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Defense

SEAD proves vital piece to Red Flag puzzle

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller

It takes numerous pieces of all shapes and sizes to complete the puzzle of an Air Tasking Order during Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Support personnel, F-16s enhance partnership with Poland

Posted June 10, 2016 by SrA. Erin Babis

About 350 personnel are supporting 20 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the 138th Fighter Wing at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Okla., as part of bilateral flying training with the Polish Air Force.

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T-45C operational pause implemented

Posted April 7, 2017 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Bryan Mai Pilots perform pre-flight procedures in T-45C Goshawks from Training Air Wing One (TRAWING) 1 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington, homeported in Norfolk, is underway in the Atlantic Ocean. The Navy implemented a three-day operational pause for its T-45C fleet…

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NATO officials discuss Afghan Plus-Up, Russian threats

Posted November 13, 2017 by Jim Garamone

Army photograph by Spec. Jacob Krone Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO Resolute Support commander, greets Afghan Special Operations Command School of Excellence leaders before receiving an overview of the commando class final tactical exercise and a platoon-level raid demonstration at Camp Command, Kabul, Afghanistan, Oct. 21, 2017. NATO allies and their partner forces have…

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Grim Reaper finds his rage

Posted February 15, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson

As he stands at the step desk, you wouldn’t miss the subtle differences in his uniform. His brown leather boots seem foreign next to the sage green ones accompanying him.

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Defense

Emerald Warrior 16 increases joint forces interoperability

Posted May 18, 2016 by Capt. Zach Anderson

The final mission of Emerald Warrior 2016 was completed May 13, concluding two successful weeks of intense irregular warfare training designed to reinforce U.S. special operations forces interoperability and capabilities.

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Defense

Twenty-seven nations to take part in world’s largest maritime exercise

Posted June 1, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO2 Corey T. Jones Service members from partner nations steer amphibious assault vehicles towards shore during a simulated beach assault during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 26 to Aug. 1, in…

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AAG traps Super Hornet, marks program milestone

Posted April 4, 2016 by

Navy photograph The Navy’s Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) program reaches a milestone with the first recovery of a manned aircraft, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, March 31 at the Runway Arrested Landing Site (RALS) at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in N.J. The aircraft performed additional roll-ins, at speeds up to 105 knots, enabling the AAG test team…

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Defense

F-35B Lightning II arrives in Okinawa

Posted June 28, 2017 by Sgt. Laura Gauna

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Charles Plouffe A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, conducted a training flight from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan, June 26, 2017. The Marines with VMFA- 121…

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First U.S. Air Force F-35A takes overseas flight to England

Posted July 6, 2016 by SSgt. Natasha Stannard

The Air Combat Command F-35A Heritage Flight team accomplished America’s first transatlantic flight in an F-35A Lightning II, with refueling support from a KC-10 Extender, when it touched down at RAF Fairfield, England, June 30, 2016. This historic flight, which brought the team to England from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., was a first for not…

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