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Red Flag 15-3 rolls on to week 3

Posted July 31, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis Senior Airman Kevin Raver, a fuels apprentice assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., fills out paperwork after refueling an EA-18G Growler during Red Flag 15-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 28. During Red Flag, the 99th LRS…

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‘Thunder’ rolls at Fort Irwin

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., look on as an A-10 Thunderbolt II departs from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., July 16. An austere field landing allows for the A-10 pilots to push in, refuel, and…

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Hill activates their first F-35 fighter squadron

Posted July 24, 2015 by Mitch Shaw

U.S. Air Force photo by Alex R. Lloyd Lt. Col. George R. Watkins addresses the audience and squadron members during the 34th Fighter Squadron activation ceremony July 17 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The 34th FS will be the first combat squadron to fly the Air Force’s newest fighter aircraft, the F-35A Lightning II….

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Donald Rumsfeld visits Nellis

Posted July 24, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Former United States Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld interacts with a service member during a book signing and meet-and-greet at the Base Exchange, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 16, 2015. Rumsfeld is the youngest and oldest individual ever to sit in the Defense Secretary position,…

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Defenders safeguard assets during Red Flag

Posted July 24, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

During every Red Flag exercise, an increased number of personnel and equipment finds its way here. Units from around the world come to experience and participate in the best training they can receive in the air, space and cyberspace realm of operations.

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Retired NCO enjoys life as small business owner

Posted July 24, 2015 by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika

On a hot summer afternoon, Alfredo Sibucao Jr. is rearranging a hat display in his Las Vegas-based retail store. He moves on to the jewelry case by the register and the mini-skateboards in the front window before officially opening for the day.

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‘Blue’ forces power through Red Flag 15-3

Posted July 24, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Siuta B. Ika An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, flies during a Red Flag 15-3 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 17. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the U.S. and…

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Nellis air terminal provides Red Flag 15-3 support

Posted July 17, 2015 by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Airmen assigned to the 823rd Maintenance Squadron load an HH-60G Pave Hawk onto a C-17 Globemaster III on the flightline near the 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air terminal at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 14. Air terminal Airmen usually load and unload cargo from…

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First week of RF 15-3 wraps up

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Hodgson, Electronic Attack Squadron 138, salutes operators of an EA-18G Growler before a Red Flag 15-03 sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 13. Red Flag’s mission is to maximize the combat readiness, capability and survivability of…

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Local community celebrates with Airmen during July 4th parade

Posted July 10, 2015 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sanjay Allen Col. Ross Anderson, 926th Wing commander, and his wife, Doni, greet spectators during the 21st annual Patriotic Parade in Summerlin, Nev., July 4. Seven Airmen were recognized on behalf of Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases for their contributions to the local community and in defense…

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