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  • Space Aggressors join Nellis, provide challenge

    As if enemy-painted F-15 and F-16 Aggressors weren't enough to occupy the minds of friendly forces during air-combat exercises here, a squadron of Space Aggressors has been added to the mix. The 527th Space Aggressor Squadron at Schriever AFB, Colo., which realigned under Nellis' 57th Adversary Tactics Group in April, completed its first
  • Preflight check

  • Leadership school gets new home

    Nellis’ branch of Airman Leadership School welcomed its first class into the school’s new facility located in the old hospital March 10. “The new location is much more conducive for learning,” said Master Sgt. Robert Brooks, ALS flight chief. “It’s brighter, bigger and simply a better environment.” Almost $3.2 million went into planning the
  • Nellis Cadet Color Guard unit stomps competition with honors

    Five Nevada Civil Air Patrol Honor Guard units visited Creech Saturday to prove who is the best CAP Honor Guard in Nevada. The five CAP squadrons were Clark County Composite Squadron, Henderson Composite Squadron, Humboldt County Composite Squadron, Reno Composite Squadron, and the Nellis Cadet Squadron. Only one could be chosen to go to Oregon to
  • Airmen get awards for duty in Iraq

    Nine Nellis Airmen from the Explosives Ordnance Disposal Flight of the 99th Civil Engineer Squadron received medals at a ceremony Wednesday honoring their service in Iraq. The ceremony, officiated by 99th Air Base Wing Commander Col. Michael Bartley, featured three Bronze Star winners and six Army Commendation Medal recipients. “These guys risked
  • Using mobile phone while driving nixed

    Driving while using a cell phone on base is now prohibited unless a hands-free device is used. The new directive came down from the Department of Defense’s Joint Traffic Guidance and is being implemented throughout the Air Force as a safety measure. The restriction also applies to all government owned vehicles, at all times, on or off base. “This
  • Using mobile phone while driving nixed

    Driving while using a cell phone on base is now prohibited unless a hands-free device is used. The new directive came down from the Department of Defense’s Joint Traffic Guidance and is being implemented throughout the Air Force as a safety measure. The restriction also applies to all government owned vehicles, at all times, on or off base. “This
  • Privacy Act

  • BX shoplifters receive zero tolerance

    One hundred and nine individuals have been caught shoplifting at the Base Exchange within the last 12 months, and 16 have been caught in the last 30 days alone. This is a matter that is serious and will not be tolerated, said Col. Michael Bartley, 99th Air Base Wing commander. “If you steal, we will catch you, and you will lose your BX privileges
  • Nellis holds 11th annual Native American meeting

    The 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Environmental Flight played host to the 11th annual meeting for the Nellis Air Force Base Native American Program June 1 at the Officers’ Club. Representatives from 17 tribes in Arizona, Utah, California and Nevada attend the meeting each year to discuss the structure and development of Nellis, as well as the
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