NAS FALLON NEWS

Semper Guard: Former Marine Corps officer begins Nev. Air Guard job at Nellis

Story by Lt. Col. Mikol Kirschenbaum on 08/23/2019 LAS VEGAS Judging by his Marine Corps aviation resume, it's a safe bet the new Deputy Director of the Virtual Test and Training Center Maj. Geoffrey Franks will thrive in the Nevada Air Guard. Franks, whose call sign name is "El Gato,"
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Aviation Ordnanceman: Moving More Than Ordnance

Story by SN Cory Daut on 07/25/2019 While out to sea, aviation ordnancemen can commonly be found in the hangar bay or the flight deck moving and loading ammunition. During refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) however, a different task is presented
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Marines attend USA Wrestling championship in Fargo

Story by Cpl Naomi May on 07/19/2019 US Marines attended the US Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, July 14-19, 2019. Marine Corps Recruiting Command partnered with USA Wrestling (USAW) to support student-athletes, coaches and their communities, to inform young people about opportunities within the
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Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber

Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber by Lt. Drew Bilton-Smith The Longhorn Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) team from Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon conducted a night rescue at Black Wall near Donner Summit on Thursday, extracting and airlifting an injured rock climber. "The survivor had been rock climbing
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Marshall Center's Senior Executive Seminar Aims to Understand Chinese Engagement in Europe

By Emma Bareihs Public Affairs Office George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted the annual Senior Executive Seminar, titled "China in Europe: A Security Challenge?," here June 24 to 28. This iteration of SES focused on understanding
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VAQ-140 Executes Airborne Change of Command

Story by SN Caitlin Coyle on 06/16/2019 The "Patriots" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 executed an airborne change of command several hundred feet above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), May 30. Cmdr. John "POCO" Nelson relieved Cmdr. Warren "Rabbit" Van Allen as commanding officer of
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