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  • Nellis, Creech teens win over $50K in scholarships

    Five teens of active duty service members from Nellis and Creech air force bases received $5,000 and $50,000 scholarships for getting the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of a public health initiative, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services launched “Vax Nevada Days” to encourage Nevadans to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Celebrating 80 years of elite simulated warfighter training

    From wooden rifles to virtual reality, Nellis Air Force Base has used simulation to train warfighters for decades. Today, Nellis Airmen can step inside the new Virtual Test and Training Center, which uses advanced computer-generated models to simulate in-flight combat. On the contrary, during World War II, technology was much more rudimentary, but the demand to develop proficient warfighters was great.
  • Reserve Airman makes history with innovative Project FoX/F-35 development

    For the first time ever, Air Force personnel livestreamed F-35 data directly from the aircraft’s mission systems computers to a connected computer tablet during a ground test March 31, 2021, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.The event was a milestone for the Fighter Optimization eXperiment (FoX), a project that seeks to rapidly integrate advanced
  • Nellis AFB is ‘centerpiece’ for Air Force modernization

    Warfighters at Nellis Air Force Base are helping the United States Air Force build a more integrated and lethal force through Advanced Battle Management System development, the Air Force’s network solution to enable rapid decision-making that powers Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2).“A modern Air Force requires us to process and share
  • Nellis graduates first ever TACP FTU; advancing special warfare

    Staff Sgt. Nathan Fox and Airman 1st Class William Simmons, two Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) journeymen from the 6th Combat Training Squadron at Nellis, graduated from the Air Force’s first-ever TACP Formal Training Unit (FTU) April 8, 2021.
  • Captain Rebekah McLane to represent the 57th Wing at ACC Sword Athena 2021

    Capt. Rebekah McLane, RC-135 Weapons Instructor Course instructor, assigned to the 8th Weapons Squadron, was selected to represent the 57th Wing at the Air Combat Command (ACC) Sword Athena 2021 (SA2021) Forum.
  • Nellis invests in pilots with Human Weapons Systems Program

    The Air Force has recently recognized its pilots as “human weapons systems,” thus implementing a program that brought in contracted athletic trainers, strength coaches and massage therapists from LMR Technical Group to help relieve some of the symptoms pilots experience from flying.
  • 99th Medical Group deploys in response to COVID-19

    Members of the 99th Medical Group were deployed to California at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of California in response to a surge of COVID-19 patients Jan. 7 to Feb. 13, 2021.
  • 57th Wing recognizes 2020 annual award winners

    A ceremony was held Feb. 19, 2021, to recognize Airmen -- civilian, enlisted and officers, who have demonstrated the meaning of integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do.57th Wing 2020 Annual Awards Winners:Field Grade Officer: Maj. Evan CummingsCompany Grade Officer: Capt. Chelsea RossSenior Noncommissioned Officer (NCO):
  • Nellis continues COVID-19 vaccinations, reduces HPCON

    As a decrease in COVID-19 cases at Nellis Air Force Base has been sustained and vaccinations continue, the base returned to installation green status and Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo Feb. 16, 2021.With the transition to green status, unrestricted travel may resume to and from other installations that are also in green status. HPCON
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