• Conference highlights future of leadership

    More than 150 lieutenants and captains from around the globe gathered in Las Vegas May 15 through 18 for the 2006 Air Force Company Grade Officer Councils' Professional Development Conference. The annual conference, held this year at the Nellis Officers' Club, is designed to enhance the officership of company grade officers by emphasizing the CGOC
  • Nellis Airmen return to friends, family

    Approximately 50 Airmen from the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron and the Manpower Office returned from deployment Saturday.The Airmen deployed in January in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as part of their standard four-month deployment cycle.Kristin O'Dell, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron Travel Management
  • Rescue Squadron accepts Jolly Green Association Award

    History and tradition were continued here Saturday when crews from Nellis, while deployed and assigned to the 59th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron in Afghanistan, received the Jolly Green Association Rescue of the Year Award for 2005. Three of the 12 crew members from the 66th and 58th Rescue Squadrons were present to receive the award at Fort Walton
  • Weapons School begins final phase of training

    The United States Air Force Weapons School began its Mission Employment phase Thursday. Approximately 80 aircraft from both the Air Force and Navy will participate in the nearly two-week-long event, which is held on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Seventy students from 21 separate combat specialties will take part in the exercise. The ME phase
  • Predator Crashes on Nevada Test and Training Range

    An Air Force MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed at approximately 1:15 p.m. today on restricted government property on the Nevada Test and Training Range. The aircraft was being operated by the 11th Reconnaissance Squadron from Creech Air Force Base at the time of the incident. There were no injuries or property damage during the
  • Public can comment on depleted uranium environmental assessment

    The Air Force is asking the public and federal, state and local agencies for comment on the draft Environmental Assessment for Increased Depleted Uranium Use on Target 63-10, Nevada Test and Training Range. The document was released to the public June 23. The comment period ends July 24, 2006. The document is available on the Web at
  • New medical clinic in store for Creech

    Construction of a $1.4 million medical clinic at Creech AFB is scheduled to begin in August and is projected to be completed in July of 2007. Once completed, the 3,162 square-foot facility will provide primary care and limited dental, ancillary, and bioenvironmental support. “The new Flight Medicine Clinic will be a welcome and sorely needed

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