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Air Force Shooting Team competes in Multigun National Championships

Posted May 2, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

The Air Force Action Shooting Team competed in the United States Practical Shooting Association’s Multigun National Championship April 20 to 22 in Boulder City, Nev.

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Creech AFB makes strides against sexual assault

Posted May 2, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, signed a proclamation declaring April 2018 the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for Creech Air Force Base, March 21, 2018, at Creech AFB, Nev. The proclamation states that “…together, we can reduce, with the goal to…

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Krajicek to return as Thunderbird #4; Show Season 2018 update

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Maj. Nick “Khan” Krajicek has been named as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron’s Thunderbird 4/Slot Pilot for the remainder of the 2018 show season. Krajicek is an experienced Thunderbird alumnus who performed as the Slot Pilot during the 2016 and 2017 show seasons. “We’re grateful to have Khan coming back to the team,”…

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Air Force Thunderbirds resume flying after fatal crash

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilots have resumed practice flights two weeks after the death of a colleague during a training flight in Nevada. Aerial demonstration team spokeswoman Staff Sgt. Stephanie Englar said April 20 that plans are still incomplete about the aerial demonstration team resuming public shows. An air show appearance was canceled this weekend…

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Thunderbirds host memorial service for Maj. Stephen ‘Cajun’ Del Bagno

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On April 11, the Thunderbirds commemorated the life of Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, Thunderbird 4/Slot Pilot, at a Thunderbird Memorial service at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission

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Air Force photograph by Lorenz Crespo Tech. Michael Babcock (left), 99th Civil Engineer Squadron structure planner, and daughter Aria enjoy a morning together during the Color Run held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13, 2018. The Color Run raises awareness for base support programs to include Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, Sexual Assault Prevention, Alcohol…

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332nd ECS stays combat ready

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Krystal Wright Las Vegas native Airman 1st Class Branda Fanning (left) and Staff Sgt. Malcom Monroe (right), 332nd Expeditionary Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technicians, along with Tech. Sgt. Brad Harr (middle), 332nd ECS NCO in charge of the radio frequency transmission section, set up a 1.2 meter satellite…

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Weapons loaders compete in quarterly load crew competition

Posted April 18, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver Airmen assigned to the 389th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, perform final checks on an F-15 Eagle fighter jet during a load crew competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 13, 2018. Each team consisted of three members who played…

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A-10 Thunderbolt accident investigation released

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Two A-10C’s collided over the Nevada Test and Training Range Sept 6, 2017, due to the unintentional failure to adhere to established altitude and deconfliction procedures, according to Air Combat Command Accident Investigation Board report released April 12. Both pilots ejected and suffered minor injuries, and both aircraft were destroyed upon impact. The cost of…

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AMMOS celebrates 15th anniversary

Posted April 6, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver

The U.S. Air Force Advanced Maintenance and Munitions Operations School (AMMOS) celebrated its 15th anniversary recently with the graduation of Class 18-A. This was also the first class to combine officers and senior noncommissioned officers into one course.

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