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‘Lethal’ F-35A heading to Red Flag 19-1

Posted February 1, 2019 by

Pilots and maintainers from the 388th Fighter Wing based at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are bringing the F-35A and ‘increased lethality’ as they take a lead role in Red Flag 19-1 at Nellis AFB, Nev.

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Weapons loaders face off in Load Crew of the Year competition

Posted February 1, 2019 by

An Airman assigned to the 57th Maintenance Group introduces the teams during the 2018 Load Crew of the Year competition at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., on Jan. 18, 2019. Load crew competitions provide weapons loaders throughout the 57th MXG the opportunity to display their weapons loading skills to their peers and superiors.   Airmen…

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MQ-1B Predator accident report released

Posted January 30, 2019 by

Air Force photography by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Snyder An MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed Aug. 17, 2017, in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility while forward-deployed and participating in a combat support mission. At the time of the mishap, the aircraft was being operated by an aircrew from the 432d Air Expeditionary…

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Creech Showcases RPA enterprise to AFCENT leadership

Posted January 23, 2019 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, U.S. Air Forces Central Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT command chief, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 16, 2019.

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No place to hide: CSAF lauds combat RPA innovation

Posted January 21, 2019 by Senior Airman James Thompson

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited Creech and met with 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Jan. 15, 2019.

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COMACC: Nellis to shift training to address higher-end adversaries

Posted January 21, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie

The commander of Air Combat Command spoke about the future of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the Nevada Test and Training Range while hosting the Combat Air Force Weapons and Tactics Conference Jan. 7-18.

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Medal of Honor recipient meets local vets

Posted January 18, 2019 by John Archiquette

When Retired Army Master Sgt. Leroy Petry first meets you, he gives you a warm smile and a firm handshake.

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COMACC visits Nellis

Posted January 18, 2019 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bailee A. Darbasie Gen. James M. “Mike” Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, the ACC command chief, pose for a photo with the 99th Security Forces Squadron Airmen who responded to a previous gate incident at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.,…

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ACC leaders talk Creech future with RPA Airmen

Posted January 16, 2019 by Airman 1st Class Haley Stevens

Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten, command chief of ACC, visited Creech Air Force Base, Nev., to speak with Remotely Piloted Aircraft Airmen about the future of their enterprise, Jan. 10, 2019.

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Destinations for Teens expands to North West Las Vegas

Posted January 9, 2019 by

New TriCare West teenage patients are being accepted at Destinations for Teens’ Northwest Las Vegas office. To celebrate, the company is offering free movie tickets to a private screening of “The Ripple Effect” for military families. Destinations for Teens is Las Vegas’ premier partial day program assisting teenagers (13-17) with mental health and/or substance abuse…

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