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USAF Weapons School F-16 hits 35 years old

The United States Air Force Weapons School F-16 Fighting Falcon division hosted a reunion for past and present members to celebrate its 35th Anniversary June 15, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class James Thompson Local

Cleared hot: When predators and reapers engage

Following the mission brief and pre-flight checks, an aircrew consisting of an officer pilot in command and a career enlisted aviator sensor operator observe a target in an area of responsibility overseas from a cockpit in the United States and waits for the green light from a joint terminal attack controller on the ground.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Local

USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Local

Dedicated crew chief: Second to none

The 57th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., held its first dedicated crew chief ceremony in more than five years here May 19 to recognize nearly 50 Airmen.

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F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Members of the F-22 Flying Test Bed team pose for a photo in front of the highly modified Boeing 757 May 3. The FTB routinely flies with real Raptors both at Edwards and Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in order to gain an early look at F-22 mission software…


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Farewell Bullseye!

Posted  May 26, 2017

The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs office has documented and produced the missions of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases and the Nevada Test and Training Range for nearly 66 years.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum
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Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School

Posted  May 26, 2017

On Dec. 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved a title that many of the time sought after: first in flight.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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New FEDVAN Shuttle option to/from Creech for Nellis Housing and Dorm Residents

Posted  May 26, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Nellis dorm and Base Housing residents who work at Creech now have another option for transportation to and from work. All costs are covered under the Mass Benefits Transportation Program. Contact Sommer Loftin, 799th Air Base Group unit program manager, at DSN 384-1731 to…

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Memorial Day: Real heroes

Posted  May 26, 2017

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — “History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they’ve answer the call in bravery and (ultimate) sacrifice,” said Tim…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted  May 26, 2017

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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