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Noise Advisory: Increased Aircraft Noise Oct 19 to Nov 3

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Nellis Air Force Base                                                                                                                                    

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4430 Grissom Ave., Ste. 107

Nellis AFB, NV 89191

Phone: (702) 652-2750; Fax (702) 652-9838



Release No. 10192017

Date: October 19, 2017


Increased Aircraft Noise Oct 19 to Nov 3


NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.Southern Nevada residents may notice increased noise from military aircraft from Oct. 19 to Nov. 3, 2017, as the Air Force conducts a Green Flag exercise.


The Green Flag exercise is a close air support and joint exercise administered by the 57th Wing and is primarily conducted in conjunction with U.S. Army Combat Training Center Exercises at Fort Irwin, Calif.


Green Flag, in support with the U.S. Army’s National Training Center, provides valuable combat training to Joint and Coalition warfighters in the art of air-land integration and the joint employment of air power.


The 549th Combat Training Squadron is responsible for executing Green Flag and this exercise is just one of a series of advanced training programs administered at Nellis Air Force Base by organizations assigned to the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center.


For more information about Green Flag, call the Nellis Public Affairs Office at (702) 652-2750 or email the Public Affairs Office at