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October is designated as Energy Action Month and Creech AFB is taking measures to save different types of energy on and off base to support the presidential executive order.
While driving around base, one has probably noticed a group of Airmen dawning yellow vests with trash bags in hand picking up trash. One may not realize that these select Airmen have taken time off from their normal duties to volunteer their time to participate in Pride Patrol.
Airmen from four different KC-135 Stratotanker locations officially kicked off Red Flag 16-2 exercise as part of the tanker task force, Feb. 29, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.
The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”
As the Air Force continues to develop its newest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II, the 33rd Fighter Wing ensures the Airmen tasked with taking care of it receive the training they need to advance with it.
With the rising need for remotely piloted airpower, Airmen work around the clock at both Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and abroad to bring the fight from the air.
On May 9 to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emergency personnel and the base populace to a variety of scenarios depicting situations that could impact the base at any time.