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  • Nellis pilot delivers close-air-support in decisive battle

    Nellis pilot Maj. Clinton Eichelberger took part in the decisive battle of An Najaf Jan. 28, contributing to the more than 200 enemy insurgents killed and 100 gunmen captured. The Air Force's 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, the unit to which the A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot is deployed, provided close air support in the joint, combined effort to route
  • 57th Information Aggressor Squadron stands up

    The 57th Adversary Tactics Group reached another milestone Jan. 30 on their path to fully integrating the chief of staff of the Air Force's vision for the group as "Threats Central." Lt. Col. Rudolph Butler III assumed command of the newly formed 57th Information Aggressor Squadron. The activation of the 57th IAS significantly increases the group's
  • Supersonic activity to increase in parts of Lincoln County

    Some Lincoln County residents will notice an increase in military aircraft activity starting Feb. 5 and continuing through Feb. 16 as a historic Red Flag exercise takes place here. For the first time, the newly operational F-22 Raptor, the Air Force's premier stealth fighter aircraft, will participate in the exercise along with other stealth
  • Air Force proposes adding 23 F-15s, F-16s at Nellis

    The Air Force is proposing to base 23 additional F-15 and F-16 aircraft here and to add about 520 people as a result of changes mandated by the recent base realignment and closure process. The proposed changes are detailed in an environmental assessment that is available for public comment through Feb. 12, 2007. The Base Realignment and Closure
  • 57th Adversary Tactics Group switches leadership

    The 57th Adversary Tactics Group welcomed a new commander to Nellis recently. Col. David Stilwell accepted command of the 57th ATG Jan. 10, picking up where his predecessor, Col Terrence O'Shaugnessy, left off. "Colonel O'Shaugnessy and his team did some magnificent work getting this thing off the ground," Colonel Stilwell noted. "Now we need to
  • Nellis Airmen respond to civilian aircraft crash

    Four Nellis Airmen currently deployed from the 66th Rescue Squadron to the 64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Balad Air Base, Iraq, responded immediately to the crash of the Aeriantur-M Air Cargo Co. civilian airliner outside the base Jan. 9. The Turkish civilian-contract employees on board the aircraft were en route to Balad and other bases in
  • Red Flag ramps up - Raptor debuts with stealth sisters

    The first Red Flag exercise this year, dubbed "Colonial Flag," will begin at Nellis Tuesday, marking the 32nd year for Red Flag operations. This is the first of three scheduled Red Flags for this year, and for the first time, the F-22/A Raptor is participating.More than 200 aircraft, including the F-22/A and about 5,200 military personnel from the
  • Air Force Chief of Staff Visits Nellis, Highlights Weapons and Tactics Conference Contributions to Global War on Terrorism

    The Air Force Chief of Staff, hosted by the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, gave the keynote address Monday to a crowd of more than 700 Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps officers gathered at the Red Flag building for the eighth annual Weapons and Tactics Conference. "We are a country at war," said Gen. T. Michael Moseley. "This conference lets us
  • Sitting with the Chief -- U.S. Air Force Warfare Center's new top enlisted speaks on assignment

    The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center welcomed a new command chief master sergeant Dec. 17. Command Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Hutton has replaced Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Sydnor's as the top enlisted member on Nellis. "To say I'm humbled is an understatement," said Chief Hutton. "After many years of coming here for [temporary duty] I finally get to
  • Historic Red Flag kicks off

    Southern Nevada residents may notice an increase in military aircraft activity starting Jan. 13 and continuing through Feb. 17 as a historic Red Flag exercise takes place here. For the first time, the newly operational F-22 Raptor, the Air Force's premier stealth fighter aircraft, will participate in the exercise along with their other stealth
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