Naval Air Station



NAS Fallon Operates in Health Protection Condition

By The Publisher | March 23, 2020 |

Information taken from NAS Fallon website and social media pages —    Besides being home to nearly 5,000 military, civilian, and contract employees, Naval Air Station Fallon serves a large population of retired military members.   NAS Fallon is currently operating in Health Protection Condition, referred to as “Charlie Minus.” Required measures to protect the…

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Navy signs ROD for their Expansion Plans

By The Publisher | March 13, 2020 |

Statement provided by the U.S. Navy regarding the Record of Decision for the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization Environmental Impact Statement Available The U.S. Navy has announced its decision to select Alternative 3, the Navy’s preferred alternative, from the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), dated January 2020. This alternative will…

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NAS Fallon reports self-quarantine for 8 individuals

By The Publisher | March 13, 2020 |

Naval Air Station Fallon reports Friday morning eight individuals are in self-quarantine. They had traveled to the United States from Bahrain, but because they transited through Germany they are in self-quarentine. NAS Fallon said the individuals are not showing any symptoms of COVID-19 at this time. Navy Region Southwest installations, including NAS Fallon, are in…

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Final EIS on Navy FRTC ready for decision

By The Publisher | February 11, 2020 |

by Rachel Dahl — A 30-day wait period ended on Monday, February 10th for the Environmental Impact Statement on the Fallon Range Training Complex Modernization plan at Naval Air Station Fallon. According to information given at a public meeting held by the Navy on January 28th, the Record of Decision on the EIS can now…

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Navy releases EIS – Fallon Range Training Complex

By The Publisher | January 13, 2020 |

Information courtesy of NAS Fallon — Zip Upham, PAO The U.S. Navy has prepared a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts of the proposed modernization of the Fallon Range Training Complex (FRTC), located in northern Nevada. Modernization would include the renewal of the Navy’s current public land withdrawal, land range…

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Federal Firefighters at NAS Fallon

By The Publisher | January 2, 2020 |

by Susan Weikel– Federal Firefighters are civilian employees working for the government to provide emergency services to the installation at NAS Fallon for the military members, civilians, and independent contractors who work on the base. The crews provide a variety of services on the base and on the ranges, providing structural response, airfield response, as…

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Featuring Navy Search and Rescue

By The Publisher | December 23, 2019 |

by Susan Weikel – Naval Air Station Fallon Search and Rescue team, The Longhorns, offer a mutual aid support unit for high altitude rescues throughout the Sierra Nevadas and off base. The unit is a team of 25 people, full maintenance personnel, air crews that handle the ropes and lines as well as work the…

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Major Accident – Power Outages Near Sheckler – School information

By Editor | October 29, 2019 |

  Update at 10:11 a.m. Highway 50 will be closed until at least 6:00 p.m. due to a fatal traffic accident and power lines that are down. Traffic is being rerouted around Lucas Road. Nevada Highway Patrol reports one fatality and one person transported with life-threatening injuries. From the Churchill County Sheriff’s Office —  First…

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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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