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NAS Fallon and “Top Gun: Maverick” 

By Editor | July 26, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman —  By now, nearly everyone knows that the sequel to the movie “Top Gun” is in the works. The highly anticipated “Top Gun: Maverick” trailer has been recently released, and, if you live in Fallon, Nevada, you might even know that parts of the movie were filmed this spring right here at…

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Navy SAR rescues Donner Summit rock climber

By Editor | July 22, 2019 |

By Lt. Drew Bilton-Smith — NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, NEV. — 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 on a very steep cliff…

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SECNAV Visits with Sailors at NAS Fallon

By Editor | April 24, 2019 |

NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, Nev. — Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer takes a question from Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Charles Emmert while eating lunch with Sailors aboard Naval Air Station Fallon, Nev. Spencer is in the area for a brief tour of the Naval base and the Fallon Range Training Complex. (U.S.…

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Nevada Assembly Opposes Navy Modernization Plan

By Editor | April 24, 2019 |

Staff report — Fallon, Nev., County Manager, Jim Barbee reported at the County Commission meeting on Monday, that the Nevada Assembly overwhelmingly voted last week on a resolution to oppose the expansion and modernization for the Fallon Range Training Complex. In the second regularly scheduled meeting of April, Barbee gave his update on key legislation…

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Month of the Military Child

By Editor | April 5, 2019 |

by Michelle Taylor — April is designated as the Month of the Military Child. You see them every day; they are playing with your children, on sports teams, serving as volunteer. They are shopping, they are dining, they are attending school, or playing at the park. They look like your child, they laugh, they cry,…

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NAS Fallon Holds Combined Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony

By The Publisher | March 15, 2019 |

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Larry S. Carlson, Naval Air Station Fallon Public Affairs NAVAL AIR STATION FALLON, Nev. – Naval Air Station Fallon held a change of command and retirement ceremony in Hangar Seven, March 15. During the ceremony Capt. Evan Morrison, from Chatham, Ill, relieved Capt. David Halloran, who retired after 27…

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NAS Fallon Generates $517 Million in Local Economy

By The Publisher | March 15, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl — Captain David Halloran gave his last presentation to the community on Wednesday at the Churchill Economic Development Authority Business Council breakfast. He retires from the Navy after 27 years, and officially hands over the base to Captain Evan Morrison at the Change of Command today. Referring to Naval Air Station Fallon…

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Critical Housing Situation for NAS Fallon

By The Publisher | March 7, 2019 |

by Leanna Lehman —  Finding affordable housing to rent has become incredibly difficult in the Fallon area. With rental prices escalating and a shortage in homes available to purchase, Naval Air Station Fallon personnel and their families face serious challenges when faced with finding housing. Impacting local renters and incoming military personnel alike, various factors…

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Comments Due February 14th on the Navy EIS

By The Publisher | February 9, 2019 |

By Rachel Dahl —  Valentine’s Day celebrations could be held up this year by a flurry of last minute efforts to submit comments on the Navy’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement for their plan to modernize the Fallon Range Training Complex.  The comment period was extended in December, and ends this coming Thursday, February 14th. Known…

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Fighting Saints Hold Change of Command

By The Publisher | February 3, 2019 |

By LT Matt Gottschalk, VFC-13 Public Affairs The “Saints” of Fighter Squadron Composite (VFC) 13 held an aerial change of command ceremony in the sky above Naval Air Station Fallon January 31. Cmdr. Andrew Craig relieved Cmdr. Brandon Harjer as commanding officer. The ceremony marked the thirty-fourth change of command in the squadron’s history since…

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