U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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57 AMXS implements new procedure; saves time, money

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman First Class Kevin J. Tanenbaum

The F-16 Fighting Falcon has been a staple of the U.S. Air Force’s flying force since its inaugural flight on Jan. 20, 1974.

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IFTU Instructors shape the future for MQ-1, MQ-9 Intelligence Analysts

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airmen 1st Class Kristan Campbell

At Creech AFB, Airmen of the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing win today’s fight through MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations, and also prepare for tomorrow by teaching intelligence analysts how to gather and synthesize intelligence information critical to remotely piloted aircraft missions.

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2015 CFC drive underway at Nellis AFB

Posted October 16, 2015 by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

The 2015 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off here Sept. 1 and is scheduled to wrap up Dec. 15. The CFC is an annual workplace charity campaign that helps support eligible non-profit organizations that provide benefits throughout the world.

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Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-term contract to provide adversary support here.

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Defense Secretary talks budget, readiness with Nellis community

Posted February 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Defense Secretary Ash Carter came here Feb. 4, during the last leg of his defense-budget installation visits, and spoke to Nellis Air Force Base Airmen to preview the fiscal year 2017 defense budget and discuss its impact on the Air Force.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes
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HHL16 provides new capabilities to JTACs

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Special Operations Command, Department of Defense components and members from the U.S. Navy, Army, Marines and Air Force took part in the operational assessment of the Hand Held Link 16 radio produced by ViaSat, March 21-25, 2016, on the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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Relax, unwind at Nellis Community Commons

Posted May 27, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

On May 26, Airmen and all Department of Defense ID cardholders will have a place to relax and mingle with other individuals when the Community Commons opens on Nellis AFB, Nev.

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26th WPS exports classroom to Europe

Posted November 6, 2015 by Capt. Nicholas Meyers

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The most dynamic learning at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School often takes place outside the classroom when students participate in real-world events. The 26th Weapons Squadron’s cadre and students seized that opportunity in September, expanding upon already-programmed curriculum events in Europe to also participate in remotely piloted aircraft…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo Gen. Hawk Carlisle Commander, Air Combat Command, addresses senior Air Force leaders and policy makers at the 2016 Command and Control Summit, “Roadmap to the Air Force Future Operating Concept,” in the Green Flag Auditorium, Jan. 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The centerpiece of the second…

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A&FRC kicks off 10th annual Military Saves Campaign

Posted February 26, 2016 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

Base leadership joined the dedicated staff of the Nellis Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center Thursday in signing a proclamation declaring the start of the tenth annual Military Saves Campaign.

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