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  • 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.
  • USAF Weapons School continues to innovate air superiority

    Covid-19 has created a new normal and everyday life is now categorized as either essential or non-essential. Unfortunately for the adversaries of the United States, the U.S. Air Force Weapons School (USAFWS) located on Nellis Air Force Base remains essential, delivering training to the warfighters of the present and future.
  • Prosperity in the face of adversity

    On a cold March night in 1995, a newborn baby girl was left swaddled on a dark and desolate bridge in Huai’an, China. Now, that abandoned child has grown and prospered into a 99th Aerospace Medical Squadron ophthalmic technician. With her inviting smile and exuberant personality, it’s hard to believe that Senior Airman Lin Evenson has endured multiple devastating hardships in her life.
  • Mental Health Airman wins Airlift/Tanker leadership award

    The Air Combat Command selected Senior Airman Cederic Williams, a mental health technician assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, as the enlisted service member, who went on to win for 2018.
  • Business is booming on Nellis demolition range

    99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams completed an ammunition disposition request (ADR) May 31 at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.
  • Police Week: Respect. Honor. Remember.

    The 99th Security Forces Squadron hosted the annual National Police Week May 14-18 on base to honor fallen law enforcement officers and recognize those who serve.
  • Responding to Airmen who responded: Nellis Disaster Mental Health team activates after Las Vegas shooting

    “When people go through traumatic experiences, often times we call them heroes, but it’s common for them to never see it that way,” said Maj. Kimberly Lane, 99th Medical Operations Squadron clinic social worker.
  • Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

    In mid-afternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which later made landfall Sept. 10.Nellis personnel had a
  • SEAC visits with Nellis Airmen

    Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spent a day immersing himself in the diverse missions carried out by Airmen at Nellis Air Force Base. The conversations he had with Nellis Airmen were driven primarily by his four core objectives, or, “Lines of Operation” to monitor the pulse of the enlisted force, to ensure responsiveness within the Joint Staff, to cultivate strong relationships between military leadership and the Secretary of Defense, and most importantly, to serve as the voice for the joint enlisted force. “My visit today at Nellis simply reinforces what I already knew, and that is there is a lot of great work being done here,” said Troxell.