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Nellis readies for Red Flag 15-2

Posted February 27, 2015 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy, approaches the runway for landing during Red Flag 15-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 5. Red Flag exercises provide a series of intense scenarios for aircrew and ground personnel…

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Nellis hero recognized in Portraits in Courage

Posted February 27, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

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

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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Base construction set to cut costs, update facilities

Posted February 27, 2015 by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed
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B-2 integration enhanced at Red Flag

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

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

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann
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Red Flag: evolution

Posted February 20, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Eric Burks

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.

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

Posted February 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler
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Pushed to limit: Red Flag participants leave prepped for success

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-2 Spirit assigned to the 393rd Bomb Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., makes a final approach before landing during Red Flag 15-1 at Nellis AFB, Nev., Feb. 6. The B-2 is the only aircraft in the world of its kind, and brings unmatched long-range,…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
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99th GCTS garners first ACC Order of the Shield unit award

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen The Order of the Shield Detail waits to present the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron commander with the honorary shield during an Air Combat Command Security Forces Order of the Shield ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 6. The shield represents defenders as…

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823rd MXS vital to world-wide rescue operations

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Years of violent conflict and natural disasters has led to catastrophic situations around the world. These catastrophic events call for humanitarian relief missions, many of which are conducted by the U.S. Air Force and its HH-60G Pave Hawks and crews.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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A-10s provide close air support for Green Flag exercise

Posted February 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Cheyenne Morigeau

Members of the 357th Fighter Squadron were given a unique opportunity to participate in Green Flag-West 15-03 from Jan. 18 to Feb. 1.

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