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  • Air Force takes step forward toward renewable energy

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of North America's largest solar photovoltaic power system began April 23 at Nellis Air Force Base. Rated at about 15 megawatts, the array will supply the base with more than 25 percent of its energy during peak summer months. Attending the ceremony were Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for
  • Twenty-five technical sergeants graduate from Noncommisioned Officer Academy

    The following technical sergeants graduated from the NCO Academy April 5, at Kirkland Air Force Base, N.M.Tracy Vaughan - 3rd Special Operations Squadron Curtis Watson - 563rd Rescue Group Mark Aviles - 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Adam Zimmerman - 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Jason Putman - 57th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Brian
  • United Services Organization Mobile Center sets up shop at Nellis

    The United Services Organization Western Region Mobile Center arrived at Nellis, the center's new home station, April 10-11 to allow Nellis peeople to take advantage of the new facility. Mobile centers are designed to be a USO center on wheels that provides support to troops who do not have a traditional facility at their disposal. Each mobile
  • Drifters, racers burn rubber on Nellis flightline

    Team Nellis and Creech ... Start your engines for the Airmen's Auto Event weekend here on the Nellis flightline April 14 and 15. The two-day event featured a free drifting class and afforded people the chance to race their cars on the flightline for a small fee. April 14 featured a free drifting class. Air Force members, their families and
  • Air Force takes home a silver, bronze in wrestling championship

    Two Air Force members came away with medals April 7, after a double-elimination wrestling tournament held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The U.S. Open National Wrestling Championship, held in Las Vegas for the 17th time, is where America's best wrestlers compete for the national title, including members from all services. Coming out with a
  • Team Nellis gets second-place win in Corporate Challenge football

    After four grueling games back to back and only allowing 3 points against them in all games combined, Nellis obtained second place in the Corporate Challenge Flag Football. According to The City of Las Vegas Nevada Web site, Corporate Challenge is an amateur-athletic competition patterned after the Olympics; it has businesses of similar size
  • Nellis Fuels Management Flight named best in Air Force

    The 99th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels management flight received the American Petroleum Institute Award, March 28, recognizing the best fuels flight in the Air Force. This award recognizes the flight for excellence in management, operations, fuels information services, compliance and environment, Air Force initiatives, wing support, and
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