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104th FW supports USAFWS

Posted November 13, 2015 by By Maj. Mary Harrington 104th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Our most successful life achievements are collaborative … success is scarcely ever the result of one effort. Together, we combine our greatest skills and determinations to attain the ultimate accomplishments. This fact of life is quite evident at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School’s Weapons Instructor Courses at Nellis…

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Creech chaplains keep Airmen resilient

Posted January 28, 2016 by By Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—With every Airman having a different faith, each has something unique to add to the mission. Among these different backgrounds, the freedom of religion is a right guaranteed by the First Amendment, supported and defended by the Air Force Chaplain Corps. At Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, each member of the…

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Third annual Air Force Trials competition begins

Posted March 4, 2016 by Staff Sgt. DeAnde Curtiss

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — U.S. Air Force and Australian wounded warriors gathered together here Feb. 26 to celebrate the opening ceremony of the third annual Air Force Trials competition at the Warrior Fitness Center. The Air Force Trials is an adaptive sports event designed to promote the mental and physical well-being of seriously…

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History of Brig. Gen. Martinus Stenseth

Posted May 6, 2016 by Gerald White

Seventy-five years ago, with construction of what would be Las Vegas Army Air Field just underway, Lt. Col. Martinus Stenseth arrived to take command and organize the first of what would be eight Army Air Force flexible gunnery schools to provide trained gunners to a fleet of B-17 Flying Fortresses and other bombers in combat worldwide.

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CAOC-N receives first weapons system upgrade in over decade

Posted June 24, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

Since the 1990s, the world has seen unprecedented advances in technology. Although these advances have led to countless benefits, and a revolution in the way we live our daily lives, they have also bring with them an ever increasing array of threats.

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Red Flag 16-4 challenge issued, challenge accepted, Pt. 2

Posted August 26, 2016 by

An F-16C Fighting Falcon from the 64th Aggressor Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., awaits permission to take off on the taxi way between three Pakistani F-16C Fighting Falcons form the 39tgh Wing, 5th Squadron, Rafiqui AFB, Pakistan, and four F-16CJ Fighting Falcons from the 55th Fighter Squadron, Shaw AFB, S.C., during a night sortie…

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NTTR: Tip of readiness spear

Posted November 4, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Spanning Southern Nevada lies the crown jewel for tactics, training and operational testing for the Department of Defense: the Nevada Test and Training Range.

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First class graduates from new Advanced Sortie Production Course

Posted December 16, 2016 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline Graduates of the U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School’s first Advanced Sortie Production Course pose for a photo during their graduation ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Dec. 7. The 12-week ASPC course — which targets maintenance, munitions and logistics readiness officers…

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MQ-9 participates in Red Flag 17-1, integrates with F-35

Posted February 15, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Two MQ-9 Reapers and multiple aircrews from the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., participated in Red Flag 17-1 from Jan. 23 to Feb. 10, 2017, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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