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Air Force

MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 5, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016, U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver
Local

Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty

Posted May 26, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered at J.E. Manch andZel and Mary Lowman Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.

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Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

Posted September 13, 2017 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen
Local

Creech revives IDS to improve quality of life

Posted November 6, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

In an effort to improve quality of life for Airmen here, the Integrated Delivery Service program re-emerged July 2015 to help serve the Airmen with issues in areas such as career field manning, financial troubles, resiliency, and quality of life concerns.

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Local

Warfighters convene at NAFB for WEPTAC

Posted January 22, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Air Force senior leaders, industry executives, joint and coalition warfighters converged for the 2016 Annual Weapons and Tactics Conference, hosted here by Air Combat Command, Jan. 3-16.

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Local

Piecing the puzzle together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Pre-flight maintenance

Posted March 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

With a mission fully planned, remotely piloted aircraft and ground control stations must be in complete working order to ensure the aircrew has an operational Remotely Piloted Aircraft to get the mission done successfully and safely.

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Local

Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted May 13, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Quality assurance Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears,” and even “sharks in the water” for their ‘no nonsense’ attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

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Events

Air Force kicks off Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 18, 2016 by TSgt. Julius Delos Reyes

The Air Force kicked off a three-week long Red Flag 16-3 exercise on July 11, 2016 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Local

AIWDC legacy reflects evolution of enlisted weapons director instructors

Posted September 23, 2016 by Susan Garcia

Legend has it Michelangelo created sculptures by envisioning the art a block of marble contained and chipping the excess away.

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Veterans

Pearl Harbor survivor tells story: visits Aviation Nation

Posted November 18, 2016 by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis

“Most of us knew or felt something. It was in the winds, something was happening … I was transferred to the USS Solace …”

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