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Air Force fighters, bombers conduct strikes against ISIL targets in Syria

Posted September 26, 2014 by U.S. Central Command Public Affairs

TAMPA, Fla. — U.S. military forces and partner nations, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, undertook military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria Sept. 22, using a mix of fighter, bomber, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles to…

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Adversarial advantage: T-38 keeps Raptors sharp

Posted November 26, 2014 by Senior Airman Austin Harvill

A team gathers before the big day, uniforms crisp, faces tight with anticipation and concentration. From their ranks, a man steps forward to go over their first play. A series of X’s and O’s are configured on the table, each member asks a question or makes a comment before their final plan comes together.

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ACC commander unveils priorities

Posted March 6, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Candice Page

Discussions on tomorrow’s challenges and the roadmap of priorities to help safely navigate them took center stage as Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, spoke with Headquarters Airmen during three all calls here Feb. 24.

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AFOQT scores updated as Air Force implements new test, form

Posted May 15, 2015 by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas —Airmen who took Form S of the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test may see their test scores updated on May 22, when the Air Force converts scores to the new Form T metric, officials said May 12. According to Dr. Lisa Hughes, the Air Force Personnel Assessment chief, all Form…

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Red Flag 15-3 wraps up

Posted July 31, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler A B-52 Stratofortress assigned to the 69th Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis AFB, Nev., July 21. A typical Red Flag exercise involves a variety of aircraft including, but not limited to, fighters, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, airlift support,…

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Security Forces sergeant becomes 9th female sniper

Posted May 18, 2012 by By 1st Lt. Ken Lustig

A security forces sergeant from the 99th Ground Combat Training Squadron completed Air Force sniper school April 27, becoming the U.S. military’s ninth officially-qualified female sniper.

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Resiliency training for Senior Noncommissioned officers

Posted July 27, 2012 by By Master Sgt. David Miller

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Resiliency training will be held Aug. 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the base theater for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. For military members and their families resiliency is often associated with stressors that derive from being new to the…

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Korean Conflict reenactment- T-33, F-86, MiG-15

Posted November 9, 2012 by

An introduction to some of the aircraft that served in the 1950-53 conflict

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75 day leave carryover extended

Posted January 18, 2013 by Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Airmen with more than 60 days of leave at the beginning of next fiscal year may be able to carry it into the next fiscal year thanks to a provision in the FY 2013 National Defense Authorization Act. The provision extends the maximum leave carryover of 75 days through…

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Nellis pilot first reservist to fly F-35

Posted March 22, 2013 by Maj. Jessica Martin

A reservist from the 706th Fighter Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., recently became the first to fly the F-35A Lightning II, Air Force’s newest aircraft.

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