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Airman lifts into fitness

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Staff Sgt. Evan Welsh, 31st Munitions Squadron munitions systems specialist Aviano Air Base, Italy, performs a deadlift Feb. 2 in the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Welsh is on temporary duty here for Red Flag 16-1 but still takes time out…

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From bullets to bombs, Ammo Airmen ‘bring the bang’ to RPA firepower

Posted March 11, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

Down a long, winding road that leads far away from the flight line exists a world all its own at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Jeffery Glover, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, carries a tool to break the back window of a vehicle that has a simulated vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as a part of a training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May…

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Future 926th WG Airmen take Oath of Enlistment

Posted October 16, 2015 by U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Ross R. Anderson (foreground, center), 926th Wing commander, administers the oath of enlistment to future Airmen of the 926th WG at Thunderbird Hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 9. The 926th WG is headquartered at Nellis AFB and consists of two groups, 12 squadrons and one detachment located across the nation. Through…

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Childhood adversity tests Airman’s resilience

Posted December 11, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The alarm rings. Yelling is heard from the nearby hallway. As footsteps get closer, Vickie Tippitt knows she is in a world of trouble.

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Red Flag 16-1 comes to an end

Posted February 12, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Red Flag 16-1, came to an end on Feb. 12, with aircrews and support personnel from around the world participating in the best training that simulates a deployed environment. Red Flag, which was initiated in 1975, and is run by the 414th Combat Training Squadron where the mission is…

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Manpower keeps mission going at Nellis

Posted April 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section here, is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit. Throughout the Air Force, the Manpower Requirement Squadron will conduct studies on each career field to determine if a squadron is manned at the appropriate level….

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Nellis AFB promotes energy savings ahead of rising temperatures

Posted May 27, 2016 by Jeffrey Blazi

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The winter and spring seasons are coming to a close, which means temperatures are going to start rising along with your electric bill, $200 a month bills are common for Las Vegas valley residents. If you think you pay a lot for energy, imagine paying Nellis’ and Creech’s combined…

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CASLV on track to new school year

Posted July 15, 2016 by Senior Airman Kristin High

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High Ercan Aydogdu, Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas executive director and CASLV representatives, receive building keys from Col. William Norton, 99th Mission Support Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. William Arcuri, 99th MSG superintendent, July 1. The school transitioned to CASLV over the summer and will begin…

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