By Charles Ramey, Nellis Public Affairs
/ Published June 15, 2011
Members of the 98th Range Wing pose for a group photo on the Nellis Air Force Base flightline March 15. The 98th RANW was activated at Nellis Oct. 29, 2001 to operate, maintain and manage the NTTR complex. On June 21, 2011, the 98th RANW was re-designated as The Nevada Test and Training Range -- a direct reporting unit to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jamie Nicley/Released)
The 98th Range Wing provides command and control of the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR). The commander coordinates, prioritizes and is the approval authority for activities involving other governmental agencies, departments and commercial activities on the NTTR. The 98th RANW integrates and provides support for test and training programs that have a direct effect on the war-fighting capabilities of the combat air forces. June 21, the 98 RANW will be re-designated as The Nevada Test and Training Range--a direct reporting unit to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center.