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A Draken International A-4 Skyhawk parks on the Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., flightline awaiting preflight check on Dec. 3, 2015. Draken is used to support various types of military training objectives around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS
Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-long contract to provide adversary support here.The 99th Contracting Squadron met with representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Navy and the 57th Adversary Tactics Group to develop an interim solution for an adversary air support
0 12/17
2015
Airman 1st Class Bradley Greer, 99th Security Forces Squadron member, receives a cookie package from Senior Master Sgt. Christopher McEwan, 99th SFS first sergeant, during the Airman Cookie Drive at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 14, 2015. McEwan and other first sergeants delivered more than 12,000 cookies to Airmen living in the Nellis AFB dormitories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Cookie Drive spreads holiday cheer

0 12/17
2015
A participant in the public charter school town hall meeting poses a question to Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and representatives from Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 15, 2015. During the town hall, Boutwell and the CASLV reps discussed the base’s upcoming elementary school transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to CASLV. (U.S Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) 99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall
Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base's plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV). Boutwell and representatives from CASLV provided approximately 200 audience
0 12/17
2015
Lomie G. Heard Elementary School was constructed on Nellis Air Force Base in 1951 and will no longer be part of the Clark County School District (CCSD) at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. CCSD leases the land on Nellis AFB where Lomie G. Heard is located. The lease will expire at the end of the current school year and the U.S. Air Force is currently in negotiations with Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas to bring a public charter school on base. CASLV, which will be free for students to attend, plans to temporarily operate out of the Lomie G. Heard facility while construction of the new permanent campus is built. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents
Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.Lomie G. Heard Elementary School, the current on-base school which was constructed on Nellis Air Force Base in 1951, will no longer be part of the Clark County School District (CCSD)
0 12/04
2015
Airman 1st Class Natalie Corona, 99th Force Support Squadron food service apprentice, prepares garlic bread to be served for dinner at the Crosswinds Dining Facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 18, 2015.  The Crosswinds DFAC will be serving Thanksgiving meals to Airmen and Department of Defense ID cardholders on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline) Crosswinds DFAC prepares for Thanksgiving meal
For Airmen residing in the dorms who don't have the opportunity to spend time with their families, the holidays can be a lonely time.The 99th Force Support Squadron's Crosswinds Dining Facility will be preparing a Thanksgiving Day meal for these Airmen on Nov. 26."I believe that doing this for Airmen who are not able to go home to spend this day
0 11/24
2015
Maintainers assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron work on an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 10, 2015. The 823rd MXS is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of 18 assigned HH-60Gs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) 823rd MXS keeps Pave Hawks healthy

0 11/16
2015
Members of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service celebrate the Exchange grand opening by cutting the grand opening ribbon during a ceremony held Nov. 10, 2015. Military shoppers can experience a whole new shopping experience inside the newly-renovated Exchange. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) NAFB Exchange holds grand opening ceremony
The newly renovated Nellis AFB Exchange shopping center held its grand opening here Nov. 10.The 221,800 square-foot shopping center experienced its first remodel in 13 years. It features updates to the main store as well as the food court and concessions.Military shoppers can experience a whole new shopping experience inside the main Exchange store
0 11/13
2015
Beginning Nov. 16th, the Fitness Access Program will allow individuals into the Warrior Fitness Center on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during unmanned hours. Individuals registered for Fitness Access will be allowed to bring one guest -- 18 years and older -- into the facility during unmanned hours and the 99th Security Forces Squadron will conduct random patrols. The pool, sauna, equipment checkout, family room, offices and café will be off limits during unmanned hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline) Fitness, around the clock at Warrior Fitness Center
For some individuals, squeezing physical training time in to a normal day is convenient, whether it happens in the morning before work or in the evening after the duty day.However, individuals who work outside of the "9 a.m. to 5 p.m." window are sometimes left without the option to exercise at the fitness center.Soon, the Warrior Fitness Center
0 11/09
2015
Participants in a public health exercise stand near a point of distribution station at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Sept. 30, 2015. The 99th Medical Group conducted a public health exercise on base with local partners in the Clark County area which tested each participant in how they would respond to contracting or deal with individuals who contracted aerosolized tularemia, a serious infection disease which can be used as a biological warfare agent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) Public health exercise tests Nellis crisis response
The 99th Medical Group conducted a public health exercise here with local partners in the Clark County area which tested each participant in how they would respond to contracting or deal with individuals who contracted aerosolized tularemia, a serious infection disease which can be used as a biological warfare agent.The exercise, which was
0 10/13
2015
Senior Airman James Brown, 57th Operations Support Squadron airfield systems technician, checks the functionality of a receiver at the Airfield Systems Maintenance compound on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Oct. 6, 2015. The receiver, and its transmitter, enables air traffic controllers to maintain communication with pilots in the air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika) Airfield systems techs keep air traffic, ground controllers connected

0 10/07
2015
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