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Nellis Exchange shoppers can save on eating healthy with Salad Wednesdays

Posted June 18, 2018 by

Airmen and families at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., can keep their bodies and their wallets healthy every Salad Wednesday at Army & Air Force Exchange Service restaurants. On Wednesdays, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants, including: * Boston Market * Taco Bell * Arby’s…

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57th Wing bids farewell to Leavitt, welcomes Novotny

Posted June 15, 2018 by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie

Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt during a change of command ceremony, June 8, 2018, in the Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Leavitt bids farewell to 57th Wing

Posted June 15, 2018 by

Air Force photographs Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt returned from her final flight as the 57th Wing commander on May 5, 2018, to a traditional ‘fini’ flight ceremony. Leavitt relinquished command of the wing to Brig. Gen. Robert G. Novotny at a ceremony June 8. During her tenure at Nellis, Leavitt was responsible for the most…

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Las Vegas Sailor participates in overboard recovery procedures

Posted June 15, 2018 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Anna Van Nuys PHILIPPINE SEA — Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Timothy Baker, from Las Vegas, Nev., and a search and rescue (SAR) swimmer, prepares to retrieve a target that went overboard during simulated man overboard recovery procedure aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). Benfold is forward-deployed…

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Business is booming on Nellis demolition range

Posted June 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Teams from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., completed an ammunition disposition request May 31, 2018, at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.

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Auto Hobby Shop finishes renovations, open for business

Posted June 4, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Kearsten Drown, 99th Force Support Squadron Auto Hobby Shop cashier, hands a set of gauges to Lt. Col. Paul Miller, 99th Mission Support Group deputy commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Rob Padgett, 99 MSG superintendent, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, May 31, 2018. The…

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Dino Drive groundbreaking

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron commander Lt. Col. Patrick Kolesiak, 99th Air Base Wing vice commander Col. Michael Davis, and 99th ABW commander Col. Paul “Dino” Murray, break ground on a road outside of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17, 2018. The…

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Nellis F-16s, F-22 perform flyover

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver An F-22 Raptor and two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to Nellis Air Force Base perform a flyover during the opening ceremonies of Round 3 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16, 2018. This is the first season for the…

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Summer leadership, character development academy

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Courtesy photograph Paul Dubro, a student at Canyon Springs High School of North Las Vegas, Nevada, was selected to attend the Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy in the summer of 2018. The goal of SLCDA, hosted by the United States Marine Corps, is to return students back to their communities more confident, selfless and…

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Increased aircraft noise may be heard

Posted May 30, 2018 by

Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft as the Air Force conducts Weapons School Integration, also known as WSINT, from May 29 to June 14. More than 80 aircraft are scheduled to depart Nellis twice a day and may remain in the air for up to five hours during WSINT.  There may…

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