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  • USAF/USSF surgeon general tours 99th MDG

    The U.S. Air Force/U.S. Space Force and Air Combat Command surgeons general and the chief of the medical enlisted force toured the 99th Medical Group July 13.
  • 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.
  • Leaders at Nellis Air Force Base receive COVID-19 vaccinations as a part of the base’s continued phased rollout

    Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and members of Nellis’ leadership received their COVID-19 vaccines following the recommendations of medical professionals across the U.S while also considering the safety of the installation.
  • Nellis celebrates newest U.S. Air Force Weapons School grads

    Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, addresses graduates during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School graduation at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 10, 2020. Harrigian graduated from the USAFWS in 1995 and today is responsible for the air and missile defense of 29 NATO alliance member nations while
  • Team Nellis hosts 12th Air Force Foreign Liaison Officers

    The FLO program is designed to enable service members from allied countries to share training processes and lessons learned to better align a mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • Nellis summer safety: fireworks

    When someone brings up the Fourth of July, one of the first things come to mind is fireworks.
  • 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.
  • Artificial intelligence proves beneficial for ISR data interpretation

    The 526th Intelligence Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada recently hosted an Artificial Intelligence and Design Thinking seminar at AFWERX Vegas. Event Guest Speaker Chief Master Sgt. Ian, superintendent of the 9th Intelligence Squadron at Beale AFB, California, introduced more than 100 Airmen, contractors and Department of Defense employees
  • First AFWERX storefront opens in Las Vegas

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson, along with guest of honor Vice President Mike Pence as well as the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, opened the AFWERX-Vegas storefront Jan. 11 at the Howard Hughes Center in Las Vegas.
  • Air Force opens doors to universities, small businesses and entrepreneurs to boost innovation

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced the launch of AFwerX July 21, 2017, during her visit to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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