Nellis AFB Headlines
  • Draken International provides adversary support to USAFWS

    Draken International, a commercial fleet of ex-military aircraft, recently won a bid for a short-long contract to provide adversary support here.The 99th Contracting Squadron met with representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Navy and the 57th Adversary Tactics Group to develop an interim solution for an adversary air support
  • 99th ABW commander hosts public charter school town hall

    Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, hosted a town hall at the base theater here Dec. 15 to discuss the base's plan to transition from the Clark County School District-based Lomie G. Heard Elementary School to Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV). Boutwell and representatives from CASLV provided approximately 200 audience
  • Nellis expands education options for elementary-age dependents

    Beginning in the 2016-2017 school year, elementary-age children of Department of Defense employees will have the option of attending an on-base public charter school.Lomie G. Heard Elementary School, the current on-base school which was constructed on Nellis Air Force Base in 1951, will no longer be part of the Clark County School District (CCSD)
  • Crosswinds DFAC prepares for Thanksgiving meal

    For Airmen residing in the dorms who don't have the opportunity to spend time with their families, the holidays can be a lonely time.The 99th Force Support Squadron's Crosswinds Dining Facility will be preparing a Thanksgiving Day meal for these Airmen on Nov. 26."I believe that doing this for Airmen who are not able to go home to spend this day
  • NAFB Exchange holds grand opening ceremony

    The newly renovated Nellis AFB Exchange shopping center held its grand opening here Nov. 10.The 221,800 square-foot shopping center experienced its first remodel in 13 years. It features updates to the main store as well as the food court and concessions.Military shoppers can experience a whole new shopping experience inside the main Exchange store
  • Fitness, around the clock at Warrior Fitness Center

    For some individuals, squeezing physical training time in to a normal day is convenient, whether it happens in the morning before work or in the evening after the duty day.However, individuals who work outside of the "9 a.m. to 5 p.m." window are sometimes left without the option to exercise at the fitness center.Soon, the Warrior Fitness Center
  • Public health exercise tests Nellis crisis response

    The 99th Medical Group conducted a public health exercise here with local partners in the Clark County area which tested each participant in how they would respond to contracting or deal with individuals who contracted aerosolized tularemia, a serious infection disease which can be used as a biological warfare agent.The exercise, which was

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