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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Local

53rd Wing brings future faster with largest LFTE

During the month of September, the 53rd Test and Evaluation Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., executed one of the most complex and diverse operational test events in base history.

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Salutes & Awards

Pilot receives AF Exceptional Aviator Award

An A-10C Thunderbolt ll pilot was awarded the Air Force Exceptional Aviator Award on Oct. 5, in the 6th Combat Training Squadron auditorium at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

VA-flu Health & Safety

VA begins Saturday drive-through flu shot clinics in Las Vegas valley

The VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is committed to ensuring enrolled veterans have access to immunizations this flu season. As such, the healthcare system has begun a series of Saturday drive-through flu shot clinics at its facilities throughout the Las Vegas valley.

Air Force photograph by Airman Bailee A. Darbasie Health & Safety

99th MDG protects Nellis against influenza

The 99th Medical Group kicked off their 2018-2019 Influenza Campaign by administering influenza vaccinations to approximately 50 Airmen Oct. 11, 2018, at the 99th Air Base Wing command section on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

nasaabort Space

Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…


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Defense

USS Ronald Reagan holds chief pinning ceremony

Posted  September 21, 2018

Navy photograph by PO1 Richard L. J. Gourley PHILIPPINE SEA — Chief Boatswain’s Mate Juan Vigil, from Las Vegas, passes through the sideboys during a chief pinning ceremony in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The ceremony is part of a long-standing tradition that honors and recognizes the years…

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Events

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

Posted  September 21, 2018

Nellis Auto Hobby Shop The Nellis Auto Hobby Shop is looking for volunteers who are interested in teaching people how to properly take care of their vehicle. The shop wants to start a program that will teach: • Car Care 101 • Oil Changes • Preventative Maintenance • Tire Wear and Tear Detection Anyone interested…

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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. DeoAndre Curtis
Salutes & Awards

MQ-9 squadron earns AFA honors for innovation, lethality

Posted  September 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. DeoAndre Curtis Select members of the 89th Attack Squadron accepted the Air Force Association’s 2018 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Trophy from Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright and F. Whitten…

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Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo
Local

9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Nellis

Posted  September 19, 2018

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Nellis Airmen hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 terrorist attacks changed the course of the country and made us aware of our responsibilities as citizens.   Nellis Air Force Base Airmen came together during a 9/11…

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
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Mike Pence: ‘Humbled’ to return to Nellis AFB

Posted  September 10, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence left the humidity of the East to travel to the dry desert temperatures of the West for a morale visit with Nellis Airmen Sept. 7. Pence visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in January and returned for another firsthand look at the world’s premier proving ground for air, space and cyberspace lethality.

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