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432nd Wing: Any time, any place, any condition

Posted December 28, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

The Airmen assigned to the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., pride themselves on staying mission ready and recently hosted their first weapons load competition dressed in full chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives gear in more than three years Dec. 8, 2017, at Creech.

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Nevada man sentenced in sale of stolen Air Force ammunition

Posted December 28, 2017 by AP

A Nevada man who sold smoke grenades and military-issued ammunition stolen from the U.S. Air Force has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and two years’ probation. U.S. Attorney Steven Myhre says 38-year-old Temogen Tran Noguni of Henderson was sentenced Dec. 22 in Las Vegas after pleading guilty in August to one count of…

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Nellis, Creech Airmen raise flag during Las Vegas Bowl

Posted December 22, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Four F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets perform a flyover at Sam Boyd Stadium as Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force bases hold a 100-yard flag before 2017 Las Vegas Bowl, Dec. 16, 2017. The F-16s took off from Nellis AFB and flew over the stadium as…

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Hunters deliver holiday cheer

Posted December 22, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, Chief Master Sgt. Jaime Auger, 432nd WG/432nd AEW command chief, and members of the Creech Human Performance Team, presented holiday gifts to representatives from Indian Springs, Dec. 18, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The donated gifts…

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Local community spreads holiday cheer for base dormitory residents

Posted December 22, 2017 by Lawrence Crespo

On Dec. 13, 2017, more than 800 Nellis and Creech AFB dormitory residents came home to a plate of freshly baked holiday cookies. The Nellis Area Spouses Club organized this year’s cookie drive to ensure Airmen living in the dorms would have homemade baked goods for the holidays.

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Thunderbirds announce new commander, lead pilot

Posted December 22, 2017 by

US Air Force photo Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officer who will lead the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2018 demonstration season. Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh will become Thunderbird No. 1, the squadron’s commander and lead pilot. As the two-fold duty…

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Royal Thai nurses visit Nellis to strengthen alliances

Posted December 22, 2017 by by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

For the past two months, the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., has hosted three nurses from the Royal Thai Air Force in order to strengthen alliances and innovate patient care for both countries.

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Lighting the tree

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Air Force photograph   Col. Paul J. Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, was on hand to light the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Christmas Tree Dec. 7. Just in case something went wrong, Santa and Mrs. Claus were on hand, arriving in a Nellis’ fire truck. The ceremony, in the Chapel parking lot, included…

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Trees for troops

Posted December 22, 2017 by

Courtesy photograph Volunteers gathered Dec. 8 to take part in the annual Trees for Troops program. The donated trees are given to airmen and their families at the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Courtesy photograph

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HOLIDAY HOURS

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