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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew
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Teamwork, Precision and Execution: Red Flag 16-4

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Frank Miller
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Red Flag 16-4: challenge issued, challenge accepted

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

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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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew
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Mad Hatters strike at Red Flag

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew

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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Commentary

Every vote counts

Posted August 26, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The right to vote is an important right granted to U.S. citizens and with the elections right around the corner it is imperative for military members and their families to know that there are resources out there to make sure one is able to exercise their right. The Federal…

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Air Force

AF to reduce additional duties

Posted August 26, 2016 by Mike Martin

WASHINGTON — Airmen need more time to focus on their core missions. Air Force senior leaders said that’s the message they received from Airmen and it’s the reason they made the decision to reduce additional duties. In a memorandum to Airmen released Aug. 19, Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Air Force…

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

Bomber trio participates in first integrated bomber operation in Pacific

Posted August 26, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Richard Ebensberger

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit fly over Guam after launching from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for an integrated bomber operation Aug.17. This mission marked the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command’s strategic bomber aircraft simultaneously…

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Red Flag 16-4 challenge issued, challenge accepted, Pt. 2

Posted August 26, 2016 by

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., awaits permission to take off on the taxi way between three Pakistani F-16C Fighting Falcons form the 39tgh Wing, 5th Squadron, Rafiqui AFB, Pakistan, and four F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., during a night sortie…

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Air Force

STEM scholarships available to college students

Posted August 26, 2016 by Kat Bailey

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eric Wineman completed both his undergraduate and master’s degrees with no student loan debt and now works for the Air Force as an electronics engineer, courtesy of the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship for Service Program. Part of the National Defense Education Program, SMART was established by…

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Health & Safety

Ask the Doc

Posted August 26, 2016 by 99th Medical Group

Q. What is the TRICARE deductible? A. An annual deductible only applies for the following TRICARE plans. The exact amount you pay depends on the type of care you receive, your sponsor’s status, and rank: • TRICARE Standard and Extra TRICARE Standard and Extra costs depend on your sponsor’s military status: active duty, Guard/Reserve, or…

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Events

Happenings and Things to Do….

Posted August 26, 2016 by

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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