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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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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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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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Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, explains the essence of the honorary commander program during an induction ceremony for 25 new members April 6 in the Thunderbirds Hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.  The honorary commanders inducted represent key roles in the surrounding communities and will serve as a bridge for the Air Force to work with and foster deeper relationships to increase public awareness of the missions, policies and programs of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver) Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders
The honorary commander program emphasizes informal, personal, one-on-one relationships between Nevada community leaders and senior leadership at Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range.
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A contracting officer writes down what each of the simulated vendors can provide during a 99th Contracting Squadron training exercise on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 16, 2017. Contracting Squadrons execute central acquisition and contract performance management programs on bases and in deployed environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Money Talks: 99th CONS participates in multi-base training exercise
The 99th CONS coordinated and hosted an exercise, bringing contracting personnel from five separate bases to participate.
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A Singapore air force CH-47 Chinook flies over the Nevada Test and Training Range, during a Red Flag 17-2 combat search and rescue mission, March 6, 2017. In performing these missions and working with coalition partners, Red Flag allows the members of the Singapore air force to extend their skill set. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Singapore AF enhances Red Flag 17-2
As the Singapore CH-47 Chinook’s twin rotors build speed and spin in unison, a loud but calming hum fills the interior of the helicopter. Seven Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialists sit with their gear in front of them, parachutes on their backs.
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Airman 1st Class Jaylin King, an aerospace propulsion apprentice assigned to the 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., performs maintenance on a grounded B-1B Lancer during Red Flag 17-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 27, 2017. Aircraft and personnel deploy to Nellis AFB for Red Flag under the Air Expeditionary Force concept and make up the exercise’s ‘Blue” forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) B-1B Lancer: Hard to be humble
Since its inaugural flight on Oct. 1, 1986, the B-1B has been a work horse for the Air Force. The airframe holds records for speed, payload, range and time of climb in its class, and it brings all those talents to integrate with fifth-generation fighters during Red Flag 17-1 on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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An A-10C Thunderbolt II from the 74th Fighter Squadron taxis down the runway during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 74th FS brought 12 A-10s to GFW in support of a joint, large-force combat-readiness exercise for close air support integration training.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) A-10 pilots, Army brigade combat teams train at Green Flag 17-03
Pilots from the 74th Fighter Squadron prepared for future deployments while participating in Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 13 - 27, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration exercise that gives Air Force pilots a chance to conduct realistic close air support in a joint training environment which is designed to mirror the current conditions present in overseas contingency operations.
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Airman 1st Class Devin Moore, right, 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, speaks with a fellow maintainer while conducting maintenance on an A-10C Thunderbolt II during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 23, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. GFW is an air-land integration combat training exercise, which hosted 12 A-10s from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Accompanying the aircraft were 130 maintenance personnel who worked around the clock to launch 18 sorties per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan) Maintenance Airmen capitalize on Green Flag
Airmen from the 23d Maintenance Group capitalized on an opportunity to prepare for future deployments during a two-week training exercise, Jan. 13-27, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Green Flag-West 17-03, an air-land integration combat training exercise, hosted 12 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft from Moody Air Force Base, and in support, more than 130 personnel from the 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 23d Component Maintenance Squadron and 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron.
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An F-22 Raptor assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., taxis on the flightline of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., before participating in Red Flag 17-1, Jan. 18, 2017. Red Flag provides combat training in a degraded and operationally limited environment making the training missions as realistic as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released Red Flag 17-1 kicks off at Nellis AFB
The U.S. Air Force’s three-week premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 17-1, began today and will conclude on Feb. 10.
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