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2017 AFW2 Trials hosted at Nellis

Posted March 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alexx Pons

More than a hundred wounded warriors from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, Australia and Great Britain gathered here Feb. 24 to March 2 for the fourth annual Air Force Warrior Game Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center.

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Many ISR firsts accomplished at Red Flag 17-1

Posted March 3, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

This year’s first Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, saw many firsts for the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance warriors of 25th Air Force.

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Nellis to present Air Installation Compatible Use Zone Study

Posted March 3, 2017 by 99th Air Base Wing

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis Air Force Base is hosting an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 15 at the Hollywood Community Center, 1650 S. Hollywood Blvd., Las Vegas, NV. 89142, to present Nellis’ 2016 Air Installation Compatible Use Zone study. The AICUZ study identifies aircraft operations, noise contours, accident potential…

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CASLV implements two new school programs in 2017-18

Posted March 3, 2017 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—The Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Nellis Air Force Base campus will implement two new programs during the 2017-18 school year. A pre-Kindergarten program funded by the State of Nevada for 3 and 4 year olds will be offered. Coral Academy anticipates opening two or three classrooms depending on the…

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Air Force prepares for all MQ-9 force

Posted February 27, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper.

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New dorm opens with Airmen’s needs in mind

Posted February 24, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Airman 1st Class Nicholas Martini, 99th Security Forces Squadron, cut the ceremonial ribbon of the new 240-person, 85,000 square foot dormitory facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 3, 2017.

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Nellis F-15’s ‘odometer’ hits 10,000 flight hours

Posted February 17, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

She’s more than 60 feet long and stands about two stories tall. She’s been many different colors — she’s currently grey — and shades of her past ‘lives’ can still be seen all over her body.

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F-35A proving its worth at Red Flag combat exercise

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

After eight days “at war” the F-35A Lightning II is proving to be an invaluable asset during Red Flag 17-1, the Air Force’s premier combat exercise held here.

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ISR, Cyber coordinate capabilities for maximum effect at Red Flag

Posted February 17, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat.

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Annual weapons load recognizes superior performers, keeps skills sharp

Posted February 17, 2017 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

Three-man load crews from the seven aircraft maintenance units assigned to the 57th Maintenance Group convened on the flightline here to compete in the annual weapons load crew competition Jan. 27.

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