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40 years of Red Flag ends on high note

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C., flies to the Nevada Test and Training Range during Red Flag 15-4, Aug. 25. With a range of over 2,500 miles, the C-17 is capable of carrying 102 troops or paratroopers…

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From throttle to brakes: ACMS maintainers make RPA missions possible

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Airman 1st Class Stephen Parker, 432nd Aircraft Communications Maintenance Squadron ground control station maintainer, powers a ground data terminal used to transmit signals needed to fly both the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 19. The…

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RPA Airmen save time, money with new NDI technology

Non-destructive inspection technicians assigned to the 432nd Maintenance Squadron are among the first Airmen to receive training on a new technology used to maintain and fix remotely piloted aircraft and parts.

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AMU ‘Strikes’ Nellis with mission-ready aircraft

The blazing rays of the hot summer sun beat down on them as they work. The heat is reflected off the pavement. Greasy hands grip onto tools, which could become scalding if left sitting in the sun for even a short period of time.

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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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U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald
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57th Wing

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force Photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Gruenwald NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — An F-22A Raptor and F-15C Eagle from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s 433rd Weapons Squadron fly in formation over the Nevada Test and Training Range. The 57th Wing is the most diverse wing in the United States Air Force….

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Welcome U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted  November 7, 2014

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen.

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Nellis Air Force Base

Posted  November 7, 2014

Courtesy photo Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., front gate entrance in the 1950’s era. Nellis Air Force Base, part of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command, is located approximately eight miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. The base itself covers more than 14,000 acres, while the total land area occupied by Nellis and its…

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Aerial / Static Displays

Posted  November 7, 2014

A preview of the aircraft on static display

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R.Holzworth
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Nevada Test and Training Range

Posted  November 7, 2014

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael R.Holzworth The Nevada Test and Training Range is responsible for the largest contiguous air and ground space available for military operations in the free world. With 1,200 possible targets, realistic threat systems and the support of an opposing enemy force that cannot be replicated anywhere else in…

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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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