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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

SecAF: Nellis is where we bring it together

Posted July 26, 2017 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases in Nevada from July 17 to 21, 2017, to meet with Airmen and witness Red Flag, the U. S. Air Force‘s premiere multi-domain integration training exercise.

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Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol

Ellsworth airmen take part in Green Flag 18-1

Posted October 27, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Tomas Karol

Approximately 200 Airmen departed Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, S.D., for Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in Green Flag 18-1 exercise from Oct. 16 to Nov. 3, 2017.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

NAFB cyclist participates in Military World Games

Posted November 25, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Several thousand miles away from her usual terrain, Shannon Gaffney found herself racing against some of the world’s top athletes in a 45-mile road race and timed trial though Mungyeong, South Korea as part of the U.S. Armed Forces Cycling Team during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games.

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Air Force photograph by SrA. Christian Clausen

Biking brings hope to wounded, recovering veterans

Posted February 10, 2016 by SrA. Christian Clausen

Air Force members from Creech Air Force Base, Nev., volunteered as part of the Ride 2 Recovery (R2R) program and brought more than 20 wounded and recovering veterans together for the Vegas Challenge Feb. 1-3 in Blue Diamond, Nev.

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AF Hangar acceptance testing checklist paves way for new standards

Posted April 1, 2016 by Susan Lawson

Fire protection engineers convened recently for the final acceptance test of an aircraft hangar foam fire suppression system at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.

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A lesson in wingmanship

Posted May 27, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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

Nellis makes childhood wish reality

Posted August 12, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann

Growing up building model airplanes with his dad, Reymond Rivas always dreamed of joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot.

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DC-10 Water Drop

Posted November 9, 2016 by

The DC-10 Air Tanker is a series of American wide-body jet air tankers, which have been in service as an aerial firefighting unit since 2006. The aircraft are converted wide body McDonnell Douglas DC-10 passenger jetliners, and are primarily used to fight wildfires, typically in rural areas. The turbofan-powered aircraft carry up to 12,000 gallons…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller

66th RQS participates in Checkered Flag 17-1, Combat Archer 17-3

Posted January 6, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Cody R. Miller

The 66th Rescue Squadron sent three of its HH-60G Pave Hawks and 59 Airmen to participate in the large scale Checkered Flag 17-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard

ISR, Cyber coordinate capabilities for maximum effect at Red Flag

Posted February 17, 2017 by Lori A. Bultman

Created in 1975, Red Flag was established by Gen. Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to more realistically train forces for combat.

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