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USAF Thunderbirds to resume limited training flights

Posted July 19, 2013 by Maj Darrick B. Lee

Temporary funding for flying hours has been restored, allowing the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron to resume training flights again through the end of fiscal year 2013.

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505th TEG more than just testing, evaluation

Posted October 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Don’t be confused by the name. The 505th Test and Evaluation Group does more than just testing and evaluation. The focus of the 505th TEG is not on one particular mission set. Tasks the group completes range from distributing mission operations, virtual training, radar evaluation, operational-level training and integrating tests….

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Bullseye’s 40th Anniversary

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Courtesy photograph A five-ship of U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron fly a sortie. The USAFADS’s switch to the T-38 also saw an alteration of the flight routine to exhibit the aircraft’s maneuverability in tight turns during the 1970s. U.S. Air Force photo U.S. Air Force Security Police practice securing an area during a Silver…

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66th Rescue Squadron Airman selected for Invictus Games

Posted April 18, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Life isn’t over, life has just begun. A Nellis Airman was selected to participate in the Warrior Games and the Invictus Games in London this fall.

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Nellis to add another large solar plant

Posted July 18, 2014 by Jennifer McCabe

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Robert Valenca The solar field, comprised of more than 72,000 panels, was completed after 26 weeks of construction and three years of planning. The array is expected to produce more than 25 percent of Nellis’ electricity. TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Air Force is set to…

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Nellis celebrates Air Force birthday

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Lt. Col. Tammy Johnson, 99th Force Support Squadron commander, and Airman Scott Chatwin, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator apprentice, cut a ceremonial U.S. Air Force 67th birthday cake at the Crosswinds dining facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Sept. 18. The cake was served to…

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Lt. William Harrell Nellis

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William Harrell Nellis was born in Santa Rita, N.M., March 8, 1916

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Can you hear me now?

Posted February 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Imagine being on a routine flight, cruising in the spacious sky at 40,000 feet. Everything seems to be proceeding as normal, but in a brief moment, you quickly realize something is wrong.

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Operation Joint Medic trains medical personnel

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Colleen Urban Capt. Deborah Lichota, a clinical nurse assigned to the 624th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, applies a make-shift tourniquet to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 27. The exercise forced medical professionals to treat patients…

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Nellis changes custodial contract

Posted April 27, 2012 by By 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Beginning May 1, 2012, custodial services for facilities on Nellis Air Force Base will be reduced to restroom cleaning only due to budget constraints. Child Development Centers, Youth Centers and Fitness Centers are the only exceptions to the new standard. Langley Air Force Base adopted the new cleaning standards…

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