27, 2017 by Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Rana Franklin

The 163rd Fighter Squadron, 122nd Fighter Wing, along with the 122nd Operations and Maintenance Groups took part in a Green Flag-West air-land integration joint combat training exercise Sept. 7-23 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., as a part of their major pre-deployment spin-up.

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