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  • Nellis hosts first Multi-Capable Airmen event

    The 99th Air Base Wing (ABW) facilitated Nellis AFB’s first Multi-Capable Airmen (MCA) initiative in a weeklong training event for rescue tenant units stationed here.
  • Celebrating 80 years of elite simulated warfighter training

    From wooden rifles to virtual reality, Nellis Air Force Base has used simulation to train warfighters for decades. Today, Nellis Airmen can step inside the new Virtual Test and Training Center, which uses advanced computer-generated models to simulate in-flight combat. On the contrary, during World War II, technology was much more rudimentary, but the demand to develop proficient warfighters was great.
  • Nellis Defenders ramp up training

    The 99th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) continues to modify and advance its training to prepare for potential threats and effectively protect Nellis and its neighboring communities.
  • Nellis leaders, tribal reps visit Native American historical site

    Commanders from the 99th Air Base Wing, the 432nd Wing, and the Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) met with six tribal representatives for an excursion to a Native American cultural site within the NTTR on March 21, 2021. Nellis Air Force Base initiated its Native American Program 25 years ago to increase the understanding between base leadership and culturally affiliated tribes.
  • Leaders at Nellis Air Force Base receive COVID-19 vaccinations as a part of the base’s continued phased rollout

    Col. Todd Dyer, 99th Air Base Wing commander, and members of Nellis’ leadership received their COVID-19 vaccines following the recommendations of medical professionals across the U.S while also considering the safety of the installation.
  • 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.
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