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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Local

Army general reflects on ISIS annihilation with RPA Airmen

U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Funk, III Armored Corps and Fort Hood, Texas, commanding general, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2018.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami Local

Coral Academy breaks ground

Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 28, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The new campus will replace the current Nellis AFB facility that has been around since 1952. The Air Force strives to provide military children with the best education possible.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Local

Semi-annual meeting between Nellis, 17 Native American tribes

Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., leadership and 17 Native American tribes came together for their semi-annual meeting, visited the Las Vegas Natural History Museum and came to Nellis to celebrate Native American Heritage Month Nov. 28-30.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

Creech opens first morale, welfare, readiness facility

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., hosted a grand opening for its own recreational vehicle storage lot, Dec. 3, 2018. The lot is considered Creech’s first morale, welfare and readiness facility, and will allow Creech personnel the option to store their RVs on the base.

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Peggy Kearns, Health & Safety

New acute care ward to expand access to inpatient care

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System expanded access to VA inpatient care to local veterans Dec. 3, 2018, with the opening of a new acute care ward.


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Events

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

Posted  October 19, 2018

NELLIS Happenings NASCAR Racing Experience: Outdoor Recreation is offering a Single Airman NASCAR Racing Experience Oct. 20. Cost is $40 per person and includes orientation, driving instruction and experience in the driver’s seat of a 600-horsepower NASCAR racecar. Participants must be 18 or older with a valid driver’s license. A video of the experience will…

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Events

MILITARY STAR giving away $25,000 in cash in Home for the Holidays sweepstakes

Posted  October 19, 2018

For the holidays, you can’t beat home sweet home. And MILITARY STAR® is making it easy to get there with the Home for the Holidays sweepstakes. From Nov. 1 to 15, Nellis Exchange Airmen and their families who use their MILITARY STAR card at both a military exchange and a commissary will automatically be entered…

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Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie
Health & Safety

99th MDG protects Nellis against influenza

Posted  October 17, 2018

The 99th Medical Group kicked off their 2018-2019 Influenza Campaign by administering influenza vaccinations to approximately 50 Airmen Oct. 11, 2018, at the 99th Air Base Wing command section on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Space

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

Posted  October 11, 2018

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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News

After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

Posted  October 11, 2018

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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