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Vol. 66 No. 16
                                                                                                                                                                                           May 20, 2016

Nellis AFB conducts base wide exercise May 9-12

By Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

99th Air Base Wing Public A airs

   NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — On May 9                                                                                                                                                                        U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
to 12, Nellis AFB conducted a base wide exercise to
evaluate the real-life response capabilities of emer-    A 99th Security Forces Squadron Airman uses his radio to communicate with other Airmen on scene during a simulated
gency personnel and the base populace to a variety of    active shooter attack during a base exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 12. The exercise scenario was complex and
scenarios depicting situations that could impact the     had many moving part in order to present unique challenges to the units that participated.
base at any time.

   The exercise was named “Nellis Multi-Assault
Counter Terrorism Action Capabilities Exercise”
and there were over 300 participants from Nellis
AFB, Creech AFB and tenant units. e participants
included Wing Inspection Team (WIT) members,
scene controllers for additional safety, and volunteers
simulating victims and witnesses to the incident.

   Each day of the exercise readiness and procedures
of various base agencies were tested with di erent sets
of scenarios and challenges. May 12, served as the pin-
nacle of the exercise as it simulated a multi-location
large scale attack.

   Prior to the exercise, Tech. Sgt. Christopher L.
Bossley, 99th Air Base Wing Inspector General In-
spections, wing inspection planner NCO in-charge,
knew that with the scenario being so complex and
having so many moving parts that some problems
might arise during the exercise. He also knew that the
well-trained and disciplined units would be able to
adapt and overcome the unique challenges presented
during the scenarios.

   “Some foreseeable problems might be miscommuni-
_________________See EXERCISE, on page 3

First Marine graduates USAF AMMOS

By Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum  James Adams visited Nellis AFB.           ed maintenance training, MAWTS-1 and      will graduate the AMMOS course at
                                        During this routine visit, the com-    the Advanced Maintenance and Muni-        Nellis AFB, becoming not only the rst
99th Air Base Wing Public A airs                                               tion Operations have spent the past year  Marine to complete the course, but the
                                     mandant was given a tour of the Ad-       collaborating curriculum, methodology
   NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.       vanced Maintenance and Munitions          and for the rst time ever, students.       rst sister-service member ever.
— In June 2015, commander of the     Operations School and was impressed                                                    “The USAF Advanced Maintenance
Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics  with what he witnessed.                      On May 20, 2016, Master Sgt. omas
Squadron-One, Marine equivalent to                                             Moore, Marine Aviation and Logistics      and Munitions Operations School has been
the Air Force Weapons School, Col.      With the Marine Corps delving into     Squadron 11 aircra maintenance chief,     _________See AMMOS, on page 3
                                     the development of its o cer and enlist-

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