Nellis Air Force Base
yesterday at 01:00. Facebook
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
Nellis Air Force Base
yesterday at 00:37. Facebook
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 .

Nellis Air Force Base
01/20/2017 at 01:47. Facebook
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
Nellis Air Force Base
01/18/2017 at 23:16. Facebook
Head over to the Sunrise Vista golf course tomorrow for a par-tee! It's free and open to all ID cardholders.
Nellis Air Force Base
01/17/2017 at 23:23. Facebook
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.

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CSAF talks future attributes of warfare during 2017 WEPTAC
Nellis Air Force Base
01/17/2017 at 02:11. Facebook
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...
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The Air Force announced new policies on dress and appearance with regard to tattoos, as well as changes to service medical accession policy Jan. 9.

AF evolves policies to access more talent, maintain high standards
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

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Congratulations to Lt Col Jason Heard, the new Commander of the US Air Force Thunderbirds!
Nellis AFB is always proud to be "Home of the Thunderbirds". Best wishes Lt. Col. Christopher Hammond!
On this day in 2001, An F-22 Raptor, equipped with combat-capable avionics, flew for the first time at Lockheed-Martinโ€™s
facility in Marietta, Ga. #ThrowbackThursday
Being a good wingman doesn't just mean taking care of your fellow airmen. You can do so much to be there for your family too! #WingmanWednesday

Defense bill promises better access to urgent care, primary care for military families
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...
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Storytellers is just one way our fellow Airmen can share their stories and teach us how to overcome trials. Click the link below to see all of our brave wingmen's stories. #WingmanWednesday

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From the Airmen of Nellis Air Force Base, have a happy holiday and New Year.
Dorm residents living away from home for the first time received home made cookies from the Nellis AFB community.

Happy holidays everyone!

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Nellis, Creech cookie drive brings holiday cheer to dorm residents
Season's Greetings from the 57th Wing family to yours.