Published September 19, 2017
Nellis Air Force Base
Office of Public Affairs
4430 Grissom Ave., Ste. 107
Nellis AFB, NV 89191
Phone: (702) 652-2750; Fax (702) 652-9838
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. 20170310-01
Aviation Nation showcases “Breaking Barriers” Nov.11 and 12
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Nellis Air Force Base is proud to present Aviation Nation 2017 on Nov. 11 and 12. The event is Air Combat Command’s closing celebration for the United States Air Force’s 70th Birthday.
“We are excited to host the culminating event for Air Combat Command,” said Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander. “The 70th Birthday theme, ‘American Airmen: Breaking Barriers since 1947,’ is a perfect representation of Nellis Air Force Base as we continue to pave the way in teamwork and innovation across the Air Force.”
Aviation Nation 2017 will exhibit United States Air Force heritage and its accomplishments in air, space and cyberspace. The Thunderbirds, the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, is the headliner for the event. Additional demonstrations and ground displays will be announced in the months leading to the event.
The two-day event is open and free to the public.