57th Wing Public Affairs is the installation Public Affairs office for Nellis Air Force Base and the Nevada Test and Training Range and is the lead organization for all Public Affairs activities for the installation, including tenant units.
57 WG/PA provides support for
- time-critical official investigations, crisis response and other requests directly affecting the installation’s ability to perform its operational mission. Requests include alert documentation for evidentiary and decisional purposes, and assisting senior leaders with public and media interaction during emergencies and contingencies.
- combat readiness, wing-level or higher commander priorities and objectives, operational test and evaluation missions, and major command-directed support. Requests may include media engagements, command information coverage, or community relations engagements such as tours, speakers, statics, flyovers and base participation in off-base events on an as-available basis.
- education and training, unit-level internal information, wing-level and above official recognition programs and installation support.
To request public affairs support for the following, please fill out the AF 833 Multimedia Work Order.
Event Documentation. 57 WG/PA may document newsworthy or historical events (as determined by the chief of PA). Documentation of changes of command are limited to group-level and higher; documentation of promotions, appointments and retirements are limited to wing-level or higher
commanders, vice commanders, and command chief master sergeants.
Group Photos. Squadron and above. One photo per commander tour. Requesting POC will be responsible for all logistics; PA will advise on location setup and formation style. Specific requests outside of a standard formation must be stated in initial request. Members in formation photos must comply with uniform standards and reflect a professional military image.
Awards/Recognition Coverage. Coverage of awards is limited to award winners at the wing level and above.
Self-Help Equipment. 57 WG/PA will provide self-help photography/video equipment for official requirements for which support is unavailable or for events, which organizers did not schedule support. Equipment is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Customers will be responsible for the downloading and distribution of media using self-help equipment.