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  • NTTR: Scheduling keeps training operations on time, on target

    Similar to the way one might piece together a puzzle, the schedulers and NTTR members work together to de-conflict training requests and maintain the flow of operations on the range.
  • NTTR: Conservation through cooperation

    The NTTR and the 99th CES work closely with local, state, and federal environmental agencies to sustain the range while maintaining military capabilities. They employ teams of biologists, anthropologists and natural resource managers to ensure the impact on the range remains as minimally invasive as possible.
  • NTTR: Training our way to victory

    Red Flag, an air-to-air combat exercise for pilots, and Green Flag, a ground combat training exercise, are two of the largest training operations in the Department of Defense. The NTTR enables training opportunities like these, while also providing a practice home to the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration team and daily flying operations for squadrons based at Nellis.
  • Nellis AFB supports POTUS visit

    Airman 1st Class Derrick Terry, security forces specialist assigned to the 99th Security Forces Squadron(SFS), stands guard in front of a VC-25 aircraft on the flight line at Nellis Air Force Base(AFB), Nevada, Sept. 13, 2020. The 99th SFS provides flight line security, police services and antiterrorism/force protection for Nellis and Creech AFB.
  • 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,
  • Leah Esper visits Team Nellis Spouses

    Leah Esper, wife of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper (left), is greeted by Katie Dyer (right), wife of Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing commander, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 21, 2020. During her visit, Esper held an open-forum to discuss the resources available to Nellis Airmen and families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First
  • 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,
  • Vehicle maintenance keeps Nellis 'rolling'

    The smell of motor oil fills the air as grease covered mechanics survey the garage full of vehicles waiting to be inspected or repaired. Vehicle maintainers assigned to the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron here spend their days ensuring the extensive vehicle fleet on base is maintained and mission ready at all times.
  • Virtual training center leverages enhanced warfighter capabilities

    The Air Force relies on forward-thinking Airmen who are constantly thinking of ways to innovate, refine or improve processes and technology in a way that can modernize the service and its tactics. Nellis Airmen have heard, and answered, that call, and so with the snip of a ribbon, on Aug. 17 the Virtual Test and Training Center here officially moved one step closer to housing the future of joint-aerial combat training.
  • Red Flag exercise challenges, improves Air Force warfighting skills

    The front gate at Nellis boldly displays the words Home of the Fighter Pilot - a title it has earned through decades of the most realistic fighter training in the Air Force.
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