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Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

Posted February 15, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The 414th Combat Training Squadron, which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic multi-domain training exercise that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a robust, accurate training environment.

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One team: Chaplain supports Tyndall Airmen in hurricane aftermath

Posted February 15, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Courtesy photograph Chaplain (Capt.) Brian with the 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., speaks with deployed Airmen at Tyndall AFB, Fla., after Hurricane Michael. Brian was among three other deployed chaplains who led religious services and offered spiritual counseling to base Airmen. As Airmen at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., were sifting through…

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USAFWC breaks ground on Virtual Test and Training Center

Posted February 15, 2019 by Rebekah Mattes

Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander, and Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, U.S. Air Force Warfare Center commander, broke ground Feb. 8 on the Virtual Test and Training Center at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., which will enable full-spectrum readiness through next-generation battlespace environments.

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Creech Airmen celebrate new MWR services

Posted February 15, 2019 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Creech Air Force Base, Nev., held a grand opening for a long-sought Community Commons location, Jan. 31, 2019. Leadership from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and 99th Air Base Wing were in attendance and ushered in yet another addition to Creech morale, welfare and recreation infrastructure.

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Red Flag 19-1

Posted February 15, 2019 by

An F-35A Lightning II takes off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 1, 2019. Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit are participating in Red Flag 19-1 at Nellis AFB, Nevada.   Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie An F-16 Fighting…

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MQ-1B Predator accident investigation report released

Posted February 13, 2019 by

Air Force photograph An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft lost connection to operating flight crew systems and subsequently crashed in the Central Command’s area of responsibility Aug. 21, 2017, according to an Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released Feb. 13. The mishap occurred while participating in a combat support mission and was operated…

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Helping F-35A pilots operate, survive at Red Flag

Posted February 6, 2019 by

The F-35 is lethal and survivable in almost any environment, but it’s just a machine, unable to do anything without a skilled pilot. Those pilots need gear to interface with the jet, operate and survive.

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732nd OSS activates, sets RPA group up for success

Posted February 4, 2019 by

The 732nd Operations Support Squadron activated during an assumption of command ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 23, 2019. The new unit, dubbed the “Archers,” will provide the support required for the MQ-9 Reaper attack squadrons within the 732nd Operations Group to seamlessly execute their persistent attack and reconnaissance missions.

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Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

Posted February 4, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The 414th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic multi-domain training exercise that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a robust, accurate training environment. “We see units arrive at Nellis…

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JSTARS surveillance provides Green Flag eyes in sky

Posted February 1, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie

Circling the desert southwest, an E-8C Joint STARS (JSTARS) aircraft provides all-weather radar to track potential threats for Green Flag ground forces Jan. 24 at the U.S. Army National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif.

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