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Default Air Force Logo Nellis staff sergeant wins ACC Ground Safety Award
To bail out or not to bail out. It’s a life-or-death decision that pilots face from time to time, but it’s not something a forklift operator typically ponders. Yet that was the decision faced by Staff Sgt. Erich Mansfield last September when he found himself behind the wheel of a 30,000-pound, out-of-control forklift, barreling in the dark toward
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Default Air Force Logo Community Assessment Survey begins in March
Approximately 1,000 Nellis active-duty servicemembers and all military spouses at Nellis will be asked to participate in the 2006 Community Assessment Survey in March. The randomly selected, active-duty members will receive notification through their work e-mail addresses, and a postcard will be mailed to spouses. The notification will include a
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Default Air Force Logo Flight achieves 100 percent service status
For the first time in more than 20 years, the 57th Component Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight has attained 100 percent serviceable status of all assigned spare engines and is reporting no holes (aircraft without engines) in Nellis aircraft. “It’s amazing and says a lot about the Propulsion Flight team members to achieve something of this
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Sgt. Brian Scott (left), Cpl. Dave Parkinson (right), and Senior Aircraftsman Gary Shackleton (middle), weapons technicians from the IX Bomb Squadron, Royal Air Force, United Kingdom, load an outboard store to a GR-4 Tornado. The Royal Air Force is at Nellis to take part in Red Flag, an exercise that tests aircrew war-fighting skills in real-time combat situations. Red Flag involves more than 200 aircraft ranging from B-52 Stratofortresses to F-16 Fighting Falcons. The exercise will run through Feb. 18. First Red Flag of 2006 begins
The U.S. Air Force began its first Red Flag exercise of 2006 here Monday. This is the first of two scheduled Red Flags for this year. More than 200 aircraft and 5,000 military personnel from the United States, United Kingdom and Australia are taking part in the training. Each exercise is split into two periods, with each period lasting two weeks.
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Default Air Force Logo F-15 Aggressor squadron activated at Nellis
After a 16-year absence, the 65th Aggressor Squadron was reactivated Jan. 12. “The 65th and other Aggressor units will provide realistic adversary training in air, space, and information operations,” said Gen. T. Michael Mosely, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, in a letter to Air Force personnel.He also described the history of the unit as
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Maj. Sean Routier, 64th Aggressor Squadron pilot, climbs down from his F-16 Fighting Falcon April 17, 2006 at Eielson AFB, Alaska. The Aggressors will be participating in the first-ever Red Flag - Alaska exercise, which begins April 24 and continues for two weeks. Nellis unit to invade Alaskan exercise
Nine F-16s and approximately 100 Airmen from the 64th Aggressor Squadron left Nellis Tuesday for the first-ever Red Flag – Alaska exercise. The exercise, formerly known as Cope Thunder, is a combined training effort between Pacific Air Forces and Air Combat Command. The Aggressors provide an air, ground and electronic threat package to Red Flag
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Default Air Force Logo New upgrades for ranges to come
Nellis officials are planning significant target upgrades on bombing and gunnery ranges in Nevada and California, as well as nearly doubling the number of students attending the Expeditionary Readiness Training Course. The proposed actions are detailed in three environmental assessments released for public comment. All three documents are available
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