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  • Team Whiteman takes to Nellis AFB skies, kicks off RF-N 21-1 as lead wing

    Team Whiteman launched four B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers and sent a large contingent of personnel to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to lead Red Flag 21-1, starting Jan. 25.Although participating in the large force exercise is not unfamiliar to Whiteman, it is the first time in years the 509th Bomb Wing piloted the exercise as the RF 21-1 Air
  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm through the shoulder blades. In addition, women’s bangs may now touch their eyebrows, but not cover their eyes.
  • "Super Bowl" of weapons loading competitions held at Nellis

    Eight weapons load crews from each Air Maintenance Unit (AMU) in the 757th Maintenance Group (MXG) competed against one another in an annual competition Jan. 14, 2021, to determine which crew would earn the title Load Crew of the Year.
  • 2021 C2 Summit Enhances Air Force Contribution to Joint All-Domain Command and Control

    The Air Force’s annual Command and Control (C2) Summit was held at Nellis Air Force Base Jan. 12-13, 2021. Led by Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, it highlighted joint cooperation as leaders worked to modernize and standardize the processes for Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) across the Department of the Air Force.Due
  • Department of the Air Force offers limited Active Duty Service Commitment waivers; expanded PALACE CHASE

    These programs provide provisions for both enlisted and officer members who meet specified criteria. The application window runs Jan. 20 – April 2.
  • 337th TES supports WSINT

    The 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron deployed 2 B-1B Lancers to Nellis AFB from November to December 2020 to support the 77th Weapons Squadron during U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration, known as WSINT, helping to produce two Weapons Officers for the B-1 community. 
  • Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks visits Nellis

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks, 15th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sergeant Benjamin W. Hedden, 15th Air Force command chief, visited Nellis and Creech Air Force bases Jan. 6-14 to meet with Airmen.
  • The 926th Wing begins rollout of COVID-19 vaccination

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. -- The 926th Wing began COVID-19 vaccinations for their Citizen Airmen during their Unit Training Assembly, Jan. 9, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • Leaders at Nellis Air Force Base receive COVID-19 vaccinations as a part of the base’s continued phased rollout

    Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and members of Nellis’ leadership received their COVID-19 vaccines following the recommendations of medical professionals across the U.S while also considering the safety of the installation.
  • The future of test: Black Flag

    General Mark D. Kelly signed COMACC Plan 21 on December 15, 2020, effectively formalizing the 53rd Wing’s Large Force Test Events into “Black Flag” – an event solely focused on test and tactics development in a realistic, massed force, fully integrated, high threat density environment. Established as the test counterpart to Red Flag, an event designed to train like we fight, Black Flag allows the Air Force to test like we fight. While Red Flag builds readiness, Black flag builds capability.
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