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  • COVID-19 Heroes: Innovative Airmen help ‘shield’ from pandemic

    The 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) started producing face shields March 30 to help the 99th Medical Group (MDG) combat COVID-19.
  • 57th OG, ATG merge functions to improve interoperability

    In a modest ceremony March 31 adapted to support social distancing initiatives, the 57th Adversary Tactics Group (ATG) merged with the 57th Operations Group (OG), placing both group functions under the leadership of one commander. The ceremony, which included Col. John Gallemore, former 57th ATG commander, assuming command from Col. Raymond Millero, is the first of a multi-step approach to merge all Operations Group functions under one leadership chain.
  • COVID-19 Heroes: Exchange, commissary rise to challenge

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, store workers have become vital to everyday life. Since the virus hit the local area mid-March, more than 500 Nellis Exchange and Commissary employees are working long hours to unload merchandise and stock shelves to support 4,000 customers per day.
  • 99 ABW units partner to improve network access for 17K personnel

    Three 99th Air Base Wing units recently expedited the purchase of over 300 laptops, tablets and smartphones to provide improved telework capability for nearly 17,000 active-duty and civilian personnel assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force bases.
  • DoD leaders brief on COVID-19 updates

    Defense Department Press Secretary Alyssa Farah and Air Force Brig. Gen. (Dr.) Paul Friedrichs, the Joint Staff surgeon, discussed the department’s COVID-19 response during a Pentagon news briefing.
  • 99th MDG fights COVID-19

    Staff Sgt. Juan Acuna, dental assistant assigned to the 99th Dental Squadron, hands out information sheets at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC) on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 20, 2020. MOMMC is postured to support the medical needs of the Nellis Air Force Base community. (U.S. Air force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan
  • U.S. and coalition maintainers train at Red Flag 20-2

    Spanish air force crew members assigned to the 142nd Squadron at Albacete Air Base, perform pre-flight checks on a Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft during Red Flag 20-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 10, 2020. Eurofighter Typhoon is the world’s most advanced swing-role combat aircraft, providing simultaneously deployable air-to-air and
  • Sky is the limit for Red Flag 20-2

    An F/A-18C Super Hornet multi-role combat jet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 232 at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, flies at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 9, 2020. Red Flag increases interoperability between partner nations and across the joint force as Airmen train together against high-end, realistic scenarios.
  • Coronavirus Disease: What you should know

    There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
  • DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

    The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
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