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Nellis AFB goes green for Earth Day

Posted April 11, 2014 by 2nd Lt Corey Booker

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The 2014 Air Force Earth Day theme is “Conserve Today — Secure Tomorrow.” The theme focuses on mission sustainability. Mission accomplishment is achieved without compromise and operates into the future without decline of the natural and man-made systems. The first Earth Day occurred on April 22, 1970, introduced by U.S. Senator…

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Nellis holds force management town hall meeting

Posted April 11, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young

Master Sgt. Rachel Crittle, 99th Force Support Squadron military personnel section superintendent, answers questions during a force management town hall meeting April 3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Representatives from multiple organizations on base were present to answer questions regarding the effects force management will have on their organizations.

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New 99th CS Network Control Center opens

Posted April 11, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Left to right: Col. Charles Perham, 99th Mission Support Group commander, Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, Peter Pupparo, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers resident engineer, and Danny Fonseca, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction representative, cut a ribbon April 1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The ribbon cutting ceremony signifies the…

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Nellis sets up for first AF Wounded Warrior Team Trials

Posted April 11, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Setting up transportation, supplying seating and providing sports equipment were just a few of the items on the laundry list of things to do in preparation for the 2014 Air Force Wounded Warrior Team Trials here April 7. With this competition being the first of its kind, Nellis AFB along…

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Danish airmen participate in Green Flag training

Posted April 4, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

The Royal Danish air force participated in Green Flag-West 14-5 here. Approximately 125 Danish military officials participated in the two week long exercise that began March 14.

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99th CES firefighters train to make difference

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Kleinholz Carl Lambert, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, awaits the beginning of his annual aircraft live fire exercise on the aircraft burn trainer March 27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nellis firefighters are required to complete the training exercise twice in daylight, and twice…

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New Lightning AMU officially opens

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II sits on display in the new Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar March 18 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new hangar will also have an engine maintenance addition built into the facility. Engine maintenance will now be…

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Airmen’s Center receives fresh start

Posted March 21, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

At the end of a long work day when there is nothing pressing to do, head over to the newly renovated Airmen’s Center.

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In-flight refueling keeps aircraft airborne

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Timothy Young An F-15E Strike Eagle pilot flies alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker while waiting for his wingman to finish refueling during Red Flag 14-2 March 13 over the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag provides different units, military branches and countries the opportunity to train together…

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Combat Search, Rescue participate in Red Flag 14-2

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler A U.S. Air Force Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape specialist (left), and a Belgian military member scan the area while participating in a combat search and rescue exercise during Red Flag 14-2 March 11 on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag exercises have…

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