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Load crew competition tests teamwork

Posted January 22, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Staff Sgt. Nancy Warner, assigned to the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Thunder Aircraft Maintenance Unit, inspects ordnance prior to upload onto an A-10 Thunderbolt II during the annual load crew competition Jan. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. A great amount of attention to detail…

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C2 summit; Roadmap to USAF future operating concept

Posted January 22, 2016 by

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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Requirements, procedures for base access

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

Trying to receive access to the base can seem like a daunting task. There are certain procedures and rules that a sponsor and visitor should be aware of prior to arriving at one of the installation’s gates for access that can make the process go as smoothly as possible.

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From air to ground, RPAs partner with JTACs to accomplish mission objectives

Posted January 15, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Y. Barclay

As we enter 2016, the demand for remotely piloted aircraft in conflict areas around the world continues to rise, and with it, the misconceptions about this unique capability are on the rise.

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Pride Patrol helps keep NAFB Clean

Posted January 15, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan C. Byrnes

While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.

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Nellis, Creech Airmen soar during Las Vegas Bowl pre-game ceremony

Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases, Nev., hold up the American Flag during the national anthem before the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Dec. 19, 2015. Approximately 200 Airmen volunteered to hold the flag for the pre-game…

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2015 UEI Capstone recap for 99 ABW

Posted January 8, 2016 by 99th Air Base Wing Inspector General

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In August 2013, the Air Force initiated the Air Force Inspection System (AFIS) which brought fundamental changes to the way Air Force installations conduct inspections. AFIS was designed to improve performance, military discipline, and management excellence up and down the chain of command. AFIS is structured around the commander’s…

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Creech education office deliberately develops Airmen

Posted January 8, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The education office continues to provide Airmen here opportunities to further both their personal and professional education requirements. Currently, the education office offers career development course testing, skill-level testing, professional military education testing, and GI Bill and Community College of the Air Force counseling. Airmen can complete PME and…

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2015 Year in Review

Posted January 8, 2016 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Team, the Thunderbirds, perform their demonstration in preparation for the commander of Air Combat Command at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 2, 2015. The Thunderbirds perform their show multiple times a year at various locations across the United States….

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99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

Posted December 18, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base’s plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV).

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