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Operation Joint Medic tests combat casualty care skills in realistic setting

Posted April 10, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Independent duty medical technicians tend to a simulated casualty during Operation Joint Medic at Silver Flag Alpha range complex, Nev., March 31. The event culminated in a full-spectrum response exercise, beginning with response to combat casualties at Silver Flag, evacuation to a simulated treatment facility…

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Nellis honors Holocaust victims, survivors

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Chaplain (Capt.) Jason Klodnicki, 99th Air Base Wing chaplain, lights the last of seven candles at the Holocaust commemoration and candle lighting ceremony at the chapel on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 7. During the ceremony, children of victims and survivors lit six candles in…

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AFMS follows aviation lead to high reliability

Posted April 10, 2015 by Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Over many years, the Air Force aviation community’s concept of high reliability has evolved from one of expected losses to today’s culture of safety, where fatal losses rarely occur. Now, following in the footsteps of aviators and nuclear engineers, the Air Force Medical Service is adopting the principles of high reliability…

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A-10s deploy to Romania for Operation Atlantic Resolve

Posted April 10, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden A row of U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs assigned to the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron park off the runway during a theater security package deployment at Campia Turzii, Romania, April 1. The aircraft deployed to Romania in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve to bolster…

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CSAF describes Air Force of future

Posted April 10, 2015 by Jim Garamone

WASHINGTON — In the future, the Air Force’s core missions will probably not change, but the way they are carried out will, said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III on April 8. Welsh, speaking to the Defense Writers Group, said the Air Force’s missions include air and space superiority, intelligence, surveillance…

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CSAF thanks RPA Airmen, highlights mission importance

Posted April 3, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Clausen Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III meets with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing pilots before a roundtable sit-down during his visit to Creech Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. During his discussion, Welsh highlighted the changes within the Air…

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99th Ground Combat Training Squadron inactivates

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Col. Richard Neal, 799th Air Base Group commander, and Maj. Jesse Goens, 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron commander, prepare to place a cover over the 99th GCTS guidon, officially inactivating the 99th GCTS, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 1. Before inactivating, the 99th…

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Anything you can do, I can do better

Posted April 3, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Sneed Senior Airmen Leonel and Anibal DeJesus-Martinez, both F-22 Raptor integrated avionics technicians assigned to the 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, pose in front of an F-22 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 25. Leonel’s career has mirrored his older brother Anibal’s, only taking place a year…

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AFAF gives all Airmen a chance to pay it forward

Posted March 20, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika Master Sgt. Dennis Hutchison, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Tomahawks Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent, fills out a pledge form for the 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund drive at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 17. Hutchison’s father passed away in 2005 and he did not…

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First AF female general paves way for military women

Posted March 20, 2015 by Air Force News Service

U.S. Army photo Maj. Gen. Jeanne Holm, pictured here as an Army company commander in 1948, was the first woman to attend the Air Command and Staff School at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., in 1949. Her awards include two Distinguished Service Medals and a Legion of Merit. FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. — Jeanne…

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