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57th OSS assumes radar control from 99th CS

Posted September 5, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler The Airport Surveillance Radar, ASR-9, keeps track of air traffic at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept., 3. The 57th Operations Support Squadron took control of the responsibilities of maintaining the Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems from the 99th Communications Squadron on Sept. 1….

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Sports

Air Force basketball athlete defines resiliency

Posted October 17, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Torri Ingalsbe

When the combat rescue helicopter Pedro 66 was brought down by enemy fire June 9, 2010, in Afghanistan, retired Master Sgt. Christopher Aguilera, who was previously stationed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, thought his life was over, literally.

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‘Executive Sweet’ takes flight during open house

Posted November 14, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Ron “Rocky” Reinert, volunteer crewman, performs post-flight checks on a B-25J Mitchell during the open house at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nov.7. The B-25, which is a twin-engine bomber that became standard equipment for the Allied Air Forces in World War II, was perhaps…

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Local

57th Wing commander completes final flight…

Posted March 24, 2012 by

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. “” U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, 57th Wing commander, poses in front of his F-16 Fighter Falcon prior to his final flight as wing commander March 16, 2012 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. O’Shaughnessy will relinquish command to Brig. Gen. Charles…

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Events

Nellis commemorates Arbor Day

Posted May 18, 2012 by By Nesley Orochena

Nellis’ 99th Civil Engineer Squadron celebrated Arbor and Earth Day at the Lomie Gray Heard Elementary School with 300 students, teachers, and special guests. The school held an art contest where contestants created posters with the theme, “Trees Make a World of Difference.”

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Nellis’ Freedom Fest has small town feel, huge city sound

Posted June 29, 2012 by By Ben Newell

Three-year-old Landen Birzer has never missed a Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Fourth of July Celebration. One of his first words was “Wow!” during last year’s show. This year’s show will feature Birzer’s “ooh’s...

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Local

Satellite pharmacy reopens drive-thru service

Posted August 10, 2012 by By Airman1st Class Timothy Young

The 99th Medical Support Squadron Satellite Pharmacy reopened Aug. 6 after improvements to its three-lane drive-thru were finished...

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Honoring the Prisoners of War and the Missing in Action

Posted September 28, 2012 by U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal

  Laying the wreath . . . Col. Barry Cornish, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Prisoner of War survivors watch Senior Airman Brandon Wells, Nellis Honor Guard trainer, lay the ceremonial wreath on a stand during a remembrance ceremony as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 21, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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Salutes & Awards

Airman Leadership School honors new graduates

Posted November 2, 2012 by 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs

Sixty-four Airmen completed their first Professional Military Education milestone by graduating Airman Leadership School as part of Class 12-G Oct. 11.

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Health & Safety

Great American Smokeout gives smokers a running start to quit

Posted November 30, 2012 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Health and Wellness Center and 99th Force Support Squadron held The Great American Smokeout 5k and Turkey Trot Nov. 15, 2012, at the Warrior Fitness Center in support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Approximately 100 Airmen and their families participated in the 3.3 mile run from the fitness…

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