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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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Open House Returns

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Nellis Air Force Base Open House will return to Nevada Nov. 8 and 9. The 2014 Open House celebrates the 21st century Air Force and its accomplishments in air, space and cyberspace. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the two-day event and are scheduled to be joined by several military air demonstration teams…

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Nellis, Creech, and Nevada Test and Training Range Economic Impact on Nevada communities exceeds $5 Billion

Posted  November 7, 2014

The men and women of Nellis, Creech, and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) pride themselves in being great community partners in southern Nevada. Our 2012 Economic Impact Analysis provides information on the contribution Nellis, Creech, and the NTTR make to the local economy. The men and women of Nellis and Creech Air Force…

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Lt. William Harrell Nellis

Posted  November 7, 2014

William Harrell Nellis was born in Santa Rita, N.M., March 8, 1916

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99th Air Base Wing

Posted  November 7, 2014

The 99th Air Base Wing, activated in October 1995, is the host wing for Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases located in Southern Nevada. The wing provides installation support for more than 10,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test & Training Range. Three groups are assigned to the wing: 99th…

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Welcome to the Nellis Air Force Base Open House

Posted  November 7, 2014

Dear Aviation Nation 2014 Guests On behalf of all our Airmen and their families welcome to Nellis Air Force Base and Aviation Nation! We are honored by your visit. Thank you for joining us as we salute the men and women who have served in the past and demonstrate the power and precision of the…

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Korean War reenactment

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photograph   U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald The 2014 Nellis Air Show will include a Korean War demonstration, similar to this one involving an F-4U Corsair and F-8F Bearcat.   U.S. Air Force photo

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414th Combat Training Squadron “Red Flag”

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Three U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild AFB, Wash., during Red Flag 14-3, July 17, 2014, over the Nevada Test and Training…

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The Bullseye Airshow Special Edition

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Bullseye Airshow Special Edition is published solely by Aerotech News, a private firm in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force, under exclusive written agreement with Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., once each year. This civilian-enterprise Air Force newspaper is an authorized publication for members of the U.S. military services. Contents of the…

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Nellis’ legacy of liberty

Posted  November 7, 2014

Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to be in attendance when the base opens its doors for the 2014 Nellis’ Open House Nov. 8 and 9.

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Creech Air Force Base

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo The Creech AFB Main Gate is on U.S. Highway 95, at the north end of the small town of Indian Springs, Nev. Creech is home to the Predator unmanned aerial vehicle, and is one of two emergency divert airfields for the 15,000-square-mile Nevada Test and Training Range Complex. The base is…

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