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Red Flag offers B-52 crews training that ‘can’t be beat’

U.S. Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadon, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., taxis for take off during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 15. The B-52 is a long-range heavy bomber capable of dropping or launching a wide variety…

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‘Thunder’ rolls at Fort Irwin

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., look on as an A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., July 16. An austere field landing allows for the A-10 pilots to push in, refuel, and…

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Hill activates their first F-35 fighter squadron

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd Lt. Col. George R. Watkins addresses the audience and squadron members during the 34th Fighter Squadron activation ceremony July 17 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The 34th FS will be the first combat squadron to fly the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II….

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Defenders safeguard assets during Red Flag

During every Red Flag exercise, an increased number of personnel and equipment finds its way here. Units from around the world come to experience and participate in the best training they can receive in the air, space and cyberspace realm of operations.

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ACC, AMC training centers collaborate to increase warfighter support

Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center to meet with Airmen who support, train, and execute the expeditionary mission here July 15.


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Local community celebrates with Airmen during July 4th parade

Posted  July 10, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sanjay Allen Col. Ross Anderson, 926th Wing commander, and his wife, Doni, greet spectators during the 21st annual Patriotic Parade in Summerlin, Nev., July 4. Seven Airmen were recognized on behalf of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases for their contributions to the local community and in defense…

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Salutes & Awards

ALS honors Class 15-E graduates

Posted  July 10, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — One hundred ten Airmen completed their first professional military education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School here July 2 as part of Class 15-E. Eleven members of the class were recognized with individual awards. Senior Airman Hannah C. Wendlandt, a member of the 57th Operations Support Squadron, received the…

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WSO makes history at USAF Weapons School

Posted  July 10, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Capt. Kari Armstrong, 389th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle weapon systems officer, received more than a diploma from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 27. Armstrong also became the first female F-15E weapons systems officer and the second female student in…

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Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

Posted  July 10, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II takes off at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, June 18. The aircraft underwent a functional check flight following modifications at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex. HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II…

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Man’s best friend keeps Nellis safe

Posted  July 10, 2015

Moving rapidly from building to building, a valuable Air Force asset closes in on an adversary’s location.

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HVAC/R keeps Nellis Airmen cool

Posted  July 10, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Tech. Sgt. Michael Anderson, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration craftsman, works to remove an A/C filter at the Nellis Inn on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 8. Filters are changed regularly as part of preventive maintenance.   U.S. Air…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  July 10, 2015

Q: When is the Hospital scheduling the 2015 school/sports physicals? A: July 14, 20, 22, 30 and August 5, 12, 18, 20 at the Family Medicine Residency Clinic in the main hospital. We will have appointments available for children who are 6-18 years old with no chronic health conditions (i.e. uncontrolled asthma, diabetes, heart conditions)….

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Community Happenings – July 10, 2015

Posted  July 10, 2015

Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Every Friday: Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m. Base Construction: Stafford Drive will be undergoing construction which will be broken up into five…

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Salutes & Awards

First enlisted Airmen awarded Weapons School graduate patches

Posted  July 2, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — History was made June 27, when five graduates of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Joint Terminal Attack Controller Weapons Instructor Course became the first enlisted Airmen in the school’s 66-year mission to be awarded the Weapons School’s graduate patch. These graduates will now be recognized as subject matter…

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Health & Safety

Staying safe during flash flood season

Posted  July 2, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — July is here with high temperatures and a high chance of flash flooding. The months with the highest probability for thunderstorms are July through September. Las Vegas’ annual rainfall is approximately 4.13 inches, and while this may not seem like a lot of rain, the elevation of Las Vegas…

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