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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel Martinez
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Salutes & Awards

Thunderbirds welcome new commander

Posted January 16, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Kristina Overton

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel Martinez Brig. Gen. Christopher Short, 57th Wing commander, Lt. Col. Greg Moseley and Lt. Col. Chris Hammond, outgoing and incoming U.S. Air Demonstration Squadron commander, render a salute during the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds change of command ceremony at the Thunderbird hangar at Nellis Air Force Base,…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle
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Air Force

AMMO brings ‘boom’ to Red Flag

Posted March 13, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airman 1st Class Austin Woosley, left, 57th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight crew member, and Senior Airman Forrest Patten, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., 55th Maintenance Squadron stockpile surveillance member, prepares a munition before it can be attached to an aircraft at the munitions storage area…

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DoD

Obama nominates new chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

Posted May 8, 2015 by Cheryl Pellerin

President Barack Obama nominated U.S. Marine Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. to serve as the nineteenth chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and U.S. Air Air Force Gen. Paul J. Selva to serve as the 10th vice chairman May 5.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz
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Local

31st TES F-35s take on Green Flag 15-08

Posted June 26, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army’s primary close air support platform during the latest iteration of the Green Flag exercise, GF 15-08, as the Air Force’s program works toward its goal of declaring initial operational capability by the end of this year.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika
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Lightning AMU performs JSF upgrades despite full flying schedule

Posted August 7, 2015 by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Capt. Brent Golden, 16th Weapons Squadron instructor, taxis an F-35A Lightning II at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15. Maintainers assigned to the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit paired with a contractor field team from Lockheed Martin starting in early May…

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lawrence Crespo
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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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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David Miller
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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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