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  • Nellis security forces Airmen return from Iraq

    Approximately 70 members of the 99th Security Forces Group will return home here at 5:15 p.m. today after serving an eight-month deployment in Iraq. The returning Airmen will be reunited with family, friends and their fellow comrade, Airman 1st Class Brandon Byers, whose tour ended early when his Humvee was hit by an improvised explosive device
  • Weapons School begins mission employment exercise

    The United States Air Force Weapons School began its mission employment graduation exercise here Tuesday. Approximately 80 aircraft from both the Air Force and Navy will participate in the nearly two-week-long event, held on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Eighty-six students from 20 separate combat specialties will take part in the exercise.
  • Airman's quick action saves a life

    An Airman has saved the life of a guest at the Nellis Inn. Senior Airman Chris Alls, 99th Services Squadron front desk clerk, was on the midnight shift at the Nellis Inn when he received a frantic call from a retired Air Force technical sergeant, who said his bride of two days, Elva, was choking and unable to breathe. John Kimball and his wife
  • First attack squadron stands up at Creech AFB

    The 42nd Attack Squadron, the Air Force's first attack squadron and first MQ-9 Reaper Squadron, stood up at Creech Air Force Bae, Nev., Nov. 9 at 9:42 a.m. Lt. Col. Jonathan Greene assumed command of the squadron. The Reaper is the next stage in unmanned-aerial-vehicle development. Similar to the evolution of aircraft in war, earlier UAVs were
  • Nellis Airman comes home to fanfare

    A Nellis Airman arrived at the Officer's Club Nov. 6 to a hero's welcome from about 60 of his co-workers and friends after spending two weeks in Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland AFB, Texas, for injuries he sustained while deployed to Iraq. Airman 1st Class Brandon Byers, 99th Security Forces Squadron, landed with his wife, Megan, and
  • Nellis rescue team saves hiker

    A combat search and rescue team stationed here rescued a hiker missing in Zion National Park, Utah, Monday. The team consisted of Airmen from the 58th and 66th Rescue Squadrons. The pararescuemen on the mission were Tech. Sgt. Dana Vaughan and Staff Sgts. Jeremy Diola, Ted Rajala and Eric Kelly, all from the 58th RQS. The helicopter crew was Lt.
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