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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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A lesson in wingmanship

Posted May 27, 2016 by Airman 1st Class Kristan Campbell

In the military, members are expected to be physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually fit. This concept is the core factor when developing resilient Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines.

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Piecing puzzles together, RPAs provide crucial CAP capabilities: Flying missions

Posted April 8, 2016 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The aircraft is ready to fly, the ground control stations (GCS) are up and running, and the crews have been briefed. Now, it’s time to fly the remotely piloted aircraft.

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Static Displays

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Greg L. Davis The A-10 Thunderbolt II is the first Air Force aircraft specially designed for close air support of ground forces. They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles. A-10C Thunderbolt II…

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Youngest maintainer at Red Flag launches America’s youngest jet

Posted February 17, 2017 by Micah Garbarino

Nathan Kosters, the youngest F-35A Lightning II crew chief in the 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, was born in 1996. “The Macarena” was No. 1 on the charts (somehow), “Independence Day” topped the box office, and the F-16 Fighting Falcon had already been flying for 22 years.

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F-22 Raptor Demonstration

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The Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, performs precision aerial maneuvers to demonstrate the unique capabilities of the world’s only operational fifth-generation fighter aircraft.

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Flag Friday strengthens camaraderie among Red Flag 18-1 participants

Posted February 23, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Red Flag 18-1 paused flying operations Feb. 9, 2018, to strengthen camaraderie between the U.S. and coalition combat air forces through a day of briefings and educational engagement at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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Raiders announce draft picks at Nellis AFB

Posted May 4, 2018 by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Kevin Tanenbaum Irvin Ridgeway, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Prevention flight assistant chief, and Oakland Raiders alumni announce a fifth round draft pick in the Thunderbird Hangar at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., April 28, 2018. Airmen from multiple Nellis, Creech, and Nevada Test and Training Range organizations were…

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Silver State Peacekeepers builds community relations with Nellis ALS

Posted April 28, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Matthew Fries

The Silver State Peacekeepers showed their support to the Nellis Air Force Base community by donating a portrait displaying the history of the security forces career field to the Nellis Airman Leadership School, Feb. 24.

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USAFWS superintendent symposium fast-forwards Airmen development

Posted September 29, 2017 by Susan Garcia

The U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., helped move the future forward Sept. 19 to 22 with a symposium intended to accelerate the professional development of prospective superintendents and Airmen currently assigned to squadron superintendent roles.

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