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Pilot reaches milestone, achieves 1000 flight hours

Posted July 25, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

Maj. Matt Allen, a 706th Reserve Squadron full-time air reserve technician who is assigned to the 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron as an F-22 test director, stands by an F-22 Raptor before flight July 21, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. On July 21, Allen officially became the seventh of all F-22 pilots, and the…

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F-35 on time to deliver global security, Air Force official said

Posted September 19, 2014 by Master Sgt. Angelita Colón-Francia

WASHINGTON — Work leading up the completion of the multinational F-35 program is largely on track, the F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office executive officer said in remarks during the 2014 Air Force Association’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition here Sept. 15. Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan reported steady progress across all elements of…

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Continued education inspires new Creech tradition

Posted November 21, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Shad Eidson

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adawn Kelsey Master Sergeant Bryan Teeples, 15th Reconnaissance Squadron first sergeant, takes a selfie with Col. James Cluff, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and Chief Master Sergeant Butch Brien, 432nd WG/432nd AEW command chief, at Creech Air Force Base’s first-ever Community College of the Air Force graduation,…

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Air Force Medicine: A vision for future

Posted February 13, 2015 by Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Thomas W. Travis

The United States Air Force’s core missions are air and space superiority, ISR (intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance), rapid global mobility, global strike, and command and control.

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Creech Airmen honor their military kids

Posted May 1, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay Creech Airmen and their families took part in the 2015 “Take Your Kid to Work Day” event April 23 as part of the Department of Defense observance of Month of the Military Child. During the day’s events the Creech Airmen and various base and local organizations…

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AF releases first-term Airman retraining quotas

Posted July 24, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Eligible first-term enlisted Airmen interested in retraining opportunities can review the fiscal year 2016 online retraining advisory on myPers. Air Force officials approved 1,599 fiscal 2016 first-term Airman retraining quotas in 45 Air Force specialty codes. Airmen can retrain into a variety of AFSCs, including cyber, intelligence, pararescue, flight…

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Air Force ends pilot travel card program

Posted May 4, 2012 by U.S. Air Force graphic by Sylvia Saab, U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amanda Delisle

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force recently decided to transition existing Controlled Spend Account travel cards to an enhanced Government Travel Card by the end of fiscal 2012. “The CSA, a pilot travel card program, provided some enhancements for travelers, but also brought about significant...

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NDI technicians’ integrity works

Posted July 13, 2012 by Senior Airman Jack Sanders

Technicians of the Nellis Non-Destructive Inspection Laboratory demonstrate “Integrity First” each and every day while performing potentially lifesaving inspections that ensure mission completion.

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34th WPS conducts HH-60 Pave Hawk training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Hubenthal Tech. Sgt. Richard Christensen, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, prepares for an HH-60 Pave Hawk sortie as part of the 34th Weapons School training program Oct. 25, 2012, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 34th WPS mission is to provide HH-60 Pave Hawk instructional flying…

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Warfighters discuss mission accomplishment at WEPTAC

Posted January 18, 2013 by Airman 1st Class Monet Villacorte

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III delivers remarks at the combat air forces Weapons and Tactics Conference at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15. WEPTAC is an annual event that brings together hundreds of warfighters to discuss current issues, to look…

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