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. Nellis holds vigil following Vegas shooting
The vigil was held in order to take a moment out of an emotional day to focus on Airmen.Nellis, like all of Las Vegas, was deeply saddened and affected by the Las Vegas shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival that took place downtown. The vigil addressed the fears of the Nellis community and need to support one another in order to move
0 10/02
2017
Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7, 2016. The 12-week ASPC course -- which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers in their four to nine year time-in-service window -- teaches its students to think and view problems differently, ultimately to help them solve sortie production deficiencies more effectively. First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course
The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) here has been providing the Air Force’s premier advanced maintenance training and expanding combat capability through graduate-level education since it first opened its doors in 2003.
0 12/08
2016
Guests of the Aviation Nation air show walk through a C-5 Galaxy during the Aviation Nation air show on Nellis Air Force Base., Nov. 12, 2016. The C-5 can carry a fully equipped combat-ready military unit to any point in the world on short notice and then provide the supplies required to help sustain the fighting force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Aviation Nation highlights '75 Years of Airpower'
Aviation Nation, the Nellis Air Force Base’s air show and open house, took place Nov. 12 and 13, showing off numerous acts from past and present while giving the community the chance to interact with Airmen.
0 11/15
2016
Staff Sgt. Michael Morris, 99th Communications Squadron base content manager, demonstrates how to use the Aviation Nation application that he created for the air show on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 9, 2016. The app has several features and provides up to date information encompassing what is going on during the air show with the ease of it being on a smart phone or tablet. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Aviation Nation app innovates interactive Nellis air show
Nellis Air Force Base is proud to present the Southern Nevada community "75 Years of Airpower" with an air show and open house, Nov. 12 and 13.
0 11/10
2016
Students and cadre of the Advanced Sortie Production Course at the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., pose for a group photo Sept. 13, 2016. Throughout the inaugural 12 week course, the ASPC will provide graduate level instruction to develop highly skilled officers in the art of sortie production processes at the tactical level. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jake Carter) USAF AMMOS starts new Advanced Sortie Production Course
For the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, preparing aircraft maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness leaders for tomorrow’s victories is their mission.
0 9/16
2016
A Pakistan air force F-16C Fighting Falcon assigned to the No.5 Squadron, Rafiqui Air Force Base prepares for take-off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 17, 2016. The No. 5 Squadron travelled more than 7,700 miles to participate in Red Flag 16-4. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Frank Miller/Released) F-16s helps strengthen bond between US/Pakistan Air Forces
Pakistan air force F-16C/D jets from No. 5 Squadron "Falcons" travelled more than 7,700 miles here to participate in Red Flag 16-4 on Aug. 15-26.
0 8/29
2016
An Airman assigned to the 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, walks on top of an HC-130J Combat King II before Red Flag 16-4 night operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 25, 2016. Red Flag provides an opportunity for aircrew and military aircraft the ability to enhance their tactical operational skills alongside military aircraft from coalition forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) HC-130J trains at all hours during Red Flag
The 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, prepare an HC-130J Combat King II for Red Flag 16-4 night operations at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 25, 2016.
0 8/29
2016
Spanish air force EF-18Ms sit on the runway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. during Red Flag 16-4, Aug. 17, 2016. Red Flag was established in 1975 as one of the initiatives directed by General Robert J. Dixon, then commander of Tactical Air Command, to better prepare our forces for combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Released) Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4
Since its inception in 1975, Red Flag has served as the pinnacle of air-to-air combat training for the United States Air Force and its allies.
0 8/25
2016
An F-16CM Fighting Falcon from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxis in preparation for a night sortie at Nellis AFB, Nev., Aug. 17, 2016. Red Flag 16-4 conducted night missions for pilots to experience training in a low-visibility environment. (U. S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller) SEAD proves vital piece to Red Flag puzzle
It takes numerous pieces of all shapes and sizes to complete the puzzle of an Air Tasking Order during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. One such piece to the puzzle would be suppression of enemy air defenses which has been around since the days of the Wild Weasels. “The suppression of enemy air defenses means eliminating, avoiding, and destroying threats that are trying to shoot down any of our friendly forces,” said Maj. William Lutmer, 55th Fighter Squadron director of operations, Shaw AFB, South Carolina. “SEAD has a full spectrum of suppression techniques such as jamming, putting a bomb on the target, or it might even mean using a High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile to hit it.”
0 8/23
2016
Soldiers from the 1st Armored Division, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas, look on as an F-16 Fighting Falcon executes a “show of force” in the skies over the National Training Center Range, Fort Irwin, Calif., during a Green Flag 15-08 training scenario June 12, 2015. In many situations, an aircraft executing a low pass over a conflict zone can act as a deterrent to potential enemy combatants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz)
Air Force to grow, enhance 57th Operations Group with a Close Air Support emphasis
Today, Air Force officials announced Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on Close Air Support Integration. The group’s mission will include high-end fight training as well as an increased emphasis on tactical level close air support with experts to integrate fires in joint operations, advancing the joint CAS enterprise and preserving the Air Force’s CAS culture.
0 8/16
2016
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