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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua
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Backbone of Air Force fleet takes off during Red Flag 16-2

Posted March 11, 2016 by Senior Airman David Bernal Del Agua

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.

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted May 6, 2016 by Gerald White

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.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia
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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

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.”

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Utility allowance to receive changes

Posted September 9, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Air Base Wing held a town hall meeting at the Nellis Base Theater to discuss the upcoming changes to utility allowances Aug. 30.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Andrea Posey
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Eglin crew chiefs advance with F-35

Posted November 20, 2015 by Senior Airman Andrea Posey

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.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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Maintaining the mission: Ground equipment Airmen ensure RPA success

Posted February 5, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

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.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tannenbaum
Health & Safety

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Posted April 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to reduce the stigma that is often coupled with alcoholism.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

Posted May 20, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

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.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
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C-17 gains valuable training through integration at Red Flag 16-3

Posted July 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Since its maiden flight in 1991, the C-17 Globemaster III has served as the most reliable and maintainable cargo aircraft in the U. S. Air Force arsenal with the ability of rapid and strategic cargo and troop delivery.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr.
Salutes & Awards

Nellis EMT Rodeo Team wins 1st place in Commando Challenge

Posted October 2, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

After two days of intense scenario run-throughs, the Nellis AFB Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo Team won first place in the Commando Challenge that was a part of the 2015 Annual EMT Rodeo event hosted by Cannon AFB, New Mexico, Sept. 17 through 18.

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