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marriage enrichment event Racing toward a healthy marriage
In an effort to strengthen marriages and have some fun, the base Chapel recently hosted a marriage enrichment event for couples on Nellis Air Force Base. “Military life can sometimes be tough on marriages and so we want to do whatever we can to help strengthen and support our Airmen and their families,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Chaplain Gilleland,
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Col. (Dr.) Paul Crawford, 99th Medical Group Professor of Family Medicine Program Director, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.   Dr. Crawford’s Family Medicine Residency team not only provides comprehensive patient care to Air Force beneficiaries, but also provides 10 board-certified family physicians for the Air Force each year.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristin High) Nellis celebrates National Doctors' Day
The Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada active duty, dependents and retiree community rely on physicians from the 99th Medical Group to keep us well.
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Red Flag 17-1 weather forecasters conduct a shift change at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 24, 2017. The forecast team works two separate shifts during the U.S. Air Force’s premiere air-to-air combat training exercise ensuring accurate and timely weather inputs are incorporated into day and night mission planning. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) Red Flag weather forecasters ensure real-world safety
“You can’t take me anywhere,” jokes U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley Weatherly, Red Flag 17-1weather forecaster from the 1st Operational Support Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, as a pilot passes by her weather operations desk shaking his head after hearing his and several other flights were cancelled due to thunderstorms and snow.
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Airman 1st Class Logan Welle, 99th Security Forces Squadron entry controller, accepts an identification card for access to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 23. For the Pass & ID office, some customers were unable to receive an access badge for the base following approval notification. Since then, the office went through a six month continuous process improvement to where customers can now show up at the front gate to request an access badge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis/Released) Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office
The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement. CPI is an ongoing effort to improve quality, products, services or processes and solve problems on and around the base.
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A QF-4 Aerial Target lands on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during the Aviation Nation air show on Nov. 11, 2016. The QF-4 was piloted by Lt. Col. Ron King, 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron Detachment 1 commander, at Holloman AFB, New Mexico. Retiring QF-4 stops in at Aviation Nation
After more than 60 years of service, the QF-4 Aerial Target, modified from the F-4 Phantom II, will officially retire from service
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A pararescueman shows Reymond their night vision equipment during his visit to the 66th Rescue Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 19, 2016. In addition to visiting with the pararescuemen, Reymond got a first-hand look inside the HH-60. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Darlene Seltmann) Nellis makes childhood wish reality
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Growing up building model airplanes with his dad, Reymond Rivas always dreamed of joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot. Unfortunately on Dec. 28, 2013 his dream was put on hold as he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Recently, Reymond was given the opportunity for a wish. A wish he could have
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Airman 1st Class Katarina Milanes, 57th Weapons Support Squadron, aircrew flight equipment journeyman, checks a harness for an F-16 pilot at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 13, 2016. The 57 WPSS AFE section maintains life-preserving equipment for multiple airframes, ensuring crew members return home safely. (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia)

Diverse AFE mission challenges airmen, protects lives
Six-foot-high wooden lockers line the aircrew fitting room, quiet in the early morning. Inside each locker a collection of helmets, antigravity suits, oxygen connectors and other life-saving flight equipment sits ready for the daily preflight inspection.
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Tony Rankins, program manager for the Warfighter Integration Office at the Center for Countermeasures, aims a Man-Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) during Red Flag 16-3 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 18, 2016. The MANPADS is a guided weapons system used as a defense tactic against low-flying aircraft. Utilizing it in Red Flag exercises allow aircraft to simulate potential enemy fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kristin High/Released) Hand-held missiles challenge Red Flag pilots
Military pilots are testing their mettle at Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 11 to 29 in the Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise with approximately 100 aircraft and 3,500 participants from 40 U.S. military units, according to a Red Flag press release.
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An HC-130 from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, sits idly on the Nellis flightline before preparing to take-off for a training sortie during Red Flag 16-3 July 13. With the HC-130 providing transport to the 79th Rescue Squadron during the exercise, the aircraft is able to deliver the RQS airman to the destination during the exercises while also being able to perform supply drops into the field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter) 79th RQS hones skills during Red Flag 16-3
For a pararescue Airmen, there is one simple creed that they live by, ‘That others may live’. Whether those “others” are down range or are on American soil in a training environment, the 79th Rescue Squadron, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona came to Nellis to participate in Red Flag 16-3 so they can uphold that creed.
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Default Air Force Logo Manpower keeps the mission going at Nellis
For Nellis AFB, the 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit.
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