Tag: nellis afb
  • Sssnake Survey

    An adult Great Basin Rattlesnake coils in the rocks on a hillside at the Nellis Test and Training Range, Nevada, Oct. 17, 2019. According to Colorado State University herpetologists, rattlesnake bites are often as a warning and rarely fatal. Their venom is used to subdue their prey, not used as a defense mechanism. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff.
  • Airman accounted for from World War II

    The remains of Cpl. Walter J. Kellett have been found and identified. He was buried in his hometown of Ironwood, Michigan, with full military honors -- his sister and other family members were in attendance.
  • Nellis Pharmacy: New technology, services assisting patients

    Patients receiving care from Mike O’Calllaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC) Main Pharmacy and Satellite Pharmacy at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada, can now be assisted by new equipment and and services provided.
  • Inner Fire: Nellis firefighter finds his strength, earns 12 OAY

    It’s 7 a.m. on a warm Nevada morning. The bright desert sun is shining through the window as a towering 6’4” Airman is snug on his couch, hunched over, nose buried in a book.
  • Nellis summer safety: fireworks

    When someone brings up the Fourth of July, one of the first things come to mind is fireworks.
  • Weapons School: Multi-domain integration since 1996

    The purpose of Weapons School Integration — the capstone event for each class of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) — hasn’t changed much over the years, but the capabilities, platforms and domains involved have.
  • Gunsmoke: Revolutionized

    U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) squadrons and various maintenance and special operations units competed in Gunsmoke at Nellis AFB, May 15.
  • Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron for F-35 training

    The action came after Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander, recommended training for fifth generation fighter tactics development and close-air support would be improved by adding F-35s to complement the fourth generation aircraft currently being used.
  • 3-time ace, World War II, Vietnam War veteran visits Nellis

    Retired Col. Clarence Anderson, highest scoring living ace, visited Nellis AFB for a meet and greet with leadership and Airmen, April 25 at the Nellis Club.
  • Robotic system advances minimally invasive surgery

    The 99th Surgical Operations Squadron (MSGS) performed their first robotic general surgery using the da Vinci Surgery System, April 3, at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center.

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