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A volunteer removes a brick between J.E. Manch and Zel & Mary elementary schools, May 12, 2017. More than 150 community members gathered to build a neighborhood garden. The garden will serve as an outdoor classroom for students to learn about the importance of nutrition and growing fruits and vegetables. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis participates in Pathway from Poverty
More than 150 volunteers from around the community gathered J.E. Manch and Zel & Mary Elementary Schools May 12 with one common goal; build a garden for students and their families to sustain healthy relationships and diets.
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Firefighters from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to lift the dashboard from the front seats of a simulated car crash at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17, 2017. The simulation required firefighters to respond to an overturned vehicle in which the victim had to be evacuated, by removing the doors and roof of the vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis celebrates National Defense Transportation Week
National Defense Transportation Week was held May 15 – 19 to celebrate the contributions of vehicle operators and first responders.
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Capt. Marisa Hester, 99th Medical Group Intensive Care Unit student mentoring and retention team nurse cadre, scoops ice cream during the ice cream social in the Mike O’Callaghan Medical Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 11, 2017. The ice cream social was just one of several events that took place for Nurse Technician Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes/Released) Nellis celebrates nurse, medical technician week
The 99th Medical Group clinic celebrated National Nurse and Medical Technician Week May 8-12 to recognize nurses and medical technicians for tremendous contributions and invaluable service while providing quality care for our military members and their families.
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Airman 1st Class Benedetto Mancini, 99th Security Forces Squadron member, clears a hallway during a training scenario in Area II on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 17, 2017. Security Forces personnel are the Air Force's first line of defense, and it is their job to maintain the rule of law on all Air Force bases and installations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) 99th SFS trains for all scenarios
Security Forces personnel are the Air Force's first line of defense, and it is their job to maintain the rule of law on all Air Force bases and installations. The exercise was designed to prepare and test the response efforts of SFS Airmen in the event of a dangerous situation. The 99th SFS designs realistic exercises to keep Airmen in a warrior
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Aviation students from Rancho High School gather around the USU Wright Flyer after it was unloaded at Rancho High School, North Las Vegas, May 15, 2017. The flyer is one of six existing scale models of the Wright Brothers’ original aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Restoring History: Wright Flyer arrives at Rancho High School
On May 15, 2017, the USU Wright Flyer, an exact replica of the 1905 plane flown by the Wright Brothers, arrived at Rancho High School, North Las Vegas, for aviation students to learn from reassembling and preparing the aircraft for its appearance in the base’s Aviation Nation air show and open house in November.
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Airman 1st Class Korie Morimoto, 823rd Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems apprentice, performs maintenance on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fuel probe at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 4, 2017. The 823rd MXS was tasked with rebuilding the HH-60’s fuel probe to prevent leaks during in-flight refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) 823rd MXS Airmen fuel innovation
The 823rd Maintenance Squadron here recently performed a repair and complete rebuild of an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter fuel probe May 10 – a first for Air Force helicopter maintenance squadrons.
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Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron walk onto the range for training on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3, 2017. EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world, making them are the specialists who bravely serve as the Air Force’s bomb squad. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) EOD technicians defuse threats before they occur
EOD technicians are trained to detect, disarm, detonate and dispose of explosive threats all over the world, making them are the specialists who bravely serve as the Air Force’s bomb squad.
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Base and community leadership prepare to plant a Desert Willow tree at the Desert Eagle RV Park playground on Nellis Air Force Base, May 3, 2017. Two Desert Willow trees and two Arizona Ash trees were planted here to celebrate Arbor Day. Both trees are native to the desert ecosystem for their ability to thrive in low water and high heat conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver/Released) Nellis celebrates Earth, Arbor Day
Base and community leadership held a tree planting ceremony May 3 to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at the Desert Eagle RV Park playground here.
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Members of the F-86 Sabre Association pose for a photo with Col. Michael Drowley, U.S. Air Force Weapons School commandant on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7, 2017. The F-86 Sabre Association met April 24 on the flightline here to pay homage to the retired jet and the Airmen who flew it for the last time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia/Released) F-86 Sabre veterans deactivate 35-year association
Throughout the storied past of Army Air Corps and the U.S. Air Force, many aircraft have laid the foundation for today’s fleet of air power.
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An HC-130P/N King cargo aircraft assigned to the 34th Weapons Squadron, U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., lands on a dry lake bed during a composite mission application exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range, April 24, 2017. The HC-130P/N is an extended-range version of the C-130 Hercules transport. HC-130 crews provide expeditionary, all-weather personnel recovery capabilities to combatant commanders and joint/coalitions partners worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz/Released) Weapons School gets down and dirty in degraded conditions exercise
Students and instructors assigned to the U.S. Air Force Weapons School squadrons executed a unique composite mission application exercise April 27, at the Nevada Test and Training Range as part of their respective course curriculums.
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