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Nellis Support Team to Display at The Las Vegas Country Club on July 4th
Published on Wed, Jul 3, 2013 (4:10 p.m.)NELLIS SUPPORT TEAM RELEASE
Nellis AFB Support Team
The Nellis Support Team and Las Vegas Country Club Join to Honor Nellis and Creech Airmen on July 4th
In recognition of their service to our country, approximately 75 Airmen and their families have been invited to a special 4th of July day of festivities at the Las Vegas Country Club. The annual event features a number of activities for both adults and children, a holiday-style cookout and one of the Valley's best firework displays.
The Air Force will also have a physical presence at the event. Visiting from Creech Air Force Base, a non-working model of a Predator MQ-1B remotely piloted aircraft will be on display outside the clubhouse, along with a 799th Security Forces Squadron Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, armored vehicle.
Finally, members of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be on hand to meet and greet people attending the 4th of July event. Although their jets have been grounded due to sequestration, the Nellis AFB-based team has been active in the Southern Nevada community, fulfilling their role as 'America's Ambassadors in Blue.'
Interested media are invited to talk to select Air Force personnel during the morning setup of the Predator model from 4:30 to 6 a.m., and again during the event -- from 6 to 9 p.m., by prior arrangement with 99th Air Base Wing Public Affairs at (702) 652-2750, or 432nd Wing Public Affairs at (702) 404-1618.
WHERE: Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W Brown Dr Las Vegas, NV 89109
WHEN: Thursday, July 4, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
This event is NOT open to the public.
Susan Sullivan, NST Event Organizer
About the Nellis Support Team (NST)
The NST provides support to the Air Force commanders, the Warfare Center, and Nellis/Creech AFBs on issues such as encroachment, zoning, and other issues that may directly or indirectly impact the mission of the US Air Force Warfare Center. This is accomplished by ensuring NST awareness of Nellis/Creech issues, and by generating local, state, and national support.