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Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted May 13, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Quality assurance Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears,” and even “sharks in the water” for their ‘no nonsense’ attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

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IFTU Instructors shape the future for MQ-1, MQ-9 Intelligence Analysts

Posted May 13, 2016 by Airmen 1st Class Kristan Campbell

At Creech AFB, Airmen of the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing win today’s fight through MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper operations, and also prepare for tomorrow by teaching intelligence analysts how to gather and synthesize intelligence information critical to remotely piloted aircraft missions.

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EOD: Training for any Scenario

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Staff Sgt. Jeffery Glover, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, carries a tool to break the back window of a vehicle that has a simulated vehicle-borne improvised explosive device as a part of a training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May…

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Students visit CAOC

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NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Students from Cheyenne High School’s Cyber Patriot Program, visit the Combined Air Operations Center-Nellis, to receive a briefing on cyber operations April 29. Cyber Patriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program conceived by the Air Force Association to inspire students toward careers in cyber security or other science,…

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561st JTS rolls out AFTR

Posted May 6, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Nathan Byrnes

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Lt. Col. Donald R. Baucom was quoted saying in a 1981 Air University Review article: “It may be said that warfare has acquired a new phase—technological war. In the past, research and development were only preparation for the final and decisive testing of new systems in battle. Today, the…

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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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Vehicle Management keeps wheels turning

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Levi Powers, 99th Logisitcs Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight general purpose vehicle maintainer drains fluid from an old radiator at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 3. Powers and many other members of the vehicle management flight maintain and manage the vehicle fleet at…

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An Art of an Art

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Walking through the halls of the Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Dr. Cyclopea Anakwa, a civilian internal medicine doctor assigned to the 99th Medical Operations Squadron, notices a patient sitting quietly, and begins to have a conversation with her.

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Piecing the puzzle together, supporting the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

Posted April 29, 2016 by By Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Planning, maintaining, and executing the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission has proved to be a time and labor intensive process, yet there are still Airmen’s stories to be told.

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34th BS Gains Deployment Training at Green Flag

Posted April 29, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

When Nellis Air Force Base comes to mind, the most common association that is made is that the base hosts the massive air-to-air training exercise known as Red Flag.

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