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Wilson, Goldfein emphasize need for fiscal 2018 budget

The Air Force must have a higher and more stable budget to provide security for the nation, said Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein during the State of the Air Force address Nov. 9, 2017, at the Pentagon.

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Military aviation leaders discuss readiness, urge budget certainty

Top aviation military officials from the four services addressed Congress today on aviation readiness, all underscoring the urgent need for predictable budgets.

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Welcome to the 2017 Air and Space Expo

On behalf of all our Airmen and their families, it is our honor to welcome you to the Aviation Nation 2017 Air and Space Expo!

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Airshow 2017: U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

On May 25, 1953, the Air Force’s official air demonstration team, designated the 3600th Air Demonstration Unit, was activated at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The unit adopted the name “Thunderbirds,” influenced in part by the strong Native American culture and folklore from the southwestern United States where Luke Air Force Base is located.

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Airshow 2017: History of Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base, a part of the United States 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 restricted ranges is about 5,000 square miles. An additional 7,700 miles of…


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Las Vegas USO supports troops, families through transition

Posted  January 6, 2017

The United Service Organization of Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, has a mission to keep service members and their families connected, not only to each other, but to available resources and organizations while shifting between the challenges associated with a military career.

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Events

57th WG hosts Simon Sinek

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Simon Sinek gives a presentation to 57th Wing Airmen in the Base Theater of Nellis Air Force Base, Dec. 9. Sinek spoke to more than 200 attendees about leadership and mentoring the younger generation. NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Simon Sinek travels to Nellis…

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Nellis, Creech Airmen raise American Flag during Las Vegas Bowl

Posted  January 6, 2017

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases carry a large American flag before entering Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nev., during the Las Vegas Bowl, Dec. 17. The Airmen unveiled the flag before the game as the National Anthem was sung.   U.S….

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  January 6, 2017

Q. What is TRICARE Plus? A. TRICARE Plus gives you the local benefit of accessing prime and specialty care at the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital at Nellis Air Force Base Q. How do I sign up for TRICARE Plus? A. Signing up is easy. Simply complete a TRICARE Plus enrollment application and return it to…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  January 6, 2017

NELLIS Happenings GI Bill Briefings are held on a walk-in, one-on-one basis at the Education Center, Bldg. 20, Room 330. Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings…

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