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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.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman James Thompson Local

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.

Air Force photograph by R. Nial Bradshaw Local

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.

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Local

732nd OSS activates, sets RPA group up for success

The 732nd Operations Support Squadron activated during an assumption of command ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 23, 2019. The new unit, dubbed the “Archers,” will provide the support required for the MQ-9 Reaper attack squadrons within the 732nd Operations Group to seamlessly execute their persistent attack and reconnaissance missions.


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Mech Marines assault Combat Town, MEUEX draws to a close

Posted  July 13, 2018

Marine Corp photograph by Gunnery Sgt. T.T. Parish Lance Cpl. Ezequiel Hernandez, a rifleman with Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, holds security inside a secured building during a mechanized assault on Combat Town as part of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit’s MEU Exercise, Central Training Area, Okinawa, Japan, June 28, 2018….

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Events

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

Posted  July 13, 2018

NELLIS Happenings Passport Fair: Nellis Force Support is sponsoring a passport fair, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., July 13 at Community Commons. The fair is for personal passports only, not official. Attendees can apply for a passport book or card, submit a passport renewal and speak to a U.S. passport agent. For more information, contact Joshua Garcia…

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Exchange expands layaway program for back-to-school

Posted  July 13, 2018

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping military families go to back to school while sticking to a budget by extending its layaway program to include computers and tablets needed to succeed in the classroom. From July 1 to Aug. 31, just in time for back-to-school season, Soldiers, Airmen and other military shoppers…

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Nevada ANG joins Colorado firefighting effort

Posted  July 6, 2018

The National Interagency Fire Center has requested a C-130 aircraft and aircrew from the Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing  to aid firefighting efforts in Colo.

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Health & Safety

Stop the Bleed teaches crisis care

Posted  July 2, 2018

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Tech. Sgt. Shanae Gallashaw, 99th Inpatient Operations Squadron critical care technician, and 1st Lt. Megan Huntley, 99th Medical Squadron pediatric nurse, practice proper first aid techniques using a tourniquet during the Stop the Bleed course at Mike O’ Callaghan Military Medical Center on Nellis Air Force Base,…

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