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Nellis hero recognized in Portraits in Courage

Tech. Sgt. Patrick McGillivray humbly shrugs off being called a hero for his heroic actions more than a year ago.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Local

Base construction set to cut costs, update facilities

Over the past few months, many people here may have noticed older buildings, parking lots and other areas on base being demolished to make way for new construction projects.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Local

B-2 integration enhanced at Red Flag

Integration was the keyword for all Airmen — foreign, domestic and of sister services — during Red Flag 15-1.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann Local

Red Flag: evolution

In 1975, when the first Red Flag exercise took place here; there were a few sights and sounds around Las Vegas that haven’t changed much over the years.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton Local

Birds of a feather may flock together — but not all of them fly

Of the 120 Airmen who wear the uniform of a United States Air Force Thunderbird, only 12 of them are officers. Of those officers, eight are certified fighter pilots. Of those eight, only six fly in aerial demonstrations.


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2014 NTTR Annual Awards Breakfast

Posted  February 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Mikaley Towle (From left to right) Staff Sgts. Jeffrey Golson and Kerri Rude, Master Sgt. James Rouse, and Cheryl Daniels pose for a group photo during the Nevada Test and Training Range 2014 Annual Awards Breakfast at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 20. Golson was named the…

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Nellis hero recognized in Portraits in Courage

Posted  February 27, 2015

Tech. Sgt. Patrick McGillivray humbly shrugs off being called a hero for his heroic actions more than a year ago.

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Green guest speaker at BHM banquet

Posted  February 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Dr. Robert L. Green, former president of the University of the District of Colombia in Washington, D.C., speaks at the Black History Month banquet at The Club on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 20. Green was also the Dean of the College of Urban Development…

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Fitness: Warrior Challenge

Posted  February 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Tech. Sgt. Amanda Cook, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron unit training manager, throws a medicine ball up after performing a crunch during a Warrior Challenge class at the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 25. Participants performed squat kicks, right and left…

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Base construction set to cut costs, update facilities

Posted  February 27, 2015

Over the past few months, many people here may have noticed older buildings, parking lots and other areas on base being demolished to make way for new construction projects.

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99th LRS implements AIM2

Posted  February 27, 2015

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis AFB recently underwent a major change on how ground fuels are issued at the Military Service Station here. A Defense Logistics Agency contractor, Syn-Tech, installed a new Automotive Information Module, or AIM2 Vehicle Radio Frequency Technology, on approximately 500 Air Force vehicles located at Nellis AFB. The AIM2…

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75-day leave carryover ending September 30

Posted  February 27, 2015

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Effective Sept. 30, military members will no longer be able to carry more than 60 days of leave into the next fiscal year, in accordance with 2013 National Defense Authorization Act requirements. Unless they are approved for special leave accrual, regular Air Force and Active Guard Reserve members who have…

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823rd MXS phase inspection ‘Paves’ way

Posted  February 27, 2015

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Senior Airmen Thomas Crawford (left) and Rob Wainwright, both 823rd Maintenance Squadron HH-60G Pave Hawk crew chiefs, re-install a heating duct on an HH-60G during the aircraft’s phase inspection at the 823rd MXS maintenance hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 24. The mission of…

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Ask the Doc

Posted  February 27, 2015

Q: Who is eligible for the Transitional Assistance Management Program? A: TAMP is for sponsors and their eligible family members when the sponsor: • Involuntarily separates from active duty under honorable conditions. • Is a National Guard and Reserve member who separates from a period of more than 30 consecutive days of active duty served…

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Community Happenings – February 27, 2015

Posted  February 26, 2015

Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Wednesday: Grill Your Own Steak at The Club 5 p.m. Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Friday: Social hour at the Robin’s Roost 4 p.m. Public Meeting: The public is invited to attend a Nellis Air Force Base Restoration Advisory Board meeting at the…

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