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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Air Force

AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

The skies above Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, have been dominated by the presence of F-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron for Red Flag 16-4.

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Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

The 55th Fighter Squadron, from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought their “Shawesome” F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15, 2016.

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Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.


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Weird Science: National Lab Week kicks-off April 24

Posted  April 22, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Senior Airman Vianey Wainright, 99th Medical Support Squadron medical laboratory technician, holds a petri dish at the laboratory in the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on April 15, 2016. A petri dish is a shallow cylindrical glass or plastic…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 22, 2016

Q. How do I add or delete my other health insurance information? A. Go to the Other Health Insurance (OHI) forms page to download your regions’ or program’s other health insurance questionnaire, and send it to your contractor. You must also report your other health insurance to: TRICARE Pharmacy Program Express-Scripts Stateside and U.S. Territories:…

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Exchange shoppers can win a $5,000 gift card courtesy of Promotion in Motion

Posted  April 22, 2016

DALLAS—Shoppers with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service can enter to win a sweet surprise this summer during the Candy Carnival sweepstakes.   One lucky winner will receive a $5,000 Exchange gift card courtesy of Promotion in Motion, the makers of Welch’s and Sour Jacks. Shoppers can enter between April 22 and July 7…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  April 22, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

99th SFS captures Air Force level award again

Posted  April 15, 2016

For the second time in three years, the 99th Security Forces Squadron at Nellis AFB has been recognized with the Air Force Outstanding Large Security Forces Unit Award. Previously in 2013, and once again in 2015.

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