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Spanish aircrews train with U.S. at Red Flag 16-4

For the Spanish air force, Red Flag 16-4 has been the perfect avenue to receive the best training for their aircrews and support personnel, as well as an avenue for overcoming unique challenges that aren’t always experienced in European exercises.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Air Force

AF to grow, enhance Nellis group with close air support focus

Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base plans to restructure the 57th Operations Group to enhance its focus on close air support integration, Air Force officials announced Aug. 16.

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Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

The skies above Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, have been dominated by the presence of F-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron for Red Flag 16-4.

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Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

The 55th Fighter Squadron, from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, brought their “Shawesome” F-16 Fighting Falcon’s to an exercise Air Expeditionary Wing during Red Flag 16-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15, 2016.

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Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

F-15E Strike Eagles, personnel and equipment from the 492nd Fighter Squadron out of Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England kicked-off exercise Red Flag 16-4, to conduct air combat training with joint and U.S. allies combat air forces at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 15.


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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted  April 22, 2016

Q. How do I add or delete my other health insurance information? A. Go to the Other Health Insurance (OHI) forms page to download your regions’ or program’s other health insurance questionnaire, and send it to your contractor. You must also report your other health insurance to: TRICARE Pharmacy Program Express-Scripts Stateside and U.S. Territories:…

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Under a microscope: Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Posted  April 29, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes Medical Laboratory Professionals Week kicked off for the men and women of the 99th Medical Support Squadron’s Laboratory Pathology Flight on April 25. This week provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of, and appreciation for, laboratory personnel and the…

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Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted  May 6, 2016

NELLIS Happenings Every Monday: Ready, Set, Grow at the Youth Center 10 a.m. Every Thursday: Walk-in GI Bill briefing 2 p.m. Deployed Spouses Supporting Deployed Spouses: Stay strong during deployments and meet with other deployed spouses. Share ideas, learn coping skills, socialize and more. Meetings are held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center from…

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Health & Safety

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Posted  May 6, 2016

Q. How long is my child eligible for TRICARE? A. Your child’s eligibility ends at age 21, but may continue to age 23 if he or she is enrolled at an approved institution of higher learning, unmarried, and dependent on the sponsor for more than half of his or her financial support.   To learn more,…

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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

Posted  May 6, 2016

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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