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  • Weather Airmen forecast combat missions

    A 12th Combat Training Squadron (CTS) patch rests on the arm of a U.S. Air Force Airman, reflected on the side view mirror of a Humvee during Green Flag West 21-02, at Fort Irwin Army Base, California, Nov. 12, 2020. The 12th CTS readies tactical air control parties, weather teams and brigade combat teams to execute decisive, world-wide
  • 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.
  • Newest member of 99th SFS, Ivan

    Ivan, 99th Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog, completes an obstacle during training at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 2, 2020. Ivan and his handler train daily on obstacle courses to maintain mission readiness for emergency situations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher H. Stolze)
  • AFJO welcomes new commander

    Brig. Gen. David W. Snoddy, U.S Air Force Warfare Center vice commander, passes the Air Force Joint Test Program Office’s guidon to incoming commander Lt. Col. Sean M. Higgins at a change of command ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 28, 2019. The Joint Test & Evaluation program is designed to help solve inter-service operational
  • Red Flag 18-3: readiness through innovation, integration and interoperability

    Southern Nevada residents may notice an increase in military aircraft activity from July 23 through Aug. 3 as Nellis begins the U.S. Air Force’s largest air-to-air combat training exercise – Red Flag 18-3.   Red Flag exercises provide mission commanders, maintenance personnel, ground controllers, and air, space and cyber operators the opportunity
  • Dedicated crew chief: Second to none

    The 57th Wing held a ceremony May 19 to recognize nearly 50 Airmen as new dedicated crew chiefs.
  • Nellis AFB inducts new Honorary Commanders

    The honorary commander program emphasizes informal, personal, one-on-one relationships between Nevada community leaders and senior leadership at Nellis AFB, Creech AFB and the Nevada Test and Training Range.
  • F-35A stealth brings flexibility to battlespace

    Stealth isn’t new in the Air Force. But, stealth combined with the multirole capabilities of the F-35A is proving to be a game changer in the Nevada desert.
  • USAFWS weapons officers employ total force training during Libya B-2 strike

    Two B-2 Spirit bombers departed Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri for a transatlantic flight to Libya on Jan. 18 in what would become the B-2’s first combat mission since Operation Odyssey Dawn in 2011.
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