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  • Nellis leaders, tribal reps visit Native American historical site

    Commanders from the 99th Air Base Wing, the 432nd Wing, and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) met with six tribal representatives for an excursion to a Native American cultural site within the NTTR on March 21, 2021.Nellis AFB initiated its Native American Program 25 years ago to increase

  • JTACs integrate with 16th Weapons Squadron in close-air support exercise

    Two F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 16th Weapons Squadron fly over the Nevada Test and Training Range, Nevada, Oct. 8, 2020. The F-16s participated in an exercise during the close air support phase of their U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Weapons Instructor Course. Graduates of this

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 66th RQS remembers fallen Airmen 20 years later

    The 66th Rescue Squadron (RQS) paid their respects to their fallen brothers during a memorial marking the 20th anniversary of their deaths. A total of 12 Airmen were lost when two HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters, call signs Jolly 38 and Jolly 39, assigned to the 66th RQS were involved in a midair

  • F-35 pilots to conduct first Stanley Cup Final flyover

    While the Vegas Golden Knights hockey team makes history on the ice, the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet will make history with the Air Force’s first flyover of a National Hockey League Stanley Cup Final May 30.   The 6th Weapons Squadron will lead a four-ship F-35 aerial formation over the T-Mobile

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