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Nellis Air Force Base
  • Racing toward a healthy marriage

    In an effort to strengthen marriages and have some fun, the base Chapel recently hosted a marriage enrichment event for couples on Nellis Air Force Base. “Military life can sometimes be tough on marriages and so we want to do whatever we can to help strengthen and support our Airmen and their families,” said Chaplain (Capt.) Chaplain Gilleland,
  • Nellis celebrates National Doctors' Day

    The Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada active duty, dependents and retiree community rely on physicians from the 99th Medical Group to keep us well.
  • Red Flag weather forecasters ensure real-world safety

    “You can’t take me anywhere,” jokes U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ashley Weatherly, Red Flag 17-1weather forecaster from the 1st Operational Support Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, as a pilot passes by her weather operations desk shaking his head after hearing his and several other flights were cancelled due to thunderstorms and snow.
  • Eight-Step CPI modernizes Pass, ID office

    The Nellis Air Force Base Pass and ID office recently went through a six-month continuous process improvement. CPI is an ongoing effort to improve quality, products, services or processes and solve problems on and around the base.
  • Retiring QF-4 stops in at Aviation Nation

    After more than 60 years of service, the QF-4 Aerial Target, modified from the F-4 Phantom II, will officially retire from service
  • Nellis makes childhood wish reality

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Growing up building model airplanes with his dad, Reymond Rivas always dreamed of joining the Air Force to become a fighter pilot. Unfortunately on Dec. 28, 2013 his dream was put on hold as he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Recently, Reymond was given the opportunity for a wish. A wish he could have
  • Diverse AFE mission challenges airmen, protects lives

    Six-foot-high wooden lockers line the aircrew fitting room, quiet in the early morning. Inside each locker a collection of helmets, antigravity suits, oxygen connectors and other life-saving flight equipment sits ready for the daily preflight inspection.
  • Hand-held missiles challenge Red Flag pilots

    Military pilots are testing their mettle at Red Flag 16-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 11 to 29 in the Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise with approximately 100 aircraft and 3,500 participants from 40 U.S. military units, according to a Red Flag press release.
  • 79th RQS hones skills during Red Flag 16-3

    For a pararescue Airmen, there is one simple creed that they live by, ‘That others may live’. Whether those “others” are down range or are on American soil in a training environment, the 79th Rescue Squadron, from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona came to Nellis to participate in Red Flag 16-3 so they can uphold that creed.
  • Manpower keeps the mission going at Nellis

    For Nellis AFB, the 99th Force Support Squadron manpower section is in charge of determining the amount of Airmen that are allotted to each unit.

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