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99th MDG welcomes new commander

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The 99th Medical Group is comprised of nearly 1,600 personnel. They provide health care services to nearly 11,000 active-duty members and their dependents, over 40,000 retirees as well as other eligible beneficiaries every day.

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Airmen drive RPA innovation with 1st-ever electronic combat officer course

Posted July 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — In war and thinking about moves and countermoves, “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting,” said Sun Tzu as written in ‘The Art of War.’ In an effort to neutralize the enemy and their ability to impact combat operations, the 57th Wing and 26th…

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MQ-1s, MQ-9s provide ‘buddy lase’ capability against ISIL

Posted July 1, 2016 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev.—As U.S. Central Command approaches the two year anniversary of supporting Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the Airmen of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing reflect on their contributions using the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. The OIR campaign…

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HVAC beats heat at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted July 1, 2016 by Senior Airman Jake Carter

While stationed at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nevada, summer months can be brutal to Airmen and their families. Average highs from May to October can vary from 90 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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A-10 pilot establishes milestone at USAFWS

Posted July 1, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The briefer approached the podium, prepared to lay out the day’s mission plan, turned to the fighter pilots, and opened the briefing with three simple words of greeting: “Gentlemen ... and ma’am.”

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USAF Weapons School performs JFEX

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum An A-10 Warthog, assigned to the 66th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, preforms close air support during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise on the Nevada Test and Training Range, June 16. A-10s are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used…

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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

Posted June 24, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority.

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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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USAFWS: Deliberately Strikes Night

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum Two B-2 Sprit’s, assigned to the 325th Weapons Squadron, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, taxi down the runway as they prepare to takeoff during Deliberate Strike Night at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 16. Since the focus of DSN is on fifth generation stealth…

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A look around the 432nd wing

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell An Airman assigned to the 432nd Wing/ 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., runs during a 5k and 10k race June 10. To help promote physical readiness, obstacle courses, races and unit workout sessions are organized on a regular basis at…

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