Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Krystal Wright
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Soaring high: Red Tail WSO, mentor reaches 4,000 flying hours

Posted April 6, 2018 by Senior Airman Krystal Wright

Members of 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron along with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing leadership surprised a weapons system officer, or WSO, when he landed March 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.

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Weapons Instructor Course Class 16A

Posted July 1, 2016 by

Feb. 1-June 25, 2016 8 WPS (ABM) NELLIS AFB, Nevada 1. Capt. Jesus M. Burciaga Jr. 2. Capt. Craig S. Harms 3. Capt. Eric S. Haupt 4. Capt. Peter L. Hickman 5. Capt. Aaron E. Hoff 6. Capt. Brian D. Hucks 7. Capt. Taylor C. Jones (EC-130) 8. Capt. Jacob A. Jordan (RC-135) 9. Maj….

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Annual award winners

Posted February 3, 2017 by

99th Air Base Wing Civilian Category I: Carmel Fauni, 99th Medical Group Civilian Category II: Robert Tello, 99th Mission Support Group Civilian Category III: Honolito Directo, 99th MSG Civilian Category IV: John Thompson, 99th MSG Field Grade Officer: Lt. Col. Paul Fredin, 99th MSG Company Grade Officer: Capt. Brittany Hicks, 799th Air Base Group First…

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26th WPS members named AFA Gen. John P. Jumper award winners

Posted September 23, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Two U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen assigned to the 26th Weapons Squadron were recently named the Air Force Association Gen. John P. Jumper Award winners in the remotely piloted aircraft crew sensor operator and pilot categories. Tech. Sgt. Tyler and Maj. Ryan of the 26th WPS were recognized…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay
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Creech photojournalist wins DOD photography challenge

Posted October 9, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs NCO in charge, took 1st place in the 2015 San Diego Shoot-Off Ken Hackman Challenge Sept. 25-27 in San Diego. She, along with 30 other members of the Department of Defense, received training from top…

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A U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on a military operation, without being exposed to hostile action or immediate danger.
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Air Force awards first Remote device: Dominant persistent attack aircrew recognized

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James ThompsonA U.S. Air Force medal with an attached remote “R” device sits in front of an MQ-9 Reaper July 9, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The “R” device distinguishes an award earned for hands-on employment of a weapon system that had direct and immediate impact on…

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RPA support unit wins inaugural award

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida.

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Nellis Commissary,
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DeCA announces its best commissary winners

Posted September 1, 2017 by

DeCA photographNellis Commissary, Halloween playhouse 2015: The not-so-scary haunted house in the Nellis Air Force Base Commissary, Nev., is large enough for children to walk through. The store finished in second place for DeCA’s Best Superstore. The Defense Commissary Agency recently announced the winners for the best Defense Commissary 2016 competition, and the commissary at…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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757th AMXS OIC challenges the status quo

Posted December 16, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Everyday, Palm Springs, California native Madison Gilbert is a woman of faith. A true believer in the importance of Comprehensive Airman Fitness — the Spiritual, Mental, Social and Physical pillars — her first line of business to start the day is to imagine what the day will entail as she privately prays for her unit.

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Weapons Instructor Course Class 15B — July 20-Dec. 19, 2015

Posted January 15, 2016 by

8th Weapons Squadron (ABM) Nellis AFB, Nevada Capt. Joseph S. Buckman-Ellis Capt. Joseph G. Butler Capt. Matthew B. Chapman Capt. Michael A. Ellsworth Capt. Christopher S. Huchingson (EC-130) Capt. Thomas B. Draper Capt. Blake S. Harness (RC-135) Capt. Shain L. Bestick 14th WPS (AC-130) Hurlburt Field, Florida Capt. Sarah K. Gagnon Capt. Philip N. Garito…

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