We are gearing up for Red Flag 17-1, which starts Monday. Southern Nevada residents may notice increased military aircraft in the air as they take part in the Air Force's premier air-to-air combat training exercise. #readytofight
Southern Nevada residents: The National Weather Service has extended the flood watch for Clark county until late this evening and again Sunday evening through Monday afternoon (1/22/17 - 1/23/17). For the latest road conditions, check .
On this day in Air Force History, in 1976 the 180th Tactical Fighter Group (now the 180th Fighter Wing) became the first Air National Guard Unit to participate in a Red Flag at Nellis AFB. #ThrowBackThursday #TBT
The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen David Goldfein delivered the keynote speech during the 2017 Weapons and Tactics (WEPTAC) conference at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Check out the article below to find out what roles he sees the Air Force playing in potential future multi-domain conflicts.
As we commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we reflect on Dr. King's legacy of faith, tolerance and equality for all. Regardless of race, color or creed, Dr. King's dream is inspiring to all of us. Our diversity as an Air Force is a wonderful example of his vision- working together to serve all Americans.
The USAF Warfare Center at Nellis exists to ensure Airmen are well trained and well equipped for integrated combat operations. One of their squadrons, the 505th Combat Training Squadron at Hurlburt Field, Florida, just celebrated 40 years of training US military forces to work together, think, and function at the real world operational level of war. The exercise is called Blue Flag, and you... View details ⇨
On January 9th, 2017, the Air Force readdressed dress and appearance policies, including tattoo policies. In the picture below, the area in the blue zone is tattoo approved! When does the new policy go into effect? #TriviaTuesday
Trivia Time! What is one of the most common New Year's Resolutions? Need a hint? See below.
Here at Nellis we're doing all we can to keep you on track- figuratively and literally! The Nellis Force Support Squadron kicks off its January highlights with a resolution workout week starting next Monday!
Do you know who that guy is in our profile picture? He's 1st Lt William H. Nellis, a P-47 Thunderbolt pilot with the 513th Fighter Squadron, 406th Fighter Group. Lt. Nellis was killed on his 70th mission on December 27th, 1944, when he crashed while strafing a German vehicle column near Bastogne, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge. A long-time resident of Las Vegas before serving in the... View details ⇨