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RPAs then and now Part I: Reaching 2 million hours

Posted October 25, 2013 by Senior Airman A.K.

The U.S. Air Force’s MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft accumulated 2 million flight hours Oct. 22 not only marking a significant milestone, but also demonstrating the evolution of the program.

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Crosswind Dining Facility staff prepares meals for Nellis Airmen

Posted October 18, 2013 by U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Airman 1st Class Kimberly Kimble, 99th Force Support Squadron services journeyman, cleans a table in the kitchen of the Crosswinds Dining Facility Oct. 16 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Crosswinds Dining Facility is one of two dining halls located on Nellis AFB.

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Government shutdown impacts FSS services

Posted October 18, 2013 by

A look at possible delays while the government, and by association the Air Force, recovers from shut down.

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AF releases furlough-related pay information

Posted October 11, 2013 by Air Force News Service

Nellis Commissary reopens for business U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young Edgar Yanga, commissary store workers, arranges bags of apples in the commissary produce section Oct. 9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The commissary reopened Oct. 7 after being closed for five days due to the government shutdown. WASHINGTON —…

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Government shut-down affects ID card, DEERS office

Posted October 11, 2013 by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster

Tech. Sgt. Julie Duke, 799th Air Base Squadron customer service section chief, assist customers at the identification card and Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting system office at the military personnel flight Oct. 4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Due to the government shutdown, the contractors who work in the ID card and DEERS office were…

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Funding issues have differing impacts on base services

Posted October 11, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz

The absence of funding sent 1,100 Nellis civilians home Oct. 1 as congressional negotiations failed to produce a solid budget for fiscal 2014. The financial shortfalls prompted the base to start an orderly shutdown of activities.

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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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Pest Management controls plant, insect, bird populace

Posted October 11, 2013 by

Currently, the 99th CES pest management office at Nellis AFB is the largest in the Air Force.

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Air National Guardsman recalls road to comedic success

Posted October 11, 2013 by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

When on-duty, serving in the Oregon Air National Guard, Staff Sgt. Juan Canopii, 114th Fighter Squadron aircraft flight equipment craftsman, helps aircrews and pilots get from the ground to the air ensuring their flight equipment is in proper working order.

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Green Flag 14-2 trains 37th Bomber Squadron for combat operations support

Posted October 4, 2013 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Tam A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., takes off during Green Flag 14-2 at Nellis AFB, Nev. Green-Flag West provides realistic close-air support training environment for forces preparing to support worldwide combat operations.

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