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Creech AFB 2018 staff sergeant release party

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens An Airman with the 432nd Wing takes a video of a senior airman selected for promotion during the staff sergeant release party Aug. 23, 2018, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. These members of the Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise will be stepping into the non-commissioned officer…

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Buddy aid

Posted September 21, 2018 by

Army photograph by Sgt. 1st Class Gary A. Witte U.S. Army Pfc. Julia Lumicist of Riverside, Calif. and Spec. Channing R. Lewis of Las Vegas, Nev., mortuary affairs specialists with the 387th Quartermaster Company help each other out of a Humvee Egress Assistance Trainer at Fort Pickett, Va., Aug. 13, 2018. The HEAT, which simulates…

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9/11 remembrance ceremony held at Nellis

Posted September 19, 2018 by Lorenz Crespo

Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Nellis Airmen hold a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center flag pole, Sept. 11, 2018. The 9/11 terrorist attacks changed the course of the country and made us aware of our responsibilities as citizens.   Nellis Air Force Base Airmen came together during a 9/11…

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Mike Pence: ‘Humbled’ to return to Nellis AFB

Posted September 10, 2018 by Master Sgt. Heidi West

Vice President Mike Pence left the humidity of the East to travel to the dry desert temperatures of the West for a morale visit with Nellis Airmen Sept. 7. Pence visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., in January and returned for another firsthand look at the world’s premier proving ground for air, space and cyberspace lethality.

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USAF Warfare Center: Developing tomorrow’s leaders today

Posted September 7, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The U.S. Air Force Warfare Center concluded its first Tech. Sergeant Week/Warrior Stripe Program Aug. 17 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The two-week course brought together 40 Warfare Center NCOs to provide an avenue for them to develop as military and professional leaders.

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From helos to chapels: The journey to helping others

Posted September 7, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

While the dust settles for just a moment before the hot wind whisks it away once more in the desolate Nevada desert, the chaplain is making his rounds. He’s chatting to Remotely Piloted Aircraft Airmen and checking up with how they’re doing; however, he’s no ordinary chaplain. Today, Chaplain Matthew uses knowledge acquired over a…

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407th EFSS shows off DFAC ops

Posted September 7, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Staff Sgt. Julianno Lerma (right), 407th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron food service accountant, explains the use of the joint asset movement management system or JAMMS to Col. Scott Gibson (middle), 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Umfleet, 407th AEG superintendent, while touring…

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From helos to chapels: The journey to helping others

Posted August 27, 2018 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

While the dust settles for just a moment before the hot wind whisks it away once more in the desolate Nevada desert, the chaplain is making his rounds.

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Airmen of Lightning AMU; the forefront of readiness

Posted August 24, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is not only the newest addition to the Air Force’s arsenal of aircraft, but it is also one of its most advanced. With its improved stealth, avionics and logistical support, the aircraft can enter enemy radar, accomplish its mission and leave the hostile area without being seen.

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422nd TES, 57th AMXS test F-35 ammunition bulk loader

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The 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron and the 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., each recently reached milestones with the F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft program.

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