U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis
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‘Executive Sweet’ takes flight during open house

Posted November 14, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Ron “Rocky” Reinert, volunteer crewman, performs post-flight checks on a B-25J Mitchell during the open house at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Nov.7. The B-25, which is a twin-engine bomber that became standard equipment for the Allied Air Forces in World War II, was perhaps…

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Air Force updates AF Instruction 1-1

Posted November 14, 2014 by Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials approved Air Force Instruction 1-1, Air Force Standards, Nov. 7, to clarify guidance on Airmen’s religious rights and commanders’ authority and responsibility to protect those rights. The changes come as a result of a Religious Freedom “Focus Day” earlier this year when leaders in the Air Force’s chaplain corps came…

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Seymour Johnson enhances USAF Weapons School capability

Posted November 14, 2014 by Staff Sgt. Michael Charles

Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 4th Fighter Wing out of Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C., recently returned home from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, where they were tasked with enhancing the F-15E Strike Eagle capability for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.

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AF adjusts enlisted retention results

Posted October 31, 2014 by Air Force News Servce

WASHINGTON — Air Force officials announced an adjustment to the Junior Enlisted Retention Board which convened in June at the Air Force Personnel Center. Fifty Airmen who were not selected for retention during the FY14 force management ERB were offered the opportunity to remain on active duty following identification of an issue in the eligibility…

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Airmen lead way in last pre-Ranger course

Posted October 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Senior Airman Zachary Baldridge carries a fellow Airman back to the rest of the squad during a foot patrol during the Ranger Assessment Course Oct. 8 at Silver Flag Alpha range, Nev. Students are training for real-life situation during simulated ambushes and must use small…

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A&FRC to host job fair

Posted October 31, 2014 by Tech. Sgt. Sanjay Allen

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host an Employee Assistance Event, or Job Fair, Nov. 6 at The Club from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the mission to connect military members, veterans, family members and civilians to future employment opportunities. “This enables our relocating and transitioning members and…

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LEAD program to speak to Airmen about attending USAF Academy

Posted October 31, 2014 by Airman 1st Class Thomas Spangler

Young Airmen in the local area seeking a commission through the U.S. Air Force Academy will be given the opportunity to gather information during a briefing and open forum here Nov. 4 and 8.

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ACC successfully completes BlackBerry to Apple migration

Posted October 31, 2014 by Lt. Col. Joseph Terrones

Earlier this year, Air Force Space Command announced an Air Force desire to migrate from Blackberry devices to a secure smart phone solution for the Air Force. Air Combat Command led the way and has now successfully migrated 100 percent of its 3,500-plus BlackBerry users to Apple [iOS] devices.

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Future of AF helicopter fleets discussed at conference

Posted October 24, 2014 by 1st Lt Christopher Mesnard

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. — Air Force Global Strike Command’s Helicopter Operations Division hosted the Worldwide Helicopter Conference here Oct. 7-9, to discuss the current and future state of the Air Force’s helicopter fleets. The conference promoted cross talk among the Air Force’s helicopter forces, which are principally operated by Air Combat Command, Pacific…

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October is Energy Action Month: ‘I am Air Force Energy’

Posted October 17, 2014 by Ed Sidenstricker

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Summer has come to a close, and we’re all looking forward to more tolerable temperatures in the coming weeks. Even better news — this means your power bill is likely to go down. But if you think you pay a lot for energy, imagine paying Nellis’ bill of approximately $1 million…

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