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  • Ceremonial guardsmen ‘honor with dignity’

    The mission of the Nellis Honor Guard is to represent the Air Force in a variety of ceremonial functions in Southern Nevada, California, Arizona and Utah. They are responsible for rendering military honors for funeral services and various Air Force ceremonies as well as provide their services at various opening ceremonies. For the guardsmen, excellence is the only way “to honor with dignity;” every day they are fine-tuning their skills, or tweaking the slightest hesitation or shift until they can no longer get it wrong.
  • 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.
  • NATCF; eyes, ears of Red Flag 18-3 aircraft

    In a large dimly lit room located in the Nellis Air Traffic Control Facility (NATCF), faces are illuminated only by the reflection of air traffic control radar scopes. Airmen assigned to the 57th Operation Support Squadron monitor the airways of aircraft departing and landing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada as an aircraft transmission comes through –
  • Thunderbirds announce 2019 officer selections

    The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officers who will be joining the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2019 demonstration season.
  • AFWERX’s innovation strengthens perimeter security

    Approximately 75 military members, small businesses, entrepreneurs and academia innovators presented technology designs to address Air Force perimeter security issues, at the inaugural AFWERX Fusion Xperience June 20 and 21 at the Enclave in downtown Las Vegas.
  • Raiders announce draft picks at Nellis AFB

    The Oakland Raiders announced their day three draft selections April 28 from the Thunderbirds Hangar on Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The NFL organization choose Nellis as the location to help grow ties and strengthen alliances with a community they will be a part of when the team relocates to Las Vegas.
  • Vice President Mike Pence visits Nellis AFB

    Vice President Mike Pence made his way to Las Vegas Jan. 11, 2018, to attend the grand opening of the first AFWERX facility and visit the men and women of Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • WSINT trains at night; Operation Coyote Freedom

    The U.S. Air Force Weapons School completed the Weapons School Integration (WSINT) exercise, Operation Coyote Freedom, Dec. 10, at the Nevada Test and Training Range.
  • Nellis takes the cake with USAF 70th anniversary celebration

    The Crosswinds Dining Facility at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, hosted a cake-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the U.S. Air Force, with this year’s theme of Breaking Barriers Since 1947.
  • Weapons School re-activates historic 6th WPS

    The U. S. Air Force Weapons School re-activated one of the service’s historic fighter squadrons during an assumption of command ceremony June 20, 2017.