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  • ACC to conduct experiment testing agility and lead wing concepts during AGILE FLAG 21-1

    Air Combat Command will conduct an experiment known as Agile Flag 21-1 from Oct. 21-29 to test agile combat employment and a new lead wing deployment concept. During Agile Flag 21-1, the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test its ability to deploy as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing with a wing-level air staff. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support elements from its main operating base at Tyndall AFB, Florida, while supporting a forward operating base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and a contingency location at Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • SecAF visits Nellis, Airmen innovation showcased

    Secretary of the Air Force, Barbara Barrett, visited Nellis Air Force Base Aug. 10-12 to see firsthand how Nellis Airmen are driving innovation for the future.
  • One Team: Nellis leadership gets inside look at Creech RPA enterprise

    Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Jack Gardner, 99th ABW vice commander, attend their first immersion tour of Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, July 8, 2020. They toured many facilities throughout their visit including the flight simulators, the Creech Medical Clinic, and the new 432nd Support Squadron building.
  • 57th OG, ATG merge functions to improve interoperability

    In a modest ceremony March 31 adapted to support social distancing initiatives, the 57th Adversary Tactics Group (ATG) merged with the 57th Operations Group (OG), placing both group functions under the leadership of one commander. The ceremony, which included Col. John Gallemore, former 57th ATG commander, assuming command from Col. Raymond Millero, is the first of a multi-step approach to merge all Operations Group functions under one leadership chain.
  • Red Flag 20-2: Maximizing combat readiness, capability, survivability between forces

    Deployed maintainers from all over the world flood the flight line turning wrenches to ensure their assigned aircraft are ready to take over the skies, this controlled chaos signifies Red Flag is back in session March 6-20, here.
  • AWACS pilot makes history as Red Flag mission commander

    RED FLAG 20-1 marked a significant milestone for the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron when Capt. Preston Radford, an instructor pilot for the E-3 Sentry Air Warning and Control System, was selected to serve as mission commander for one of the daily exercises. While RED FLAG has been operating out of Nellis Air Force Base, quarterly since 1975, this marks the third time in the exercise’s history that an AWACS pilot has been selected to serve as mission commander.
  • 805th Combat Training Squadron; Nellis AFB’s newest squadron

    The operations center sits in a large room, filled with rows of computers, displaying a simulated combat scenario. Above different areas in the room are signs designating who sits where. Cyber, Space and Judge Advocate are just a few of the stations in the dark room. Illuminating the area in the front are projector screens displaying real aircraft positioning, weather maps and other intel sources. Announcements over the intercom can be heard of major developments such as a fallen aircraft or incoming opposition.
  • Nellis plastic surgery – more than just cosmetic

    The 99th Medical Group at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas offers a wide range of services to maintain Airman readiness and care to their families. What many may not know, is the importance of their plastic surgery practice.
  • 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.
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