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Nellis AFB hosts Red Flag 17-3 July 10 – July 28, 2017

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NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. Southern Nevada residents; Nellis AFB is hosting Red Flag 17-3 here July 10 – 28, 2017.


Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air, space and cyber forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range, the U.S. Air Force’s premier military training area with more than 15,000 square miles of airspace and 2.9 million acres of land.


The 414th Combat Training Squadron is responsible for executing Red Flag. The exercise is one of a series of advanced training programs administered at Nellis AFB and on the NTTR by organizations assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center.


Media interested in covering the event must complete:

- Media application form and Ground Rules/Hold Harmless Agreement letter (both found at this link:

- Letter of Intent to Publish from a major media outlet

- Foreign National Sponsorship worksheet (non-U.S. citizens)


Submit above-mentioned documents to the Public Affairs office no later than 4:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time June 16, 2017, in order to be considered for coverage approval.


If you are unable to open the documents linked here, please email


NOTE TO MEDIA: The 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office will hold a Red Flag Media Day July 26, 2017. Outlets interested in attending the media day can call (702) 652-2750 to RSVP.


For more information about Red Flag, call the 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs Office at (702) 652- 2750.


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