• 9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Nellis

    Nellis Air Force Base Airmen came together during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Sept. 11, 2018. The ceremony remembered those who lost their lives and those who continue to support the eradication of terrorism throughout the world with the singing of the national anthem, a moment of silence and the
  • Mike Pence: ‘Humbled’ to return to Nellis AFB

    Vice President Mike Pence left the humidity of the East to travel to the dry desert temperatures of the West for a morale visit with Nellis Airmen Sept. 7.
  • Avionics tech awarded President’s Hundred tab after shooting perfect score

    While sitting on the couch watching television or doing school work a staff sergeant leaves an unloaded pistol sitting on his desk. He doesn’t have it there for protection, but for whenever he is in need of a mental break.
  • Airmen of Lightning AMU; the forefront of readiness

    The F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is not only the newest addition to the Air Force’s arsenal of aircraft, but it is also one of its most advanced. With its improved stealth, avionics and logistical support, the aircraft can enter enemy radar, accomplish its mission and leave the hostile area without being seen.
  • 57th ATG welcomes new commander

    The 57th Adversary Tactics Group held a change of command ceremony August 3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • 57th Wing bids farewell to Leavitt, welcomes Novotny

    Brig. Gen. Robert Novotny assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt during a change of command ceremony, June 8 in the Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

    For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.
  • Breaking barriers through opportunities

    For Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander, every accomplishment of her 25-year career flying the F-15E Strike Eagle stems from seizing her opportunities, by seeing them as challenges and overcoming them every step of the way.
  • 57th Wing Airmen take flight

    As she stepped onto the flightline here Jan. 6, Senior Airman Sierra Elliott took note of her surroundings. Seeing a dozen fighter aircraft and taking in the scent of exhaust and jet fuel isn’t a new phenomenon for her -- Elliott is a munitions specialist assigned to the 57th Maintenance Squadron -- but her purpose for being there on this particular afternoon was a little out of the ordinary. Elliott was one of 29 Airmen assigned to the 57th Wing who received incentive flights in an F-15 Eagle, F-15E Strike Eagle or F-16 Fighting Falcon during the wing’s annual incentive fly day.
  • Thunderbirds perform in last show of the year

    The Thunderbirds’ performance at Aviation Nation marked their final show of the 2016 season. Since 1953, the Thunderbirds have performed for millions of people across the United States, spreading the word about the Air Force and its precision, skill and decisive combat power.

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