Nellis Air Force Base

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Drone Crash In Nevada Costs Air Force Nearly $10 Million

Air Force officials say a series of errors led to the crash of an unmanned drone aircraft in December in a remote area north of Las Vegas.

04/09/2013

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Nellis Will Feel Affects Of Sequestration

Adjutant General Bill Burks says the automatic budget cuts will hurt the National Guard’s readiness and overall operation in Nevada.

03/19/2013

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Future Uncertain For Nellis Jets

The potential for defense budget cuts and layoffs at Lockheed Martin loom over plans to deliver the first F-35 fighter jets to Nellis Air Force Base early next year.

09/04/2012

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Eight Injured In Shelter Collapse At Nellis

Eight military personnel at Nellis Air Force Base are recovering from injuries after several aircraft shelters collapsed during a windstorm.  The Air Force says winds of nearly 70-miles-an-hour hit the base yesterday afternoon, causing the […]

FM News 100.5 KXNT–09/09/2011

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Pilot Did Not Eject Before Crash

The search continues for the pilot of an Air Force jet about 150 miles north of Las Vegas.

CBS Las Vegas–06/30/2011

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CRASH UPDATE: Nellis Grounds All Training Flights

LAS VEGAS(CBS) – The United States Air Force has suspended all air training at Nellis until further notice.

CBS Las Vegas–06/29/2011

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Local Leaders Announce Solar Energy Loan

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Department of Energy is loaning $45.6 million in federal stimulus dollars to a solar plant proposed near Las Vegas. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada […]

06/02/2011

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Red Flag Exercises Scheduled

Officials say southern Nevada residents will see an increase in military flights in the skies over the Las Vegas area for the next three weeks while Nellis Air Force Base conducts Red Flag combat training […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/21/2011

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Red Flag Returns To Nellis

Southern Nevada residents will notice more traffic in the sky starting Monday as Red Flag Training Exercises return to Nellis Air Force Base.

CBS Las Vegas–02/20/2011

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Bombs Dropped Before Emergency Landing

An Air Force pilot dropped two 500-pound bombs on restricted military land in southern Nevada after an engine malfunctioned in the fighter jet, forcing an emergency landing. Air Force spokesman Charles Ramey says that at […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/12/2011

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