Distinguished visitors tour Nellis

On April 29, 2021, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. David Allvin, Air Combat Command Commander Gen. Mark D. Kelly, Senator Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., and Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., integrated with Nellis leadership to see what Team Nellis and the Nevada Test and Training Range bring to the fight.

As part of their visit, they toured the F-35A Lightning II and A-10 Thunderbolt II and received updates on the measurable progression of the airframes’ growing operational capacities.
 

Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona and U.S. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, ask questions about the A-10 Thunderbolt II’s capabilities at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 23, 2021. Nellis leaders showcased the F-35A Lightning II and the A-10 Thunderbolt II to members of Congress, providing updates on the measurable progression of the airframes’ growing operational capacities. (Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

 
 
 
 
Brig. Gen. Michael Drowley, commander of the 57th Wing, and U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona discuss the capabilities of the F-35A Lightning II at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 23, 2021. Nellis leaders showcased the capabilities and proficiencies of the F-35A Lightning II and A-10 Thunderbolt II to members of Congress. (Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Zachary Rufus)

 
 
 

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