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May 3, 2013

Former speaker of the house visits Nellis

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives; Brig. Gen. David Buck, United States Air Force Warfare Center vice commander; and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Lofgren, USAFWC commander, walk into the USAFWC headquarters building, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Gingrich served as the 58th speaker of the U.S. House Of Representatives from 1995 to 1999 and was also a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is briefed by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Delucia, Detachment 13 MQ-1 Predator maintenance instructor, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Gingrich visited the United States Air Force Warfare Center, Detachment 13, the 26th Weapons Squadron and the United States Air Force Weapons School to learn about the various missions here.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Couillard

 

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is briefed by Tech. Sgt. Christopher Delucia, Detachment 13 MQ-1 Predator maintenance instructor, April 24 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Delucia answered questions regarding the MQ-1 Predator and its role of being part of the Air Force inventory. Gingrich was in Las Vegas to be a keynote speaker at an event and toured Nellis AFB.

 




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