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  • USAF Weapons School continues to innovate air superiority

    Covid-19 has created a new normal and everyday life is now categorized as either essential or non-essential. Unfortunately for the adversaries of the United States, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) located on Nellis Air Force Base remains essential, delivering training to the warfighters of the present and future.
  • 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.
  • RED HORSE: heavy construction, self-sufficient, rapidly deployable force

    To the unassuming eye, all that can be seen is dust and equipment energetically jetting around from one spot to the next.
  • 57th MXG Load Barn: Safety, standards, certification

    Even in the midst of a pandemic, weapons loading crews from the 57th Maintenance Group must earn and maintain proficiency because they are essential to the Air Force’s combat and training missions. To do that, they must certify under the watchful eyes of the Weapons Standardization shop, otherwise known as the “load barn.”“Any time new weapons
  • COVID-19 Heroes: Nellis spouses provide support from a distance

    As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts the structure of everyday life, military spouses have gone out of their way to provide stability and normalcy for each other.While Airmen maintain essential operations, Nellis spouses are sharing resources to maintain a sense of community and support across the base. Katlin Pieri, a middle school teacher and mother
  • Vegas Goes Blue

    An F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the 64th Aggressor Squadron takes off April 3, 2020, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 64th Aggressor Squadron flew a pre-scheduled training mission using all blue aircraft, symbolizing the base’s appreciation and support for Las Vegas Valley medical professionals, including those at the Mike O’Callaghan
  • Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

    To help combat COVID-19, the Air Force has released information that supplements Department of Defense guidance on the use of cloth face coverings, effective immediately.To the extent practical, without significantly impacting mission, all individuals on Department of the Air Force property, installations and facilities are required to wear cloth
  • COVID-19 Heroes: Innovative Airmen help ‘shield’ from pandemic

    The 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) started producing face shields March 30 to help the 99th Medical Group (MDG) combat COVID-19.
  • 99 ABW units partner to improve network access for 17K personnel

    Three 99th Air Base Wing units recently expedited the purchase of over 300 laptops, tablets and smartphones to provide improved telework capability for nearly 17,000 active-duty and civilian personnel assigned to Nellis and Creech Air Force bases.
  • 99th MDG fights COVID-19

    Staff Sgt. Juan Acuna, dental assistant assigned to the 99th Dental Squadron, hands out information sheets at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC) on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March 20, 2020. MOMMC is postured to support the medical needs of the Nellis Air Force Base community. (U.S. Air force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan
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