Air Force

March 29, 2013

34th WPS participates in T.E. Phase

DT-wps-8
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Identifying the landing zone . . .
A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk identifies the landing zone from green smoke during the terminal employment phase, March 13, at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho.

DT-wps-6
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Departing for training . . .
Air Force Staff Sgt. Luke Spain, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, waits to depart for training during the terminal employment phase March 18 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. Service members from rescue squadrons across Air Combat Command participated to support the phase. The phase is one out of a series of advanced training programs administered at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

DT-wps-5
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Hoisting a survivor . . .
An Air Force pararescueman hoists a survivor into an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the terminal employment phase March 13 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The hoist is a quick, effective method of recovering survivors in stressful areas. The “T.E.” mission objective is to demonstrate and instruct HH-60 Pave Hawk weapons employment and landing zone options to U.S. Air Force Weapons School students by maximizing weapons proficiency and quickly recover survivors.
DT-wps-1
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Pararescuemen board . . .
Air Force pararescuemen board an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the terminal employment phase March 12 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The pararescuemen supported the 34th Weapons Squadron in training scenarios during the phase. The “T.E.” mission objective is to demonstrate and instruct HH-60 Pave Hawk weapons employment and landing zone options to U.S. Air Force Weapons School students by maximizing weapons proficiency and quickly recover survivors. The phase is one out of a series of advanced training programs administered at the USAF Weapons School located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Preventative healthcare: Key to overall wellness

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler Mellissa Urban, 99th Medical Group contracted licensed practical nurse, gives a vaccination to Tech. Sgt. Allan Habel, U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds quality assurance inspe...
 
 

F-16Ds removed from flight status due to longeron cracks

WASHINGTON — U.S. Air Force officials recently removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight status due to the discovery of canopy sill longeron cracks found between the front and rear pilot seats. The cracks were discovered following an immediate action time compliance technical order, or TCTO, to inspect all F-16D due to initial structural...
 
 
leadership-edit

Leadership Lessons: Do you know our Air Force Heritage?

GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. — On June 28, 1914, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist. One month later on July 28, the Austrian-Hungary Empire declared ...
 

 
U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

99th CES ‘plumbers’ keep mission flowing

U.S. Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Staff Sgt. Alan Franklin, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels systems maintenance craftsman, uses a hand auger, or plumbing snake, to unclog a drain pipe at the Nellis Inn on...
 
 
U.S. Air  Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam

Civil Air Patrol cadets gain insight on Nellis

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Tam Maj. Jason Curtis, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron no. 6 pilot, interacts with Civil Air Patrol cadets at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 18. The CAP cadets were...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

Microchips help return lost furry friends

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Dr. Michael Simpson, a Department of Army Civilian Veterinary medical officer, scans ‘P.J.,’ a military working dog, for a microchip number at the Nellis Veterinary Tre...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin