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CJCS, USA Basketball leaders enlighten Nellis Airmen

DOD News photo U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Jerry Colangelo, the USA Basketball chairman and managing director; and Mike Krzyzewski, USA and Duke University’s head men’s basketball coach, hold a leadership panel discussion with Airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 13. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE,…

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RPAs prove vital in fight against ISIL

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo An MQ-9 Reaper performs touch-and-go flight patterns June 13, 2014, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE,…

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CJCS visits Creech, gives praise to Airmen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks during an all-call at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 12. This visit was the last domestic visit before Dempsey tours the overseas bases. CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — U.S. Army…

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CATM puts shots on target

Lying down in the Nevada desert on a blistering summer afternoon, palms sweaty and adrenaline running throughout the body, you hear “contact front!” Breathing heavily, a slow release of air drains from the lungs and you pull on a sliver of brass, ejecting a bullet on a one-way trip to its destination.

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Continuing evolution: 75 years of Nellis History

Courtesy photo Western Air Express Air Field, pictured here in 1941, was a central hub for passengers and mail going to and from Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. Today, Western Air Express Air Field has become Nellis Air Force Base. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Closing in on its 75th anniversary, Nellis AFB…


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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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Joint team effort for Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy Photo   LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Air Force Air Thunderbirds soar over a sold-out Las Vegas Motor Speedway. For more than a decade, the Nellis Air Force Base community and Las Vegas Motor Speedway family have enjoyed a cooperative relationship that both thrills race fans and emblazons the patriotic spirit of America. The…

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