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  • COVID-19 Heroes: Exchange, commissary rise to challenge to support community during pandemic

    In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, store workers have become essential to everyday life. Since the virus hit the local area mid-March, more than 500 Nellis Commissary and Exchange employees are working long hours to unload merchandise and stock shelves to support 4,000 customers per day.
  • Weather Airmen share mission at Rose Bowl event

    As people prepared to celebrate the New Year’s holiday, five Airmen from units across the 557th Weather Wing journeyed to Pasadena, California. Their mission was to tell the Air Force Weather story at Live on Green!, a free entertainment and education event that precedes the annual Rose Parade and Rose Bowl football game.
  • Airman accounted for from World War II

    The remains of Cpl. Walter J. Kellett have been found and identified. He was buried in his hometown of Ironwood, Michigan, with full military honors -- his sister and other family members were in attendance.
  • Gunsmoke: Revolutionized

    U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) squadrons and various maintenance and special operations units competed in Gunsmoke at Nellis AFB, May 15. The purpose of the legacy competition was to demonstrate the capabilities of both jet and conventional fighter aircraft accuracy in bombing and gunnery.
  • 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.
  • Airmen of Lightning AMU; the forefront of readiness

    The F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is not only the newest addition to the Air Force’s arsenal of aircraft, but it is also one of its most advanced. With its improved stealth, avionics and logistical support, the aircraft can enter enemy radar, accomplish its mission and leave the hostile area without being seen.
  • USAFWS expands curriculum for current era of joint operations

    For 68 years, the legacy of the United States Air Force Weapons School has been to adapt to the current warfare environment in order to produce experts in air power and leaders.
  • Breaking barriers through opportunities

    For Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing commander, every accomplishment of her 25-year career flying the F-15E Strike Eagle stems from seizing her opportunities, by seeing them as challenges and overcoming them every step of the way.
  • Thunderbirds perform last show of 2016

    The Thunderbirds’ performance at Aviation Nation marked their final show of the 2016 season. Since 1953, the Thunderbirds have performed for millions of people across the United States, spreading the word about the Air Force and its precision, skill and decisive combat power.
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