Category: Nellis AFB Headlines
  • USMC supports USAFWS in producing expert weapons instructors

    A U.S. Marine assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Camp Pendleton, California, watches as a USMC helicopter takes off in support of the 66th Weapons Squadron Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. The WIC teaches instructors to become tactical experts in a cross-domain battlespace,
  • VFA-41 provides close air support during Green Flag 20-9

    U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, prepare an FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet during Green Flag 20-9 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. Green Flag-West, is a realistic air-land integration combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its
  • VFA-41 participates in Green Flag 20-9

    An FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, prepares to land after a Green Flag 20-9 training mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 18, 2020. The Super Hornet is the U.S. Navy’s primary strike and air superiority aircraft that carries 33 percent more internal fuel,
  • Red Flag 20-3 kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

    To keep the force tactically and technically sound, intense training is a must - even in the midst of a pandemic. In line with the Air Force’s priority to restore readiness and win any fight, any time, Red Flag 20-3 is scheduled to kick off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 3-14. Though the base continues to adapt and operate under a new normal, defending the nation is a daily job.
  • Nellis leadership committed to combating systemic racism

    Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing (ABW) commander, expressed his commitment to eliminating racial bias at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during his first interview since taking command on June 11, 2020.
  • Nellis AFB announces Phase III of reopening

    Nellis Air Force Base will move to Phase III of its five-phase reopening plan and reduce its Health Protection Condition to Bravo, June 1. The base will remain under a Public Health Emergency.
  • Nellis announces phased reopening plan

    Nellis Air Force Base has established a responsible plan to reopen the installation using a phased approach.  The base remains under a public health emergency, and will only move into each new phase after specific criteria – including no significant change in positive COVID-19 cases, robust testing capability, hospital surge capacity, and extensive tracing measures, among other stipulations – have been met and sustained for at least 2-3 weeks.
  • Defense Health Agency Director visits Nellis, 99th Medical Group

    U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Ronald Place, Defense Health Agency Director, takes questions from the audience during a town hall with the 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 28, 2020. In June, the 99th MDG is slated to begin using MHS GENESIS. Once fully deployed across the Military Health System, providers at any military medical
  • AETC partners with multiple MAJCOMs to create virtual aircraft maintenance hangars

    Air Education and Training Command is working to build a faster and smarter Air Force in partnership with multiple major commands to develop a competency-based virtual and augmented-reality training capability for the aircraft maintenance and career enlisted aviator communities.
  • Academy’s Glider Team to perform at Aviation Nation

    The Air Force Academy’s Aerobatic Demonstration Team will showcase their talents to the Las Vegas community for the first time in several years at Aviation Nation at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Nov. 16-17.

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