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40 years of Red Flag at Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald A flight of F-15 Eagles and F-16 Fighting Falcons Aggressors fly in formation over the Nevada Test and Training Ranges June 5, 2008. The proposal for Red Flag came in early 1975 as an exercise that would pit student “Blue Forces” against dedicated aggressor piloted…

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Airman pulls woman from burning vehicle

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Tech. Sgt. Justin Mahana, 823rd Maintenance Squadron support section chief, poses in front of an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 20. On Jan. 6, Mahana pulled a middle-aged woman from a burning vehicle after overhearing her crash her SUV in…

U.S. Air Force photo by David Bedard Health & Safety

Former Airman sentenced to 18 years in drunken–driving death tells story

U.S. Air Force photo by David Bedard Former Airman 1st Class Lane Wyatt recounts the night of June 30, 2013, when he killed Citari Townes-Sweatt in a drunken-driving accident. Wyatt was sentenced Dec. 19, 2014, to 18 years in prison. JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — He was born into an Air Force family, moving around…

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey Health & Safety

Eye to eye: Creech opens new optometry clinic

The Creech AFB Medical Aid Station now offers optometry services to all personnel assigned here, every Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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F-35 arrival begins new era at USAFWS

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Capt. Brent Golden, 16th Weapons Squadron instructor, taxis an F-35A Lightning II at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15. The F-35 Golden flew is the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s first assigned F-35. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — A new era began at…


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Veterans

New VA Medical Center dedicated

Posted  August 10, 2012

The first Veterans Affairs Medical Center ever built in southern Nevada and the first built in the United States in 17 years was dedicated August 6th by VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki, with more than 700 people in attendance.

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Health & Safety

Personal protective equipment can save lives

Posted  August 10, 2012

Motorcycle personal protective equipment is a mandatory requirement for all military members both on and off-duty....

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal
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Health & Safety

Back to School Physicals

Posted  August 10, 2012

The Nellis Pediatric Clinic is hosting additional Sports/School Physical Nights on Aug. 13 and Aug. 22. Parents can call the appointment line at 653-CARE(2273) to schedule.

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Sports

Marines update annual aquatic training

Posted  August 10, 2012

Marines from the 6th Motor Battalion, a Marine Reserve Battalion participate in their annual aquatic training, Aug. 4, 2012, at the Nellis Warrior Fitness Center in the pool. The training in this allows the Marines to fulfill all their training requirements in a safe environment.

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Sports

Chapel Outreach Program encourages networking through sports

Posted  August 10, 2012

Chapel Outreach program participants participated in a three-on-three basketball game Aug. 4, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev, part of the base chapel’s sports day and their outreach program.

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Air Force

‘Honoring our Past – Ensuring our Future’: Tuskegee Airmen mentor Las Vegas youth

Posted  August 10, 2012

Las Vegas youth, Tuskegee Airmen and Air Reserve Command Airmen filled the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino event room this year to listen to key note speakers and International Black Aviators Convention members...

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class George Goslin
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Events

Missoula Children’s Theatre will perform at Nellis

Posted  August 10, 2012

Nellis children perform in the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “King Arthur’s Quest” Aug. 12, 2011, in the Base Theater at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev....

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Community Happenings – August 9, 2012

Posted  August 10, 2012

Road Construction The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron will be closing Depot Road at the intersection of Ellsworth and Depot Rd. from Aug. 10 – 16. CES is doing parking lot construction adjacent to Depot Rd. and half of the roadway will have to be dug up as part of the construction.   Settlement of Estate…

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Air Force

Training exercises enhance international relations

Posted  August 3, 2012

Central Colombia and southern Nevada are vastly different locations. The terrain, weather and operational environments between each location vary to the extremes. So what drives an air force to briefly trade the...

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Hughes
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Red Flag 12-4 completes exercise successfully

Posted  August 3, 2012

More than 1,800 people, 17 units, and 94 aircraft from around the world participated in Red Flag 12-4, a two-week-long large-scale flying exercise conducted by the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, that ended July 29...

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