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Hill AFB Airmen, F-35 a lethal combo at Red Flag

The 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron wrapped up flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II in an exponentially more challenging exercise Red Flag, 19-1 Feb. 15 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

The 414th Combat Training Squadron, which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic multi-domain training exercise that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a robust, accurate training environment.

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USAFWC breaks ground on Virtual Test and Training Center

Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander, and Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, broke ground Feb. 8 on the Virtual Test and Training Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., which will enable full-spectrum readiness through next-generation battlespace environments.

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Creech Airmen celebrate new MWR services

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., held a grand opening for a long-sought Community Commons location, Jan. 31, 2019. Leadership from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and 99th Air Base Wing were in attendance and ushered in yet another addition to Creech morale, welfare and recreation infrastructure.

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Helping F-35A pilots operate, survive at Red Flag

The F-35 is lethal and survivable in almost any environment, but it’s just a machine, unable to do anything without a skilled pilot. Those pilots need gear to interface with the jet, operate and survive.


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Chapel Fest

Posted  October 27, 2017

The Nellis Chapel hosted Chapel Fest — A Celebration of Religious Freedom from 5-9 p.m., Oct. 19 near the Base Housing Office. During the event, the Chapel offered food, games for the children and information on the Chapel and other religious institutions in the area. For more information on the Nellis Chapel and the programs…

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99th CES pounds stakes for Prime BEEF Day

Posted  October 27, 2017

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airmen from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron fall into formation to kick off their monthly base emergency engineer force training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 19, 2017. The training consisted of bare base setup and airfield management. Airmen from the 99th Civil…

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Events

Living . . . Happenings . . . Things to do . . .

Posted  October 27, 2017

NELLIS Happenings Road Closure: There is a road closure on Tyndall Avenue at Nellis Air Force Base that runs until Nov. 6 for sewer repairs. Personnel should allow extra time to reach their destination. Buildings affected are 232, 233, 236 and 237. Motorists are urged to be cautious as this is an active construction zone….

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Veterans

Veterans’ Resources

Posted  October 27, 2017

U.S. Senate Catherine Cortez Masto https://www.cortezmasto.senate.gov/ 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016 Las Vegas, NV 89101 702-388-5020 204 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-3542 Dean Heller https://www.heller.senate.gov/public/ 8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230 Las Vegas, NV 89148 702-388-6605 324 Hart Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510 202-224-6244 U.S. House of Representatives Dina…

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Technology

High Flight Hour Program extends legacy Hornet life

Posted  October 25, 2017

Navy photograph Aircraft mechanic Athene Deguzman disassembles the leading edge flap from a legacy F/A-18 Hornet C model. The aircraft is undergoing Planned Maintenance Interval-Two in conjunction with the F/A-18 High Flight Hour program. The F/A-18 Hornet fighter has served as one of the Navy’s most formidable weapons for over 25 years. Originally manufactured by…

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