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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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.”
  • 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.